How Can We Worship in Spirit and Truth?

As you may already know, I have been a Pastoral Intern at Trinity Baptist Church, Abuja, since January of this year. As part of my studies, I read and review sections of Foundations for the Flock: Truths About the Church for All the Saints, a collection of Dr. Conrad Mbewe's works—ranging from booklets to sermon... Continue Reading →

Thank God for His Work in Nigeria

"Describe the overall condition of the church in Nigeria. Be honest without sounding overly critical." I read these words a few weeks ago and haven't been able to forget them. This is because it is normal to depict the state of Christianity in Nigeria in a bad light (especially if one says one is Reformed).... Continue Reading →

Life at Trinity: One Year Later

"Suffering is an indispensable part of church planting," Barry King said in the first session of his 12 Questions About Church Planting online course. That statement probably stuck with me more than any other thing he said that day. This is probably because I am part of a church plant (read initial post about my... Continue Reading →

Are They Still Brothers?

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 →

Life at Trinity Baptist Church, Abuja

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 →

Spontaneity and the Holy Spirit

It is possible that the ministry of the Holy Spirit is one of the most misunderstood and controversial topics today. While almost every believer will agree to the supernatural work of the Spirit in conversion and sanctification, few will see eye to eye on how real intimacy with the Holy Spirit is supposed to play... Continue Reading →

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