Serving With Integrity

The pictures below are that of Julius Kambarage Nyerere, former president of Tanzania, a man of integrity, patriotism, and prudence such that Time Magazine featured him on their cover page—a rare honour.   Text: Genesis 39:1-6, Genesis 39:21-23 Lessons of life 1.  It is true that I wrote in a post about service unto commendation and recommendations […]

Service, With Humility

The picture below is that of former U.S. president, Jimmy Carter. Text: Philippians 2:3-9 Jimmy Carter was a Sunday School teacher before he contested for the Presidency of the U.S. as a Sunday School teacher. The next Sunday he came to still teach his Sunday School class. Remember the most powerful man on Earth as […]

Oysters And Pearls: Approaches To Life

Pearls are precious gems and have been of great value since 2300 BC. Pearls are formed inside oysters or mollusks. According to Pearls.com, pearls are formed when an irritant, usually a parasite, and not the proverbial grain of sand, works its way into an oyster, mussel, or clam. As a defense mechanism, a fluid is […]

After The Odd Jobs Come The “Up Jobs”

I had a previous post on odd jobs being part of the ministry. God will first test your willingness to serve without preconditions. However, note that your elevation is based on how well you have performed in doing the odd jobs. He gave talents according to the abilities of the servants in doing small deeds […]

Odd Jobs Are Part Of The Calling

For some time in 2016 I had been receiving invitations to speak in places and to people that really got me excited. First, I spoke to a Cooperative Society at Otovwodo Grammar School. Next, I spoke in a Christ Apostolic Church at Okuatata. Then, to students of Otovwodo Grammar School. I was also in Otujermi […]

The Little Seeds We Throw Away

There is this on-going CNN promotion for Quest Means Business featuring Richard Quest and a lady whose penny fell from her purse. The penny was picked up by Quest and handed over to her and she said offhandedly replied that it’s just a penny. Quest was shocked that she could treat a penny with so much […]

Service, Prompted By Love

The picture below is that of St. Teresa Mary of Calcutta, who left her native country to serve the poor and homeless in India as a Roman Catholic nun. Text: Luke 10:25-37; Matthew 25:31-46 Ministry, today, is usually measured by statistics of how big, how many, and how much. Many of us associate Jesus and […]