When I began blogging again earlier this year I knew it was going to be difficult. I knew what I wanted to do--share my thoughts and my journeying towards truth. But I also knew I was not going to have it easy, considering all the uncertainties that were in my life at the time. I... Continue Reading →
I am somewhat of a forgetful person. If you want me to remember something you’re currently telling me a year from now, then you must tell me twice. Or maybe even thrice. Once would almost never do. I may remember you saying you were going to travel, but forget where exactly you said you were... Continue Reading →
A few months ago, I got baptized at Trinity Baptist Church, Abuja. One of the requirements for the exercise was that I shared my testimony with my pastor beforehand. This afforded me the opportunity to write out my testimony for the first time. Below is a slightly modified version of the testimony I shared with... Continue Reading →
Being reformed in Nigeria can be tough. As someone who came to embrace much of the reformed faith through the teaching and writing ministries of foreign men and women, I have felt firsthand the loneliness that hits a Christian who cannot find a brother or sister with whom he could have fellowship because everyone around... Continue Reading →
As a much younger Christian, I had grand thoughts of doing big things for God. I dreaded an ordinary life. I desired a life full of so much faith and power. I longed for a life that was beyond the ordinary. I wanted to be a Paul, or a Peter, or (brace up for this... Continue Reading →
At some point in our lives as humans, we all get to have a taste of pain and suffering. Regardless of their social status or religious worldviews, every man or woman will suffer in one way or the other at some point in their lives. The fall of Adam did bring suffering into the world... Continue Reading →
For months I have been reading Tim Challies' frequent articles on how his church, Grace Fellowship Church, Toronto, Canada worships. I have worshipped along with them through Tim's posts so many times in the past and have found myself wondering if I was ever going be part of a service like that. Having experienced nothing... Continue Reading →
In reducing the size of Gideon's army, the Lord may have lessened the morale in the camp. But in doing so, He increased their dependence on him.