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Kirk Franklin has been recently trending in the International Christian music scene. Franklin was performing at a B.E.T rap show for the 2022 Hip-hop Awards. In his performance, he rapped a song that left many confused and upset. The specific part of the song that rattled the Internet was the lyrics that stated, “The Lion and the Lamb will bow…More

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Today is our 10th year marriage anniversary! Ten years ago on the 1st of September 2012, we stood on the green lawns of Brackenhurst in Tigoni and exchanged our vows. As we start counting double-digit revolutions around the sun, we thought to share 10 things we would have loved to hear a decade ago as newlyweds. We sat down yesterday…More

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“I want a divorce!” One of the most discouraging things to witness in a newly married couple is a lack of grit when facing a minor disagreement. In the past year, we have had newly married men and women write to us on this account. In a nutshell, these newlyweds have had spouses who have used the D word in…More

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I recently had a brief online discussion with a friend of mine on using a seeker-sensitive approach in reaching out to youth who are not attending church. If you have not heard the term before, seeker sensitivity is an approach by some churches to reach people who do not attend the church through attractive mediums. The attractive mediums are meant…More

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Father’s day is coming up. The more years I clock as a father, I cannot help but notice the profound impact that the male parent has on a child. I have understood this impact even more owing to the sessions of counselling I have with couples; many relationship problems between a husband and wife can be traced to father wounds…More

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Proverbs 31:3‭-‬5 “Do not give your strength to women, your ways to those who destroy kings. It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine, or for rulers to take strong drink, lest they drink and forget what has been decreed and pervert the rights of all the afflicted.” (ESV)Proverbs refers to the godly…More

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Proverbs 29:3 “A man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father, but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth.” (NIV) I cannot imagine a more modern common example of being a companion of prostitutes than the consumption of internet pornography. Pornography is but a collection of online prostitution aimed at stifling men sexually. Proverbs tells us that this companionship…More

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The doors of destiny swing open on the hinges of honour. David was anointed as God’s chosen King of Israel when he was just a boy. He had to wait for about 15 years for the incumbent King Saul to die. In those 15 years, David served as a hired musician and in military service to King Saul. In a…More

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Jonathan Leeman’s book is a family member of the 9Marks series. The 9Marks series are a collection of Christian evangelical books that champion the biblical framework of the local church. In this book, the author argues that a vital mark of a local assembly of the Body of Christ is church discipline. Leeman defines church discipline in the following way,…More

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Today’s blog is by a guest by the name Phoebe Mueni. Mueni is a friend to my wife and I. We have hosted her on Boy Meets Girl. Her blog is Red and White. The guest blog for the day can be found on this link here. THE NEED PORN CAN’T MEET In the pursuit of love and satisfaction in…More

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I had a dream from the LORD on night before Thursday 24th February 2022. In the dream, I walked into a church. I had arrived on time. The service had not yet started. In the dream, I was carrying in my arms my second born daughter, Ivanna. The church congregants had also arrived on time and were waiting for the…More

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Hi Ernest, I am considering getting into a serious longterm friendship. Many married people tell me that it is good for me and my partner to be friends. My question is, what does friendship look like? What should I look out for? Thanks for writing, Beloved. The following is a response from our book BAESICS: Setting the Right Foundations to…More

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2 Corinthians 11:4 “For if he who comes preaches another Jesus whom we have not preached, or if you receive a different spirit which you have not received, or a different gospel which you have not accepted—you may well put up with it” (NKJV) Paul the Apostle held a concern about the Corinthian church. They were a group that were…More

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1 Peter 4:7 “The end of all things is near. Therefore be alert and of sober mind so that you may pray.” (NIV) What is you mind meditating on? Peter alludes to us that when our minds lack sobriety and alertness, the discipline of prayer dies. And if traces of prayer remain, they are often low-quality prayer practices; rash- having…More

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Today in my quiet time, I read from 2 Corinthians chapter 6. There is a section that we famously know (verse 14). 2 Corinthians 6:14 “Do not be unequally yoked together with unbelievers. For what fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness? And what communion has light with darkness? (NKJV) It says to not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. A yoke is…More

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