All posts by Deji Yesufu

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Prayers: Casting our Burdens on God II

Prayers: Casting our Burdens on God II By: Deji Yesufu A Brief Introduction to the Subject of Prayer First, we must understand that we cannot pray beyond the theology we know. The more we know God, the more our prayers...

/ November 26, 2020
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Prayers: Casting our Burdens on God I

Prayers: Casting our Burdens on God I By: Deji Yesufu Introduction I entered the year 2000 with a great burden: I needed to graduate from the University with a good grade. I was oscillating between third class and second class...

/ November 24, 2020

Lekki Shooting: “Unknown Soldier, na ‘im do am”

Lekki Shooting: “Unknown Soldier, na ‘im do am” By: Deji Yesufu In 2015 when soldiers of the Nigerian Army moved into Geylesu, Zaria, and mowed down the headquarters of Shi’ites, an Islamic sect in Northern Nigeria, most people felt that...

/ November 22, 2020

Our Days are few: A Tribute to Adeola Abiodun and an Appeal

Our Days are few: A Tribute to Adeola Abiodun and an Appeal By: Deji Yesufu In March 2013, I stopped tithing my income. The implication of that decision for me, financially, was that I had a little more resources at...

/ November 16, 2020

A Commentary on Falz’ End-SARS Video: “Johnny”

A Commentary on Falz’ End-SARS Video: “Johnny” By: Deji Yesufu The Nigerian musician Folarin Falana with stage name “Falz the Bahd Guy” published the video to his song “Johnny” two days ago, 10th of November, 2020, on YouTube. The three...

/ November 12, 2020

Why Do Christians Support Donald Trump?

Why Do Christians Support Donald Trump? By: Deji Yesufu I was in a discussion with an American friend of mine once. This gentleman is also pastor. He said this in passing: "... while we do not preach politics in the...

/ November 10, 2020

Funke Adejumo and the Sin of Simony

Funke Adejumo and the Sin of Simony By: Deji Yesufu (First published on Mouthpiece.com.ng in July, 2018) A few weeks ago the social media went agog with a short video clip of Rev. Funke Felix Adejumo collecting $1,000 from Church...

/ November 4, 2020

Victor Banjo in Enugu

Victor Banjo in Enugu By: Deji Yesufu On September 18th, 1967, Brig. Victor Banjo received a call from Col. Emeka Ojukwu. In the long discussion over the telephone, Ojukwu explained that he had discovered certain saboteurs of the war effort...

/ October 31, 2020
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Reflections on Peter Uka’s Cessationism

Reflections on Peter Uka’s Cessationism By: Deji Yesufu Peter Uka and Oje Giwa-Amu entered into a debate on Cessationism on the 20th of August, 2020. By the close of the debate, it was clear that Peter’s opponent still had not...

/ October 29, 2020

Omoyele Sowore’s Stupid Revolution

By: Deji Yesufu (This article was first published 19th December, 2019 on mouthpiece.com.ng. It is published again in honor of all who died at Lekki Toll Gate protesting injustice in the land on 20/10/2020) No people in the world ever...

/ October 23, 2020