What Makes A Prayer Effective?

By Emmanuel Oluwatoba | Niger, Nigeria Introduction In Christianity, the effectiveness of prayer is not a debated topic. In fact, there seems to be a consensus on the power of prayer as exemplified by the common phrases we hear every day; “prayer is the master key” and the likes. However, there seems to be a


By Emmanuel Oluwatoba | Niger, Nigeria Introduction When most people refer to predestination, they refer to the Calvinist doctrine of unconditional election. This doctrine is the belief that God with no regard to the will of man, made an eternal choice of certain persons unto eternal life and some unto eternal damnation, and this choice

How To Judge A Sermon

By Pat Donahue | Alabama, USA It is a common practice after a worship assembly for people to discuss the merits of the sermon just delivered.  Many times there is agreement about whether the lesson was a good one, but every now and then there is disagreement.  It seems people judge a sermon based upon