Christian journalists fault Sterling Bank’s Easter advert

The faith-based media group, Journalists For Christ (JFC) International Outreach has condemned the advert published by Sterling Bank Nigeria PLC to commemorate the Easter celebration. The advert which likened the resurrection of Jesus Christ to the rising of Agege bread according to the group is unethical, insensitive, irresponsible and abusive to the person of the Lord Jesus Christ. JFC’s President, Mr Lekan Otufodunrin, said writers of copies going public should do so with the utmost respect for the sensibility of the public. “We live in a secular country that also…

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The story of the Chinese Bamboo Tree

Like every other tree in the forest, the Chinese Bamboo Tree starts its journey as a tiny seed planted below the surface of the earth which requires nurturing – water, fertile soil, sunshine to break forth the solid surface of the earth.  Unlike every other tree which seed sprouts and begins to yield leaves and fruits, the Chinese Bamboo tree goes invisible in its first year, second year. Again, no growth above the soil within the third and fourth year.  And finally in the fifth year – behold, a miracle! The…

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Generational challenges have generational solution- OSINBAJO

“I think what is important is to see how we can remove those barriers as much as possible so there is a level playing field. What I have experienced serving in the position as Vice President in the past few years and having the opportunity to bring on board young people, some elderly people in relative terms, is that the quality of the contributions is not necessarily defined by age. And that is the honest truth, and I have so many brilliant people working with me and they are not…

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Women of valour in the Bible

By Pastor David Odunayo First, let me correct a wrong impression. It is completely false to say women were relegated in the Bible. Yes, they assisted their husbands but they were not inferior to them. We have many women of valour in the Bible. These were women who won battles courageously and did outstanding things. Among them were Deborah, the prophetess who was not only a prophetess but a dutiful wife. She did mighty things in Israel. (Jug4:4).Her prophecy led us to Jael, the wife of Heber. Jael was a…

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‘Journalism is a call we must always trust God to fulfil’

Dayo Emmanuel Fact-Checking journalist with AFP and Business and Development Editor of The Cable, Oluwamayowa Tijani has said that journalism is a calling and journalists must trust God to fulfil the call. Tijani who spoke at the February fellowship of Journalists For Christ in Lagos tagged ‘Faith on the beat,’ relayed several experiences of God’s intervention in his job. “Personally as a journalist, I found that journalism is a calling. A lot of people say that I know how to do things but I know I can’t do anything because…

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