Strive Masiyiwa is recognised as one of the most admirable billionaire philanthropists to ever come out of Africa. He has steadily used his personal family fortune to support and educate more than 40,000 orphans. Born in Zimbabwe on January 29, 1961, Masiyiwa attended primary school in Zambia before completing his secondary education in Scotland. He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wales. Masiyiwa, a remarkable business man, is the founder of Econet Wireless
One benefit of prayer in the morning is your mind is clear, your spirit is alert, you are still at peace and you are not troubled by the issues of the day. You give God your first fruit, the best of your morning and the best of your day when you come before Him in the morning.
When you fall in love with your college sweetheart, marry him, and have three children together, then travel abroad to fulfill what you believe is your God-given calling, you never imagine that your fairy-tale life will come to an end on a summer’s day with your husband shot dead next to you in a steamy jungle. But that’s exactly how Gracia Burnham’s fairy tale ended.
Did Esohe Oyairo [my maiden name] taste the Forbidden Fruit? Check for full details on Monday morning.” I was frozen in shock. What? How? Who? Why? Is this a bad dream? What is going on? “Forbidden Fruit?” These questions kept echoing in my mind. I was dizzy with confusion.
He told me his name was Steve and he’d been homeless ever since his sister died last September. He was trying to get off the streets, but it was so hard.
Rape is a social evil that has reached explosive proportions. It has ruined many lives and continues to do so at a frenetic pace. No one is immune, and age is no bar.
Sacrifice is something that most people have no interest in learning. Unfortunately, most people never really learn especially in terms of money-related problems that makes most people never fulfill their goals and are left without ever realizing those goals.
Dessert: sweet, delicious, immoderate, celebratory. Can you imagine a birthday, wedding, church supper, or special occasion without it? Then why not try a dessert that is totally over the top. It is my German grandmother’s Blitz Torte, a sublime confection of meringue, cake, custard filling, and almonds that is as delectable as it is beautiful. Are you sufficiently tempted?
Co-parenting after a divorce can present some unique challenges. I understand as a parent that we are all human and we all make mistakes. I also understand how frustrating it can be when a parent makes poor choices, bad decisions and presents a less than desirable role model for your children.
Do not fast with the flesh, but be moved by the Spirit of God into fasting. Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to fast.
My dream has always been to be free from my three-headed giant of abuse, bipolar disorder, and OCD. During this struggle, I had desperately hoped to be loved and considered good in spite of my frailties; to truly experience joy and contentment amidst my sufferings; to be in control of life rather than adversity tyrannizing me.
We live in a 'touch phobic' society says one psychologist. Humans like to have their own space without unnecessary intrusions. Even animals define their own territory.
Understanding the responsibility and living it are two separate and specific steps men must act upon. In fact, God places a call on each man to be the patriarch of his family by providing, protecting (warrior), and loving his family well. Many men stumble their way through as family leaders because understanding the role of husband, father, and leader is learned behavior and must be taught by a father or mentor.
Sometimes we are blinded by too much love that we failed to assess our choices. Most often than not, we end up finding the wrong man/woman in our life that we are supposed to spend our life with. Often we invested too much in our relationship to work that when it failed, it's more painful than we could have imagined.
If you are dry, dissatisfied, spiritually thirsty, confused or burdened, drink from Jesus Christ. Be refreshed, then go and refresh others. Are you spiritually dry? Do you need a refreshing from Almighty God in some way?
One day, you wake up to the realization that the fervor is gone. It did not disappear overnight; it just crept up on you, slowly and surely. Church becomes boring. Probably your prayers were taking too long to be answered
What exactly are these darts? We see them first in Genesis 49:23: They are called Archers. They shoot destructive thoughts and unbelief into the hearts of the righteous to destroy their foundation of faith in Christ. They do not go after failures but those who have the potential to succeed.
Rev. Billy Graham died at 7:46 a.m. Wednesday, and was found by his longtime assistant, David Bruce, who then called Graham's son, the Rev. Franklin Graham, who was in Dallas. There were no family members present. "It was described by his nurse and doctor as a very peaceful passing," said Mark DeMoss ...
Anthony Borges, a 15-year-old high school soccer player did something so brave and noble in the valley of the shadow of death. He used his own body to shield his classmates at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland during a gunman’s February 14th rampage that killed 17 people.
Mary Nkirote, a domestic violence survivor from Kenya, recently shared her story of marital bliss gone sour and deadly. Her husband did the unthinkable but to God be the glory, she is able to share and encourage others with her experience.
There are many similar and different thoughts (religious, scientific, medical, social, educational, etc.) on the issue of whether masturbation is a vice or virtue. My purpose here is to examine what the Bible has to say since it is the final authoritative word for us Christians.
Battling any addiction can be difficult, whether it is an alcohol addiction, drug addiction, gambling addiction, or food addiction. You may feel trapped, and that there is no hope. You may have even tried to get free from your addiction numerous times, and failed each time to stay clean. It is possible with each failed attempt, you are now feeling hopeless.
Many of us, being women of God, strive at being the “Virtuous Woman”. We are the wife, mother, and companion to our immediate families. Not to mention, the homemaker, taxi cab driver, and all of the other extra activities that go along with the job. In contrast, there are many women who back away from this passage of scripture, because they feel that her shoes are too big to walk in.
It is a devastating experience when a loved one commits suicide. Dealing with the death of one close to you is difficult but the thought that this person has chosen to end their own life has its own grief pathway and in many ways is more difficult to resolve. It involves dealing with negative self characterizations such as the thought that there is something wrong with my family. Suicide also affects the entire family and each person's has his/her unique experience with it.
Bullying can have devastating effects on young and old ones alike. Fighting back physically is never an option. hence the need to learn how to beat a bully without using your fists.
Last weekend, the final movie in the revolting Fifty Shades of Grey franchise hit screens. The third and last chapter of this sick soap opera is over. And we are left scratching our heads as we ponder why films that glorify sexual abuse and sadistic bondage are still popular.
If someone had told me 12 years ago that I was going to end up marrying a homeless alcoholic, I would have presumed they were mad. But that’s what happened. I was 30 years old, happily single, with a successful career as a writer, when I fell in love with a man who lived in a bush.
Finding freedom from our OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder) involves facing fears, accepting obsessions, surrendering our anxieties to God, believing in the truth, and finally, postponing ritualizing thoughts. If we courageously do all this, we can experience more and more victories from this illness – if we only habitually choose to stay connected to the Vine.
World-renowned sports physician Larry Nassar is a typical example of a molester who is skillful at his art of molestation. He is so skilled that he has successfully molested over 265 women. Now, these are known cases. He served as a sports doctor for the Michigan State University and the USA Gymnastics.
If you want a better life than the one you currently live, one of the greatest things you could ever learn is this: NOTHING will change unless YOU CHANGE. Things will never get better until YOU decide to get better. Until YOU decide to learn more, to work harder, to work smarter, to change your daily habits, to eliminate negative influences.