REV. DR. RICHARD HOWELL

Jesus the joy-bringer

Jesus the joy-bringer

Before Jesus began His public ministry, he was invited to a wedding in Cana with His mother Mary and several...

Secure in Christ Jesus

Secure in Christ Jesus

Anna has finally grasped that Christ’s incarnation, death and resurrection was for forgiveness and freedom from consequences of sins, and...

John prepared Jesus’ way

John prepared Jesus’ way

John the baptizer appeared on the stage of world history as a rugged individual who sparked history’s most significant spiritual...

Why did Jesus live?

Why did Jesus live?

The question of why did Jesus die remains a topic of discussion till today, be it in the ivory towers...

Hardships can purify us

Hardships can purify us

James gives a most practical living primer in the Bible. He offers his readers realistic, sharp instructions on what a...

United with Jesus Christ

United with Jesus Christ

God’s gracious outreach towards wayward humanity finds concrete expression in Jesus of Nazareth. God became man and united humanity with...

God’s gift of grace

God’s gift of grace

Two people went to the temple to pray; one was a pharisee, a religious leader and another a tax collector....

God is good

God is good

King David facing life challenges, never stopped worshipping the God of holy love who is good both in nature and...

God’s love brings awareness

God’s love brings awareness

Sonia joyfully thanks God as the light of God’s love and truth dawned upon her, and her journey with God...

God’s love heals

God’s love heals

Paul encourages us all, “for God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power, of love and...

God’s love is our home

God’s love is our home

Life is burdened with many troubles. The pain and grief spread across our globe by a coronavirus, which still marches...

Being vulnerable

Being vulnerable

Being vulnerable is the key to building authentic and meaningful relationships that flourish. Paul wrote to the Church at Corinth:...

Focus on Jesus in life’s race

Focus on Jesus in life’s race

The Christian life is a race in which all can win. Athletes are disciplined and focus all their energies to...

Memory leads to repentance

Memory leads to repentance

Memory is one of God’s amazing gifts to humanity. It enables us to relive a moment we cherish. Our wounded...

Jesus upholds us

Jesus upholds us

Amid the uncertainty of the third wave of coronavirus and the fear it generates, Jane experienced a new rush of...

Exercise power like Jesus

Exercise power like Jesus

Jesus’ life shows the kind of power God exercises and how humans experience and participate in this power. The audience...

Faith in a living God

Faith in a living God

Do you worry about your faith amid the crisis of life? Many seem to promote doubt and undermine faith. Can...

Be filled with the Spirit

Be filled with the Spirit

God’s word commands us “to be filled with the Spirit” (Eph. 5:18). Only then we can live a fruitful Christian...

Happy Fathers’ Day

Happy Fathers’ Day

God, our heavenly Father, the source of all life and love, entrusted us with the gift of the beautiful creation,...

‘Jesus, remember me’

‘Jesus, remember me’

Remembrance fills our hearts with grief. Keats puts it simply “Where but to think is to be full of sorrow....

Jesus said to watch and pray

Jesus said to watch and pray

Kiran’s imagination captured by Jesus’ vision inspiring three-letter phrase, “watch and pray,” guides and strengthens her life’s journey, especially now,...

God’s reassuring Word

God’s reassuring Word

The journey through the hurting pandemic has broken many families and left us to feel weary and tired. The unceasing...

Overcome Insecurities in Jesus

Overcome Insecurities in Jesus

Mary has struggled through with the surge of self-doubt and insecurity. Yet, she found enduring joy in surrendering to Christ,...

Moses’ prayer in tough times

Moses’ prayer in tough times

Moses, a man, chosen and inspired by God, was humble and faithful, honoured to be called a friend of God....