“The Transfiguration!”

“The Transfiguration !”(Mt.17:1-8).Those who live or work in the top storeys of skyscrapers understand how a view of the valley from the top is like. When they look down, cars look like cats and pedestrians are like Lilliputians.Being high up there can drag you away from reality. In fact, to some people, when they are […]

“In Defence Of The Faith!”

“In Defense Of The Faith!”Dear friend, all through the week our reflections have centred around God’s divine call and human response. Where were you when God called you? What were you doing when he called you?As for me, as a young man, after spending fruitless time in some of our townships I returned home to […]

“Put Out Into Deep Water…!”

“Put Out Into Deep Water…!”(Lk. 5:1-11).There is the joke about the songs of the rich and poor Christians. Rich Christian’s song: “It shall be permanent. What the Lord has done for me it shall be permanent. “ The song of a poor Christian: “Change my story Jehovah, change my story…”Jesus says he came that we […]

“Deconstructing To Reconstruct!”

“Deconstructing To Reconstruct!”(Jer. 1:4-10).Some years back Christian Cardinal Tumi of blessed memory convened a meeting of religious personalities in regards to the “Anglophone crisis.” (Ambazonia was not yet a catchphrase- even though Fon Gorji Dinka had intimated it years earlier). I was present and was the one who read the press release on the outcome […]

“Speak LORD, For Your Servant Is Listening!”

“Speak LORD, For Your Servant Is Listening!”(I Sam 3:1-20).We continue our reflections on God’s call and human response.God calls us to different assignments and professions. Yesterday we reflected on the call of Moses. Moses was called to be a liberator and prophet. Today we reflect on the call of Samuel to become a prophet, liberator […]