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HOW TO RISE FROM BEING “THE FALLING CHRISTIAN” TO BEING A GROWING, FRUITFUL ONE IN 3 WEEKS!!!

I often come across young people who desire a steady, fruitful growth on their Christian journey. Most try for years and eventually give up trying when they fail repeatedly at it, while others “stumble” on how growth works after years and years of falling and rising.
A few years ago, I met Tishe (not her real name) at a high school in Lagos. I was at their school to speak at an event organised by the school’s choir. Tishe was out when I made an altar call for those who wanted to invite Jesus into their hearts. I usually hold counselling sessions after most if not all of my speaking engagements and so she came to me.While we got talking, I discovered that her response to the altar call was her twenty something-th one (She obviously had lost count). 
The problem with Tishe wasn’t some “demonic force” preventing her from developing a meaningful relationship with Jesus rather it was a lack of knowledge. She was yet to know and understand the dynamics of spiritual growth and development and …

DIPLOMACY OR DENIAL

Richard was deep in love with Tracy. To the best of their knowledge, no force, war, nor throne could come between them. They both pledged to stand by each other through thick and thin, in sunshine and in rain. They had been introduced to both families and friends. No one with eyes could fail to see that this pair had decided to stick with each other.

Eight years down the line, Richard meets with a political pillar (Ade Thomas) whose connections offer him the opportunity to do business with the Crème de la Crème of his nation. However, one thing was non-negotiable- He must be “Single”.

“Richard, do you have a girlfriend, wife or fiancée?” the council representative asked.
Richard remembered his conversation with Ade earlier in the day. “You have to be wise. The answers you provide would decide your fate on this project. They usually do not accept men already committed to a woman.” Ade had warned.

“Richard… Are you okay?” asked the council representative.

The sound of his name jerked R…