Christian living

WHY IS IT DIFFICULT TO HEAR GOD’S VOICE?

For years I placed my experiences above the Word. It wasn’t a deliberate action but somehow life just happened to put before me several challenges that had me figuring out solutions logically and searching for answers from the society. I must confess, there was a time I was wary of people prone to using sentences …

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STOP RUNNING AWAY

For two months, Bunmi didn’t show up at the drama rehearsals and that got me worried. Bunmi was one of our best actresses. I still remember the day I was assigned a role to be her best friend. It was the smoothest rehearsals ever. She got into character from the first day the script was …

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THERE IS A WAY OUT OF THAT STRUGGLE

Lord, I am ready to go with thee both to prison and to death. Biko, what exactly is wrong with that statement? Does it not appear like words of consecration? Aren’t those words similar to the lyrics from some of our hymns and the songs we sing? Yet look at Jesus’ reply to those exact …

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LORD, CAN I REALLY DO THIS?

Written by Ife Grace I almost fainted that Sunday morning as I sat somewhere in the middle row of our large church auditorium. Did the Pastor just mention that I was the new Youth Pastor? My husband was sitting beside me. He reached for my hand and squeezed it gently. Gradually I released my breath …

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WHERE IS YOUR SWORD?

In a dream, Nike gave a muscular broad chested six-pack blood shot eyed man two hot blows on his face. The guy roared before landing on the floor and after a few jerks, went still. When she woke up, she was covered in sweat. She pulled the sheets away and jumped out of the bed. …

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BUT THE PLAYBOY IS NOW BORN-AGAIN

Written by: Ife Grace. When Bola got out of the conference room at about 3p.m, her stomach was rumbling. She had only taken a cup of coffee since morning and even though she had a pack of sandwich in her bag, what she wanted was some real food.  She dropped her laptop on her table …

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A LESSON ON HOW GOD SPEAKS TO US

Many years ago, I wished a Pastor somewhere could just tell me exactly what decisions to make or what I was called to do with my life. Something like, ‘Thus saith the Lord, ife-grace, you are going to become an entrepreneur’ or ‘you will go into full time ministry reaching young adults for Christ’ or …

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