What Do These Things Mean?

The search for understanding is the wellspring of life. . . those who make their camp around understanding are ever-green and never in lack of what is needed. But understanding is not an easy get. It requires a deliberate immersion in life’s processes till the ‘Why’ is clear enough for a decisive action. These processes…

A peep into the future of families, if left unattended

I worry that men and women of destiny being born in this age may struggle in finding suitable helpmates; that those who will seem suitable may be pretending until married; and that majority of those coming up will desecrate the institution of marriage completely I worry that goals will be driven by selfish dreams and…

What Do You Seek?

It is no longer news that marriages are failing at alarming rates and much worse, marriages of ‘Christians’ are hitting the rocks so fast. It is easier to take a stand and make pronouncements on these marriages from outside of hem, but being married and remaining married is not an easy thing to do. There…

Of Jews and Gentiles

Have you ever wondered why, even in the New Testament, after the sacrifice of Christ, the difference between the Jews and the Gentiles were not scrapped? I kept pondering on this and I decided to study the Scriptures for clarifications. For the Jews, their relationship with God was hewn out from a covenant that has…

Christian Marriages

The problem with Christian marriages, probably the reason they are failing at such alarming rates, is that the focus has shifted and continues to shift from God and His purpose to the personality of the spouses… When their personal needs becomes a demand, not a response outflowing from understanding and submission to God, the marriage…

Flash Contemplations 1

There come that season in every man’s life, wherein he seeks a shoulder to cry on . . . of joy or sorrow and it is not that of the progenitor or of the one who nurtured him. It would be that of a woman, whose triumph is not the abundance of her accomplishment of…

Modest Matrimony

I was privileged to attend a marriage ceremony yesterday, at Legon Interdenominational Church, University of Ghana. It was such an eye-opening event for me. 1. I have only spent two minutes on my seat before I could clearly see that this new couple were genuinely in love with each other. They smiled at each other…

Is Your Christian Marriage Really Working? (PART 3)

Continued from Part Two . . . The trouble with the Christian marriage is that many things are not like they are in marriages that did not involve God. Although, most Christian marriages are already becoming more like the secular, the God-factor in Christian marriages sets it apart from the rest. Therefore, if you really…

Is Your Christian Marriage Really Working? (Part 1)

Marriage is an institution designed by God to be practiced by mankind. Though the circumstances of life differ from one person and place to another, the design for marriage remains God’s prototype for practicing it. Unfortunately, marriage, as practiced, leaves so much to worry about; and instead of returning to the original design, we are…