Thought Leaders Series: 2018 Seldom do we see leaders stepping up at a time of adversity as we see with the Elders at a time that can be best described as their worst crisis. Amidst the destruction of the Temple (the place they met with Yahweh), destruction of their institutions; power vacuum leading to political … Continue reading Leadership, and the challenges of our time
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 … Continue reading Thought Leaders Series: 2018
Time is only a human invention, therefore 2018 is an idea we subscribe to through human cooperation. Unlike the concept of Jubilee in Judaism where the economic and social slates are wiped clean, with a view to give everyone a fresh start, largely, 2018 is a continuum, hence a direct product of 2017. The present … Continue reading Today at healingsprings fellowship
Like other nations of that era the Exile from The Promised Land, the destruction of The Temple; the captivity of the people was meant to be the end of the Jewish people. However it turned out to be their defining moment owing to the efforts of visionary leaders like Ezra, Nehemiah, and the company of … Continue reading This Sunday @ Healingsprings fellowship
Theme: 1 Peter 1:8-9 (NRSV) 8 Although you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and rejoice with an indescribable and glorious joy, 9 for you are receiving the outcome of your faith, the salvation of your souls. Continue reading 2015: Our year of Indescribable and Glorious Joy!
The visible church may be distressingly and sorely fractured and fragmented into all different kinds of denominations and groups, but the invisible church is the true body of Christ. Everyone who is in Christ, and in whom Christ dwells, is a member of this one universal church. ~ R.C. Sproul The words of our elders, … Continue reading The Words of Our Elders: R.C. Sproul
6 “In the days of Shamgar, son of Anath, In the days of Jael, The highways were deserted, And the travelers walked along the byways. 7 Village life ceased, it ceased in Israel, Until I, Deborah, arose, Arose a mother in Israel. 8 They chose new gods; Then there was war in the gates; Not … Continue reading The Words Of Our Elders: Deborah Lapidoth (1200 BC-1124 BC)