African communities are a tapestry knitted by a string of storytellers passionate about their craft and purpose. To a young girl tired from fetching water from a distant borehole, or a boy nursing wounds from an unfortunate hunting escapade, stories are more than the Balm of Gilead for soothing pain; they are an unassuming window to the hidden mysteries of the past, the people, … [Read more...] about What makes a Christian Theology African?
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You probably don't know that I wrote a memoir - a little book about my extremely ordinary life. And I'm not surprised only three people bought I Could Be Someone. Seriously, who would want to read a memoir about an unknown African boy? People don't read memoirs by people they don't respect or revere.I'm not a Nobel Laureate like Desmond Tutu, Nelson Mandela or Wangari … [Read more...] about The Important Lesson I Learned While Writing A Memoir
As a wife and a mom of a little one, I find my life full of messages that demand to define my womanhood & motherhood. If you’re a woman, a mom, a working mom, a wife and such, the list of what type of woman you must be is so overwhelming.I once tried the whole stay-at-home mom thing because it was what everyone around me seemed to do and it felt like the Christian thing … [Read more...] about Lead Like a Woman, Fierce and Strong!
Being confident is a virtue unless it causes you to overestimate the depth of your faith in God. Peter was confident in his faith in God. And he once declared he would never leave nor forsake Christ. Yet, in time of uncertainty, he denied him three times.Shortly after graduating from high school, I worked at a local grocery store. Each morning, I mopped the floors, packed … [Read more...] about Your faith in God will make you strong in uncertain times
You probably agree the Book of Exodus is a story about immigration by immigrants. It details the struggles, the fears, and the pains of living in a foreign land. Above all, the Book of Exodus will help you understand what home means to people like me - immigrants.I come from a long line of immigrants. My grandparents were born in Mozambique. About 80 years ago, Grandpa left … [Read more...] about God Cares About Immigrants, The World Hates Them