REV. DR. RICHARD HOWELL

Love is stronger than death

Love is stronger than death

God is love; the Bible proclaims this truth loud and clear. Jesus came into this world because God so loved...

Thinking God’s truth

Thinking God’s truth

Archie is convinced that good thoughts and actions never produce bad results, and at the same time bad thoughts and...

Memorising  scripture

Memorising scripture

Sunny kick started the age old practice of memorizing Scripture when he only a teenager after reading “I have hidden...

Fragrance of Christ

Fragrance of Christ

Joel is amazed that the fragrance of Christ is one of the great characteristics that God wants to build into...

The light of Jesus shines

The light of Jesus shines

Jesus’ bodily resurrection from the dead has injected into history hope and power to overcome the worst enemy of humanity...

The veiled king  of glory

The veiled king of glory

Raman is bubbling with joy today; he, along with followers of Christ all over the world, is celebrating Jesus’s triumphant...

True joy comes with faith

True joy comes with faith

Sheena has a vibrant walk with Jesus Christ. At times, she remembers how she thought of faith in Jesus as...

Faith in the faithful God

Faith in the faithful God

Melanie can carry on a conversation with ease. People like talking to her because she encourages discussion. Faith is a...

Jesus, the prince  of peace

Jesus, the prince of peace

Jenny turned to Jesus in what was turning out to be an ever-spiralling climate of violence. Flipping through the pages...

Failure is not an obstacle

Failure is not an obstacle

Paul knew he blew it. He had succumbed to a temptation and allowed Satan to get the better of him. ...

Women’s spiritual democracy

Women’s spiritual democracy

Divya is a charismatic woman; educated, talented, courageous and hardworking. Her presence is felt in any room, the moment she...

Overcome extreme frustration

Overcome extreme frustration

Sudhir knows that challenges to spiritual living can create heightened levels of tension and our emotions rage and contradict what...

How to assess our spiritual health

How to assess our spiritual health

When Sudhir has a fever he uses a thermometer to find out its intensity. Most of us would do the...

God’s love  empowers us

God’s love empowers us

Nikhil openly shares his inadequacies as he says there are times when he cannot comprehend how God can bring anything...

Experiencing the joy of Jesus

Experiencing the joy of Jesus

James was surprised to find out that following Jesus Christ was not a kill joy experience. As he started reading...

Death, a doorway to heaven

Death, a doorway to heaven

Vincent Singh’s life motto was “for to me to live is Christ and to die is gain” (Phil. 1:21). To...

Jesus Christ transforms life

Jesus Christ transforms life

Vincent Singh’s encounter with Christ brought about a visible change in his lifestyle. He had experienced freedom, forgiveness and a...

The wide and narrow roads

The wide and narrow roads

Vincent Singh was the apple of his mother’s eye. Even as a child he was loving, responsible and respectful. As...

God loves us the way we are

God loves us the way we are

Emma was not always content with the talents God had given her. However, reading the family story of Mary, Martha...

Heart, the home  of the Spirit

Heart, the home of the Spirit

Paul knows that even though it is God’s design to bring about a new creation—a new earth and a new...

God is with us

God is with us

Ronny knows that uncertainty and contingency are a part and parcel of human existence. The tragedy that strikes us and...

God is with us  and in us

God is with us and in us

Rohan celebrates Christmas joyfully, as he remembers the descent of God in the person of Jesus Christ.  Rohan’s faith is...

Jesus, the living ­avatar

Jesus, the living ­avatar

Deepak in great excitement shared about his living and vital relationship with Jesus Christ to Sona, his friend. In surprise...

Freedom with God

Freedom with God

John was sad to see people jubilantly indulge in wayward behaviour. John dared to shed light on some of his...