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Where Is He Now?

Against the hauntingly beautiful soundtrack of Nilu’s Are You With Me, in an episode of Grey’s Anatomy Season 14, April Kepner – the only doctor in Grey-Sloan Memorial Hospital who is a Bible-believing Christian – could be heard saying the following words: _____ “Eloi, Eloi, lama sabaachthani?” That’s what Jesus ...

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Generational Curses, Foundational Curses

There is no Nigerian GO, pastor, priest, prophet, reverend, bishop, MOG that has not hammered on this. Telling you your poverty or your condition is because your great, great, great, great grandfather killed a virgin, and then backing it up with biblical quotations like Exodus 34:7 and Numbers 14:18 where ...

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“But Who Have I Hurt If I Were Gay?” Chude Jideonwo’s Must Read Equality Speech

A speech by Chude Jideonwo One of the tragedies of human progress is this constant tug between two stubborn binaries: progressive and conservative. People often camp in front of their worldviews, either progressive or conservative and refuse to move from thence, ensconced comfortably in a space where they believe they ...

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Greenleaf And Why The Church Has Lost Its Authority To Judge

The following write-up is filled with spoilers. He lifted up himself, and said unto them, “He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her.” … And they which heard it, being convicted by their own conscience, went out one by one, beginning at the ...

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Jesus Healed A Gay Man

You don’t understand. Everyone says Homosexuals are this, homosexuals are that But Jesus Christ healed a Gay man in the Bible. And it wasn’t his homosexuality the good Lord healed him of. I mean, I was having this talk with my friend Nathaniel the other day (by the way, Nath’s ...

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The Nigerian Christian And His Vulnerability

Never EVER underestimate the vulnerability of a trusting person. Do not downplay how weakened the mental defences are of the one who believes in you—who puts their trust in you. I speak for my mom. For my neighbours. For my friends and acquaintances. I speak for all men and women ...

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Abuja Is For Jesus!

Some years ago in Abuja, I attended COZA. The service was going well. Good sermon, fantastic praise and worship – service was just perfect. So it happened that when the offering basket was going round (I had tucked in a very generous amount of my money into the envelope handed ...

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The god of Man

My friend is desperate. She is in search of a miracle. She is chasing God all around the world. Yesternight she was at the Kirk Franklin concert at House on the Rock Church. Before that, she had attended two services at two different churches earlier in the day. She says ...

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No, Being Gay (Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender) is Not a Sin

Originally published on johnpavlovitz.com Being gay is not a sin. Neither is being lesbian, bisexual, or Transgender. The Bible never claims that it is. Christians should stop saying it. It’s the most reckless, wasteful, irresponsible misuse of religion; the most dangerous kind of stereotyping and license to discriminate—and it’s killing ...

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WHY IS THE MODERN-DAY CHRISTIAN DETERMINED TO LIVE IN THE OLD TESTAMENT?

I am not someone who is ever keen on pushing for humanity to do right by its minorities based on any theological foundations. Frankly, I don’t care for the tenets of religion as much as my parents would like me to. But after watching a 2016 TEDx talk, I wondered ...

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