*By Omobola Oludele One piece of advice that rings out loudly from very many Nigerian pulpits during wedding ceremonies is that Christian couples should avoid a third party at all cost in their relationships. They are instructed to settle their differences and deal with whatever life presents without involving any third party. Apart from being wrong, I consider this injurious to homes. At the risk of sounding like … Continue reading Mentoring in Christian Marriage
A life without hope is dead! Hope is the very essence of life! Where there is hope, there is life. Hope and faith are Siamese twins, conjoined and inseparable! Where there is hope there is faith, and where there is faith there is hope. Hopelessness is not new to humanity. Disappointments and faithlessness beget hopelessness. Disappointment and hopelessness are in great supply in our world. … Continue reading REVIVE THY HOPE IN US, FATHER!
Our lands are parched, Father! There’s large-scale religiosity going on. Numerous religious centres but few Churches; numerous “pastors” but only a few can bring down your glory, lock and unlock the widows of Heaven like your servant, Elijah! Many of us, your servants, are complacent and are too much at ease in Zion! Some are snoring at the laps of Delilah, while some have been … Continue reading LET THERE BE WATER (PART II)
Abba Father, will you allow your grace and investment over my life to go to waste! Will you allow politics, whether it be partisan, church or ministerial? Will you allow spiritual attacks, man-made limitations and macddhinations to stop me from fulfilling the purpose for which you have sent me here! I desire to do more for you, Oh Lord! I desire to conquer more lands, … Continue reading LET THERE BE WATER!
By Joyce Mwangi “ . . . But thou art the same Lord, whose property is always to have mercy . . .” Excerpt From Prayer of Humble Access, Book of Common Prayer Case Study one – Achan Told you that we would take a closer look at Achan in my earlier post ‘Inquire of the Lord’, this is me keeping my promise. We are … Continue reading HAVE MERCY UPON ME!
By Joyce Mwangi 5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not rely on your own insight. 6 In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. 7 Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord, and turn away from evil. 8 It will be a healing for your flesh and a refreshment … Continue reading Inquire of the Lord!
I’m “We don’t encourage young people to get pregnant before marriage; we encourage them to have sex before marriage though!” -Anon No Pregnancy, But Sex Allowed By Samuel Ayodele Iwarere Certain acts are considered normal in the society in which we now live in, even amongst professing Christians. To make matters worse, some of these behaviours are spoken lightly about by our youths. For example, … Continue reading NO PREGNANCY, BUT SEX ALLOWED!