Author: Deji Okegbile

REPENT FROM DARKNESS OF IGNORANCE AND ERROR: “Light at the end of the tunnel.”

The scripture reading for today from the Old Testament and New Testament reminds us about the urgency to repent from darkness of ignorance and error. According to Isaiah, “The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; Those who lived in a land of deep darkness‐ On them the light has shine.” (Isaiah 9: 3). Like Jairus’ daughter, to be in ‘deep sleep means that something about us remains unconscious, unaware. We are in a stupor. We know the meaning of certain words,’ like repentance, pride, sin or the Second Coming of Jesus, ‘but they never apply to...

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Path to Leadership Renewal: From Galilee of Comfort to Jordan of Repentance.

The Gospel reading from Matthew chapter 3 about the baptism of Jesus is not only informing but a very transforming reflection for our personal and corporate renewal especially at the beginning of the New Year 2020. Jesus, in his baptism, his first action as adult established His identity and commission as God’s anointed agent, Christ, The Saviour, son of David and Abraham, Emmanuel (God with us). The baptism of Jesus mentioned in all four Gospels is about the sinless One submitting to baptism to fulfil all righteousness. Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to be baptised by John....

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REVIVAL, STOPPING SOWING OF LEAVEN: “BEND THE CHURCH AND SAVE THE WORLD.”

“I fell on my knees with my arms over the seat in front of me, and the tears freely flowed. I cried, ‘Bend me! Bend me! Bend us!’ What bent me was God commending His love, and I not seeing anything in it to commend” Evans Roberts In continuation of the 95 days Prayer Call for Personal Renewal that connects us through Epiphany – (Jan 6) to the Lenten season (Good Friday – April 10), God spoke to me on the urgent need for the church to arise and overcome Satan’s cure for revival, the sowing of leaven. The...

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2020 Call to Personal Renewal: January 6th (Epiphany) – April 10th (Good Friday), 95 Days Prayer and Fasting.

We are about to enter the third decade of this century and millennium. Looking back, Jan. 1, 2001 opened the 21st century and the start of a new millennium, just as the year 1 A.D. marked the beginning of the Christian calendar; January 1, 2011, opened the second decade and January 1, 2021, will open the third decade. The year 2020 is not just a new year, it is a time for the evaluation of the old decade and preparation for the new decade. The 95 days Call to Personal Renewal connects us through Epiphany – (Jan 6) to...

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CROSSING 2020 ‘JORDANS’: PRIESTS AS CARRIERS OF ARK OF THE COVENANT AND A CONSECRATED CHURCH READY TO STEP OUT IN FAITH.

We are about to enter the third decade of this century and millennium. Looking back, Jan. 1, 2001 opened the 21st century and the start of a new millennium, just as the year 1 A.D. marked the beginning of the Christian calendar; January 1, 2011, opened the second decade and January 1, 2021, will open the third decade. The year 2020 is not just a new year, it is a time for the evaluation of the old decade and preparation for the new decade. The year 2020 as a crucial year points to completeness, the end of one decade...

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