A Visit To Igbide—A Peep Into The Future

I met Venerable Mathew A. E. Igri about 18 years back when I started running seminars for the Anglican church. I had just relocated from Aba to Ughelli. We found out that we are both alumni of the University of Ibadan. He took interest in my ministry since then. Now he is retired and resides […]

Esau Stopped Being A Hunter

We continue on the transformation of Esau after considering the study on The Spirit of Esau in The Spirit of Esau, Why did God hate Esau?, The Spirit of Esau and Legacy, and The Spirit Of Esau And Recklessness, and lastly, The Seed Of Esau—Would you have forgiven Jacob? This is the account of the family line of Esau (that is, Edom). Esau took […]

Don’t Tell The Children—The Spirit Of Esau

With this post, we’ll be concluding this series on the The Spirit of Esau. Previously, we’ve looked at The Spirit of Esau, Why did God hate Esau?, The Spirit of Esau and Legacy, and The Spirit Of Esau And Recklessness, The Seed Of Esau—Would you have forgiven Jacob?, and Esau Stopped Being A Hunter. Esau reconciled with Jacob, but before then, […]

The Seed Of Esau—Would you have forgiven Jacob?

In previous studies on the Spirit of Esau, we’ve looked at The Spirit of Esau, Why did God hate Esau?, The Spirit of Esau and Legacy, and The Spirit Of Esau And Recklessness. We continue now with the Seed of Esau. Text: Genesis 33:1-18 This is one of the most dramatic chapters in the Bible. It is also one of the most challenging […]

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 […]

And Master Took Me Into The Bush Again

By Marcus Ekure Dr. Apoki: Oh Marcus you are here? Marcus: Yes Daddy. I haven’t seen you for a week, hence, I decided to come check on you while refilling my wisdom bank. Dr. Apoki: Do you mind if we take a walk, Son? Marcus: Why not! I don’t mind. Hence, we drove off to […]

Striking The Balance

Speaking late November, at the Men’s Week on  “A Fulfilling and Healthy Lifestyle” at Victoria Garden City, Lagos.  Lessons. 1. The drive to excel and live a fulfilled life is very good, but it must never be at the expense of your health, family relationships, relationship with society and God. 2. There is too much […]

WWC—21st of November

Make plans to attend Word and Wisdom Conference at Petra Christian Academy, Ughelli on the 21st of November, the Id el Maulud holiday. The theme of the conference is Leadership and Social Justice. We’ll be having great speakers. Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, a medical doctor, former Federal Minister for Housing and Urban Development, and former Governor […]

Law of Exception and Exemption

Text: Ruth 3 Warning: This series of posts is only for mature, bone-cracking, Kingdom citizens. The Chapter of Ruth, above, relates the encounter between Ruth and Boaz at the Threshing Floor. T. R. Noble does a beautiful summary of the Book of Ruth in Love Story of Devotion and Redemption. Lessons 1. For every kingdom […]

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 […]