What BBNaija says about the Nigerian Mind

A few weeks ago, I got a call from Multichoice, the cable TV provider.  My subscription had expired several weeks earlier and I had not renewed.  The agent who called was eager to know when I would likely renew.  In a bid to persuade me to promptly reactivate my account, he started mentioning some programmes … Continue reading What BBNaija says about the Nigerian Mind

Your Work Matters

Work is the form in which we make ourselves useful to man and thus to God! - Lester DeKoster Work is more than a necessity; it is a privilege. Work enables us to take part with God in the work of creation. It develops our personality and shapes us into the unique persons which God … Continue reading Your Work Matters

Book Review: A Public Faith, by Miroslav Volf

Less than 2 weeks into the new year, terrorists attacked a French publishing company, killing 12 people. We hear reports of the atrocities by ISIS in Iraq and Syria. And here in Nigeria, we are fed stories of the latest Boko Haram abduction or massacre. Lest it seem like the acts of radicals are within … Continue reading Book Review: A Public Faith, by Miroslav Volf

A Comment on the recent criminalization of Homosexual relationships in Nigeria

The Bible is clear that homosexual relationships and acts are sinful (Gen.1:26-27; 2:18-24; Gen.19; Lev. 18:22; 20:13; Rom. 1:26-27; 1 Cor. 6:9; 1 Tim. 1:10). And everyone who calls himself by the name of Christ cannot but disapprove of it. What then should we make of the recent criminalization of the practice in Nigeria? I … Continue reading A Comment on the recent criminalization of Homosexual relationships in Nigeria

Christianity and Communism

Communism is one of the great ideologies to have arisen on the earth. Spanning across cultures as diverse as Russia and China, it is truly a global movement. It has enjoyed, and still enjoys, wide appeal because of its concern for  the  suffering and oppression of the lower classes of society. Ironically, the system (and … Continue reading Christianity and Communism

How Jesus turned the world upside down

The problem with the world is not  its diversity - social, ethnic, or racial. I am white, he is black; I belong to society's elite, he is a poor farmer; I speak Yoruba, she is Fulani. No. The problem arises when love and service are left out, and the elements of power and superiority are … Continue reading How Jesus turned the world upside down

The Humanitarian Theory of Punishment, by C.S.Lewis

The Norwegian mass murderer, Anders Breivik, was recently sentenced to 21 years in prison for murdering 77 people in cold blood. The Christian Mind shared an article by John Piper on the incident, in which he made reference to an essay written by C.S.Lewis way back in 1949 - The Humanitarian Theory of Punishment. I present … Continue reading The Humanitarian Theory of Punishment, by C.S.Lewis

Bonhoeffer on Abortion

The article below is from John Piper, the Pastor for preaching and vision at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minnesota, USA. It is a look at the view of a Christian theologian, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, on the topic of abortion.   Bonhoeffer on Abortion by John Piper | March 24, 201 Dietrich Bonhoeffer is claimed as a patron … Continue reading Bonhoeffer on Abortion