Exodus – Part III

By Pastor Royston Smith Author and positive psychologist, Robert Biswas-Diener, wrote about the three kinds of complainers – chronic, venters and instrumental. Chronic complainers hinder progress by focusing on setbacks; while venters are attention seekers who consistently seek personal validations. However, those classified as instrumental, are typically problem solvers. Any...

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Exodus Part II

By Pastor Royston Smith When I think of Moses, my grandmother jumps into my mind, a little woman, gutsy and full of faith. She did not have much, yet she inspired us all to aspire, strive and achieve. To her, the sky was our limit and maybe not even. Not well-off, yet she was the local Food Bank- miraculously,...

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Exodus – Part I

By Pastor Royston Smith Reggae icon Bob Marley is considered inspirational to many. The lyrics in some of his music are uplifting and seem to echo the sentiments of prophetic messages. One such song is entitled ‘Exodus,’ which was recorded during a period of exile in London in the aftermath...

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God’s Ultimate Purpose

By Pastor Royston Smith The story of Adam and Eve found in the book of Genesis 1-3, all began with God. God formed Adam from the dust of the earth; then placed him in a deep sleep at which point God took one of Adam’s ribs and formed Eve. Male and female were created in the image of God, the crowning jewels of...

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Finding Your Purpose – Part II

By Pastor Royston Smith A purpose driven life is a productive life. It leads to our holistic wellbeing – social, mental, physical and spiritual.  One school of thought suggests that this is a combination of nature and nurture: genetic inheritance and the environmental influence. Being aware of one’s purpose enables one to live an impactful life.  Finding your purpose makes for a much more fulfilled life.  This can seem an...

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Finding Your Purpose – Part I

By Pastor Royston Smith Have you ever questioned your reason for being? “Why am I here?” Life seems foggy. You struggle to find a reason for getting out of bed-you just can’t find a starting point. No enthusiasm in sight; a general lack of passion; unsure of your gifts or talents. Fading...

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