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Do You Know Nigeria’s Oldest Degree Awarding Theological Institution?
3rd March 2022
The Nigerian Baptist Theological Seminary, Ogbomoso, Oyo State is a theological institution that integrates and balances vibrant spirituality, sound academics and competent gospel ministry. Amongst so many other existing theological seminaries and bible schools, the Nigerian Baptist Theological Seminary, Ogbomoso, is regarded as Nigeria’s oldest degree-awarding theological institution. This year 2022, the theological institution will … Continue reading Do You Know Nigeria’s Oldest Degree Awarding Theological Institution?
Do You Know? Jeremiah Aluwong And The LightWK Team
4th February 2021
Literally, you can see the passion of Jeremiah Samuel Aluwong and his team. The manner in which they strive to reach out to people at the grassroots—in the oddest of places—is a testimony of their passion. Images shared on their social media (IG: @spokesman001 and @lightwkonline) capture them with young people that could be easily … Continue reading Do You Know? Jeremiah Aluwong And The LightWK Team
It Is ‘In Jesus’ Name’ And Not ‘ijn’
31st January 2021
To Whom honour is due. If God is ALMIGHTY, why sign off a prayer with ‘ijn’? Read more about Personal Development What is ‘ijn’? In Jesus‘ Name? Why can’t you write it in full? Where is the reverence? Where is the respect? Why does the world want to abbreviate Him? From Christmas to Xmas and … Continue reading It Is ‘In Jesus’ Name’ And Not ‘ijn’
Let’s Talk About the Beauty Who Was Married to a Beast
8th May 2018
She had brains and beauty; more than that, she was the embodiment of patience, common sense and vision. The lady whose story is recorded in 1 Samuel 25:1-42; 2 Samuel 3:3, is a woman of exceptional courage. Sadly, Abigail was married to a man destitute of her finer qualities. 1 Samuel 25:3 states that “she was … Continue reading Let’s Talk About the Beauty Who Was Married to a Beast
Is Prayer Overrated?
6th May 2018
Today, more and more people are awakening to the truth that prayer cannot take the place of action. Faith without corresponding action is truly dead. (James 2:26) So, do we really need to pray? Is prayer overrated? Yes, we absolutely need to pray and no, prayer can never be overrated! That old song is still … Continue reading Is Prayer Overrated?
Let’s Talk About the Prostitute Who Became a Princess
22nd April 2018
Do you worry about how people see you? What people think of you? I can categorically tell you that what matters is not whether people consider you worthy. What matters is God’s opinion of you. Nobody knows this better than Rahab. Like the other three “unbelieving” women mentioned in Matthew 1, Rahab’s place in Jesus’ … Continue reading Let’s Talk About the Prostitute Who Became a Princess
Does Your Besetting Sin Make You a Hypocrite?
Is there any one that fails? Is there anyone that falls? Am I the only one in church today feeling so small? ~ Casting Crowns, Stained Glass Masquerade. The Bible makes it clear to us that the struggle between the flesh and the Spirit will not end as long as we are in these bodies. … Continue reading Does Your Besetting Sin Make You a Hypocrite?
Gospel Rapper Lacrae Visits Nigeria
13th March 2018
American gospel hip hop recording artiste Lacrae is set to visit Nigeria in the middle of the year as part of his All Things Work Together 2018 World Tour. The tour is also part of activities to promote this Grammy Award winner’s eighth studio album titled “All Things Work Together” album released in September last … Continue reading Gospel Rapper Lacrae Visits Nigeria
Is Morning Devotion Still a Thing?
26th February 2018
As young believers, one of the first disciplines we learnt was that of starting the day with God. Many of us were introduced to this in the form of family devotions, which often proved to be a major thorn in the flesh because most times we still wanted to sleep, and sometimes we couldn’t really … Continue reading Is Morning Devotion Still a Thing?
