Githeri 027: The Passing of a Wise Elder

The passing of a wise elder is more than the burning of a huge library. Our condolences to the entire people of Ghana over the demise of Professor John Atta Mills yesterday, 24th July, 2012. The death of President Mills in not only a loss to the people of Ghana but to the entire people of Africa. May the Lord grant our Ghanaian brothers and … Continue reading Githeri 027: The Passing of a Wise Elder

Otabil Mensah on Tokunboh Adeyemo and the Transformation of Africa

This lecture was delivered by Rev. Dr. Otabil Mensah at the 2nd Tokunboh Adeyemo Memorial Lectures on March 31, 2012 at the Jubilee Ministry Centre of NPC Valley Road, Nairobi, Kenya. The lecture was originally entitled, “Transforming Nations, Beyond Changing Leaders and Constitutions: The Case of Africa.” The lecture was organized by the Centre for Biblical Transformation (CBT) in partnership with Christ Is the Answer … Continue reading Otabil Mensah on Tokunboh Adeyemo and the Transformation of Africa

“Though He Be Dead, He Yet Speaks”: Dr Tokunboh Adeyemo Immortalized at Africa International University

It is exactly a year today, 4th March, 2012 that Africa International University (formerly Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology) was officially awarded a charter to be a fully fledged university in Kenya by the President of Kenya, Honorable Mwai Kibaki. A thanksgiving service was organized by the authorities of the university to conclude the one week-long maiden anniversary. During the thanksgiving service, the authorities … Continue reading “Though He Be Dead, He Yet Speaks”: Dr Tokunboh Adeyemo Immortalized at Africa International University

ANOTHER SOLDIER, DR. STEPHEN MUTUKU SESI HAS GONE HOME!

The body of our Lord Jesus Christ in Africa and indeed world over has lost another one of its true sons. He was a Christian in the true sense of it, a committed and humble servant of Christ, a servant- leader to the core, a pastor, a scholar of no small measure, and a family man of exemplary model. Our own Dr. Stephen Mutuku  Sesi had gone “home”; he … Continue reading ANOTHER SOLDIER, DR. STEPHEN MUTUKU SESI HAS GONE HOME!

“Though He Be Dead, He Yet Speaks”: Reflections from the First Tokunboh Adeyemo Memorial Lecture [Part 2]

The second keynote speaker was Prof. Vincent C. Anigbogu. Anigbogu is a Nigerian, and currently the Director General, Institute for National Transformation, which has centers in Atlanta, Nairobi (Kenya), Kampala (Uganda), and Lagos (Nigeria). He is also the President and CEO of the consulting firm, JC (Jesus Christ) Quality Management Group in US, Nigeria, and Uganda. He has a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the … Continue reading “Though He Be Dead, He Yet Speaks”: Reflections from the First Tokunboh Adeyemo Memorial Lecture [Part 2]

“Though He Be Dead, He Yet Speaks”: Reflections from the First Tokunboh Adeyemo Memorial Lecture [Part 1]

It is exactly a year that a great African Evangelical Theologian- Dr. Tokunboh Adeyemo went to be with the Lord. An inaugural Memorial Lecture was organized in honor of his memory today March 19, 2011 in Nairobi, Kenya. The Lecture was organized by Center for Biblical Transformation (CBT), the institution he founded and led until his transition into glory on March 17, 2010. The lecture … Continue reading “Though He Be Dead, He Yet Speaks”: Reflections from the First Tokunboh Adeyemo Memorial Lecture [Part 1]

One Year Down the Line: A Tribute in Remembrance of Professor Steve de Gruchy (1962-2010)

An African proverb says, “it is not how long we live but how well.” This proverb is true of the life of Professor Steve de Gruchy. Just when they began to settle down in reproducing themselves; the news of their sudden death by drowning stormed the world. The event of Prof. Steve de Gruchy’s death is very similar to that of our ancestor, Dr Byang … Continue reading One Year Down the Line: A Tribute in Remembrance of Professor Steve de Gruchy (1962-2010)

NIGERIA AT 50: 50 POST-INDEPENDENCE THEOLOGIANS WORTH CELEBRATING

As Nigeria celebrates its 50th independence anniversary today October 1, 2010; I thought it would be wise for me as a budding scholar to highlight few of our Christian Theologians who have help shaped the way theology is done in Nigeria and Africa as a whole. These scholars have made giant strides in their respective areas of specialization. It is therefore important according to Chuckwudi Anthony … Continue reading NIGERIA AT 50: 50 POST-INDEPENDENCE THEOLOGIANS WORTH CELEBRATING

The Fall of an Iroko Tree: A Tribute in Honor of Dr. Tokunboh Adeyemo (1944-2010)

It is with heavy heart but with gratitude to God Almighty that we received the home-going news of one of the giants in the history of the  Church and Christianity in Africa. Our own Dr. Tokunboh Adeyemo has gone to be with the Lord today March 18, 2010. Adeyemo was an African Christian statesman of high repute. He was a detribalized Christian and a true son of Africa. Adeyemo was a very … Continue reading The Fall of an Iroko Tree: A Tribute in Honor of Dr. Tokunboh Adeyemo (1944-2010)