Never lose sight of the fact that God’s actions in our affairs always fit into God’s grander Kingdom purposes. In that scheme of things evil never has the last word. Oppression, violence, tyranny, injustice and the like are stamped with an expiry date. Do not lose heart. Do not give up. God’s justice may seem to be delayed but it is never denied
The week ending May 30, 2020 is one which begs the question whether Martin Luther King’s dream is still just that… a dream. My powers of explanation seem to be struggling to come to grips with the events unfolding in Minneapolis involving the police in the George Floyd fiasco. Has King’s ”insufficient funds” concept remained true to this day?
As we seek to figure out how now shall we live I ask that we ponder deeply the perspectives on divine meaning in disaster. May our choices align with rather than fly in the face of God’s Kingdom purposes. If and when we set in motion a cascade of hurtful consequences may we spare no cost to throw ourselves upon God’s mercy and may our eyes be open to see the tremendous doors of opportunity for greatness and human nourishing that are available to us even in disaster.
It is with immense joy that we wish to announce that we in RENEWED Ministries, Jamaica, have started our series of consultations with young leaders here on “Reforming the Church for the glory of God!” This is directed towards mobilizing young Christian leaders and those they lead in Jamaica (and later in the other Caribbean…