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Published:Sunday | June 5, 2022 | 12:05 AMRev Dwight Fletcher -

In 1936, the Olympic Games were held in Berlin, Germany. During that time, Hitler’s influence could be felt quite strongly, as he made it clear that he didn’t want any black people to compete or win. But a young black American sprinter named Jesse...

Published:Sunday | May 29, 2022 | 1:17 AMRev Dwight Fletcher -

Success is simply doing our best and failure is about not making the effort. When we compare ourselves with others, we set ourselves up for not just failure, but also the fear of failure. When we compare ourselves, we can end up feeling as if “I’ll...

Published:Sunday | April 17, 2022 | 12:09 AMRev Dwight Fletcher -

Biblical marriage is a covenantal and legally recognised union of two people, one man and one woman, as partners in a personal relationship, to the exclusion of all others. Both persons leave their fathers and mothers and create a separate and...

Published:Sunday | April 10, 2022 | 12:06 AMRev Dwight Fletcher -

Easter is a time that we celebrate Christ’s sacrifice for the sins of mankind. And, although marriage may not seem like a relevant topic during this season, the truth is that marriage was designed by God as a blessing and an earthly model of the...

Published:Sunday | March 27, 2022 | 12:07 AMRev Dwight Fletcher -

Everyone needs friends, and we have realised the importance of these relationships in recent times, as many of us have lost friends and co-workers during the pandemic. Statistics tell us that 20 years ago the average person had six good friends,...

Published:Sunday | February 6, 2022 | 12:06 AMRev Dwight Fletcher -

As we begin to move back to our former norms and transition to a post-pandemic era, we find that many of the unhealthy habits that had previously (before COVID) marked our lives are returning. Instead of holding on to the healthy lessons of taking...

Published:Sunday | January 23, 2022 | 12:10 AMRev Dwight Fletcher -

We are already 23 days into 2022, and if you weren’t paying attention, it could all seem like a blur. When we look at Jesus’ life, we see that He was never out of step with God’s timing and will. Once, His brothers were trying to get Him to go to a...

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2021 | 12:05 AMRev Dwight Fletcher -

When we see an Ananda Alert for a missing child, how do we respond? Sometimes we choose not to care and not to allow our hearts to engage because our own children are safe – not even offering up a prayer. Nehemiah was a little like us. He worked...

Published:Sunday | November 7, 2021 | 12:07 AMRev Dwight Fletcher -

Last week, we discussed the fact that God has called Christians to be cultural architects who help to shape the social landscape around us. We are in a ‘Kairos moment’ which means the right, critical or opportune moment. The hand of the Lord is on...

Published:Saturday | October 9, 2021 | 12:06 AMRev Dwight Fletcher -

Last week we discussed the matter of hope, or rather hopelessness. We uncovered that in very difficult situations, if we are not careful, our responses can quickly turn to anxiety, sorrow, pain and then despair – the complete absence of hope....

Published:Saturday | September 11, 2021 | 12:08 AMRev Dwight Fletcher -

Various studies have confirmed the negative impact that lockdowns have had on our mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. There was even a study in South Africa that tracked the dip in happiness levels of the population during the pandemic...

Published:Sunday | August 30, 2020 | 12:50 AMRev Dwight Fletcher -

Last week, we learned why wisdom is important. This week, we will delve into how to acquire wisdom and look at the first two letters in the acronym LEARN. Wisdom is a choice, and we need to learn how to choose it. The Bible says, “Learn to be wise...

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