Glory Days: A Review

After hosting my second book review of the year in my Young Adult Life Group last week (which was truly an amazing experience), I finally got the chance to finish my current read; Glory Days by Max Lucado and what a book! Highly recommended Powerful. Personal. Practical. A truly remarkable piece of writing, engaging and genuinely transformational. It’s a book […]

New Reading List

Every quarter, I host a book review challenge in my young adult group. Our book review sessions are competitive, engaging, insightful and most importantly, it supports our spiritual and personal growth. If you host a community or church-based group, I encourage you to incorporate a reading culture into your programme. In recent months, we’ve read and reviewed some really amazing […]

Following Jesus Afar Off — Part 2

In the previous post, I narrated my ‘following Jesus afar off’ experience a few years ago. I didn’t want to be identified as a Christian because I had failed to live up to the appropriate Christian standard. You can read that post here. What does it mean to follow Jesus afar off? But Peter followed him afar off… Matthew 26:58. Peter’s unwillingness […]

Following Jesus Afar Off — Part 1

But Peter followed him afar off unto the high priest’s palace, and went in, and sat with the servants, to see the end — Matthew 26:58. Have you ever messed up big time as a Christian? And when you look back, you are like; “What! Did I actually do that?” Yes, you are not alone. Peter, a disciple and apostle of […]

Faith Grows in Unexpected Places

Just take a step of faith… Ever heard the phrase: “Just take a step of faith?” I have… a lot. It’s a good phrase. It’s powerful too, and church folks love it. But here’s the problem: We have become too familiar with Christian jargons that we no longer understand what they mean in reality.  Taking a step of faith requires a shift […]

Living Out a Life of Faith — Part 3

From Joseph: This post is the third part of the faith and leadership series by Gori Olusina Daniel . If you’re new on the blog, visit the previous two editions of the series here and here. Find out more about Gori at the end of the post. If you’d like to feature a guest post on The Story of Hope, you can find […]