Happy New Year!

Happy New Year. May you and your family have a joyful and prosperous 2023.  May God bless us, keep us, make His face shine upon us and give us peace. May all our plans succeed. Let’s carefully set our goals and keep them at the forefront of our minds or attention. Let’s work smarter and wisely. Let’s determine to…

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Thank God for Faith, Family and Friends 

Facebook recently reminded me about what I posted 8 years ago. I wrote “Treasure your family…Take every opportunity to cherish loved ones. Forgive a family member that you have parted with. Give a call to a family you have neglected. If you have rebelled against dad or mom, go home with the humble attitude and apologize. Give an extra…

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Don’t behave as if God is dead

There is a story about Martin Luther (1483 -1546) going through a period of discouragement and depression. For days his long face graced the family table and dampened the family’s home life. One day his wife came to the breakfast table all dressed in black, as if she were going to a funeral service. When Martin asked her who…

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Grow in courage

I have been following the journey of Kunle Adeyanju who is riding a motor bike from London to Lagos. Kunle, President – Elect Rotary Club of Ikoyi Metro’s purpose for riding to Nigeria from London is to raise funds for his club including support for polio eradication. He is currently in Benin and will arrive Nigeria later today. You…

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Do it now

William Trewatha Bray, (known as Billy Bray), an unconventional Cornish preacher, sat by the bedside of a dying Christian who had been very shy about his testimony for Christ during his life, more than 150 years ago. The dying man said, “If I had the power I’d shout glory to God.” Billy answered, “It’s a pity you didn’t shout…

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What does Easter mean to you

It means everything to me because Jesus Christ has conquered death. That makes all the difference – now and forever! His resurrection is the key to the Christian faith because (1) Just as He said, Jesus rose from the dead. We can be confident that He will accomplish all He has promised (2) His resurrection signifies that the living…

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Mercy Said Yes!

Have you ever tried to do something and you remembered a Scripture? That was what happened to me last year. I wanted to give some food to a young white man that used to beg on the way to my work. By the grace of God, I had given him food for a number of time before, but on…

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Good money and bad money

In disruptive innovation, there is a theory that is called good money and bad money. The theory developed by Prof Clayton Christensen describes two scenarios that can influence how emergent ideas are nurtured during the nascent years. Bad money is money that wants me to become very big very fast because if I have to do that, then I…

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The Resurrection and the Life*

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s final words before he died of a massive heart attack on the 5th of March 2013 were: “I don’t want to die. Please don’t let me die.” Very sad! I have been wondering, did someone tell him about Jesus. If they did, what was his response? Our response to Jesus on earth will determine where we…

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