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Black History Month Series: African Nationalism Dr Mojola Agbebi’s Contribution

As we begin celebrating Black History Month my thoughts race to African History. The period of African History that I have been reflecting on is the origins of African Nationalism. This reflection was also inspired by current situations such as … Continue reading

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Towards a Prosperity Gospel of Liberation

In this article I want to attempt to reconstruct Prosperity Gospel as a viable theology that has liberation at the heart of its agenda. In order to do this, we must first recognise that there is a thriving Black British … Continue reading

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The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) is one of the fastest growing BMCs in the UK, so who founded this Church?

Josiah Akindayomi was born into a poor family and his parents were Ogun worshippers (Ogun is the god of iron in the Yoruba religion). His name at birth was actually Ogunribido Olufemi Akindolie (Ogunribido meaning Ogun has a place to … Continue reading

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Reverse Missions: African Churches in Europe

There has been a recent shift in global Christianity from North to South. Christianity is growing day by day in the continents of Africa, Latin America and Asia, whereas it appears to be declining in the Western world. The expression … Continue reading

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Legacy of Daniels Ekarte (c. 1890s-1964) and its implications for African Pentecostal Churches in Britain

African Pentecostal Churches in Britain have become a phenomenon that people talk about. This is partly due to the fact that 50 years ago Britain was sending missionaries to African, but now Africans, particularly, African Pentecostals, are here and are … Continue reading

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The Story of an Unsung Hero: History and Legacy of Garrick Sokari Braide (1882-1918)

African Church history is rich with stories of renewals across the continent. Garrick Braide is one of the pioneers of revival in Africa. Braide was born ca. 1882 in Obonoma, a small Kalabari pagan village in the Niger Delta (now … Continue reading

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