Community development is a way of strengthening civil society by prioritizing the actions of communities, and their perspectives in the development of social, economic, and environmental policy.
This article on the books of Samuel’s summary looked at the books of 1st and 2nd Samuel. These books record accounts of the reign of Kings Saul and King David. The books of 1st and 2nd Samuel were considered as one book in the Hebrew bible. Beginning with Samuel as the last judge it tells the story of the rise of kingship in Israel.
This research looked at the concept of the Holy Spirt among the religious sects of the Eckankar (ECK) and Brotherhood of cross and star (BCS). In Eckankar, The Light and Sound are the twin aspects of the Holy Spirit. In BCS, the Holy Spirit is the one who convicts men of their sin and leads them to saving faith in Christ the Lord.
Yom Kippur or the Day of atonement is considered the holiest day of the year, called “Yom ha-Kadosh”. On the Hebrew calendar, Erev Yom Kippur begins at nightfall on Tishri (September or October) 9 and continues 25 hours through the next day until nightfall.
Many Christians usually ask the question, what is an altar? An altar can be seen as a structure upon which offerings are made for religious purposes. It is usually a raised platform with a flat surface. There are over four hundred references to altars in the Bible.
What is sacrifice, what connection does it has with worship? Sacrifice is one major way to worship the Lord. When we make sacrifices, we are committing our time and resources. To this, it means that what or whom we are sacrificing to is worth more than what we are sacrificing.
The books of Romans and Galatians equip the Christians with the gift of grace and faith in the Lord. While emphasizing that righteousness is not of work or the law, Paul made a call to focus on Christ. Christ is the source of grace and righteousness.
In Christian eschatology, the Rapture refers specifically to the predicted event when Christian believers who have died will be raised and believers who are still alive and remain shall be caught up together with them (the resurrected dead believers) in the clouds to meet the Lord Jesus Christ in the air. The rapture has to do with the church. The rapture of the church is also called “the coming of the Lord” but never the second coming of Christ.
Pentecostal churches have come a long way in the Christian faith of the Africans and Nigerians. The name Pentecostal derives from the day of Pentecost as recorded in the Book of Acts of the Apostles 2:1 – 4; “And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting…”
Mission strategy is actionable plans designed to achieve long-term impact in the life of individuals and groups. Apostle Paul, after the conversion, had a successful mission strategy, which helped him to succeed throughout his ministry