Cost of Sales Explained: A Beginner’s Guide for Small Businesses

Running a small business, especially one birthed out of passion, can be exciting! The thing though is that if you are not on top of your finances, pretty soon, you can discover that it takes more than passion to keep the business running. You can start wondering why the business doesn’t seem to be making […]

Can an entire religious group be wrong?

“23 That same day the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to him with a question. 24 “Teacher,” they said, “Moses told us that if a man dies without having children, his brother must marry the widow and raise up offspring for him. 25 Now there were seven brothers among us. The first […]

No whitewash

Are there bits of the Bible that maybe would have served God better if He’d left them out?  God doesn’t whitewash things about the characters in the stories He chose to share with us. We see that for the man after God’s own heart, God doesn’t hide the fact that this man killed a trusted, […]

Never too busy for you

When the apostles returned, they reported to Jesus what they had done. Then he took them with him and they withdrew by themselves to a town called Bethsaida, but the crowds learned about it and followed him. He welcomed them and spoke to them about the kingdom of God, and healed those who needed healing. […]

God in fashion

While studying Exodus, I came across a fascinating passage. And you shall make holy garments for Aaron your brother, for glory and for beauty. Exodus 28:2 NKJV In this chapter, God gives very detailed tailoring instructions on how to clothe Aaron, the priest, He has chosen for the people of Israel. God is particular about […]

Into new hands

In November 2018, my wife and I visited Emmanuel Medical Center in Entebbe. Friends of ours had just welcomed their first born and as we made our way up to the room where the mother and baby were, I noticed that the Medical Center was very likely an ordinary house just a few years prior. […]

Getting Started with Amazon Cognito: Part 1

I first worked with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cognito in 2018 while building a financial web app that was deeply tied to the AWS infrastructure. It made use of AWS lambas, AWS Dynamo DB, the API gateway and AWS Cognito to process data from banks and create a rewards platform for businesses. Cognito’s documentation then, […]

How to customize Android product flavour app name, strings, styles and the manifest

Android development has a powerful feature that allows you to modify an Android application and make it possible for it to be customized and deployed using a different look and functionality. Some examples where this might be useful: White-labelling: This is where you have an application that you customise for each customer. For example, you […]

How to use a GoDaddy Domain with an AWS load balancer

I have hosted domains on GoDaddy for a number of years now. While it provides web hosting, I have never used any of their hosting packages. For starters, I was keen on having a setup that gave me a lot more control than GoDaddy does. More to that, SSL certificates are a must-have for any […]