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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BURN THE PLOWS

There are moments when we have to make a clean and complete break with the past, without any possibility of turning back to the life we left behind. That’s what Elisha did, when he burned his farming plow. That day he ceased to be Elisha the farmer and began a new life as Elisha the prophet. Similarly, if you really want the past to be behind you, without the option of ever turning back, you’ve got to burn the plowing equipments of your past relationships and attachments, past failures and successes, past careers and goals, and past habits and attitudes. Don’t be fixated to your past experiences—whether painful or glorious. Let the past be past. Don’t look back. Burn the plows (1 Kings 19:21).—Samuel Koranteng-Pipim