My Experience At Age 60

After my last post on my friend’s 60th birthday—Preserving The Legacy and A Duck In The Pond—Dr. Charles Apoki At 59, I made some reflections of my own experiences at this time. Lessons of Life 1. The aging process, even though it starts gradually from 50, increases more rapidly from about 58 years of age even though […]

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 […]

The Spirit of Esau and Legacy

In the series on the study of Esau, we’ve looked at The Spirit Of Esau and Why Did God Hate Esau. We continue the study looking at how Esau treated family legacies. As said earlier on, the covenant inheritance that Esau had as occupational blessing was animal husbandry. It is noteworthy that even Pharaoh’s attempt […]

Law of Exception and Exemption—Isaac in Gerar

In the first post on law of exception and exemption we saw some people who were exempted from some certain kingdom laws either because of their determination to survive, doggedness of character, or grace. In this post we’ll be looking at certain periods in Isaac’s life. Isaac in the land of Gerar is like the […]

Retaining the Saltiness in Life and Ministry

Text: Matthew 5:13-16 The pictures below show me receiving an award on the 26th of May, 2018, for my contribution towards human-capacity building in Urhoboland, presented from Urhobohood organisation. This is the 6th edition of the Urhobo Arts and Cultural Advancement Award ceremony. Later, the president of Urhobo Progress Union in Asia, resident in Malaysia, […]

The Unique Family

Speaking at a banquet for married couples at St. Joseph’s Chosen Church, Ughelli. Text: Genesis 6:9-13; Genesis 21:8-21 The first passage gives an account of Noah’s family and the flood. Noah’s family was a unique family because Noah had a special and personal relationship with Jehovah. He was separated from his neighborhood mentality even though […]

Emergency In the Education Sector

I was speaking on the 4th of May, 2018 to Secondary School students of Oviri-Ogor Secondary School, Oviri Ogor, in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta state. During the questions-and-answers session, some facts emerged that I had already noticed among many students in Delta Central Senatorial District. 1. Students are no longer interested in […]

A Duck In The Pond—Dr. Charles Apoki At 59

Social Insolubility—My Secret for Survival and Advancement 27th April, 2018, would be 59 years of my existence on earth. I remain eternally grateful to Jehovah for sparing my life. I’m the only surviving member of the household I grew up in as the last child. My parents died about 3 weeks apart, although they were […]

Reunion With Dr. Leroy Edozien

The pictures below were taken 35 years ago.   From the left, for those sitting: there is Dr. Egesi, Dr. Adewumi, a consultant and hall warden then, Professor Ajayi, hall master, then, and Professor of Surgery, Dr. Leroy Edozien, Dr. Ndukwe, a consultant in the USA. From the left , also, for those standing: Dr […]

First Weekend in February, 2018

It was a busy weekend His, Excellency, former Federal Minister and former Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, came visiting at Petra Christian Academy, Ughelli.   We left for Effurun-Otor to see my King, Hrm King Duku II, The Orovworere of Effurun-Otor Kingdom.   We dashed to Port Harcourt to the St. Paul’s Cathedral, […]