Be True To Yourself

A Lesson For Itinerant Ministers I started ministry as a medical doctor after 11 years as a medical director of my private practice at Aba, Abia State. When I sold the hospital and moved to Ughelli, I did not deceive myself. My wife and I quickly realized that life was not going to be the […]

Full-Time or Fool-Time [2]

In the first post, we discussed why Joseph’s and Mary’s ability and competence for adaptability was one of the determining criteria for granting them the honour of being earthly parents of Jesus. We also discussed how capacity and the ability to manage little opportunities would, to a large extent, determine your level of operation. We […]

Full-Time or Fool-Time [1]

I wrote this the day after I came from an embassy in Abuja to get a visa to visit my son graduating from medical school in Europe in 2012. About ten years before then, I was in an embassy, and I was so nervous because I had no statement of account of my own. I […]

The Story Behind The Glory—Building Like the Ant

In continuation on The New Year Has Started, here are a few lessons I’ve picked up. Lessons Of Life 1. Real estate rarely depreciates in value We bought that piece of land on which we are building about 20 years back. Then, an acre was about 300,000 Naira. Today, an acre goes for between 24 […]

The Story Behind The Glory

Going through my archives of experiences, I thought I should share this experience of my visit to St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church to The Story Behind The Glory series. When I got to the big Catholic Church, nobody paid attention to me in the real sense because I have never been there before. However, when […]

The Scars Form The Stars on The General’s Shoulders

This is my fourth child and third son. At the time of writing this (sometime in 2016), he was in final year in Europe. He is currently doing a Master’s. One of the areas I faced my greatest challenge in early stages of my life was in the family front. In this write-up I will […]

Hold On To Your Vision

The story I want to share about my journey is still on going. The picture above is the sunrise as seen from my wife’s bedroom door through the sitting room to our balcony upstairs. One distinguishing factor between the rich and the poor is where they live and the part of town where they reside. […]

The Future Starts Now

Speaking to Members of A Cooperative Society. Lessons of Life 1. Start planning for old age when you are young because the future starts now. I decided how I would live in old age while I was still in medical school. I decided that I would stop medical practice when I got to age 40. […]

In The Beginning It Was Not So

The pictures below were taken when I went to Owerri to address Businessmen and Pastors from several branches of Assemblies of God Church. On my way to Owerri, I passed by a hotel where my wife and I were accommodated about 16 years back when we went to preach in a church in Obinze, southeastern […]

The Prize In View

The picture above is the first cement block laid to build Petra Christian Academy. The pictures above were taken a few years later of the same space as the first picture. The pictures above show the Secondary School building at various stages of construction. The picture above shows a section of the secondary school which […]