Beans and plantains are a foodie match. Their tastes and flavours, textures complement each other so well. As one gets older, it's advised to make plant proteins the primary source of protein, and in Nigerian cuisine, beans (cow-peas) features prominently on the list of vegetables with high protein content. Beans...
Truth be told, I do sometimes resent having to labour over the stove for guests, especially those ones that did not give you enough notice that they are come...and as always, they want to be treated to your usual signature dishes...! So I keep coming up with loads of different...
What it is: Not whatever the hell Jamie Oliver said it was. Jollof’s base ingredient is always rice, and “TPO” (tomato, pepper and onion) plus scotch bonnets. It’s customisable according to your preference: make it hotter than the sun, or as mild as a European’s palette (jk, but not really). Add...
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Culture Editor of BuzzFeed UK, Bim Adewunmi reports on 23 Nigerian Foods The Whole World Should Know And Love. 1. Jollof rice What it is: Not whatever the hell Jamie Oliver said it was. Jollof’s base ingredient is always rice, and “TPO” (tomato, pepper and onion) plus scotch bonnets. It’s customisable according to...
(Photo: The Christian Post)Dave Ramsey speaks at the Southern Baptist Convention's Annual Meeting at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas, on June 12, 2018.Dave Ramsey has urged pastors to refrain from preaching sermons about tithing "to broke people" — unless they first address debt and...
Christian dating ... is this even biblical? The first thing to remember is that we must separate from the world's view on dating because God's way contradicts the world's (2 Peter 2:20). Discovering the character of a person who stands on a strong foundation of faith is important before...
Expand | Collapse (PHOTO: COURTESY OF MCCLURE MUNTSINGER PUBLIC RELATIONS)In her new book " It's Not Supposed to Be This Way: Finding Unexpected Strength When Disappointments Leave You Shattered," Lysa TerKeurst shares her story of pain and heartbreak to help others wrestle between faith and feelings so they can...
Expand | Collapse (PHOTO: ALLIWORTHINGTON.COM)In her latest book "The Year of Living Happy," Alli Worthington offers biblical wisdom for ways to fully access God's best, most peaceful life.Best-selling author Alli Worthington encourages Christian women to combat today's culture of busyness, stress and fear by inviting in God's best, most...
(Photo: Unsplash/Charlein Gracia)Three children sitting together in this photo uploaded on May 28, 2018.Jesus mentioned children several different times throughout his ministry.One of his most famous interactions with kids occurred in Matthew 19:13-15, which happened after he had gone into Judea, having just spent time in Galilee and...
(PHOTO: PEXELS)This Thanksgiving, remind your guests of the reason for the season with Scripture-themed decor.Thanksgiving — a holiday focused on gratitude, fellowship, and food — is just around the corner. If you're someone who loves entertaining, Thanksgiving is the perfect time to make your guests feel welcome with...
REUTERS/Andrew KellyBargain-hunters walk through Macy's Herald Square store during early opening for Black Friday sales in Manhattan, New York, November 24, 2016.Black Friday — a day nationally recognized as beginning of the country's Christmas shopping season — is almost here. But between traffic, long shopping lines, and overzealous...
Old San Juan, the picture-perfect, Spanish colonial-era fortified old town, is once again bustling with visitors, partly thanks to the couple thousand cruise ship passengers who explore the city on any given day. ... Read More Click Read More to read the rest of the story from our content source/partners...
(Photo by Dennis Lennox)St. John's Episcopal Church, one of Detroit's finest churches.I recently wrote about Detroit's turnaround and how the Motor City has rapidly transformed itself.There is so much to experience — great restaurants, an incredible variety of architecture, a world-class art museum — notwithstanding the very real challenges...
REUTERS/Andrew KellyA ticket is seen ahead of the Mega Millions lottery draw which reached a jackpot of 5 Million in Manhattan, New York, U.S., July 1, 2016.As the Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday and Wednesday's Powerball haul soared to a combined $2.22 billion over the weekend, Christians remained deeply...
(Photo: Facebook; Amazon)Pastor Joshua Harris and his his career-making book published in 1997, 'I Kissed Dating Goodbye.'Pastor Joshua Harris, author of I Kissed Dating Goodbye, has released a statement apologizing for his best-selling book and announcing that he will be discontinuing its publication."I no longer agree with its central...
