The Gospel and the Lagos Worker

In his helpful book Mastering Monday, John Beckett identifies five themes which should be considered in our attempt to demonstrate God’s kingdom in the workplace. They are Purpose, Values, People, Stewardship, and Serving. These all are nurtured by the Gospel. The Gospel gives us a clear purpose for our work; we serve Christ and extend…

A Serving God

We think of God as a King, and rightly so. We learn from David that The Lord has established His throne in heaven, And His kingdom rules over all. (Psalm 103:19) But do we even consider that the Almighty Creator also stoops to serve his creatures? Yes, he does. And he fulfills this role in…

How Jesus turned the world upside down

The problem with the world is not  its diversity – social, ethnic, or racial. I am white, he is black; I belong to society’s elite, he is a poor farmer; I speak Yoruba, she is Fulani. No. The problem arises when love and service are left out, and the elements of power and superiority are…

TGIM

Thank God it’s Monday! Time to follow your dreams and pursue your calling. Time to rejoice in the beauty of the world and the goodness of the created order. Time to solve problems for others and reap rewards in the process. Time to add value to your neighbour and help build God’s kingdom. Welcome to…