Is Your Father Alive?

A Father’s Day Tribute To   Some Special Father-Figures in My Life © By Samuel Koranteng-Pipim, PhD; June 18, 2017   Last year (2016) was a particularly trying year for me. Within the span of six months (from June to December 2016), I lost my biological father and three special father-figures a...

The Land of Blessing

The Inauguration of "Dunia ya Heri" Report by Samuel Koranteng-Pipim, Ph.D  On the weekend of June 9-11, 2017, I was privileged to be a special guest at the inauguration of “Dunia ya Heri”  Children's Home (or Orphanage) in a small rural village called Yale Yale Puna, in the Kigamboni District...

Formed of Steel, But Coated In Clay

[Click on Above Title Link for Clearer View]   A Tribute To Dr Raoul Dederen (1925-2016)  By Samuel Koranteng-Pipim, PhD [NOTE: Dr. Raoul Dederen (1925-2016) was my “doctorvater,” theological and spiritual mentor,  pastor, father, and role-model in research and teaching. I learned from him ...

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HAPPINESS & THANKSGIVING

“Happy Thanksgiving” is more than a wish. It’s also a fact. There’s a direct correlation between happiness and thanksgiving. Those who give thanks are happy, cheerful people. On the other hand, those who’re ungrateful swim in pools of melancholy, misery, despondency, depression, gloom, and unhappiness. It’s as though they were baptized in lemon juice! Let’s stop complaining, and give thanks. “Nothing tends more to promote health of body and of soul than does a spirit of gratitude and praise. It is a positive duty to resist melancholy, discontented thoughts and feelings,—as much a duty as it is to pray” (E.G. White). It’s not happy people who’re thankful; it’s thankful people who’re happy. Therefore, "in everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you" (1 Thessalonians 5:18).—Samuel Koranteng-Pipim