What will Jesus write

Outline of sermon at Journalists for Christ fellowship, April, 2017 Amaso Jack, Discipleship minister and lecturer, Nigeria Institute of Journalism, Lagos   THE PERIOD WE IN 2 Timothy 3:1 KJV This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.” 2 Corinthians 11:26 KJV In journeyings often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by mine own countrymen, in perils by the heathen, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren;   2…

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WACC Launches End News Media sexism campaign

The World Association for Christian Communication (WACC), the Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP) Network and other partners have launched a campaign to end news media sexism by 2020. The commencement date of the campaign coincides with Human Rights Day to underline gender  equality in the media as a human rights issue. The “End News Media Sexism” campaign will encourage and assist national advocacy to change media policy and journalistic practice. The campaign aims to support and highlight intensive efforts in several countries with  the hope that new evidence will emerge…

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The Need for Christian Journalists in Africa

Paper presented on behalf of Director of World Journalism Institute, New York , Robert Case II at the Journalists for Christ, Nigeria reception for Belz International Media fellows in Lagos on August 21, 2010 While there has always been the cosmic struggle between truth and falsehood, between good and evil, between the best laid plans of man (e.g., tower of Babel) and the plans of God). this conflict has been intensified into an outright cultural war in our post-modern, post Christian age by the mass or mainstream media in the…

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Two songs that made me cry

Lekan Otufodunrin I have been moved to tears on a number of occasions, but I can vividly recall shedding tears uncontrollably twice. The first was in 1998 during the service of songs for Late ace political correspondent of Channels Television, Lekan Ashimi who died in a car crash on his way home from work late in the night. As usual, various speakers had taken turns to pay tributes to Ashimi who distinguished himself with his incisive political reports and others. When his widow was called to speak, she started by…

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Holding fast to the profession of faith

Report by DAYO EMMANUEL “Often times we seek God’s blessings without seeking to do His will. We look for addition without first seeking the kingdom”. These were the words of Lekan Otufodunrin, President of Journalists For Christ (JFC) at the August fellowship of the group in Lagos. Otufodunrin, a media trainer and On-line Editor of The Nation Newspapers added that “it is possible to have the desired breakthroughs but those things are not enough to take us to heaven”. He urged Christian journalists to identify with their faith even in…

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Biblical Journalism: Seven Things The Lord Hates

Lekan Otufodunrin In 1998, while I was Group News Editor of The Punch Newspaper, I established a faith based media group, Journalists for Christ. Among other goals, the organisation was to encourage Christian journalists to live up to the tenets of their faith in the discharge of their duties. We were interested in promoting a biblical basis for the practice of journalism in addition to the code of ethics of the profession which journalists are required to abide with. Every third Saturday of the month, we hold a fellowship at…

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All African Writer Summit- Dummy

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The Conference – iaec-conference – Dummy

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PREMIUM TIMES journalist wins 2015 – Dummy

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Thomson Foundation FPA Award – Dummy

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