What do you want??

Introduction James KA Smith asks a highly critical question: “What do you want?” Anyone who lacks concentration and is just motivated by what they believe or what other people say is right will be shaped by this inquiry. I like the way Smith describes us (human beings); he says, “To … ∞

Expectations

I have yet to find a place wherein expectation and reality lay together.These are the individuals we find at odds;Ones optimistic vision of utopia me by the bulwark of pessimism spoken by realityThe expectations of this world are built upon reality;A reality wherein lies a conflict. A conflict between the … ∞

Silence

I woke up today. I woke up to a world filled with rich hue.To a world bursting at the seams,With colour, intrigue, flavor, busy-nessSuch a world where noise abounds, there comesIntrinsic desire, a coveting jealousy; For silence. Through the day we trudge along the spirited paths of joyous hurry.Like a … ∞

Road Trip

Are we there yet?We’ve passed so many borderlines, Timelines,And exit signsAre we there yet? From the uncomfy chair to the dependent glares, We say: are we there yet?In this stuffy air and imminent despair,On this road we ask:Are we there yet? Friends and family are waiting there as heirs But … ∞

Yesterday

YesterdayWhat a silly concept.A day prior to today,Yet displaced by something even worse The present. Yesterday is filled with missed opportunitiesOr alternative plots that can be commemorated with “What if” Yesterday can be remembered as“Dodging disaster”Yet a time sullied with regret“It feels like only yesterday” What a way to describe … ∞

Community Power Analysis

Emmanuel Lutheran Church Yola, is one of the Lutheran churches in northern Nigeria Adamawa State. I worship with Emmanuel Lutheran church and have the opportunity to converse with the church secretary on power and the potential abuse of power. His response is as follows: Power, in my opinion, is the … ∞

What is Creation? Part II

When studying the doctrine of creation, as with most theological topics, one must choose how and from which axiom they will begin their examination. Typically, at least within most theological topics, there are two general places one starts – one, from a systematic perspective, and the other from a biblical … ∞