Interesting Conversations Christian Couples Should Have Before Engagement
7th May 2017
When I was growing up, “lists” were a must in Christian circles, and every serious believer looking to date and marry, had one. Even when we learnt how to leave out the less important things and focus on the major issues, we still ended up with lists that were quite robust. While everyone does need … Continue reading Interesting Conversations Christian Couples Should Have Before Engagement
12 Verses from The Message That Just Give Life
30th April 2017
The King James Version of the Holy Bible is incomparable. It has its shortcomings, chief of which is the older English that is sometimes hard to understand, but it also retains what my cousin calls “the power in the Word.” However, if KJV is on one end of the extreme, The Message is definitely on … Continue reading 12 Verses from The Message That Just Give Life
How Did the Hebrew Women Deliver?
23rd April 2017
You’ve probably heard many things about “Hebrew women delivery”. I’ve even heard of women refusing caesarean sections because they want to “deliver like the Hebrew women.” It’s not a bad thing to want a vaginal delivery – it certainly has its advantages –but when this desire becomes spiritualized to the point of demonizing Caesarean sections … Continue reading How Did the Hebrew Women Deliver?
Mummy, I Don’t Want Jesus to Die
16th April 2017
My son recently said those words to me, and I was amused because he’s not the only one who has felt that way. When Jesus told his disciples that he was going to suffer, be killed and on the third day raised to life, Peter took Him aside and began to reprimand Him. “Far be … Continue reading Mummy, I Don’t Want Jesus to Die
Christianity: Do You Know Whom You Have Believed?
19th March 2017
Two of the most important phrases for me in the Bible are, “He is…” and “You are” where God is concerned, explicit or implied. The words that follow these phrases are affirmations and declarations of the character of God as revealed through His prophets and His acts. Only when you know the God with Whom … Continue reading Christianity: Do You Know Whom You Have Believed?
What Does the Bible Say About Minding Your Own Business?
12th March 2017
Everybody knows there’s nothing commendable about being an amebo, but not many realise how dangerous it is or how strongly God feels about it. He is not indifferent to tatafo, and He tells us, at various times through different vessels, what we as His children should know about minding our own business. What does the … Continue reading What Does the Bible Say About Minding Your Own Business?
What Does the Bible Say About Laziness?
It gives me no small comfort to know that regardless of what challenge I’m facing at any time, the Bible has something to say. From anger, to too much talk, sound counsel abounds in the Bible. It is not silent on the issue of laziness either. Is it merely a bad habit, or a potentially … Continue reading What Does the Bible Say About Laziness?
7 Books of the Bible Most Christians Hardly Read
22nd January 2017
Perhaps it’s because they’re tiny, or perceived as less interesting than the much-read Major Prophets, poetic books, Gospels, and the longer epistles of Apostle Paul, but these 7 books rarely get any love. If you rarely ever (or never!) read these books, then perhaps this is the year you should plan to read with an … Continue reading 7 Books of the Bible Most Christians Hardly Read
24 Tiny Tips to Boost Your Prayer Life This Year
15th January 2017
Last year, 221 followers of Christ voted in a poll I tweeted: “Where do you need to improve the most in 2017 by God’s grace?” Of that number, 39% voted prayer, 38% Bible reading/study, 15% life application, and 8% service/ministry. I can certainly relate with the desire to pray more and pray better. Prayer is … Continue reading 24 Tiny Tips to Boost Your Prayer Life This Year
4 Questions Christians Should Ask About Their Relationships
18th December 2016
When it comes to creating an atmosphere in your life that invites God’s presence and facilitates His purpose for you, relationships are absolutely essential. The people around you should add to your life and multiply the good things God has put in you, not subtract from your life and divide your attention from destiny. In … Continue reading 4 Questions Christians Should Ask About Their Relationships
One Truth about Temptation that the Devil Doesn’t Want You to See
11th December 2016
