Shumi Mararike

Alongside his Law undergraduate studies, Shumi is on the teaching team at Abide campus fellowship. He is also a youth mentor in both London and Manchester. Shumi joined the writers team with the desire to help readers live gospel-driven lives and develop their confidence when sharing their faith.

Do you know you are blind?

When Jesus heals a blind man in John 9, it calls into question our spiritual blindness and how we respond to novel teaching. If you have read the bible, even a little bit then you will know that one of God's most frequent promises through his prophets, major and minor is that he will open the eyes of the blind. When Jesus arrives on...

Supporting loved ones in tough times

Sometimes, Christians can be the most emotionally unintelligent people you meet. This may deter our friends and loved ones from sharing their troubles with...

How to Engage with Online Controversies

Social media can be a hotbed of online controversies. It provides a platform for impassioned discussion on the scandals and disputes of the day....

Help! I’m Struggling to Pray

Prayer is an opportunity to communicate with the Creator of the Universe as our Father. His ear never grows tired of our cries. Prayer...

Standing Firm in the Face of Temptation

Facing tests and temptations is part of being human. When confronted with temptation, we can either submit or resist. Which of these will you...

Dear Burned-Out University Student

The time has come once again. You’re halfway through semester two at university. The assignments are rolling in. Before you know it,  your modules...

Five Things To Remember When Sharing the Gospel

Faith is a sensitive subject. It’s not the easiest thing to talk to people about. The call to follow Christ is a weighty one....

Finding Security In Christ

The Christian pilgrimage is rarely ever smooth sailing. There are numerous peaks and troughs along the way. At times you may feel as though...

How to Correct Fellow Believers

For the Christian, Yahweh is the one true God (Jeremiah 10:10; John 17:3; 1 Thessalonians 1:9). He has also revealed Himself as the God...

Does it Matter What I Watch on TV?

Television can be a unifying force, particularly during the summer. There’s something tangibly different as you walk into your workplace or campus. You feel...

5 Things You Need To Know About Satan

The Bible speaks at length about Satan. Despite this, we can fall into the trap of being too dismissive of his activity and influence....

If God Is Sovereign, Why Do We Pray?

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What is the Trinity?

The Trinity is the doctrine that God is one in His being (nature/essence) but three in person (Father, Son and Holy Spirit). Although the...