Thought Leaders Series: 2018

In their bid to galvanise the people after the Exile towards nationhood, the Elders needed a new metanarrative. So, they captured stories from their oral traditions (very similar to what is left in the folk and oral traditions in most African settings), updated elements of these stories, infused new scripts; with a view to stir …

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JuneSeries2017: Reconciliation

JuneSeries 2017: Reconciliation (2 Cor. 5:19) We stand in solidarity to Reconcile our brothers and sisters seeking refuge in the West as a result of social and economic pressures in their home countries. This Sunday we will be hosting Jonathan Patch, from Refugees at Home. A Christian charity that matches host families with refugees seeking …

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Tonight’s lecture: Jesus as an organic intellectual

When Jesus read from the scroll at the synagogue, he crystallised it by saying: "Today this scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing.” - (Luke 4:21). So dear friends Jesus did not just read and talked about scriptures, but rather he lived and breathed them. He brought them alive through active participation and engagement with …

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Did I just hear him say, ‘Go sell all, give to the poor, and follow me?’

In consideration to the question at hand, let us have a look at Jesus’ exchanges with some of the rich people he encountered during the course of his ministry. Of particular interest to me was his conversation with a man just described as the rich young ruler, captured in the synoptic gospels (Matthew 19:16–30, Mark 10:17–31 and Luke 18:18–30); and the conversation that ensued between Jesus and his disciples afterwards.

This Sunday at Healingsprings fellowship: Critical Journey | The life of Discipleship

Last week I introduced and completed the first stage of the six stages: Recognition of God. During the lecture, we explored Isaiah's epiphany and the story of the leper in the first chapter of Mark's gospel; as a mirror into our lives and experiences as followers of Christ. This week we press on to the …

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