Chris Howles teaches at Uganda Martyrs Seminary, Namugongo, blogs at Namugongo Life and has written for the Postmodernity Issue of Conversation Magazine. He detects a latent threat to the East African church: These are difficult times indeed for Western Christians who rightly seek to proclaim that God is real, objective, universal and all encompassing. And yet, having moved in 2011 … Continue reading
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Why sing? (part 5)
Your statutes have been my songs in the house of my sojourning. (Psalm 119:54) Believers have always sung. We sing because we must somehow find expression for the deep wells of feeling aroused in our hearts by the word of God. Sometimes those songs will be laments, it is true. But often they will … Continue reading
Touch not my anointed!
In the first of a new column looking at commonly abused Bible texts, Sammy Maina considers “Touch not my anointed”… Have you ever heard your pastor or a preacher or, if you like, a Man of God (MOG) saying to someone or their congregation, “Touch not God’s anointed”? I have heard that phrase used many times, and mostly when a … Continue reading