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Church and Community Part 2

                          CHURCH AND COMMUNITY   Part 2

The word Christian was first used in the Book of Acts 11: 26 as result the ways and manners the disciples conducted themselves at Antioch. There was foretold there will be a great famine all over the world by one the disciple called Agabus. The scripture made clear that the disciplines determined, every one according to his ability to send relief to Judea community

The church has vital roles in reaching out to our…

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Added by Ayodele Fashemi on November 15, 2014 at 6:44pm — No Comments

SALVATION FOR SALE: CHURCH AND COMMUNITY

       SALVATION FOR SALE   - CHURCH AND COMMUNITY

The word Christian was first used in the Book of Acts 11: 26 as result the ways and manners the disciplines conducted themselves at Antioch. There was foretold there will be a great famine all over the world by disciple called Agabus. The scripture made clear that the disciple determined, every one according to his ability to send relief to Judea community

The church has vital roles in reaching out to our communities through…

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Added by Ayodele Fashemi on November 11, 2014 at 4:29am — No Comments

Church and Community Part 1

                                                 Church and Community  Part 1

Community is a social group of any size whose members reside in a specific locality, share government, and often have a common cultural and historical heritage.  The Church is neither a denomination nor a building. It is not the people but it is the sum total of all the ministries (Christ in us), the Bride of Chris.  The first word Christian was used in the Book of Acts when the community…

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Added by Ayodele Fashemi on March 9, 2013 at 7:12pm — 2 Comments

MAN IN SEARCH OF RICHES

 

                             Man in search for riches    1

 

In the beginning, God created a man and provided him with garden with all he needed to survive. Not until he has eaten the forbidden fruit in the garden, he was told by his creator that “from now on you will tilt the ground before you could eat” and the women “she feels the pain in process of child bearing and it has been since disobedient by man.

 

Man in search for riches has…

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Added by Ayodele Fashemi on October 19, 2012 at 6:37pm — 1 Comment

Removal of Oil Subsidy Stabilized Poverty

                     

 

Thousands of protesters descended on major streets and squares to express their anger, frustration, and concerns for removal of oil subsidies. The strapped by debt, cut off from the technology bang. Nigeria one of the world’s leading crude-oil exporters, is forced to import nearly all its gasoline because the country’s refineries are dysfunctional. The government pays the subsidy to middlemen, who have become extremely wealthy, so that fuel can be then…

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Added by Ayodele Fashemi on April 9, 2012 at 7:45pm — No Comments

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

 

Sustainable development is the use of resources to meet human needs not at short-term but long term without harming the natural environment.   Social development is when there are visible improvements in the quality of life for people in particular geographical areas, or social groups especially in health and education and an increase in confidence and capability of a group or community to participate in decisions about its future. Community development is a component of social…

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Added by Ayodele Fashemi on September 15, 2011 at 6:50pm — No Comments

OCEANS IMPACT ON CLIMATE CHANGE

 

   

Ocean consists almost entirely of water and salt. The oceans play an important role in storing and redistributing heat absorbed from incoming solar radiation near the equator, where the radiation is most strong. The currents then redistributed this heat throughout the oceans in the process known as thermohaline circulation. Ocean thermohaline circulation is an oceanic circulation that is driven by change in water density caused by variation in temperature and…

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Added by Ayodele Fashemi on September 15, 2011 at 6:29pm — No Comments

STATE OF ENVIRONMENT

 

STATE OF ENVIRONMENT: Gas Flaring in Nigeria

 

Gas flare is harmful gases release into the atmosphere, a variety of gaseous pollutants exist in gas flaring, including carbon dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, sulphur dioxide and other volatile organic compounds, including benzene and toluene. The…

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Added by Ayodele Fashemi on June 16, 2011 at 4:45pm — No Comments

RIPPLE EFFECTS – NON VIOLENCE MEANS FOR SOCIAL CHANGE

 

