Birthday Appreciation

I want to use this medium to thank my friends, family members, associates, neighbours, workers, mentees and my listeners on radio for honouring me on my 60th Birthday on Saturday, 27th April, 2019. I want to thank God for grace to reach this diamond jubilee celebrations of my birth. Space and time will not allow […]

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 […]

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 […]

Simulation And Sustainability

Our visit to Tinapa, on the 1st of September, brought mixed emotions to me. At the same time, it reinforced something I’ve been discussing and write about for a while now. It is the issue of simulation and sustainability. Simulation is to mimic, to try to be like, to copy, and try to execute what […]

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 […]