The day that seemed to be destined for failure

“Everything is so organized… Congratulations!” This was one of the thousands of positive comments we received last Thursday, July 31st, during the official inauguration of The Temple of Solomon. On the occasion, the President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, was present…

Holy Place

Good morning Bishop! I was at the Temple of Solomon on the last day of the caravans, with the caravan from Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro. Bishop, I can now say: ‘OH, WHAT A DAY!’ I will cherish this day for…

Protecting the heart

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven. Matthew 5.3 Early every morning, the rooster crowed and soon the sun rose. He proudly walked around the henhouse with his head held high for the rest…

A question every married person must answer

This question is for those who are married: Do you plan on betraying your spouse one day? Before you answer, think about this with me. When we intend on doing something, our mind immediately goes into a planning mode to…

It seemed impossible for me to change

Grigory made many bad decisions and suffered the consequences. He used drugs, smoked, drank and constantly went to nightclubs. His nights were spent partying with women. He thought this was the normal behavior for a youth his age, but when…

Unkulunkulu mkhulu

My name is Alexandre M. Sacama. I left my home town, Cabinda – Angola, at the age of 11, and during all these years growing up I heard people speaking about the apartheid, the massacre of Kassinga in Namibia and…

Faith without grace

A lie has many faces. Its father, the devil, knows that once a lie is repeated often enough, it begins to sound like the truth; A half-truth hides a half-lie. Because of this, he has used the preaching of God’s…

Worst enemy: the devil or pride?

And behold, a woman of Canaan came from that region and cried out to Him, saying, “Have mercy on me, O Lord, Son of David! My daughter is severely demon-possessed.” But He answered her not a word. And His disciples…

What a woman should never do

It is common knowledge that we, women, care about everything that has to do with beauty. Proof of this is our constant need to read women’s magazines, watch talk shows on a daily basis and search the Internet for instructional…