A man who read the Bible professionally once asked Christ, “What can I do to inherit eternal life?” Jesus Christ did not give him a list of Bible verses or a 2-hour lecture on foundations of soteriology. He answered with a question.He answered with a question.However, the learned man's question revealed a glaring error in the purpose of reading and understanding the … [Read more...] about Dear White Evangelicals, I Am Black Do You Love Me?
African Traditional Religions
If you are having a serious marital problem, then you probably heard people say you have a spiritual husband. Behind your back, in your face or behind the pulpit. You need deliverance, they said.What is a spiritual husband? A spiritual husband is an evil spirit that possesses a woman with the aim of raping her and disrupting her marriage.I once met a woman who was in … [Read more...] about This Is Why A Christian Can’t Have Spiritual Husband
Six months ago, I wanted to write on what the Bible says about Christians who commit suicide. I had heard stories of Christians who committed suicide because of sexual problems, adultery, and many other moral issues. Although heartbreaking, the stories were too distant to elicit an emotion.I am glad I didn’t write that article.You probably can tell I wanted to write … [Read more...] about 5 Things Only Suicide Survivors Understand
Listening to her prayer request left me shocked. I did not expect to hear that. Especially from a woman fighting for her life. What kind of prayer request was that?“Please, can you pray that I may receive the Holy Spirit,” she mumbled in a piercing hiss as she fought for breath. But that wasn’t all. “I want the Holy Spirit to guide me,” added Buhle (not her real name).I … [Read more...] about An Open Letter to My Friends Who Make a Prayer Request
What is lobola? Lobola is the sum property paid by a man to his fiancée's family in fulfillment of customary marriage requirements. Traditionally, a suitor paid lobola using a hoe or offered to work the fields of his in-laws for a year. Nowadays, people pay lobola using cash and cattle. But should African men continue with this antiquated practice?Why Pay Lobola? I did … [Read more...] about This Is Why African Men Should Pay Lobola