Ultron: “The most versatile substance on the planet, and they used it to build a Frisbee.”
Hawkeye: “We’re fighting an army of robots, and I have a bow and arrow.”

Imagine if Captain America and Hawkeye took those words to heart. That would have been the end of the movie (and the Avenger series).

Imagine if Old Moses discarded his staff at the Red Sea – Teenage David ugly-cried into his sling – Little boy ate his fish burger while 5000 hungry tummies rumbled – If you forgot what you have in Christ.

“In your strength I can crush an army; with my God I can scale any wall” (2 Samuel 22:30 –



In the Pacific Rim movie series, human controlled robots (called Jaegers) try to fight hideous giant monsters (called Kaiju) that are bent on destroying planet Earth. The Jaegers are no match for the Kaiju. Then a scientist connects his brain with that of a Kaiju and VICTORY. Yay! – until part 2 (Uprising). That connection with evil backfires and leads to even greater destruction Eish Wena!

Don’t be suckered into the trap of evil. The devil comes only to steal, kill and destroy (John 10:10 – Abstain from every form of evil (1 Thessalonians 5:22 – no matter how juicy or innocent it appears to be. Resist him!



Have you seen Wonder Woman 1984 or Marvel’s Black Widow or James Bond’s No Time to Die or Top Gun: Maverick or F9 (the 9th edition in the Fast/Furious franchise)? No? Maybe because the premiers of these movies are delayed due to Covid-19. But before you know it, the red carpet will roll out and the long wait will be worth it.

Another long awaited not-to-be-missed global razzmatazz event is the return of our Saviour – Yay!

Jesus said “Yes, I am coming soon” [and we reply] “Amen. Come Lord Jesus”. (Revelation 22:12 – Will your name be written in the credits?



Rapunzel was locked away in a tower all her life, only dreaming of freedom and what it’s like. The truth is that she didn’t even know that she was in captivity; she thought that this was normal and all there was to her life.

Many of us find ourselves in places of captivity – in our minds. These can be bad thoughts about ourselves, low self-esteem, feeling trapped by our sin, negative perspectives on life etc. These prevent us from being our best, and knowing true freedom. freedom through, and in Christ.

There is a way out: ask God to help you be free!

John 8:36 (