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Disruptor God's in Control Personal

This is my story

I have a lot of my story spread out over a few blogs and referring to certain events of significance related to the topic I was writing at that point in time… Just a brief introduction to me… I enjoy the journey I am on, and I know there is still a long journey ahead… […]

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Disruptor God's in Control Personal

Deal or heal… What’s your story?

The “Abishai Brothers” were supposed to meet last week, but 2 scheduled nights couldn’t take place due to unforeseen circumstances… I took the time to finish my previous post the first night, and then the following night, after coming home from work, I didn’t know what to do with myself… I entered into a home […]

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Disruptor God's in Control Personal

So, what exactly do you want?

I went for a braai (BBQ) at a friend’s house a few weekends back, it is always a joyful occasion in South Africa; kids playing in the pool after having watermelon dripping all over them… a wood fire crackling in background while the parents play cards or throw darts… and basically just having a good […]

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Disruptor Fan The Flame Personal

“Lord, show me”

With a silent and shy whisper… “Lord, show me, show me Your way.”God, as gentle as He is, starts pointing out the bruises, the areas we got hurt. He gently touches the wounds… “There, My child, that is where your healing is.” Tears running down the cheeks… “Thank you, Father” And again, we ask “Lord, […]

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Disruptor Personal Teachings

“And just like that…”

I spent a lot of time in John 17 the last month… “When Jesus Prays” … WOW, it is beautiful, it started with a thought of “Jesus, at the right hand of God the Father, interceding for us” (Romans 8:34), and John 17 is one place I know where it is recorded when Jesus prayed […]

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Behind closed doors

We serve a God, the ONE and ONLY God, that craves for our attention… He wants an intimate relationship with us, behind closed doors. We said good bye to my Sister-in-Law a while ago… we live more than 1000km apart, and it was not possible for me to attend the funeral in person. Their church […]

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Personal Teachings

Don’t go there

I am a numbers guys; it comes naturally and quite handy in the industry I am working in… I can spot a trend and will apply brakes to a downward trend or accelerate to ride the momentum of an upward trend. Both have different characteristics and should be planned for differently. Importantly, you need to […]

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“Just a little longer… just a minute or so…”

It is winter in South Africa, and we had very cold temperatures the past 2 weeks. I am not a winter person… I generally love the outdoors, and will spend most of my time outside, but saying that, I also don’t like warming mechanisms; I will never have a warm water bottle or an electric […]

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Be True to Yourself

God has been busy with me for quite a long time about my TRUE identity in Christ. And I think most of us are on the same journey, a journey we will be on until we meet Jesus face to face. Around a year ago I was praying with a brother in Christ, and God […]

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Godly conversations lead to Godly Revelations

I met a friend last year August (2020) at a small church I started attending in the middle of the lockdown, most churches were still closed. We had quite a few underground secret church services, hungry people, seeking God’s face. Can you believe we had to attend church in secret…? Some countries probably still do… […]

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If God is for us…

I grew up in the 1980‘s – 1990’s, in Boksburg, a suburb just outside of Johannesburg, in South Africa. I was fortunate to be raised by God-fearing parents. Even though my younger brother and I were very naughty through our teens and early twenties, God was always in awareness, never the center of our being, […]

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Unfamiliar places

I love road trips, I generally enjoy driving around in areas that is not in my neighborhood… I will very seldom say no if you ask me to drive somewhere outside of my daily routine of driving. I agreed to help a friend to collect a shipment expected from China a few months back in […]

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2020… The year of attending to cracks

I recently went to the Natal south coast (in South Africa) for a quick break, the intent was to reflect on 2020, and to seek and align my mind with God’s vision for 2021. I have huge excitement and expectations for the year to come, there are new ventures on the horizon, this after a […]

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I heard Him saying… “Look at Me… Just, Look at Me…”

My laptop’s screen broke… YES, my parents also told me not to play with balls in the house when I grew up, but if you have a serious contentious wrestling match with your 9 year old daughter, you need to throw a soccer ball in the attempt to get away from a death grip… it […]

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It's Not About Us Personal Teachings

#ItsNotAboutUs – Crumb 5 – “Seek thy first…”

A few questions I asked myself and some friends over the last week… Do we get familiar with God’s presence? Is knowing He is around enough? How much time with God is enough time? What is the quality of this time? I have a friend that keeps telling me to not let the hunger dry […]

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Correct that posture

I started working out a few weeks back, I did previously, but I have never been as determined and committed as I am now, mainly thanks to my gym partner and friend. I am being stretched out of my comfort zone in so many ways. I got a revelation this morning during a text conversation […]

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#ItsNotAboutUs – Crumb 4 – Stop Doing

In Crumb 2 I explained about what I experience as Silent Battles, one of these battles were to “Let Go.” It is not as much a battle against the enemy, rather a battle against ourselves. It was probably the main battle I was fighting. Seeing a once “perfect” life slipping away, a life that lacked […]

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#ItsNotAboutUs – Crumb 3 – Missing Pieces

In November 2018 I went to Saudi Arabia for a 2-year contract with automatic renewal. In August 2019 my life took a turn (Crumb 2). I returned to South Africa to gather the pieces. Jeremiah 29:13-14, amongst other confirmations from the Holy Spirit, got me to the point of returning to South Africa. It was […]

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#ItsNotAboutUs – Crumb 2 – Silent Battles

My life shattered into pieces exactly a year ago, August 2019. Dreams were destroyed, plans were squashed, life as I knew it was ripped out under my feet. I fought and I gave up, I got back up, fought again and gave up again, repeatedly… God entered my life without an invitation (God doesn’t need […]

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#ItsNotAboutUs – Crumb 1 – In the Beginning

In the beginning God created heaven and earth. God then created man, in His own image, to rule over earth and every living creature in it. (Gen 1) Man did not resist the devil and it’s own desires. Man died to sin and lost dominion over creation. God brought the law to correct Man’s way, […]