By Olayinka Latona
The Dean of Gospel Power Institute of Biblical Studies, Pastor Tunde Fowe has urged Christians to contribute their quota towards eradicating corruption and other vices currently confronting the country and make Nigeria a better place.
Speaking during the graduation ceremony of the college in Ogba, Lagos, Pastor Fowe said pointed out that Christians need to partner with God so that He can guide them appropriately to make positive impact in the society.
In his words: “Considering the present condition of the country, Christians should come out and make a difference, it is important that we deal with our major pro-blem, corruption from the theo-logical point of view.”
Admonishing the graduands, Fowe explained that the essence of the programme is not just learning for the head, but some-thing that can be used to tackle challenges in the society, saying: “We can develop our theologies to tackle issues that are peculiar to us in Nigeria. Look at Nigeria the way it is, one question that people keep asking is, are there no Christ-ians out there who can make a difference?”
Continuing, the dean said 66 persons enrolled for tuition-free programme “but only 47 are graduating today. There were 13 courses, 26 assignments, 700 pages of reading and summary, term paper and some other things.”
Narrating her experience during the programme, the overall best student, Mrs. Dora Bekee, said “it was the grace of God and en-couragement from my husband, because I almost give up so many times. Our lecturers, the Dean and the registrar were there to encour-age me all through. They kept telling me to go on, because it was not easy.”