Stand Out! [2]

In the first post on Stand Out!, we looked at the D’s of outstanding performances—having a Dream, being Defined, Disciplined, and Directed, while young, having a Deep and Dense lumination that creates a Drive, avoiding Distractions, and Deviating from the Crowd. We continue on with the more D’s of outstanding performances in: having the right […]

Stand Out! [1]

This was a two-part lecture I gave to young ones at the annual conference/camp meeting of the Today For Tomorrow at Yenagoa. Somebody once said, “If your mates are sleeping, wake up. If they are lying down, sit up. If they are sitting up, stand up. If they are standing up, stand out. And if […]

Getting Through The Crowd To The Crown

A lot of individuals face challenges in life. A time comes when your tribe, nationality, past experiences, race, deficiencies, etc. might become a hindrance. For Ruth, as a Moabitess, there was a divine edict or statute against any descendant of a Moabitess from entering the Temple until the 10th generation. However, that law was lifted […]

Financial Independence and Freedom

Speaking today to the Youths of Church of God Mission at CYF NORTHERN REGCON::ABUJA 2018 The average young person should aspire to be financially independent and financially free. Financial freedom according to Long Pham in his article on May 6, 2013, means you’re debt free, financially stable, and not living paycheck to paycheck. Most civil servants […]

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 […]

The Rich Rule Over The Poor

Speaking on Saturday, the 23rd of June, to Youths at Redeemed Christian Church of God near Mega Chicken, Ikara Estate, Lekki, Lagos. Discussing the bitter truths of the Nigerian Political System. Text: Proverbs 22:7 The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is slave to the lender. My take 1. The Not Too Young […]

Apoki’s Law of Grace and Results—Exemption and Exception

In the previous post on Law and Exemption, we’ve been considering Isaac’s prosperity in strange lands and in difficult periods. We continue on that with the Law of Grace and Results. Text: Genesis 26:12-13 Isaac planted crops in that land and the same year reaped a hundredfold, because the Lord blessed him. The man became rich, and his wealth […]