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THE DAY MY BROTHER REBELLED

When Dad called my brother for service that evening, I am so sure he did not expect what my brother said. My brother said, “Must it be church all the time?” My dad (the pastor of the church) did not utter a single word. He simply turned around and went to church. Honestly, every man must be able to stand […]

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COUNSEL TO A YOUNG WIFE (7)- final charge

CLICK HERE TO READ COUNSEL TO A YOUNG WIFE (6) Few weeks after the birth of Danielle, we made an amazing discovery- we were already drifting apart gradually. Everything seems to be about our child now. There were days she slept right between us. We wake up and talk to her first before we talk to one another. There were […]

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COUNSEL TO A YOUNG WIFE (6)

CLICK HERE TO READ COUNSEL TO A YOUNG WIFE (5) My dear teacher looked at me that day and told me this parting words about sex in marriage, “No matter what happens, do not take yourselves too seriously. Keep learning. Keep exploring till you get better”. Dear young wife, do you want me to tell you the honest truth? You […]

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COUNSEL TO A YOUNG WIFE (5)

CLICK HERE TO READ COUNSEL TO A YOUNG WIFE (4) In a space of two weeks, we had argued about almost everything. Little things will bring sparks. I spent a while ruminating on what the challenge might be. After one of such disagreements, I gently sought the audience of my wife and told her, “Darling, I noticed that it has […]

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COUNSEL TO A YOUNG WIFE (4)

CLICK HERE TO READ COUNSEL TO A YOUNG WIFE (3) At the breakfast table just before our marriage, my spiritual father said to both us, “No one must come in between you- not your parents, friends, children or church members” Dear young wife, there is something you must NEVER do- do not report your spouse to your parents! Do not […]

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COUNSEL TO A YOUNG WIFE (3)

CLICK HERE TO READ COUNSEL TO A YOUNG WIFE (2) The whole church pulled a fast one on me that evening. As I stepped up to teach at the conference, they all screamed “We love you Pastor Temi”. They supported it with placards. In a rush, a lot of things came flashing by. I loved and appreciated the moment. I […]

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COUNSEL TO A YOUNG WIFE (2)

CLICK HERE TO READ COUNSEL TO A YOUNG WIFE (1) As we drove out that evening, I was having an internal debate of whether I should talk to my wife or not. I finally said to my wife, “There is something I would like to tell you and I hope you will not be annoyed”. We have had our fair […]

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COUNSEL TO A YOUNG WIFE (1)

We were at family devotion that day and we were focused on giving. My wife said, “It has been a while I gave to my husband as my pastor”. One of the young ladies at home said, “But you give to him regularly as your husband”. Irewamiri told her, “Giving to him as my Pastor is a different thing altogether”. […]

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COUNSEL FOR YOUNG HUSBANDS (7) – final charge

CLICK HERE TO READ COUNSEL FOR YOUNG HUSBANDS (6 When my phone rang that day, it was a call from a dear mother. She hit it straight: “There is a boy always hanging around your sister now. What do you think about him?” The boy in question happens to be my friend. I spoke highly of him. Today they are […]

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COUNSEL FOR YOUNG HUSBANDS (6)

CLICK HERE TO READ COUNSEL FOR YOUNG HUSBANDS (5) It was some weeks to the end of the year. That evening, my dear wife mentioned some things that she needed to get done but I had no means to handle it. Interestingly, they were not really big obligations but they were quite important. It got at her. Obviously it got […]

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