‘Make your libraries accessible to people’

By Timilehin Ayomide and Temitayo Adeyemi President of Journalists For Christ (JFC), Mr. Lekan Otufodunrin has called on journalists with rich libraries to make their books accessible to interested persons. Otufodunrin made the call at the monthly fellowship of the organisation with the theme ‘Ministry of Writing’ held at the CEE-HOPE Conference Hall, Ogba, Lagos. According to him, many people have rich libraries locked away in their homes without people benefiting from the books. “We find that many people lock their books up in personal libraries away from those who…

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Dossier of a Christian journalist

BOOK TITLE: MY DOSSIER AUTHOR:        Wole Olarinde PAGES  :        132 PUBLISHER: Benefits Media Ministry REVIEWER:     Gbenga Osinaike As simple as it may look, writing an autobiography usually does not always come easy. The author is usually caught in the dilemma of writing facts about himself and what he wants the public to read.  As much as the author would love to lay the facts bare, autobiographies are not usually 100 percent accurate presentation of a man’s life or trajectory. So, going through the length of the book: My Dossier by Wole…

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How to maximise God’s gifts

Pastor Tayo Ogunbiyi, Head of Features Unit, Lagos State Ministry of Information & Strategy who was the guest speaker at the July 2019 fellowship spoke on how to maximise God’s gifts. Blessing Olagundoye and Ronke Otufodunrin report Introduction God is the giver of every gift and He’s interested in how we maximize our gifts. Every gift and talent leads to a career path not only for you but for generations.  How can we maximize our gifts? FOCUS: You must know what you see about the gifts, don’t allow others to…

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The Battle is the Lord’s

For most believers, one of the most challenging things to contemplate is the thought of ceding control to God, which is hilarious, because come to think of it, we are never in control, God is. We say the Lord’s prayer all the time [Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven (Mat 6:10)] without meaning it. We often make our plans and then invite God into our established plans, plans that we have already written in stone. But have you ever thought that there is a need…

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‘How God helped save depressed youth via Facebook’

DAYO EMMANUEL I was going through the Facebook one night and I saw a post where a young guy in FUT Minna posted that he was depressed. I found out more about him and found that he was a gospel artiste, an instrumentalist in his Church in Minna. He had a case in school and he was going to be rusticated. No money from home, he was sick and with a background check, we found out that he was telling the truth. He felt he has got to the of…

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‘I’m grateful journalism has helped me’

PEREIRA OLUWABIMPE MIRACLE I am thankful to God for my mum. She retired recently and I was able to write a book which was dedicated to her. It is my first book. I am just 20 years old and my mum is one who lives a simple lifestyle and I want everyone to see that it is good to live a simple lifestyle. It is not a must that we live an extravagant life, just be simple. In the book, I talked about living life centred on the gospel. There…

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