WHEN YOU KILL A PRIEST…(Nigerian Catholic Priest murdered)

Imagine that St. Augustine’s Catholic Church was filled on a Sunday morning with people from different parts of the world who had come for mass only to be told told that their priest had been killed some few minutes ago. Although like every other person the priest is human; nevertheless, in the imagination above, no person in the imagined church can carry out the killed priest’s ministry unless he is to be ordained a priest within a twinkle of an eye. What if there are no other priests in the…

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THE VOICE IN VOICES

THE VOICE IN VOICES Have you ever been in a situation of hearing several voices? Do you know that hearing is different from listening? One could hear lots of voices but listen to a few or a voice. Which voice should one not only hear but listen as well? In the world, there are lots of voices. Often, we listen to voices we always hear. Today, there are the voices of fear, hate, unforgiveness, revenge, divorce, fraud, lust, disobedience, rebellion, betrayal, denial, greed, division, war, pride, brutality, murder … However,…

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TIME TO LEAVE …

TIME TO LEAVE … Leaving is a reality that confronts us individually and collectively in life. People leave from place to place as they endeavour to finding meaning to their existence in the world. Are you planning to leave? It’s not a bad idea provided your leaving is geared towards the good that has others in view. Nevertheless, you must not leave unless you are sure of something. In Exodus 33:15, Moses said; “…if your presence does not go with us, we don’t want to leave this place.” Beloved, how…

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YOU CALL ME BY MY NAME

YOU CALL ME BY MY NAME Have you ever been called by name? What does it feel like to be called by name? Your name is strongly a part of your identity. If ten persons were to be walking on a path and a name is called, the one likely to get more attention of the call is the one who goes by the called name. No one calls you by name without knowing your name. When you have been called by name, you are more likely to listen to…

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ONLY IN THE DICTIONARY

ONLY IN THE DICTIONARY We in live in world in which people often desire to win a prize but are not ready to stand the pain of the prize. Rome was not built in a day; neither was it finished in the night. There is a fast declining attitude to hard work founded on discipline, intergrity and determination in the modern world. God gave humanity the authority to conquer the universe at creation. God has created the country and has commanded us to make the town. Most times, we await…

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