Sowing in Tears – I

Sunday Omori Growing up in Mkpani, an agrarian community in Cross River State, Nigeria, I realized that most subsistence farmers  named the time between planting and harvest “yowa” season because saved or purchased seeds of major staple crops – yam, cassava and maize are planted and harvested after a couple of months. During this “yowa”Continue reading Sowing in Tears – I

Make Known Your Request to God

Sunday Omori Joseph Medlicott Scriven, the composer of the hymn, “What a Friend we Have in Jesus”, rightly points out that we forfeit peace and bear needless pains when we fail to carry everything to God in prayer. In line with Philippians 4:6, he admonishes us to see it as a privilege to take everythingContinue reading “Make Known Your Request to God”

Failing Forward

Sunday Omori “There is no failure except in no longer trying.” – Chris Bradford As a new student on the Food Valley campus of the Wageningen University, one thing that caught my attention was the large number of bicycles parked daily in the premises. Most students and some lecturers go to and return from school by bicycle.Continue reading Failing Forward

The Untouchable Spectator

Sunday Omori In one of the church services I attended some years back, a woman shared a testimony of how armed robbers came to her neighborhood and carted away her neighbors’ valuable items and didn’t knock on her door. I have heard other children of God share similar testimonies of how God exempted them fromContinue reading The Untouchable Spectator

Evolving from the Old You

Sunday Omori “And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him” (Colossians 3:10) Sometimes, while on my daily activities, my past lifestyle flashes. In such moments, I begin to ask myself, “Were you the one that did such a thing”? Then a still small voiceContinue reading Evolving from the Old You

Accepting Scriptural Responsibilities

Sunday Omori “And Simon answering said unto him, Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless at thy word I will let down the net.” (Luke 5:5) Simon Peter knew that Jesus Christ is Lord and that He was capable of meeting his need. Despite toiling throughout the night and catchingContinue reading “Accepting Scriptural Responsibilities”

Seeing Light in God’s Light

Sunday Omori In science we are made to understand that light is a form energy with which a human eye makes things visible. Light contains photons which are minute packets of energy. Energy is from a Greek word “energeia” which means work, activity or operation. Energy is the power that comes from sources such as heatContinue reading Seeing Light in God’s Light

The Power of the Sent Word

Sunday Omori “And he humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and fed thee with manna, which thou knewest not, neither did thy fathers know; that he might make thee know that man doth not live by bread only, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of the Lord doth man live.” (Deuteronomy 8:3)Continue reading “The Power of the Sent Word”