Githeri 026: Beware of “Achan”!

“If one finger brings oil it soils the others” (Chinua Achebe).  “Do not be misled: “Bad company corrupts good character””  (1 Corinthians 15: 33; Cf. Matthew 7: 15-16). Remember Achan “who brought disaster on Israel by taking plunder that had been set apart for the Lord” (1 Chronicles 2:7; Cf. Joshua 7).  Beware brethren! A word is enough…!   Advertisements Continue reading Githeri 026: Beware of “Achan”!

“Job Vacancies”: More Publishing Christian Authors Needed in Africa Urgently!

In his 2011 convocation address, the President of Asbury Theological Seminary, Professor Timothy Tennent said to his largely American audience that, “in the 19th century, God commanded us to Christianize Africa. In the 21st century, He may well be calling us to Africanize Christianity.”[1] In similar vein, Professor Andrew Walls predicted that “it is inevitable that the religio-cultural transformation of the 20th century will place … Continue reading “Job Vacancies”: More Publishing Christian Authors Needed in Africa Urgently!

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

Christianity and Culture: Enemies or Friends? A Lesson from the Church in Nigeria

It is no more news that the center of gravity of the contemporary world Christianity has shifted from the global North to the global South. The Nigerian Church especially its Evangelical/Pentecostal brand is a major contributor to this shift. Besides the will of God, scholars have argued that American evangelicalism/revival, missionary enterprise, indigenization, vernacular Bible Translation, contextualization, and globalization are some of the factors responsible … Continue reading Christianity and Culture: Enemies or Friends? A Lesson from the Church in Nigeria

Understanding Issues of Gospel and Culture by Professor Gillian M. Bediako, Dr. Benhardt Y. Quarshire and Dr. Ernestina Afriyie

Professor Gillian M. Bediako, Dr. Benhardt Y. Quarshire and Dr. Ernestina Afriyie (all from Afro-Christaller Institute of Theology, Mission and Culture, Ghana) presented public lectures today Thursday March 22, 2012 on: Understanding Issues of Gospel and Culture; and World Christianity, Mother-tongue Scripture and Mission in a New Key. The public lectures were hosted at NPC Valley, Nairobi by Pan Africa Christian University, Nairobi, Kenya. Here … Continue reading Understanding Issues of Gospel and Culture by Professor Gillian M. Bediako, Dr. Benhardt Y. Quarshire and Dr. Ernestina Afriyie

“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

LETTER FROM JESUS CHRIST TO THE CHURCH IN NIGERIA

Office of Jesus Christ the Head of the Church No 1 New Jerusalem Street, Private Mail Bag 01, City of the Living God, The Heavenly Jerusalem. February 27, 2012.   Dearly Beloved Children,   LETTER FROM JESUS CHRIST TO THE CHURCH IN NIGERIA   I am the Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I thank you for the love you have for me … Continue reading LETTER FROM JESUS CHRIST TO THE CHURCH IN NIGERIA