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Ashley Thaba
  • Grafted In

    Let me share a few Bible verses on this subject and then we can dissect it and see how it can be used to apply to not just our children but ourselves as well. A good person produces good out of the good stored up in his heart. An evil person produces...

  • Audience wanted

    Inside the magazine was a picture of a world map. Thinking of a quick strategy to entertain his daughter and also provide an educational moment, the father ripped that page out of the magazine and tore it into pieces. He then asked the daughter to...

  • An African Widow Part 1

    Two weeks ago, a new movement was launched within the ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ-Widows Forum. The vision is to create a platform that facilitates a change in the narrative of an African widow. Our mission is to empower, equip and inspire...

  • One World, One Family

    I came to Botswana as a missionary with the Baptist church. As a 21-year-old when I first arrived, I was so excited. I was going to live overseas for the first time in my life, and I had just graduated from university. My first big adventure! A year...

  • Reasons Why Our Prayers May Not Work

    I will share some of what God has been teaching me as I have looked over those scriptures. I challenge you to read over them and see what God reveals to you.He was focusing on issues which keep our prayers from being productive. I believe that in...

  • Boring Christian Life

    Her words made me laugh when she said, “Yep, I am a real sinner but I want to change!” I laughed because I assured her we are all sinners!! But her questions were practical and genuine. What will weekends look like if she leaves her current life?...

  • Small Things Make Big Differences

    We wouldn’t have corruption because people would think “what if I was supposed to get a tender because I worked hard but someone came in front of me that paid off someone or just knew friends in high places?” No one would like that, so no one...

  • I Am A Mom, Not A Dad

    With this COVID-19 pandemic, I sadly know way too many widows now and thought they may be comforted by her words below: I am a mom, not a dad. The million-dollar question is: is it possible to be both mum and dad? I am sure that most of us have heard...

  • Unpleasant Discipline

    She whimpered and complained, “This is boring! I don’t want to read!” My helper responded, “Mma, just let her watch TV. She doesn’t want to read. Shame!”This scenario has played out more times than I can count! A scene where my child or...

  • Zacchaeus

    If you went to church as a child, you have probably heard the story. It was so popular that I remember a song we used to sing about a wee little man named Zacchaeus who climbed up in a sycamore tree to see what he could see. Let me set the historical...

  • "Money is the root of evil"

    It comes from 1 Timothy 6. Below are pasted verses 4-10 in order for you to read them in their original context. “They have an unhealthy interest in controversies and quarrels about words that result in envy, strife, malicious talk, evil suspicion...

  • WHERE CAN I FIND ANSWERS?

    In the wake of this pandemic, many people are searching for answers. I believe the Bible points us to Christ, who is the Answer. However, many would say is the Bible still relevant today? Furthermore, why we should read the Bible. We are all busy...

  • “Money Is The Root Of Evil”

    It comes from 1 Timothy 6. Below are pasted verses 4-10 in order for you to read them in their original context. “They have an unhealthy interest in controversies and quarrels about words that result in envy, strife, malicious talk, evil...

  • Where Can I Find answers?

    However, many would say, is the Bible still relevant today? Furthermore, why we should read the Bible. We are all busy people! Who has time to read yet another book? Is there any personal benefit or do we just do it to feel like we are fulfilling...

  • Growing Up In America

    I remember when I discovered the Gaborone Dam, which is honestly no bigger than ponds where I come from, but for this water starved girl it was literally an oasis in the desert! To see a body of water, to feel the cool breeze off the water, to soak...

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