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Money God’s Way

Money God’s Way

The plan of God for our lives is that God doesn’t want us to depend on others for survival, the will of God is that we should always be able to fend for ourselves. There’s dignity in labour don’t be ashamed of what you do for a living. You can never be stranded for opportunities […]

The Story Corner : Salam Salam Bobrisky

The Story Corner : Salam Salam Bobrisky

If you are very present on this online space, you will understand this gist. Our boy-girl {well, that’s because we don’t understand what to call him, his gender is confusing} Alright, this boy-girl attended a function in one of the towns in Nigeria, outside Lagos state and the Imam was blessing ‘he-she’. Why? he-she promised […]

Understanding PISTIS

Understanding PISTIS

Faith is coined from the Greek word PISTIS which means persuasion, belief, assurance, fidelity, them that believe. Faith is not a condition but a means, and this means is by God. We were freely justified by grace through faith in Christ Jesus (Romans 3:21-25, 5:1-2, Ephesians 2:8). It is the gospel that gives faith. For […]

Misconceptions About The Holy Spirit

Misconceptions About The Holy Spirit

Holy Spirit is not an object (with pronoun He not it). John 14:26. Holy Spirit is not fire, wind, or water.He only move in these forms. He speaks (Acts13:3)  fire,wind or water do not speak, but the Holy Spirit speaks. Holy Spirit is not an author of confusion 1cor 14:33. Holy Spirit can not operate […]

Ramadan Kareem – Al-Maslaha

Ramadan Kareem – Al-Maslaha

The notion of maslaha, as a legal term, has given rise to numerous debates since it was first used, principally by the ulama of the Maliki school, against the firm opposition displayed by the Zahiri school, and in particular by Ibn Hazm. These quarrels were very often ill founded, and it seems that very often it […]

The Young Brown Girl In The Headscarf

The Young Brown Girl In The Headscarf

I’m the young brown girl, in the headscarf, who’s hanging onto a cup of coffee for dear life, over a newspaper, sitting next to you on the train. No, I’m not quiet. No, I’m not submissive. No, I’m not oppressed. And, NO, this winged eyeliner is not to impress any silly boy. Shall I tell […]

LOUD WHISPERS: When The Devil Buys A Seat

LOUD WHISPERS: When The Devil Buys A Seat

On Sunday August 6th, St Patrick’s Catholic Church in Ozubulu community, Anambra State was the scene of an unspeakable tragedy. Just as the early morning mass was about to start the ‘Prayer of the faithful’, the service was brought to a halt by an attack from gunmen which left twelve worshippers dead and several more […]

LOUD WHISPERS: As We Begin The Ramadan Season

LOUD WHISPERS: As We Begin The Ramadan Season

Three years ago, I was at a Yoruba traditional engagement ceremony in Lagos. What used to be a beautiful ceremony full of symbolism, traditional music and poetry performances, overseen by those who have the required experience as women of the household, has now been turned over to commercial hands. With varying degrees of knowledge and […]

We Won Against The Muslim Ban

We Won Against The Muslim Ban

Overnight, two courts intervened to temporarily block Trump’s new Muslim ban, which was set to go into effect at midnight. This is a vindication for human rights and public outrage. It’s also an enormous relief to people across the country: For a family worried for the grandmother now “banned” from reuniting with them, for newly […]

Women In Sports Ad Strikes Nerve In Arab World

Women In Sports Ad Strikes Nerve In Arab World

An online commercial released by Nike  this week showing Arab women fencing, boxing and spinning on ice-skates has stirred controversy over its attempt to smash stereotypes about women leading home-bound lives in the conservative region. It begins with a woman nervously peering out of her doorway and adjusting her veil before going for a run […]

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