• Goodness

    By Pastor Royston Smith “True goodness is when you understand the wickedness within you yet choose to do what is right in spite of its compulsion.” Charbel M. Tadros  Eulogies are one of the major highlights at a funeral. Sometimes they are informative, other times insightful or even hilarious. In the main...

  • Self-control

    By Pastor Royston Smith The story is told about a not-so-thin man lamenting his weight gain. As a treat, he made a cheesecake for his family (or so they thought). As it turned out, a half was eaten during dinner. The following day He reports; half of it is eaten during dinnertime. He spent the following morning...

  • Meekness

    By Pastor Royston Smith A pastime of many is watching the American reality show a “Divorce Court” in which couples seek to settle their relationship disputes before a judge.  The straight-talking, honest, and feisty Toler presides.  In one episode, she appeared particularly confused by a woman’s nonchalant behaviour towards her husband who presented as a gentle, calm and soft-hearted man.  The wife’s main source of annoyance stemmed from the fact that her...

  • Long-suffering

    By Pastor Royston  “You have no control of uncertainties! You can only control your life and your reaction to any event. May you find grace for patient endurance.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!  In my younger days, I was a bit rebellious. Sporadically, I slipped away after church to the...

  • Fruit of the Spirit

    By Pastor Royston Smith Summer is an interesting season. Days are longer and the sun is at its hottest. Whilst airlines, tour operators and leisure industries are buzzing to cater for the avalanche of holiday makers seeking timeout from their regular lives, farmers and horticulturists are hard at work. They...

  • Exodus – Part V

    By Pastor Royston Smith The Exodus is arguably the most monumental journey in the Bible. This event has been the theme of films, pantomimes, poems and songs. Each art form focused on the theme of injustice, enslavement, deliverance and restoration. A ray of hope shines through. Many of us like the Israelites, experience such mental slavery that we struggle to find a path to...