“We are Beggars. This is True.”

June 2020 Credo It has been almost 30 years since Stephen Covey helpfully introduced into the business world the concepts of scarcity and abundance mindsets. An effective person, with a mindset of abundance, strives for a win-win situation, always rejecting a zero-sum...

Truly #Blessed

June 2020 Credo For some time now I have been receiving emails in which the senders use the word “Blessings” as the valediction. These emails are mostly from Christians, although some of my Muslim friends also sign off their messages in this way. Indeed, words like...

Abiding in the True Vine

May 2020 Credo Abiding in Christ is a familiar theme to Christians. Jesus tells his disciples in John 15:5, “I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.” Interpreters...

It Takes a Church

May 2020 Credo “It takes a village to raise a child.” This African proverb, the origin of which remains a mystery, has become widely known and loved. Its broad appeal is no doubt due to the fact that it rings true, that is, it conveys an earthy wisdom that...

Christian Courage

April 2020 Credo “In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world.” (Jn 16:33) February 2020 marked the fifth anniversary of the brutal murder of 21 Coptic Orthodox Christians by Daesh or ISIS in Libya. It is difficult to forget the...