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THINGS A FATHER MUST NEVER FORGET (3)

My lovely wife was carrying our first baby. I travelled for about 48 hours out of town. When I returned, Irewamiri said, “Can you imagine your daughter?” (a reference to the baby in the womb) I was inquisitive. She said “She had not been kicking for the past 48 hours. I tried all I could. I talked to her. I […]

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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 (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 (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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COUNSEL FOR YOUNG HUSBANDS (5)

CLICK HERE TO READ COUNSEL FOR YOUNG HUSBANDS (4) My teacher looked at me that day and said, “For the first two weeks of our marriage, we did not have sex”. I was wondering what the problem was with him and his wife! Did you fight? So what were you people waiting for? What happened? I did not understand. Then […]

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COUNSEL FOR YOUNG HUSBANDS (4)

CLICK HERE TO READ COUNSEL FOR YOUNG HUSBANDS (3) She strolled to me in the living room and asked, “How do you love your fried plantain?” Unfortunately for me I responded with, “the way ____ fried it the last time”. My wife’s face changed. My apology had to be processed. I explained and explained that I was not comparing! Dear […]

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