     The ripple effect is a term used to describe a situation where, like the ever expanding ripples across water when an object is dropped into it, an effect from an initial state can be followed outwards incrementally. I experienced this principle in Physics in High School in early 70s and I never knew is relevant to life situation. The ripple effect is based on the understanding that we are all connected, these connection stretch like an incredibly, interwoven and…

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Added by Ayodele Fashemi on February 28, 2011 at 6:50pm — No Comments

AFRICA COULD FEED ITSELF

Although the developing countries are endowed with seize able natural resources, despite its enormous potentials for growth and development, policies and programs over the years failed because of fragmentation of political structures, and allocation of resources for development.

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Added by Ayodele Fashemi on December 8, 2010 at 5:46pm — No Comments

REHABILITATION OF EX-MILITANTS

Community is a group living together in an area with common values and social cohesions. Merriam Webster defines community as a group of people with common characteristic or interest living together within a larger society. Niger Delta, Bayelsa, and Rivers State comprises of community living within a larger society in…

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Added by Ayodele Fashemi on November 9, 2010 at 5:42am — 2 Comments

Energy

Why our use of non-renewable resource cannot go on forever because most of our energy comes from non-renewable resource .closing one by one all the non-renewable energy resources have positive and negative affects to the nature. The world needs all the energy we can develop, in every potential form. While finding new ways to maximize the use of traditional resources such as oil and natural gas, we also depend on technology to produce emerging sources of energy. A non-renewable resource is a… Continue

Added by Ayodele Fashemi on November 3, 2010 at 8:19pm — No Comments

NIGERIA AT 50 WHERE ARE WE?

Nigeria will be 50 years come October 1st when the flag of Great Britain was brought down and replaced with Green and White represented, and recognization as Republic of Nigeria as self-government. It was a historical moment and joy for our founding fathers and that what we are celebrating from time to time. However,…

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Added by Ayodele Fashemi on September 30, 2010 at 8:09pm — No Comments

CAN WE LEARN FROM HISTORY?





Independence National Electoral Commission (INEC) has rolled out the timetable and schedule of activities for 2011 elections. Today many issues and situations are now

taking place some which bare a strong resemblance to things in the past.…





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Added by Ayodele Fashemi on September 10, 2010 at 7:31pm — 2 Comments

FORGIVENESS -- PREREQUISITE FOR RECONCILIATION

There is difference between reconciliation and forgiveness. Reconciliation is the building of a trusting relationship and takes time. Forgiveness is the prerequisite for reconciliation. Forgiveness is always within your power, through the enabling of the spirit.…

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Added by Ayodele Fashemi on September 7, 2010 at 6:22pm — 1 Comment

The Elephant in the Room

The Elephant in the Room

As population growth soar in Nigeria, there are numerous problems and issues associated with population growth. Challenges are insecurity to lives and properties, and insufficient access to safe water. More people mean less food and crowded cities, increasing populations vulnerable to social disorder, unemployment as we present experience in South East where human abduction are lucrative business.



The systems are weak, are least able to deal with future… Continue

Added by Ayodele Fashemi on July 27, 2010 at 4:18pm — No Comments

CHALLENGES OF YOUNGER GENERATION IN POLITICS

In new democracies, younger generations are faced with the challenge of creating stability in the place of the chronic instability of the past. . The role of youth therefore has very different significance in old and new democracies. In the…

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Added by Ayodele Fashemi on May 6, 2010 at 6:24pm — No Comments

WE ARE ALL GATEKEEPERS OF MUCH NEEDED CHANGES IN NIGERIA POLITICS 2011 AND BEYOND

There is urgent need expansion of adult education and literacy of Nigeria citizenry aimed at the development of critical consciousness and civic participation, aware of world and actively involved and transforms their communities and society in Nigeria.…

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Added by Ayodele Fashemi on April 28, 2010 at 6:19pm — 1 Comment

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