“Say ‘No’ To Other Gods!”

“Say “No” To Other Gods!”In giving the Ten Commandments to the Israelites God reminded them, “I am the Lord your God who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery.”As an African I see Egypt more of a place of safety and security than a place of slavery. It is true that […]

“…Be On Your Guard!”

“…Be On Your Guard!”Two years back the All African Conference of Churches (AACC) organized a first symposium in Nairobi, Kenya on “Misleading Theologies in Africa.” I happened to have presented a paper on “Misleading Theologies of Healing.” It came out clearly that misleading theologies flourish within the continent because we have not provided adequate pastoral […]

“As A Shepherd Do Not Remain In Your Comfort Zone!”

“As A Shepherd Do Not Remain In Your Comfort Zone!”One of the touching dirges my people sing at the funeral of a mother who dies young is, “Foolish mother, escaping from war and abandoning the child.” Under normal circumstances a mother would rather die protecting and struggling to save the child than abandoning the child […]

“Follow The Example Of Jesus Christ In Shepherding The Flock!”

“Follow The Example Of Jesus Christ In Shepherding The Flock!”It has been said that if you want it to be done well, do it yourself. Most times hired hands care little about what happens after the job has been done. All they are interested in is their pay.I have had opportunity to be on the […]

“The Lord Is Our Shepherd!”

“The Lord Is Our Shepherd!”The search for meaning and fulfilment in this life leads people to different routes. In Africa this search takes people to idols, diviners and seers (they are called by different names across the continent). These people are supposedly able to tap into the future and into the spiritual realm, and they […]