COVIDic Times: One of the Best Gifts Ever!

So I just came on sabbatical. The best gift of week 1 was sleep–day time sleep! It was good for the body, really good. Then the next week came and its gift really took care of my soul. I got re-connected with my teenage friends from around the world, from every continent! Many of them […]

COVIDic Times: My Addiction to D.V.

Those who know me well will tell you I have an addiction to D.V.; no, not T.V., D.V. And it’s the smartest ones who ask me, sometimes after an unsatisfactory Googling spree: “what does ‘DV’ mean?” Let me spill the beans today.   Today is not as I had planned it. Some six months ago, […]

Why Being an ‘African Christian’ isn’t an Oxymoron.

A friend and old school mate asked an ‘innocent question’ on Face Book: “Why is African Traditional Religion confused with wizardry or witchcraft?” Some of the responses I saw got my missiological juices going! My grandfather, who was so well-eulogized in The New York Times when he passed away last year (March 2019), was so […]

COVIDic Times: SPATIAL DISTANCING; NOT SOCIAL.

We all know what is meant by the most popular phrase in the universe right now, ‘social distancing,’ but the term is unacceptable to me on at least three levels. I would rather go for the term ‘spatial distancing’ than ‘social distancing,’ and here’s why.   The world is in wartime mode, fighting a pandemic […]

A Painful Thought

Posted by on Apr 26, 2018 in Education, Fitness, Leadership | No Comments

When I attended the University of Ghana Medical School (UGMS) I always thought the posture of most of my lecturers and professors was not only authoritative but even rather condescending. Now I know why.  We were not exactly ‘kids;’ in fact, some of us were even married and such, and yet one of Knowles’ six […]