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

The Gospel according to Hollywood

A theme of Salvation runs through several Hollywood movies. From Maleficent to Snow White and the Huntsman to Independence Day, there is a common story. In spite of the different plots and characters, one finds an unmistakable unifying theme which basically goes like this: Something is wrong with the world. It could be  a spell cast … Continue reading The Gospel according to Hollywood

Introducing…Lecrae

I keep a distance from rap music. The reasons are pretty obvious: It tends to glorify violence, promote sexual immorality and idolize money and material possessions. As a whole it seems to promote a culture of pleasure seeking and immorality. However, the rhyme is an aspect I find interesting. There is this tingle of excitement I … Continue reading Introducing…Lecrae

Christians in History: Augustine (354 – 430)

The eminent church historian, Philip Schaff, described him as 'the great church teacher of all times'. Augustine is a towering figure in the long history of the Christian church. Aside from standing as an important link between early Christianity and the Middle Ages, his views and ideas have deeply influenced how the Christian world understands … Continue reading Christians in History: Augustine (354 – 430)

Intellectual Discipleship? Faithful Thinking for Faithful Living by Albert Mohler

The biblical master narrative serves as a framework for the cognitive principles that allow the formation of an authentically Christian worldview. Many Christians rush to develop what they will call a “Christian worldview” by arranging isolated Christian truths, doctrines, and convictions in order to create formulas for Christian thinking. No doubt, this is a better … Continue reading Intellectual Discipleship? Faithful Thinking for Faithful Living by Albert Mohler

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

The Christian view of Education – a thought

What is the purpose of education? Is it merely about mastering the facts of subjects like Physics and Geography? It goes beyond that. According to the Coalition on Revival, a global network of evangelical leaders: The ultimate goal of education should be to orient human beings Biblically toward the knowledge of God, humanity, and the … Continue reading The Christian view of Education – a thought

5 Major Worldviews

A worldview is one's outlook or understanding of reality. And it has great implications for what one holds to be true and how one lives. The chart below is a simple comparison among several different worldviews and their implications for life. (Source: http://www.xenos.org) REALITY MAN TRUTH VALUES Naturalism Atheism; Agnosticism; Existentialism The material universe is … Continue reading 5 Major Worldviews

A Biblical View of Economics, by Kerby Anderson

It has been my desire for several years now to understand how the Christian faith applies to life. And I give thanks to God that he has helped me in that quest by bringing my way several articles and books that point out what the truth of Christianity means for several disciplines, whether Law, Science, … Continue reading A Biblical View of Economics, by Kerby Anderson

Elements of a Christian Worldview

What is involved in a Christian worldview? What truths or principles must one hold in trying to develop a Christian outlook on life. Below is a sketch of essential ideas and beliefs which must guide our thinking if we hope to be faithful to our calling as 'the light of the world' (Matthew 5:14). I … Continue reading Elements of a Christian Worldview