The Modern Church: Imperatives (Part 1)

Churches are critical to developing economies. They often constitute the social security system of developing nations. Churches take street urchins aka “area boys” off the streets; they reach out to sex workers, act as ameliorators for mental health challenges, organise conferences for SMEs, set up hospitals, set up schools, feed the hungry, take care of drug addicts… They provide scholarships, clothing and accommodation for the poor, organise job seminars and placements, motivate the youths, teach them values… When people disparage churches and pastors as a collective because of the perpendicular misalignment of a few pastors they throw out the baby with the bath water. There’s that hypothesis the proliferation of churches in Nigeria seems inversely proportional to the values of society. But think about it… If things are this bad despite the churches imagine how bad things would be without the churches. Nigeria will be a Hobbesian state. […]

Why Are There Many Churches But Little Impact On Society?

In Ephesians 4:11-12 (NLT) Paul wrote as follows: “Now these are the gifts Christ gave to the church: the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, and the pastors and teachers. Their responsibility is to equip God’s people to do his work and build up the church, the body of Christ.” In other words the apostles, prophets, Read more about Why Are There Many Churches But Little Impact On Society?[…]

The Nature of Sin

The biggest problem in the body of Christ today is ignorance, and that is most unfortunate. My people are destroyed from lack of knowledge, God said. (Hosea 4:6). Without enlightenment lives are wasted, potentials decimated, destinies altered and men fall short of God’s glory. It is amazing but sometimes people are willfully ignorant. They cling Read more about The Nature of Sin[…]