Category: Church Culture

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ToluDecember 11, 2016

The Church Blog: One minute of heaven with Ron Kenoly at Lekki Unusual Praise

Everywhere in Nigeria this Christmas, the church is not even playing with music specials. https://twitter.com/IraborSoni/status/807781283225079808

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RoqeebahDecember 11, 2016

The Church Blog: Guest Post | In this church, you better shout well

by Fowowe Damilola One thing I’ve come to note in church is the sheer amount of calisthenics. A lot of ...

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ToluDecember 10, 2016

The Church Blog: Ccioma just gave us another reason to adore her

Yes, you are probably a born again Christian who consumes everything from Nathaniel Bassey to Onos Ariyo and you don’t ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 9, 2016

The Church Blog: The Platform takes it to the logical next level – and we’re impressed

Pastor Poju Oyemade himself must have felt it – this was the year that The Platform finally went mainstream. You ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 6, 2016

The Church Blog: Guest Post | How do you want your enemy to die?

by Fowowe Damilola My Church is the funniest church you can ever attend. It’s not like we parade A-list comedians ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 5, 2016

The Church Blog: “I simply don’t want my enemies to fall down and die”

Posted without comment. I could never pray some of the prayers I hear people pray these days. I simply don't ...

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ToluDecember 4, 2016

The Church Blog: Nigerian pastors want to be influential in politics – but there is something they have to do first

Since we had this piece up, it has attracted a bit of attention. And so we thought it would be helpful ...

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ToluDecember 4, 2016

The Church Blog: Have you noticed something about the wives of Lagos State governors?

Has it occurred to you? Over 65-percent of the governors of Lagos since democracy’s return in 1999 have been Muslim, ...

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ToluDecember 4, 2016

The Church Blog: Are you following the Celestial Church of Christ on Instagram?

No one, especially not the church, has allowed anyone to leave them behind the past? The Celestial Church of Christ ...

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ToluDecember 4, 2016

The Church Blog: The Experience continues today, in Lagos and Port Harcourt

We are still trying to recover from the sheer joy of The Experience on Friday/Saturday. And reliving the moments on ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 4, 2016

Guest Post: The church has become worldly, and the world, churchy

by Fowowe Damilola We understand. Yes! Church has to be fun!!! Yes! We don’t serve a boring God (like God ...

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Isime EseneDecember 3, 2016

#TheExperienceReport: The effortless grace of Funke Adejumo

To be honest, one of the things we looked forward to at The Experience this year was the prayer by ...

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ToluDecember 3, 2016

#TheExperienceReport: We draw the curtains, as we look forward to hosting the Guinness Book of World Records in 2017

Next year, according to the organisers, the Guinness Book of World Records will be on ground to verify, that this ...

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ToluDecember 3, 2016

#TheExperienceReport: The humility of Donnie McClurkin though

He walks around the stage, very light – as one who has engaged the vanity of the world, and understands ...

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ToluDecember 3, 2016

#TheExperienceReport: Have you heard Chioma Jesus’ trademark testimony?

The response to @iamchiomajesus testimonies of the goodness of God! #TE11 #RevealingJesus @TheExperienceLG pic.twitter.com/3Y7VfVjlUv — Daddy Bobs (@DaddyBobs) December 3, ...

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ToluDecember 3, 2016

#TheExperienceReport: They took a big risk with the closing performance – and it paid off big time

Many of us came expecting tradition to be continued: Chioma Jesus would close the show. It has become a thing ...

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ToluDecember 3, 2016

#TheExperienceReport: The 5 things that make Tope Alabi and Chioma Jesus one of the same – and powerful

For a new generation of Pentecostal Christians, yesterday at The Experience presented Tope Alabi as the Yoruba answer to the ...

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ToluDecember 3, 2016

#TheExperienceReport: The mainstream discovers Tope Alabi again

The breakout star of yesterday’s event (okay, apart from Travis Greene that has won the hearts of everyone across the ...

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ToluDecember 3, 2016

#TheExperienceReport: Forget o, Yemi Osinbajo is still very popular

At least among Christians. When his name was mentioned yesterday and his face (and that of his utterly ravishing wife) ...

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ToluDecember 3, 2016

#TheExperienceReport: What Nigerian acts can learn from the foreign acts

When veteran worshippers, Don Moen, Donnie McClurkin, Cece Winans came up to lead worship yesterday, they understood a crucial need: ...

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ToluDecember 3, 2016

#TheExperienceReport: Cow-dung at Gate C & 4 other things that should have been done better

All in the spirit of improvement, because we know the one thing Pastor Paul Adefarasin is passionate about is excellence. ...

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ToluDecember 3, 2016

#TheExperienceReport: Wait, no Catholics allowed?

Something niggles the mind from The Experience yesterday. If you pay close attention to the ministry and vision of Pastor ...

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ToluDecember 3, 2016

#TheExperienceReport: Pastor Paul’s message yesterday? Christians have to join politics – but we have questions

You know we love Pastor Paul Adefarasin. And if we didn’t love him before, the annual gift of The Experience ...

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ToluDecember 3, 2016

The Church Blog: The Christmas song releases have now begun

The first one from a major act is from producer and performer, Wole Oni – ‘Come let us adore him’. ...

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ToluDecember 2, 2016

The Church Blog: Toke Makinwa goes to Mountain of Fire – who would have thought?

Sorry, we are not immune to the tight pulls of the culture, and neither should we to be honest – ...

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