Faith for Works

I live in a row of flats that necessitate some sort of shared facilities; wherein, something as simple as a fault in the water pumping system requires a meeting of many tenants to resolve. It is amazing how many back and forth is necessary before simple things get resolved. Among us are some, who don’t…

What Matters Are Within Your Power of Choice

If there is anything that has made me think deeply more than anything else in my lifetime, it is the matter with people and the choices they make. As much as choices determine most of what happens in our lives, there are few of them we do not have the power to choose: to whom…

“I’m not you”

The beauty of a new life,The blessings of fresh opportunitiesThe jinx of fresh perspectivesThe judgment of those who stumbled. It says: ” I’m not you”“I think and act differently”“I’ll walk without stumbling because I know better”“I am me, not you!” Until avoidable tragedy strikes,And history repeats itself…Until posterity is damaged,And precious time is wasted. If…

Antidote to Worry

Why do we worry? Is there a psychological explanation to anxiety so much so that generally, people seem unable to control it? Many are down with cardiac issues, blood pressure challenges and even panic attacks, especially with present realities that are manifesting. Why do you worry? I was having a conversation with a friend of…

God Speaks in Diverse Ways, Mostly in Those You Do Not Like

If there is anything I have heard people say more often than any other, it is that they wish to know the mind of God concerning many things. Many people have become preys in search for what God is saying, many others have become merchants of falsehood and sensual words, spoken as God’s heart. First…

Streams of Engagement

You may have communion with the LORD in the company of other people, That will give you EDIFICATION; You will have encounter with the LORD in company of Angels, That will give you LIFE-DEFINING WONDERS; Ultimately it is the communion you will have with God alone that will shape THE FUTURE OF NATIONS. These three…

The Sharp Edge of Faithfulness

The faithfulness of God answers for all men in their time of dire needs, His righteousness and justice are always the objectives when all matters are before Him. One thing is significant about this: the faithfulness of God ensures that everyone is dealt a hand that befits his or her response to God and to…

City of Refuge

20 years less a month back, precisely February 2000, I escaped to the city of JOS, Nigeria from the onslaught that was going on in Kaduna then. It was a religious crisis, I was a victim, needing help and this was the only place one could enter and be safe as a Christian during the…

Understanding Times

When it is pitch dark out there, a light is an asset; When the day dawns an extra light is another glare to worry about… When it’s raining heavily and there is nowhere to hide, an umbrella is a asset; When the rain stops and everywhere is bright and blue, the covering becomes a burden…..

Family: In Search of New Experiences…

Usually when family breakdowns are considered irreparable, offsprings of such seeks to change the trends in their own new families. Unfortunately, their own experiments often turn out to be worse. The foundation of these dissatisfactions are not ideologies, opinions or perspectives…it is the state of the heart. If the heart is not right, even right…