Saturday, May 8, 2021

The Difference Between Mothering Sunday and Other Women’s Day Celebrations – Mrs Ndukuba

The Mothering Sunday is a celebration of the Anglican Church from the early Church. It was originally a day to honour and give thanks to the Virgin Mary, also known as “Mother Mary”, for her agony as recorded in Luke 2:35. The Celebrations required people to visit their mother Church – the main Church...

Lent 4: Standing on God’s word

Luke 1:38 (ESV): And Mary said, “Behold, I am the servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.” And the angel departed from her. If there is a singular benefit that comes with the abstinence (from food and other luxuries) observed as part of the discipline in Lent, it is...

Babatunji heads Church’s Liturgy, spirituality committee

By Princewill Ireoba • Lauds Ndukuba The Liturgy and Spirituality Committee of the Church of Nigeria held its yearly workshop and seminar for the Writers, Editors and Consultants of the Church of Nigeria Publications at the Ibru Ecumenical Centre, Agbarha-otor between March 8 and 11, 2021. Welcoming participants, the new Chairman of the Liturgy and Spirituality Committee and...

Religious Tolerance: Governor Bello Leads The Way

When national, state, or local governments make a concerted effort to solicit input from citizens and provide services to all of their constituents equally, they sow the seeds of stability and growth. When this is done within a framework of political and legal accountability, citizens increasingly trust state institutions to support and to treat...

Why Nigeria Has Not Changed For Better — Oyedepo

Oyedepo added that any system that is afraid to be different would never make the difference. The Chancellor/ Chairman, Board of Regents, Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Dr David Oyedepo, has urged Nigerians to move nearer to God for more of His values to manifest in their lives. Oyedepo, who is also the founder of the...

Fagbamiye and the Anglican Church in America

When, on 6th September 2020, the congregation gathered at the Anglican Cathedral Church of The Resurrection, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA for a thanksgiving service to mark the end of the last synod, Right Rev’d. Amos Seye Fagbamiye and his wife, Mama Abike Fagbamiye danced to the altar with a familiar lyric of praise in the...

Powerful People, Politicians, Businessmen Behind Banditry, Says Primate Ndukuba

Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Most Reverend Henry Ndukuba, has said that some powerful persons, politicians and businessmen are behind banditry activities which is ravaging Nigeria. He raised concern that if the situation is not taken care of, communities may resort to self-help which may further degenerate in breakdown of law and...

Studying and meditating on God’s word: Lenten meditation – Part 3

By Emmanuel Egbunu If there is one way to get the most from the Bible, it is through study and meditation. Studying the Word means taking the time to explore the shades of meanings associated with the passage of study. For sure, the Holy Spirit is the great Teacher, who unveils the meaning of the Word...

Ekpenisi proffers servant-leadership as solution to church, national challenges

By Archdeacon Jonathan Adudu The Diocesan Bishop of Ika, His Lordship, Rt. Rev. Godfrey Ekpenisi, organised a three-day Retreat for his clergy and Catechists numbering over 110 at Ibru Int’l Ecumenical Centre, Agbarha-otor in Delta State from March 1 to 3. Addressing the clerics at the event themed, “Servant Leadership” and taken from Matt. 20:20-28; Jn...

The strangling hold on churches

The gradual and intensifying subtle persecution of Christians and Churches is troubling. This is seen in the employment, appointments, recruitment and deployment exercise of the Security and Law Enforcement Agencies. The spate of destruction of church buildings in some parts of this country by some government agencies is disturbing. We stand with all our churches...

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