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Offering time is Blessing time!

Offering time is blessing time! Is one of the strap line used during the collection of offering in some of the African Churches. As someone whose Christian roots is in African Pentecostalism, my understanding of this statement is that giving … Continue reading

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Dismantling the Social Divide (Multiculturalism in the Church Context – Radio Interview)

In this radio interview on Saturday 2nd of June, I reflected on my journey of coming as a missionary to Britain. I was going to plant a Nigerian Pentecostal Church but then left that project to get involved with a … 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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Why is the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible so popular among Black Christians?

Last year 2011 marks the 400 anniversary of the King James Version of the Bible (KJV) otherwise known as the “Authorised Version” (AV). The King James Bible has become part of the fabric of the British society that today the … Continue reading

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