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3 Reasons we endorse Victor Ochen for the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize

Posted on26 Mar 2015
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I wrote an endorsement note on behalf of the Third Millennium Africa Project for my friend Victor Ochen and his African Youth Initiative Network team for their nomination for the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize Award. In the note, i mentioned three reasons why i think Mr Victor Ochen should be honored with this year’s Nobel Peace Prize for his contribution to peace and security in Africa. We are excited to join the rest of Africa...
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On Being the Salt of the Earth

Posted on16 Mar 2015
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A friend recently shared a story of a practice in his tribe on how they medicate a wounded livestock in their village somewhere in Zimbabwe. According to him, once they notice that any of their livestock had sustained an injury, they would apply salt to the wound of the animal to prevent the wound from attracting swarm of flies, and the flesh from deteriorating. Salting a decaying injury in an animal automatically dispels cloud of...
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SEMINAR: Youth Identity Crisis: Finding God Without Losing Yourself

Posted on05 Mar 2015
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Announcing an event for April!!! After a 2-year empirical research with different Christian youth groups in South Africa, i think it is important to give back and share the knowledge of what i have learnt with the church leaders, parents, and youth group leaders and members, who would wish to know more about the crisis of identity amongst the younger members of faith communities. As a result, i decided to convene a seminar that would...
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Pregnant but Conflicted: “If All Is Well, Why Am I Like This?”

Posted on05 Mar 2015
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The bible tells us in Genesis 25 that Rebecca was barren and the husband Isaac pleaded with the Lord for her to conceive and get pregnant. Eventually God showed up and answered Isaac’s prayer and Rebecca became pregnant. She finally had what the world was looking for. She had an outward glory, and I am sure she was excited about it but, the bible also tells us in verse 22 that the “children struggled together...
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Your Missing Donkeys Are Not The Real Thing

Posted on05 Mar 2015
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Couple of days ago, a very good friend of mine shared a throwback photo of him and his rap group on facebook when he was probably in high school or at his early years at the university. According to him, he was the lyricist of the group and probably thought at that time that music was all there is to his purpose. He perhaps gave his parents headache about pursuing a music career at that...
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Don’t Run From Purpose

Posted on05 Mar 2015
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And Jonah left Gath-hepher his home town near Nazareth in Israel to journey to Tarshish from Joppa, a countryside near Gibraltar in Southern part of Spain. Bible historians tell us that Jonah travelled that far to show God that it was impossible to preach in Nineveh, since the distance between Nineveh and Tarshish was vast. Of course, Nineveh was that far from Tarshish because it was located in modern-day Iraq. For a second, imagine the...
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On Progress and Living the Android Life

Posted on05 Mar 2015
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Couple of weeks ago, a friend was feeling nostalgic about her BlackBerry phone after she migrated to an android platform. As of a week ago, it was the best decision ever. Only to discover a week after that her BlackBerry phone came with it a subsidized bundle of trouble. Now she is missing her BlackBerry phone because of the benefits that comes with it, and mostly due to its low data consumption. According to her,...
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