Biblepraise Fellowship Online

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Posts with Tag: Father

by Steve Popoola on
As a child, I had dreams of what I wanted to become and I remember going with my dad to his office and sitting behind his desk dreaming of one day when I would sit in my own office and manage a company like he did back then. Unfortunately, life threw a curved ball at me early in life so that when my mates were going off to Institutions of Higher Learning after secondary school, I was looking for a job so I could save up to get a University education.I got a job alright, however, my income could barely cover my expenses before the next pay day talk less of saving for my education. Against all odds I registered for a professional course and began attending evening lectures. I studied hard because I felt like my whole life depended on my success.I was no...
by Steve Popoola on
I recently  watched a scene from an episode of NCIS Los Angeles.  Special Agent Kensi Blye was having a conversation with a young girl while they played cards.

The girl’s mother had died but before she did, she gave a note to her daughter, addressed to a man who the girl learnt was her father whom she had never met.

At some point in the conversation, Kensi asked the girl, ‘How are you sure he is your father?’ The young girl, who was also suffering from a form of autism, just shrugged her shoulders. After a while, when it seemed the discussion has been forgotten, she asked Kensi, ‘Did you know your father?’ To which Kensi replied, ‘Yes’. The girl followed up with the question, ‘How did you know he was your father? “Touché” I said out loud and my son who was also...
by Steve Popoola on
My youngest daughter and I went out a couple of days ago. On our return, she let slip that her she and her siblings have a suprise for me. She was quick however to add that it was a secret and that I wasn't meant to know.

I know that with Fathers' day being around the corner, the suprise would have something to do with that. When I asked if it had to do with Fathers' day, she told me, "It's not what you think, daddy"

Her expression was a give away but I pretended she had me fooled.
On Sunday, when we returned from Church, they all gave me their suprises packages, handmade cards and poems written to wish me Happy Fathers day.

As I recieved the 'gifts' and hugged them, I thought of those who no longer had earthly fathers. To be precise, I thought of the families of the plane cr...
Steve Popoola
Steve Popoola is the editor of Biblepraise Newsletter and the founder of the Biblepraise Fellowship Online. He lives in Kent, United Kingdom, where he works as an IT Professional. He serves currently as a Worship Leader in his local church and on occasion, speaks at invited events.