Men Really Need To Stop Calling Women Crazy

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“Crazy” is such a convenient word for men, perpetuating a sense of superiority. Men are logical; women are emotional. Emotion is the antithesis of logic.

When women are too emotional, we say they are being irrational. Crazy. Wrong.

Women hear it all the time from men. “You’re overreacting,” they tell women. “Don’t worry about it so much, you’re over-thinking it.” “Don’t be so sensitive.” “Don’t be crazy.”

It’s a form of gas-lighting — telling women that their feelings are just wrong, that they don’t have the right to feel the way that they do.

Minimizing somebody else’ feelings is a way of controlling them. If they no longer trust their own feelings and instincts, they come to rely on someone else to tell them how they’re supposed to feel.

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Merry Christmas Everyone! Hugs & Kisses!!

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Christmas is the occasion to extend the message of love, sincerity and care. Let us praise the Lord
For it’s Christmas day!!

It’s the birthday of our Lord Jesus. Bringing blessings and happiness for those who believe. This Christmas, make it a point to bring a smile to every face you see.

My heartfelt Christmas Greetings, With many hugs and kisses! Merry Christmas everyone 😀

#Flourish 2015! Cross-Over Night Like No Other! Get Ready!

In the midst of a challenging year, Flourish sets the stage for 2015 with an exciting evening of worship, prayer and prophetic declarations. Join us for a night of Worship like never before, filled with passion and energy. Featuring:

Dr Lionel Peterson

Rachael Kerr

Tim Godfrey

Tosin Martins

Modele

Bunmi George

The Lagos Community Gospel Choir and so many more!

Date: 31st December 2014

Time: 7pm

Venue: Expo Hall, Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria island Lagos.

To flourish is to open up a fresh chapter, to undertake a new course, and to leap beyond set limits.   

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Christmas! Teach Your Kids About Jesus; NOT Santa Claus!

Christmas has always been a holiday celebrated carelessly. Even by Christians. Over the years, various customs and traditions have found their way into the church and the 21st century Christian does not even realize that a lot of these traditions are unscriptural. As you read this, please bear in mind that I do not intend to ruin anyone’s fun, be legalistic or rain on anyone’s parade. I only seek to draw attention to who we have been called to be and remind those who have forgotten that though we live in this world, we do not belong here.

For Christians, Christmas day is the day we celebrate the birth of the Lord Jesus Christ who was sent from God to be the ultimate sacrifice for our sins and bring us into relationship with God. It’s the ultimate sign of God’s love for us. (John 3:16). This love compels us to celebrate Christmas by showing love to everyone around us, hence, the distribution of gifts and “Christmas cheer”.

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PODCAST: Stay In Your Lane! – A Tale Of Two Kings…

James 4:6 (NIV)

“…But he gives us more grace. That is why Scripture says: “God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.”

Pride is an uncomfortable subject to talk about. In church or out of church. mainly because God is still dealing with our pride in one area or the other. Human ovation and praise have the tendency to puff us up and it’s only by the spirit of God that we can put the flesh and it’s pride under submission and allow God to do his total work in us and through us.
Pride can make us abandon God’s chosen way for us and head of in a whole different direction. May this podcast open your eyes to God’s word more and may your heart be transformed as you listen and study the word.

Don’t forget to download it and share with everyone!

 

EVENT: Return Of The 90’s! – TurnUp Of The Year!

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Missing the 90s? They’re making a comeback. This year was heavily influenced by the 90s – from music, movie remakes and especially fashion! So we’re taking it back – with 2014’s Biggest Block Party – to end your year just right! The Return of the 90s Party, this Sunday 21st December 6pm till late, at the Park, opposite Wole Olateju Crescent, Lekki phase 1.
Remember chunky Gold chains, Timbs, High waist denim, Pleated Shirts, Baseball Caps, Bandanas? Yup! Get dressed up!
We’ve got a Massive DJ playing the dopest 90s tunes all through.  Best of all its Free.  Need more inspiration for dressing up?
Let’s have good ‘ol fun and have a holy ghost turn up!
Follow @liquidmvment on Instagram and Twitter. #WordUp

Climbing The Hill…

Mathew 5:1-2 (MSG)
1-2 When Jesus saw his ministry drawing huge crowds, he climbed a hillside. Those who were apprenticed to him, the committed, climbed with him. Arriving at a quiet place, he sat down and taught his climbing companions.

