The Importance of Diligence

Don’t run from your Goliaths

Don’t run from your Goliaths

Don’t run from your Goliaths. No matter how big that problem may be, your greatness and destiny actually lie in solving it. Solve your own issue, and develop ways how you can channel that solution to help others. To this end, vision, products, systems, consistency, marketing and visibility are vital. The heart is help, but you can only help those who are aware you could help them. There are ... »

Faith is Action

Faith is Action

The story of Naaman (2 Kings 5.1-14) is ample evidence that it is when we ACT along with what we are supposed to believe that the power of God works for us. Naaman apparently believed the words of his servant girl that God could use the prophet Elisha to heal him of his ailment. However, his belief alone could not heal him. He went back still sick after the prophet instructed him on the what shoul... »

Challenges Come To Build Us Up

Challenges Come To Build Us Up

Life is essentially a training mission. The first reason we are on this earth is to love, or help others. The thing is, we cannot help others until we can help ourselves. Moses’ first qualification for leading the Israelites is having first survived the harshness of the wilderness himself. Life does not throw challenges at us to defeat us. Life throws challenges at us to change us from sissi... »

The Power of Habits

The Power of Habits

Habits are powerful. Someone said we create habits, but they end up creating our whole lives for us. Habits are repeated actions. We decide, knowingly or unknowingly to take the actions we take. However, when the actions are repeated without being stopped, we become almost completely powerless to stop them. Good or bad, it has become a habit. Psychologists have studied habits for decades. They hav... »

The GOAL for Victory

The GOAL for Victory

When she looked ahead, Florence Chadwick saw nothing but a solid wall of fog. Her body was numb. She had been swimming for nearly sixteen hours. Already she was the first woman to swim the English Channel in both directions. She had managed to finish that swim in a record time, 16 hours and 22 minutes on August 8, 1950. Now, at age 34, her goal was to become the first woman to swim from Catalina I... »

Your Answer Is Here

Your Answer Is Here

There’s this story of a young man who would have loved to be a great engineer. One morning, he said a short prayer that God would make him one of the best engineers in the world. He went ahead on his way, and promptly forgot the very brief prayer he had said that morning. He had taken up a job taking care of his uncle’s shop. His uncle had a nice job in the city with a big firm, and hi... »

Secrets of the Richest Black Woman in the World, Mrs Folorunsho Alakija

Secrets of the Richest Black Woman in the World, Mrs Folorunsho Alakija

Folorunsho Alakija, the richest black woman in the world (no, it’s not Oprah) who covered the second edition (December 2013/January 2014) of Forbes Africa Woman has an amazing story. Before the magazine declared her the richest black woman in the world, many knew Mrs Folorunsho Alakija as a creative designer with the  Supreme Stitches label, which she later named Rose of Sharon Creations. She’s al... »

The Power of Excellence

The Power of Excellence

Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th president of the United States, once made a very profound statement. He said, “I believe the destiny of your generation – and your nation – is a rendezvous (the meeting place) with excellence. Deep… Is there really a connection between excellence and a great future? What is excellence anyway? Excellence is defined as the condition of achieving result... »

The World’s Biggest Evangelical (Kingdom) Giver – David Green

The World’s Biggest Evangelical (Kingdom) Giver – David Green

David Green’s story reads like something out of a fictional story. From a loan of $600, he has built up a business currently worth about $3 billion. Not only that, he is the LARGEST recorded individual benefactor to charismatic and Word of Faith (evangelical) churches worldwide. This article is culled from the October 8, 2012 issue of Forbes. Its original title was ‘David Green: The Bi... »

Setting Up Your Business to Be the Favorite of Banks and Investors

Setting Up Your Business to Be the Favorite of Banks and Investors

Strive Masiyiwa, a committed Christian businessman, is currently one of the richest men in Africa. Here is what happened after he first tried to obtain a loan from a bank and was turned down. … the Bank Manager had turned me down for my first loan application. What was I to do next? In the Bible, a great king, told his son, “With all thy getting, get understanding.” One day I had... »

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