4

An encounter with unclean spiritsLate last year, I encountered two demon-possessed persons in one of my teachings. They willingly came forward for prayer at the end of the sermon but suddenly turned violent. One of them blurted all forms of obscenities and kept shouting that the girl belonged to them and that they were not leaving. The unclean spirit in…More

14

Is your Church’s “theme for the year” really from God? As the New Year starts, churches in my country roll out themes for the year. Most of these themes are rolled out in vigils as churches cross into the New Year together. The themes are often things that God is saying to the local church to guide them for the…More

7

This year I have been privileged to learn some really important life lessons, albeit the hard way. The biggest struggle of my heart this year has been to forgive. I had often imagined myself a forgiving person. However, I have come to realize that you cannot be forgiving if you have not been offended. You cannot claim to be peaceful…More

5

Hi Ernest, I need your advice. So my boyfriend and I have started dating. We are serious and heading for marriage. We are both born-again believers. We have made our stand on purity clear based on our values and our mutual faith in Jesus. We wanted to agree on everything so that there are no red flags. We even agreed…More

4

In his book, The Meaning of Marriage, Timothy Keller alludes to three levels of friendship that are necessary for any relationship to thrive. They are: The supernatural friendship The natural friendship The romantic friendship The natural friend and romantic friend are often rather obvious. So I would like to share on the supernatural friendship. A supernatural friend in marriage plays…More

4

STRUGGLING WITH UNFORGIVENESS One of the bona fide insignias of a truly born again believer is a forgiving heart. It is by far one of the most striking characteristics in the life of someone who has encountered the grace and mercy of the Risen Christ. It is a clear sign of fruit. A self-proclaimed believer who withholds forgiveness vehemently and…More

0

In this episode on THE RELATIONSHIP CENTRE PODCAST, Ernest and Deborah host a guest- Esther Ouma as she shares her journey as a lady in waiting for marriage. This segment and the following two episodes will be a blessing to Christian women who feel like giving up on marriage altogether.More

5

My wife and I celebrated seven years of marriage this September. As many of our friends sent us congratulatory messages, a friend of my wife asked me if I was truly happy. I asked her why. “I met person X and they said that to have that kind of happiness and you’ve been married for less than 10 years is…More

12

THE UGLINESS OF GOSSIP One of the most frustrating things I have been challenged to deal with in the past year is people who have engaged in slander and gossip about me. In the past year, I have encountered a few situations where people have said untruthful things said about me in my absence. Some were people I hardly knew…More

0

Waiting on God’s timing can seem difficult when everyone else around you seems to be moving forward. While some worry about their biological clock, some about family’s expectations and others about getting the right man to settle with, the lady is waiting is equipped with grace from God to thrive in all seasons- dry and bountiful. Volume 14 of Boy…More

6

This post is a summary of the lessons I derived from a book I just finished reading. The details are below: Title: Conversion: How God Creates a People Author: Michael Lawrence Publisher: Crossway in partnership with Ekklesia Afrika Year: 2017 Pages: 137 Michael Lawrence addresses one of the most confounding things facing the final church age- the issue of false…More

11

Is your church preaching the Gospel or is it preaching humanism? I have had the opportunity to visit several churches in the past year. In some cases, I’ve been called to preach. In other instances, my wife and I just decided to visit. A handful warmed our hearts with the unadulterated preaching of the gospel. However, a good number centred…More

0

Struggling woman Hi Ernest, hope you are doing well. First of all, before you read this I would like you to read it with your wife because it is a sensitive topic. If you can’t read, let your wife read it herself and tell you what you need to know. I am a lady who has really struggled with sexual…More