This pain will not kill us, it is building us.

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 Sadly, not many Africans understand that before the intervention from the West and Arabs, Africa had a thriving economy, high culture, backed by sophisticated religious and social institutions. For those of us who see everything West as superior, those who suffer from White Saviour Complex, those that believe that everything African …

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The Power of Stories in Shaping and Reshaping our Worldview

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 The primary reason why we hold on doctrinal problems is largely because of our Sunday school experience. For example, the idea of an angry God who requires the brutal death and blood of his incarnate son in order to reconcile with his creation is a major doctrine in Christian settings. Consequently, …

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Holiday – Holy Day

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 The artist popularly known as Madonna released a hit single in 1983, entitled Holiday. Like all magical stories, Holiday had been turned down by singers Phyllis Hyman and Mary Wilson, formerly of The Supremes. In similar vein with the vision of the Olympics and FIFA World Cup, this song calls for …

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No Miracles for The Black Race

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 Transatlantic Slave trade took place from the 16th to the 19th centuries. As a footnote, for those of us familiar with European history, this was the same era of the Reformation. In fact the Reformation kicked off in 1517 and ended around 1648. This begs the question if the Reformation was …

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Jesus in History

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 In a bid to highlight the divinity of Jesus, the writers of the gospel avoided attributes of Jesus’ humanity. And because their writings are treated as biographical accounts, instead of theological interpretation, their audiences are often misled about Jesus in history. For example, Jesus is presented as being led by the …

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