I was taught as a child that giving in to temptation is sin, and I know this to be true. I’ve known from my teens that fighting temptation is hard. I’ve learnt from experience that giving in to it made giving in easier next time, whereas overcoming it built my “overcoming muscles” as it were. … Continue reading One Truth about Temptation that the Devil Doesn’t Want You to See
6 Things I Love About the Book of Esther
4th December 2016
Esther is one of my favourite books of the Bible, and if you’ve ever taken time to read it, this won’t sound strange to you at all. Esther was a Jewish girl who was not only an orphan but also a displaced person- a slave in foreign Persia along with her fellow Israelites. Her older … Continue reading 6 Things I Love About the Book of Esther
7 Questions to Prayerfully Ask Yourself When You’re Feeling Burnt Out
27th November 2016
In today’s world, every other Christian woman you meet is almost always in survival mode. She is trying to effectively hold it all together and still be the ultimate “It Girl”- looking, smelling and feeling good. The demands of a job or business, being a wife, raising children, being a daughter, daughter-in-law, sister-in-law, and friend, … Continue reading 7 Questions to Prayerfully Ask Yourself When You’re Feeling Burnt Out
Hate the Sin, Not the Sinner
20th November 2016
Last Tuesday, my baby came home with itchy eyes, and as a dutiful mom, I bought an over-the-counter ophthalmic solution for him on my way from work the next day. When I got home and met that the eyes had turned red with conjunctivitis, popularly known as apollo, I was happy I took initiative and started treatment for him … Continue reading Hate the Sin, Not the Sinner
Spiritual Temperaments: Enthusiasts
13th November 2016
If you haven’t read the introduction to this series please read it here first. One of the most common spiritual temperaments in Christianity today after the traditionalist temperament is the enthusiast. Even within the traditional church, spiritual movements and fellowships exist to nourish enthusiasts through charismatic practice that helps them grow spiritually. Enthusiasts worship, love, … Continue reading Spiritual Temperaments: Enthusiasts
One day after preparing to go out, I looked at my hand and was so surprised to see that my wrist is now looking fairer than all the other areas of my hand. Could it be that my cream and why was I just noticing this? I thought. On a second thought, I remembered that … Continue reading The Evidence
Do You Listen to God’s Voice?
6th November 2016
Prayer is not a monologue; it’s a dialogue. You speak to God, and He speaks back to you. When last did you listen? There are so many voices speaking to us today, and many of us lend our ears to the voice of money, the voice of social status, and even the voice of deception … Continue reading Do You Listen to God’s Voice?
Spiritual Temperaments: Ascetics
If you haven’t read the introduction to this series please read it here first. In a culture that values wealth, fame and pleasure, the ascetic temperament is the most difficult to relate to. There is always a newer model to upgrade to, a higher level of wealth to attain, and new pleasures to seek. Sure, … Continue reading Spiritual Temperaments: Ascetics
Spiritual Temperaments: Sensates
30th October 2016
If you haven’t read the introduction to this series please read it here first. As Gary Thomas has lived and studied the Christian life, he has found that while some Christians like himself grew up equating silence and lack of sensory stimulation with reverence, there are Christians who love, worship and draw near to God … Continue reading Spiritual Temperaments: Sensates
Spiritual Temperaments: Intellectuals
23rd October 2016
If you haven’t read the introduction to this series please read it here first. Some people believe that the word “intellectual” should have no place in Christianity. “Christianity is not a mind thing,” they argue. However, this is not true. Christianity is a spiritual thing, and it is also a mind thing. Indeed we are … Continue reading Spiritual Temperaments: Intellectuals
Spiritual Temperaments: Contemplatives
16th October 2016
If you haven’t read the introduction to this series please read it here first. Contemplatives worship, love and draw near to God in a way that is widely understood, and this may be because David, the sweet psalmist of Israel, was a contemplative, and his psalms are a major part of the Judeo-Christian heritage. Contemplatives … Continue reading Spiritual Temperaments: Contemplatives