PASTORAL CARE FOR DIVORCE VICTIMS

(Helping the divorce victim(s) to love and trust God) Despite its paradox, the predominant religion in Nigeria is anti-divorce. Not only do the moral authorities reject divorce and separation of marriage as options in society, but even traditionalists oppose them. People frequently use the proverb “what God has joined together, … ∞

The Benefits of Sabbath Practice

According to Peterson, the Sabbath represents an underlying rhythm that helps people internalize a reality where God’s providential/sustaining presence, God’s creating/saving words, and God’s grace are the primary pulses. We have the chance to give our incomplete routines to God when we observe the Sabbath. When we give up or … ∞

Who am I, Creator God? part 2

These blog posts, which have been separated into a two-part oped piece, were originally created as a final course paper for the Hearts Exchanged program that was offered to Canadian students via the lifelong learning centre at Calvin Theological Seminary. I have learned a lot about Indigenous communities and myself … ∞

Who am I, Creator God? PART 1

These blog posts, which have been separated into a two-part oped piece, were originally created as a final course paper for the Hearts Exchanged program that was offered to Canadian students via the lifelong learning centre at Calvin Theological Seminary. I have learned a lot about Indigenous communities and myself … ∞

Insecurity: A Vice of Vices

Insecurity may be one of the most insidious vices that lurks deep within, and which dictates much of what we do. I say this as someone who genuinely brawls with the temptation of insecurity quite often. It’s a subtle, almost camouflaged paradigm of seeing yourself that dictates how you interact … ∞

The Compassionate Christ

A SERMON Text: Luke 19:41-48 (Deuteronomy 4:23-31; 1 Corinthians 12:2-11) Outline ·         Jesus’ deep sorrow for Jerusalem’s future and his prophetic words about Jerusalem’s destruction. (Luke 19:41 – 44) ·         Jesus’ Desire for Repentance and Salvation: cleansing of the temple, and call … ∞

Pastoral Theology, Suffering, and Persecution: A Personal Profile

In contemporary times in Nigeria, Christians face persecution on a daily basis due to their faith. Christians are not only denied access to education, stable employment, excellent infrastructure, and development, but we also face discrimination in the community where I live. The possibility of an attack by our Muslim neighbors … ∞