Thursday, April 27, 2017

4 Things boldness is not

I want to be bold. I want to live a life that makes a difference and one where people don't have to wonder who I really am or what I believe. I think that's good. Right?

Discard your filthy garments - Bishop tells Christians

Bishop Geoffrey Okorafor of the Egbu Anglican Diocese drew out a remarkable significance of the resurrection of Jesus Christ when he told Christians to discard every filthy garment by abandoning every behaviour that does not give God glory.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Anglicans get new dean Sunday, May 7

The House of Bishops, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, will appoint a new Dean and a new Chancellor on May 7, this year, when they converge in Owerri for the consecration of four new bishops and the dedication of CATOL on May 6.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Egyptian churches cancel Easter services

Coptic Christian churches in Egypt have decided to cancel Easter services after bombing attacks killed 49 people and injured more than 100 others at two churches on Palm Sunday.

Knights demand realistic anti-corruption campaign

Knights in the Anglican Diocese of Owerri have implored the Federal Government to be more pragmatic in its anti-corruption crusade, insisting that no “sacred cows” should be shielded because of party, ethnic or religious affiliation.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Mysteries of Christ’s resurrection By Rev. Fr George Nwachukwu

Today is Easter Sunday. For us Christians, Easter is the celebration of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Easter Sunday service holding in Churches across the world today is among the most attended Sunday services as it marks the end of Lent, a 40 - day period of fasting, prayer, almsgiving and spiritual discipline that is observed by every Christian faithful.

Imo urban Renewal project may spread to Okigwe, Orlu - Rochas

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has assured the people of the state that his urban renewal project which has taken off in Owerri metropolis would be applied also in Okigwe and Orlu.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Steer clear of danger, Bishop tells youths

Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Egbu, the Rt. Rev Geoffrey Okorafor has urged youths in the country to refrain from living lives that exposes them to dangers.

Are you actually a Christian?

By Erik Reed

How many people do you know who identify as Christian, yet lack any real sense of living for Christ? We all know, and pray we are not, the type. They call themselves Christians if asked what their religious preference is, but when you examine their lives, there's little evidence of this.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

You must unite to overcome persecution - Bishop tells Nigerian Christians

The Catholic Bishop of Kafanchan Diocese, Bishop Joseph Bagobiri, has called for greater cooperation among all Christian denominations within Nigeria if they hope to counter the violence they face in the country.

Fake ‘task forces’ take over Imo ... Imo people call on govt to come to their rescue

Terror appears to have returned to the streets of Owerri, the Imo State capital city, where various groups of uniformed young men purported to be members of government “task forces” waylay motorists and extort money from them.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Goshen Anglican Retreat Centre dedicated

The Goshen Anglican Retreat Centre property of the Superannuation Fund of the Niger Anglican Churches was dedicated penultimate Thursday in Owerri, Imo State capital by the Bishops of Niger Anglican Dioceses.

Former CATOL Cross bearer laid to rest

The body of Cross Bearer in the Cathedral Church of the Transfiguration of Our Lord (CATOL) Owerri, for more than two decades, Mr. Caleb Ugwuaba, has been laid to rest in his hometown Ezi Amaulu in Mbieri, after a funeral service which was held at St. Michael's Anglican Church, Amaulu-Mbieri last weekend.

Hearing begins in Pensioners vs Imo govt court matter

The legal battle between the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP), Imo State Council and the Imo State government over the non-payment of pensions and gratuities commenced in earnest last Tuesday at the National Industrial Court, Owerri before His Lordship, Hon. Justice O.Y. Anuwe.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Earthly Versus Spiritual Joys

"Whosoever drinketh of this water shall thirst again." - John 4:13

That is just as true of all earth's springs of joy as it was of Jacob's well. Men and women drink of them today and find a measure of satisfaction for a little time, but soon they are thirsty as ever again. 

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Bishop Okorocha tasks Knights, Ladies

Knights and Ladies of St. Christopher, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, have been charged to be steadfast in faith, and to always show readiness to be true Christ bearers wherever they are.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Mother Keziah.

She is a staunch member of the women's fellowship wing of her local church. She does not hold any official post but she does not fail to contribute her own quota. You hardly see her making contributions during meetings. She is not also the type you would easily call up to lead in the prayer or summarize the prayer. She is just there to give support, be it moral, spiritual or financial she does not fail to contribute her own quota. 

BBC apologises for its comment on blasphemy

The BBC has apologised for asking 'what is the right punishment for blasphemy?' on its Asian Network Twitter account.