The Political Dimension Of The Church (Part 1)

The church is a spiritual federation. The architecture of the church is similar to that of the internet. There’s no single point of failure. The gates of hell cannot prevail. Matthew 16:18. The brand architecture of the church is what we will call endorsed brand architecture in my line of work. There are various forms[…]

What If Jesus Ran For Governor In Ibadan

Going by banners and posters the city of Ibadan in western Nigeria has to be the most interesting political landscape in the run up to the 2019 gubernatorial election in that nation. The city has always had colourful politicians. There was Adegoke Adelabu of the “Penkelemes” fame in the First Republic. For the uninitiated, “penkelemes”[…]

The Political Church

If we want to create a difference in the destiny of Nigeria the church must re-strategise. Those Elijah-ic pronouncements from pulpits are not working. At best they’re moral voices. Though needful more is required. Our cause is not helped by misconception of what Christianity is. And there are several misconceptions about Christianity out there, even[…]

The Church and Politics (Part 16): The Christian President

We continue the series, The Church and Politics. If you’ve not been following the series please go to www.myilluminare.com/the-church-and-politics/ to read the last fifteen instalments. Christians naturally want a Christian on the dais of power, just as adherents of other faiths want their faithful on the dais of power. There is a significant desire among[…]

The Church and Politics (Part 14): The Four Freedoms

We continue the series, The Church and Politics. If you’ve not been following the series please go to www.myilluminare.com/the-church-and-politics/ to read the last thirteen instalments. The paradox of Christianity is that it is at once an inclusive and exclusive concept. The inclusivity of the Christian worldview lies in the fact that God threw an open[…]

The Church and Politics (Part 13): The Money Factor

Welcome to this instalment of the series, The Church and Politics. If you’ve not been following the series please go to www.myilluminare.com/the-church-and-politics/ to read the last twelve instalments. However much we hate the fact, money is the lubricant of politics. Money gives you a seat at the table. There’s an economic cost attached to changing[…]

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