All posts by Deji Yesufu

Portrait of a Blessed Man

Portrait of a Blessed Man: Romans 4:6-7 By: Deji Yesufu The leading reason why some of us consider the Prosperity Gospel idolatry is that there is essentially no difference between what a true adherent of this aberrant gospel pursue and...

/ May 5, 2020

Baby Factories in Enugu – Al-Jazeera

Northern Girls Trafficked to Enugu, Raped, Impregnated, Babies Sold Report by Philip Obaji Jnr. As 16-year-old Miriam* stepped out of her tent to fetch water near the Madinatu Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state in January...

/ May 4, 2020

Insult as Treason and Other Nigerian Idi Amin Dada Stories

Insult as Treason and Other Nigerian Idi Amin Dada stories By: Festus Adedayo Two pieces of literary works – Williams Stevenson’s thriller, Ninety Minutes at Entebbe and the film, The Last King of Scotland (2006) – plot the graph of the gradual emergence of...

/ May 4, 2020
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The Gospel 12: A Final Word

The Gospel 12: A Final Word By: Deji Yesufu On Monday, 25th April, 2017, I was arrested by the Nigeria Police and slammed in detention. The police had arrested me at the University of Ibadan for creating a scene that...

/ May 3, 2020

Christian Oyakhilome, the Gospel of Prosperity and the Rest of Us

Christian Oyakhilome, the Gospel of Prosperity and the Rest of Us by Deji Yesufu My good friend, Yemi Aladejebi, sent me the picture below from the USA. Another person had sent it to him from South Africa where Ken Oyakhilome,...

/ May 2, 2020

Civil Society Groups in Nigeria and COVID-19

JOINT MEMO BY CSOs ON RESPONSE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN NIGERIA PRESS STATEMENT 1st May 2020 Ladies and gentlemen of the Press, Fellow Nigerians: Introduction: The purpose of this press conference is to release to the public a Joint Memo...

/ May 1, 2020

How to Spot a False Prophet

How to spot a false prophet By: Peter Uka 11 And many false prophets will arise and lead many astray. Matthew 24:11 (ESV) Many Christians already have Matthew 24:11 at the back of their minds. They know to expect massive...

/ May 1, 2020
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The Gospel 11: Sanctification

The Gospel 11: Sanctification By: Deji Yesufu Some of the leading charges leveled against those who teach the doctrines of grace, as exemplified in the gospel, show that the teachings cause people to live lawless lives. These criticisms are valid...

/ April 30, 2020
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The Gospel 10: You Must Be Born Again

The Gospel 10: You Must Be Born Again By: Deji Yesufu My children are eight and six. My daughter is the older one. Recently both of them invited my wife and me to a love feast in their room. I...

/ April 29, 2020

Reflections on Two Pastors

Reflection on Two Pastors By: Deji Yesufu I am a product of my environment and I have been very fortunate to have listened to many seasoned ministers of the gospel throughout my life. These men, and women, have helped shape...

/ April 28, 2020