Crowds were attracted to Jesus. Some were attracted to the great preaching, some were attracted to the miracles and some were attracted to bread and fish he provided. Most were fans. They followed him because they liked him and wanted to be identified with his celebrity.

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God Wants Us To Live Simple Lives.

Matthew 5:4-5 (MSG)

You’re blessed when you feel you’ve lost what is most dear to you. Only then can you be embraced by the One most dear to you.

 “You’re blessed when you’re content with just who you are—no more, no less. That’s the moment you find yourselves proud owners of everything that can’t be bought.

God requires us to live simple lives. That’s why he said we should lay aside every weight. He wants us to shed all self consciousness, self elevation and be content with who we have been created to be.

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The Waterbrook (@MyWaterbrook) To Host MOBO Award Winning Artiste, Rachel Kerr!

On Sunday, the 28th of December, 2014, The Waterbrook will be hosting MOBO Award-winning artist Rachel Kerr in a Sunday morning concert.

Rachel Kerr won the MOBO Award for “Best Gospel Act” in 2012, but before that, she’s been making waves in the music industry. A vocal power house, she has headlined a 20,000-people show in the Caribbean, performed alongside Brandy, and has sung for former US President Bill Clinton.

This free concert will take place at Eko Hotels & Suites and begins at 10AM prompt.

Other artists performing include Bem, Uken, IBK, and TWB’s choir BrookStone.

Mark your calendars, and be sure to be a part of this.

Follow The WaterBrook on twitter @Mywaterbrook

Making Christmas Happen For Boko Haram Victims!

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It is a few days to Christmas and the air is thick with the smell of Christmas. Holidays are being planned, fun events being looked forward to and families excited about the times they will spend together.

Sadly, about 640,000 Nigerians are not privileged to look forward to this joyous celebrations. This is because they have been made refugees in their own country, internally displaced by the deadly activities of the Boko Haram terrorist group. Many of them are in camps or are trying to pick up the pieces of their lives in places other than their hometowns.

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Your Due Season Is Coming!

God has ordained seasons and cycles in our lives. Sometimes, when our dreams aren’t coming to pass on our timetable, we can be tempted to get frustrated. But we have to be careful not to allow our attitude to keep us from moving forward.

Understand that in God’s kingdom, every season is not harvest. There are ploughing seasons, planting seasons and watering seasons.

Sure, we would love for every season to be a time of increase; but without the other seasons, we wouldn’t be prepared. It’s during the ploughing seasons when God’s bringing issues to light that we need to deal with.

He’s getting us prepared for promotion. If you’re not making as much progress as you would like, the key is not to lose any ground. Don’t go backwards. Hold your position by keeping an attitude of faith and expectancy, even when it’s hard.

Keep ploughing by speaking the Word daily. As you do, you’ll pass the test, and God promises your due season is coming!

 

THE ALLEDGED EXTRA JUDICIAL KILLING OF FEMI BELLO! Help Get #Justice4Femi

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The 10th December is the International Human Rights Day 2014, and the campaign to End Torture. Sadly, even as this is happening, many victims and families are suffering from wicked acts of torture; one of these is Femi Bello’s family.

The following account, details the story of the extra-judicial murder of Femi Bello by the Nigerian Police.

Femi Bello is a 300 level student of Economics in Kaduna State University. Femi Bello had just finished his 2nd Semester exams with the hope of proceeding to his final year and graduating. Femi Bello looked forward to supporting his mum, who had just lost her husband some months earlier, after a protracted illness.

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Are You The One Who Turns Away?

 

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Bible Reading: Luke 19: 1-0

It’s very easy to unconsciously slide into the cocoon of insulation that church community provides. Over time, we befriend only church community “approved” people, attend only Christian themed events, even on social media, we relate and engage only Christians and church folks. Over time we become isolated. What this does to us is, it becomes rather difficult to witness and share Christ with those who need him.

If we are not careful, we slide into self righteousness and legalism. How?

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