JUDGE OF THE JUNGLE

It was 7:55am on Sunday morning, a throng of club-wielding and angry youngsters marched along the road. On instinct, I drew closer to find out what was going on. A huge crowd had formed now. Getting closer, I saw three young men stripped completely naked being marched down. Confused, I asked what the issue was….

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HOW TO WORRY

Laughter filled the air, bringing a smile to my face as I watched them run round the church singing “O le pa mi la yó, Iro, Iro nla” Translated “you can’t beat me at Ayo (a Yoruba game), lie, big lie” It was a beautiful thing to see: two little girls chasing themselves while dancing…

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OPEN-HEART SURGERY

A friend of mine sent me a voice-note recently to tell me about having an open-heart surgery. She said she planned on having one and reached out to me because she felt I would like one too. Physically speaking, she wasn’t sick and neither was I. However, spiritually speaking, we both knew we were in…

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WALL OF DOUBT

I watched with my heart heavy as my son wallowed in self pity. My ever capable hands itched for action but all he did was fall into depression. It was never meant to be so. The trials were supposed to help him grow. But he let himself get the wrong idea and assumed I no…

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GROW UP

Hebrews 5:11-14 About this we have much to say, and it is hard to explain, since you have become dull of hearing. For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again the basic principles of the oracles of God. You need milk, not solid food, for everyone…

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ATHEISM

Romans 1:18-20 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature,have been…

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THE LETTER KILLETH

“Don’t you know that the letter killeth! It’s the spirit that gives life!” I’m sure we’ve all heard this at one point or the other. Most times people have used this to mean: We shouldn’t try to get too “theoretical” with scripture, rather we should allow the Holy spirit interpret scripture to us however he…

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KILLING MYSELF

On the morning of an October morning, the year 2007, your girl tried to kill herself. Here’s what happened: my sister and I used to take the bus to school. We had to make sure we were early so we wouldn’t miss the bus. That specific morning, my sister and I had a mix up…

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