REV. DR. RICHARD HOWELL

Seeking God’s communion

Seeking God’s communion

Jesus communicated with His Father all the time. Early every morning, Jesus spent time alone with the Father before the...

Jesus’ gospel heals

Jesus’ gospel heals

God has delivered to us the most potent gospel message of Jesus. The gospel is the power of God unleashed...

Worshipping the living God

Worshipping the living God

Jesus sang along with His disciples just before Gethsemane and Golgotha. Imagine what was it like,  Jesus knew his disciples...

Jesus taught the golden rule

Jesus taught the golden rule

Your lifestyle matters especially if you desire to help care for the spiritual nurture of other people. The Golden Rule,...

Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead

Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead

Jesus’ raised Lazarus from the dead. This action is a sign of who Jesus is; the promised Messiah and the...

Rest with Jesus

Rest with Jesus

It is possible to rest in God when you’re going through a crisis. Jesus is still with us, even when...

Overcome temptation with Jesus

Overcome temptation with Jesus

A disturbing craving. A deceiving thought. A compromising situation. A compassionless attitude. A life characterized by fear instead of faith....

Jesus gives rest

Jesus gives rest

Jesus’ most comforting words about rest are, “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will...

Jesus’ presence protects

Jesus’ presence protects

Zacchaeus, an urban dweller, was a joyful man after his encounter with Jesus. Everyone at his home, work, society and...

New beginning with Jesus

New beginning with Jesus

Zacchaeus’s encounter with Jesus, over a fellowship meal, shed light on his life as never before. He realised the graciousness...

Jesus brings new order

Jesus brings new order

Zacchaeus, a rich tax collector spent all his energy attempting to live successfully by all means possible. He wanted an...

Created in God’s image

Created in God’s image

We were created in God’s image to love, for love is the essence of God. The Bible says “God is...

God’s saving love

God’s saving love

Many doctors have died serving Covid-19 patients. They willingly served and suffered knowing full well the risks involved. Their suffering...

Facing your past with Jesus

Facing your past with Jesus

When God called Moses to go to Egypt and deliver his people from oppressive slavery, he had to face his...

Courage in Jesus’ company

Courage in Jesus’ company

The Bible abounds with stories of courage. Young David, armed with a sling, courageously faced and killed the giant, Goliath,...

Jesus the  bread of life

Jesus the bread of life

Jesus uses the unexpected to open the eyes of people to who He is. This is  best illustrated by a...

Jesus praised children

Jesus praised children

Have you wondered at Jesus’ answer to the religious authorities of the temple who heard children worship Jesus with praise...

Jesus is our peace

Jesus is our peace

Jesus brings peace “through his sacrifice on the cross, thereby putting to death the enmity” (Eph. 2:16). The wayward life...

Evidence of peace and joy

Evidence of peace and joy

The followers of Jesus must live lives flowing with peace and joy, which can be passed on to others. Peter,...

Power of moment that transforms

Power of moment that transforms

Who knew that among the numerous horrific casteist and racist killings the words of George Floyd “I can’t breathe” would...

Enjoy pleasure of life

Enjoy pleasure of life

The world is a gift from God and we are recipients. A gift is not the object given, as such....

Corona, karma and grace

Corona, karma and grace

We humans are quick to equate suffering with karma or sin and believe there is a cause and effect relationship...

Virus and the  freedom to love

Virus and the freedom to love

In the freedom of love God created this beautiful world and human beings. We were to be caretakers of creation...

Love is the essence of divine power

Love is the essence of divine power

Jesus exercised divine power during his sojourn on earth, as he engaged the oppressor through love, sacrifice and service; always...