Tag: Christianity

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YNaija NewsRoomSeptember 24, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: The biggest lie that we’ve been told is that religion is as simple as it first appears

Last weekend, a 13-second video of Timothy Owoeye, the Osun State Assembly Majority Leader was released online. In the clip, ...

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EditorMarch 18, 2018

Zodwa Wabantu got deported by the Zambian government for fears she would ‘undermine national values’

It is easy to forget just how much western influence has come to determine what Africans and African countries value, ...

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Ayodeji RotinwaJanuary 4, 2018

LONG READ: The #HallelujahChallenge is the counter-cultural church event we have needed for a long, long, long time

In 2017, YNaija committed a big part of its time and resources towards carefully documenting the big stories happening in ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 17, 2017

Apostle Arome Osayi: The need for Christians to engage in personal growth and development

by Apostle Arome Osayi It should be all about Christ crucified The times are indeed perilous. Believers today prefer to ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 5, 2017

Albert Afeso Akanbi: The Koran vs The Holy Bible — Which is the truth? [Pt II]

by Albert Afeso Akanbi I was buried in a pile of feedback –emails, comments, text messages and phone calls, some ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 5, 2017

Reno Omokri: Here’s what Daddy Freeze has gotten wrong about tithing

by Reno Omokri The recent to-do on the issue of tithing which was roused by popular On-Air Personality, Daddy Freeze, ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 29, 2017

Oyin Oludipe: 55 Theses on Christian law, grace and faith

by Oyin Oludipe Out of the passion for truth and clarity, and with the aim of prospering them, the following ...

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EditorSeptember 27, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Finally, we are taking the gay talk to church

It’s striking to see conversations about #sexuality and #faith come up in important spaces – and key that we participate. ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 24, 2017

Opinion: How to build your capacity for spiritual violence

by Isaac Aluko Ademoroti It may or it may not surprise you that the first place in the universe to ...

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EzinneSeptember 18, 2017

The Thread: “Holy twerkers, where dem dey?” | How to find your virtuous-boujee woman

You know how they say holy rollers don’t care for matters of the flesh because their hearts and minds are ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 17, 2017

Opinion: Myanmar’s Muslim massacres- A case for religious minority groups everywhere

by Albert Afeso Akanbi Some sad news filtered in from Myanmar on August 25, 2017. Again we saw proof of ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 3, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: Joel Osteen- And Religion fails again

The tropical storm Harvey that hit the Gulf Coast of the United States has wreaked plenty of havoc and displaced ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 20, 2017

Opinion: Jesus Christ the same yesterday, today and tomorrow

by Afeso Albert Akanbi “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because He hath anointed me to…set at liberty ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 20, 2017

Opinion: The historical reality of Jesus Christ (Pt 2)

by Henry Chukwuemeka Onyema Contrary to what some religious believers think, faith does not preclude critical questioning of the fundamentals ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 13, 2017

Opinion: The historical reality of Jesus Christ (Pt 1)

by Henry Chukwuemeka Onyema   The main purpose of this article is to provide historical and verifiable evidence that Jesus ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 7, 2017

Opinion: Is paying tithe still legal?

 by Victor Terhemba   The only time I’ve ever agreed with FEMI ARIBISALA was when he said Tithing in church ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 6, 2017

Opinion: The universe is like a radio; here’s what it is saying about God

by Israel Raphael Have you ever looked at a situation so chaotic and somehow you saw some order or pattern? ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 6, 2017

Opinion: My fascination with Jesus

by Albert Afeso Akanbi It is axiomatic today that the most fascinating figure in human history is Jesus Christ. That ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 16, 2017

Opinion: How to prepare for your own death

by Justin Irabor “ … Life does not know what it is doing half the time.” A Bucket of Crabs ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 16, 2017

Opinion: America, God and the Transgender culture

By Gabriel Agbo “Just as all the good things which the Lord your God promised concerning you have been fulfilled ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 16, 2017

“Why I’m a Christian (and continue to suck at being one)” | 5 things we learned from Benjamin Sledge’s article

Ever found yourself stumbling about Christianity, not being quite sure footed on a number of things? Garret Rapp is just ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 16, 2017

Opinion: The quality of mercy

by Tony Ogunlowo   It’s good to show mercy so that mercy can be shown on to you. “……the quality ...

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EditorJuly 3, 2017

YNaija Editorial: The fight over religious studies is a distraction from real problems

For the past few weeks, there has been a raging controversy in Nigeria over a change to the country’s educational ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 2, 2017

Opinion: Christianity is unconquerable

by Matthew Ige There’s a dangerous wave and rave of rancorous rumours spreading like a firing inferno, far long before, ...

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EzinneJuly 2, 2017

The Thread: “Sit in the pain” | How to forgive

Are you struggling with bitterness, courtesy the pain of a betrayal? Or did a loved one just walk out your ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 29, 2017

Adebola Williams: Why the #HallelujahChallenge became a cultural phenomenon

by Adebola Williams Hallelujah Challenge, the online platform promoted by Nathaniel Bassey to engage in an hour-long praise and worship ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 25, 2017

Tunde Leye: “Touch not my anointed” is one of the most abused scriptures in Nigerian christianity

by Tunde Leye I wrote this a while ago, but with recent events like the videos of Pastor Ashimolowo that ...

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EditorJune 24, 2017

Chude Jideonwo: Here is what the #HallelujahChallenge is really saying to Nigeria and Nigerians

by Chude Jideonwo Who would have thought: that one of the things the Twitter Outrage Machine – a small minority ...

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EditorJune 21, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Misogyny is one of the corner stones of Christianity in West Africa, we must never forget this

Recently Quartz Africa published this opinion piece on the damage that Pentecostal churches in Nigeria and Ghana continues to wreak ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 18, 2017

Opinion: The #HallelujahChallenge is not a fad, the numbers prove this

by Ebenezar Wikina A lot has been said about the #HallelujahChallenge; there are those who are for it and those ...

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