Following Jesus Afar Off — Part 2

In the previous post, I narrated my ‘following Jesus afar off’ experience a few years ago. I didn’t want to be identified as a Christian because I had failed to live up to the appropriate Christian standard. You can read that post here. What does it mean to follow Jesus afar off? But Peter followed him afar off… Matthew 26:58. Peter’s unwillingness […]

Following Jesus Afar Off — Part 1

But Peter followed him afar off unto the high priest’s palace, and went in, and sat with the servants, to see the end — Matthew 26:58. Have you ever messed up big time as a Christian? And when you look back, you are like; “What! Did I actually do that?” Yes, you are not alone. Peter, a disciple and apostle of […]

Faith Grows in Unexpected Places

Just take a step of faith… Ever heard the phrase: “Just take a step of faith?” I have… a lot. It’s a good phrase. It’s powerful too, and church folks love it. But here’s the problem: We have become too familiar with Christian jargons that we no longer understand what they mean in reality.  Taking a step of faith requires a shift […]

Living Out a Life of Faith — Part 3

From Joseph: This post is the third part of the faith and leadership series by Gori Olusina Daniel . If you’re new on the blog, visit the previous two editions of the series here and here. Find out more about Gori at the end of the post. If you’d like to feature a guest post on The Story of Hope, you can find […]

5 Extraordinary Ways to Know God’s Will for Your Life

This guest post by Peter Guirguis first appeared on The Story of Hope in 2012 and went on to become one of the most read posts on this blog. I am re-posting it because I believe it will be a timely reminder for you. If you have a story of hope, purpose and leadership to share with the world, you’re welcome […]

The Power of Hope in Marriage

From Joseph: This is a guest post by Ngina Otiende, a Christian, wife, author and mentor, who blogs at IntentionalToday.com. Learn more about Ngina at the end of the post. Do NOT quit! I told my marriage mentor I was going to “quit trying and let things be”. Pastor Johnny Umukoro looked me straight in the eye and said (nearly shouted): “Don’t quit!” There was a […]