Author Archives: Tihomir Kukolja

About Tihomir Kukolja

Tihomir Kukolja, born in Slavonska Pozega, Croatia in 1954. Studied, lived and worked in Yugoslavia, Croatia, United Kingdom, Australia and the US. Education in theology, communications, and radio journalism. Worked as a church pastor, media professional, radio producer and presenter, journalist, religious liberty activist, and reconciliation and leadership development activist. Lives in Baytown TX, USA with professional ties with Seattle WA, USA and Fuzine, Croatia. Currently serves as the Executive Director, Forum for Leadership and Reconciliation (Forum), and Director of Renewing Our Minds (ROM) initiative. Loves photography, blogging and social media. Views, opinions and interests expressed in this blog are those of the author and contributors alone, and do not necessarily represent the views of organizations with which the author is or has been associated in the past.

You of Little Faith

Today Tihomir Kukolja is inviting us to take Jesus’ call to trust Him to our hearts. He shares his story of God’s protection in the days of his visit to a war afflicted city of Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina in 1993. “I … Continue reading

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Moving Forward with a Clear Focus: His Kingdom First

Throughout the months of November and December 2019 I turned my morning walking hours into the times of reflection and prayer. My thoughts were focused on the coming year (2020), its challenges, and my own journey with the Lord in … Continue reading

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Ministry Video Highlights 2019

Let me share five video reports produced in 2019 that highlight several aspects of the Renewing Our Minds (ROM) ministry in 2019 as well as partnerships connected with this ministry in various ways. I’ve been privileged to lead the ROM … Continue reading

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Let Jesus be Jesus

Short Advent Reflection At this time of Advent, leading to Christmas, when everything seems so radically politicized and polarized, let’s remember that Jesus refused to be a military emperor. He refused to be used to go against the Roman Empire … Continue reading

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We Have Seen What Draining the Swamp Looks Like

I am not overly concerned whether the President is going to be impeached or not.  I am concerned about the wellbeing of the nation hijacked by the President’s loyalists who, without blinking an eye, call evil good and good evil. This … Continue reading

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Morning Commentary: Jesus’ Followers and Society

What is the place for Christians in society? What should be our attitude towards political engagement, social activism, environment protection? Are we interfering with the coming of Christ if we are trying to make this world a better place? Are … Continue reading

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Video: Memories of Assurance

My mother Krista Kukolja died in February this year. My father Pavao Kukolja died in October 2017. I returned back to Croatia in June this year and visited the place of their burial. The feeling of being there was a … Continue reading

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Walls are Not Everlasting

Thirty years ago this month the Berlin Wall was brought down, echoing the plea of one president who said, “Tear down this wall!”. Thirty years later a different kind of leader is ranting: “Build that wall! Build that wall!”  When … Continue reading

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Through a Glass, Darkly

Even when we behold the most attentively the magnificence of the universe we still remain unable to grasp its truth. Even if we could be sent to its furthest destinations, and plunged into other galaxies at the maximum warp, we … Continue reading

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Warning Against Fake Miracles

The Bible Study I had a privilege to teach yesterday was about Luke chapter 7. Jesus did not raise the dead man out of or into some kind of zombie-like or a Frankenstein-like existence. It was an act of complete … Continue reading

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