Tola Akinsulire

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A married guy with a precocious son who works his (I mean me, not my son - I bet you know, right?) day job as a financial guy trying to make real estate projects have some sense to the investor. I like to talk about what I learn along the way as I live my faith in life (family, work, friendships, fellowship, community and anything else you can put here).

Why I Need People Who Keep Me Accountable

Why I Need People Who Keep Me Accountable
Tola’s Thoughts On Faith & Life

I just watched the interview by Priscilla Shirer (daughter of Tony Evans and main lead in the movie War Room) with Bob and Audrey Meisner.

After 17 years of marriage and a seemingly idyllic marriage admired by others but internally suffering from poor communication and a lack of communication, Audrey had an affair with a man from their church and was pregnant with his child.

By the way, they were pastoring a church.

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Why I Will Not Sing In Tongues In Church

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Tola’s Thoughts On Faith & Life

Recently, I had to travel to another city for work. My time ran into the weekend and I had to spend Sunday there.

I still like to find a church I could fellowship in. And I found a church not too far from where I was staying.

I really enjoyed my time of worship in the church and it’s definitely a church I could see myself coming often to.

At some time during the service, the worship leader came to lead us in on a worship set.

Well, he was doing great until he started singing something I didn’t know. And he expected that I should stand up and sing with him.

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When Bad Things Happen

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Tola’s Thoughts On Faith & Life 

They were talking not too far from me so I could hear most of their conversation

He had just suffered a deep personal tragedy. At height of the whole thing, he had gotten so many people to pray. He had even gotten a well-known pastor to pitch in – surely God must answer this man’s prayer

Well, it seemed like everything was going to work out. And then the unseen hand of fate played a curveball that threw the whole story to an inglorious end. Or so it seemed.

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Why Shouldn’t I Vote

Why Shouldn't I Vote
Tola’s Thoughts On Faith & Life

During my meditation yesterday, I spent time thinking about one verse from the Bible

The decision is announced by messengers, the holy ones declare the verdict, so that the living may know that the Most High is sovereign over all kingdoms on earth and gives them to anyone he wishes and sets over them the lowliest of people.

Daniel 4:17

It got me thinking

If God decides everything about who gets to hold a political office, will my voting or not voting change anything?

God is all powerful why should whether little me votes or not matter?

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