Taking Time With God

Symon Kiuta

READ : Psalm 37:4-11 Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him. (v. 7 NIV) Pastor Yusuf Losute is my best friend. My wife Grace and I always like being with him and his beloved wife Susan. We like sharing and discussing issues together. When we are away for many days without seeing them we try to call and know how they are fairing. God should be my best friend and yours too. Taking time with God is …

Optimism Pointer to Victory

Symon Kiuta

READ : Hebrews 12:1-3 Get rid of everything that slows us down. (v. 1 CEV) Pessimism is the opposite of optimism. The Bible is against pessimism. When Christians are pessimistic they deny the power and faithfulness of God and the truth of the Bible. God has optimistic plans for his doubting people. “I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a …

Live Up To What You Say

Symon Kiuta

READ : 1 Corinthians 10:31-11:2 You must follow my example as I follow the example of Christ. (1 Corinthians 11:1 CEV) I once witnessed about Christ to a young fellow Kenyan lady, Wairimu, who had just graduated from college. Wairimu seemed so indifferent to my gospel presentation to her. After I had finished she looked straight into my eye and said, “Pastor! If the Jesus you are telling me about is the same Jesus whom my father claims to believe …

Acknowledge God's Power

Symon Kiuta

READ : Philippians 4:4-13 Christ gives me strength to face anything. (v. 13 CEV) Total surrender to God’s throne of grace is what counts most in a Christian’s life. The scripture verse above is the basis of the motto of Churo School in rural Kenya where I serve as a chaplain. Students who are admitted to this school are taught to embrace this biblical principle and live by it. Many of the students after graduating from this school testify of …