Passion @ 60

One day in the year 2000, I was on my bed at Ughelli wondering if I had made a mistake selling the hospital. I was depressed and confused, broke and lonely, after selling the medical practice at Aba. Then I saw lucky Dube, a South African musician singing, “Wayo! Wayo!!, Wayo! Wayo!!” on TV. My spirit told […]

Someone You Would Not Like To Meet

Speaking to the students of Petra Christian Academy on Wednesday, the 13th of February 2019. Scriptural References: 1 Samuel 16:1, 1 Samuel 18:4-10, 2 Samuel 9:1-8. I was recently a guest speaker at the Government College Ughelli Old Boys’ Association Dinner at the Presidential Hotel, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Seated on the head table with […]

Reflections On Retirement

Speaking yesterday at College of Commerce, Warri, Delta State to members of staff. Lessons of Life You will probably spend most of your life at your workplace until the age of 60 or 70 years. The irony is that when you retire, very few of those you served or worked with will ever check on […]

Preserving The Legacy

Speaking today at the 60th birthday celebrations of my dear friend and brother, Rev T. Y. Emmanuel at the Doxa Family Church, Yenagoa, Bayelsa state. Text: Proverbs 22:1 Legacy is the balance sheet of your life here on earth. It is what you will leave behind for the next generation. Most dictionaries define legacy in […]

Attaining Academic Excellence—SOS4

Speaking Yesterday at Government College, Ughelli, on Attaining Academic Excellence in continuation of the SOS4 Campaign. We are having a problem in Ughelli and environs: students are no longer interested in schooling or reading their books. Even if you arrange extra lessons for them, they either come late or they will not attend. A lot […]

The Principle Of Accumulation And The Cascading Years

A few days ago, I wrote about Making The Years Cascade Into Each Other. One of the problems of modern Pentecostalism is the big-bang miracles expectation and lifestyle. After all the fasting and prayers and seeds for the year 2019, many of our members will be expecting a sudden incidence that will suddenly change their […]

Making The Years Cascade Into Each Other

In my previous post on The New Year Has Started, I talked about things I have come to realize as one gets older. Today, we finished the decking on a wing of our new school site at Okuokoko, near Warri in Delta State, which we started in January 2018 to build. On the first working day, 2nd […]

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 […]