(Courtesy of Phil Cooke)In modern America many have no objection to cremating dead bodies, but that was not always the case.Preference for cremation in the United States has risen dramatically in recent decades. According to a July 2017 National Funeral Directors Association report, a slim majority (50.2 percent)...
Expand | CollapseCouples who live together before they get married are at greater risk of getting a divorce, a recently released study has found, supporting previous data.What is called the "premarital cohabitation effect" continues to be a real phenomenon, according to a study published last month in the Journal...
Going away for Christmas is a great way to discover a destination. Of course, you just have to be prepared to explain to extended family and friends why you are leaving them behind. (Courtesy photo)The Sofitel New York Hotel in midtown Manhattan, near Broadway.While cruise ships and tropical islands...
(Photo: REUTERS/Jason Reed)A tattoo artist from Virginia works on a man's leg with a Captain America design.Among the contested issues within churches today is what the Bible says and means as it pertains to tattoos, a topic that proves challenging given that they have become normalized in culture.The...
(Photo: Unsplash/Heather Mount)An expecting mother caresses the child in her wombIf an unmarried couple have a child together, should they be encouraged to marry even if one is a nonbeliever?No, largely because they would be "unequally yoked," according to John Piper, chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary and founder...
(PHOTO: US EMBASSY, Berlin)Vice President Mike Pence (M), Second Lady Karen Pence (L) and their middle child, Charlotte, tour Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial in Germany on February 19, 2017.Vice President Mike Pence has always encouraged his three children to make his Christian faith their own. But in order...
(Photo: Dennis Lennox)The streets of Detroit.It can be difficult to recognize Detroit these days.After all, it has made a remarkable transformation in the five years since city hall filed the municipal bankruptcy heard around the world.Growing up and then coming of age in the late 1990s and early...
(Photo: J.O. Media)Author Joe Battaglia on the set of "In The Mix with Jeannie Ortega" on TBN Salsa, Sept, 10, 2018When people seem to have more of a relationship with their cell phone than they do with other people, there's a problem. And when social media becomes a...
Expand | Collapse (Photo: Courtesy of Viking)Timothy Keller's book "The Prodigal Prophet," released in 2018.Distinguished theologian and former pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York Timothy Keller has released a new book focused on the Old Testament Book of Jonah.Titled The Prodigal Prophet: Jonah and the Mystery of...
(PHOTO: THE CHRISTIAN POST)Will Graham, executive director of the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove and vice president of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, attends the red carpet premiere of "Unbroken: Path to Redemption."Will Graham, grandson of the late Billy Graham, has shared how he "fell in...
(Photo: NYU Langone Health/Mike Weymouth)Dr. Gbenga Ogedegbe (standing), director of the Division of Health and Behavior in the Department of Population Health, visits a church in Harlem, where he demonstrates the proper technique for taking blood pressure readings.African-Americans who get comprehensive lifestyle advice in a motivational church environment...
(PHOTO: STASI ELDREDGE)In her new book Defiant Joy, Stasi Eldredge offers a way to defy pain and loss through Christ without denying its reality.To achieve true and lasting joy in this broken world, one must come to know God's character and hold to the unwavering belief that sorrow...
Jamie Nieto, a two-time Olympic high jumper-turned-actor, has accomplished quite a bit in his life. But he faced his biggest challenge in 2016 when confronted with a life-changing injury that threatened to leave him paralyzed.Expand | Collapse (Photo: REUTERS/Steve Dipaola)Jamie Nieto competes in the men's high jump at the...
(Screenshot: WAFB)The controversial statue of Jesus that officials at Red Bank Baptist Church in South Carolina say makes the church look Catholic.In popular accounts of the life of Jesus, he is often portrayed as a carpenter. But is it true?Throughout most English translations of the Gospels, the Son...
(Photo by Dennis Lennox)The wondrous Niagara Falls.Niagara Falls, which straddles the international border between Canada and the United States, was one of the first mass-market tourism destinations and remains popular with over 20 million yearly visitors between the two sides.Most who come to see the waterfalls don't stay...
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