"And Jesus answered him, The first of all the commandments is, Hear, O Israel; the Lord our God is one Lord: And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment." (Mark 12:29-30) … Continue reading Do you Love the Lord with your Wealth?
The book of Proverbs says, “He who wins souls is wise” (Proverbs 11:30). We would assume that believers take this proverb seriously as they do other biblical proverbs and statements at face value. No one wants to be the cold dump and foolish. People prefer to associate themselves with wisdom, knowledge, intelligence and anything that … Continue reading Why Christians Do Not Evangelize
When I first gave my life to Christ, the first four instructions I received from the preacher were simple, very simple: read your Bible, pray, tell others about Jesus and, find a good church. Back then; this seemed to have been the norm of a new believer’s instruction. There wasn’t much, just those few instructions. … Continue reading Whatever Happened to Personal Evangelism?
The majority of churches in Africa are spiritually dying; yet, they boast large numbers in attendances. Most people today are tempted to believe that a church is evangelistic simply because it has many people who attend church services. Sadly, this is not true. Most African churches are full of migrants. By this term, I am … Continue reading How Desperate Are We?
The book of Revelation is presumed to be one of the most difficult books in the New Testament. Most believers today are not sure if the book holds any theological significance to their Christian belief and practice. Rarely are sermons preached from it. Sometimes, people are left more confused than edified when they hear its … Continue reading A Synopsis of Revelation
A few years ago, I listened patiently as one of my pastors shared about how to dispel false teachers, in particular, the Jehovah's Witnesses from our homes. He said that the Jehovah's Witnesses had a strong weakness: they don't want to pray in homes. He told us to just ask them to pray and they … Continue reading Rescued by My Academic Training
The Bible is an ancient book that is separated with hundreds of years from the modern reader. As ancient literature, it touches on stories and concepts that seem strange or unbelievable to many people because the stories it presents are far removed from modern cultures and daily experiences. It is reasonable then, to assume that … Continue reading Value of Near Eastern History