Money!

Yesterday and today, I had to use public transportation to get to Lagos in order to fix my personal computer that stopped working. On my way to computer village at Ikeja today, in the public bus, someone was advising young people on the radio to not make MONEY the center of their life’s pursuit. Almost…

The Matter with YAHOO-YAHOO, YAHOOPLUS and MONEY RITUALS

YAHOO-YAHOO is a Nigerian slang for internet fraudsters; YAHOOPLUS are those who add spiritual influence to fraud Few minutes ago, a lady called me from Adron Homes, a real estate firm in Nigeria, trying follow-up on a marketing lead they had from a meeting I had with one of their agents few months back. I…

In Pursuit of Reward

When accurate teachers of the word of God emphasizes true relationship with God above transactional engagements with God and say: “Make God your Reward, not things or achievements,” one would wonder, is this GOD tangible, how does an unseen, unknown God become the Reward to go for. The real issue is that value will still…

The Big Man

Written by Dan Twimasie (dkt), Ghana. A defining characteristic of the African personality is the notion of self-importance. It can be so pervasive in our societies that an inquiry into the degree of entrenchment is wasteful. Even in the Church, we are humility-challenged. From the tycoon-prophet to the sashed-usher, we wear that ubiquitous “do-you-know-me” disposition,…

Where is (YOUR) Fortune?

Fortunes, they say, favours the brave . . . nothing significant comes from easy places. If beauty would ever come out from chaos, and problems would become blessings in disguise, resources must be spent on them, wherever they are. There is a lot of value and great wealth in mundane and regular experiences. So, wherever…

What is [YOUR] Value?

Certainly, no one is bereft of value; it is either it is unknown or it is known and underutilized. If there are resources (time, money and people [relationships]) and they are not spent on increasing or improving worth and essence [skills], value would inevitably be lost. It is a beautiful thing to buy pleasure and…

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…

Business Growth and Development

The following are my notes for the presentation I made today on Splash FM 105.5, Ibadan. Should you have more question, please reach out by calling +234 803 095 7661. I would be ready and willing to offer advice where I can. What are Growth and Development? Every business is like a life; it is…

As I see it . . .

I have not been here in a while. So much is taking my attention away from writing. Sometimes, we have to learn the lesson first before we talk about it. Two things are on my heart to share today and I would like to get right to it: Firstly, I have had the privilege of…