Monday, December 29, 2014

Have you seen Exodus: Gods and Kings?

Have you seen the epic movie, Exodus: Gods and Kings, showing in the theatres now? It is currently showing at Genesis Deluxe Cinemas and Silverbird Cinemas.

This film is Hollywood's Ridley Scott interpretation of the exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt as led by Moses and related in the Book of Exodus. The film has a number of renowned stars including Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, John Turturro, Aaron Paul, Ben Mendelsohn, Sigourney Weaver, and Ben Kingsley.

Egyptian Princes Moses (Christian Bale) and Ramses (Joel Edgerton) are raised together as brothers. When Ramses becomes pharaoh, Moses is his most-trusted adviser. However Moses soon discovers his Hebrew parentage, and Ramses banishes him to the desert -- often a death sentence. But God has a missio… Moren for Moses: Free the Israelites from slavery. Moses returns from exile and demands that Ramses let his people go, but the arrogant ruler is unmoved, leading to a battle of divine wills.

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Air Asia plane en route to Singapore declared missing

Indonesia's Air Asia has declared an Airbus 320-200 missing. Officials say that Indonesia AirAsia Flight QZ8501, lost contact with the Jakarta Air traffic control at 6:17 a.m. (6.17 p.m. EST)

The plane carrying 162 people went missing on Sunday after the pilots asked to change course to avoid bad weather during a flight from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore.

According to Joko Muryo Atmodjo, air transportation director at Indonesia's transport ministry, "No distress signal had been sent"

Indonesia AirAsia said there were 155 passengers and seven crew on board. It said 156 were Indonesian, with three from South Korea and one each from Singapore, Malaysia and France.

The incident comes at the end of a disastrous year for the region's airlines. Malaysia's national flag carrier, Malaysia Airlines, lost two aircraft this year; Flight MH370 on March 8 on a trip from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 passengers and crew on board and Flight MH17 on July 17, shot down over Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board.

Search is still underway.

Thursday, December 25, 2014

YouVersion reveals Nigeria's most popular Bible verse in 2014 - Philippians 4:8

Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.
YouVersion, the popular Bible App, revealed that the passage above is the application's verse of the year, being the most bookmarked, highlighted, and shared verse in Nigeria for the year 2014.

It also announced that the most popular verse in the world is Romans 12:2. 

The app, which has been installed more than 162 million times since 2008, also identified the most popular verses in other countries such as United Kingdom, United States of America and many more.

Pope Francis' Christmas Day Message

Thousands of Catholics flocked to St Peter's Square to hear the Argentine pope deliver his "Urbi et Orbi" (to the city and the world) blessing and message. This marks the second Christmas since his election last year.
Here is the official Vatican English-language translation of Pope Francis' Christmas Day message, which he delivered in Italian:
Dear Brothers and Sisters, Happy Christmas!

Jesus, the Son of God, the Savior of the world, is born for us, born in Bethlehem of a Virgin, fulfilling the ancient prophecies. The Virgin's name is Mary, the wife of Joseph.

Humble people, full of hope in the goodness of God, are those who welcome Jesus and recognize him. And so the Holy Spirit enlightened the shepherds of Bethlehem, who hastened to the grotto and adored the Child. Then the Spirit led the elderly and humble couple Simeon and Anna into the temple of Jerusalem, and they recognized in Jesus the Messiah. "My eyes have seen your salvation", Simeon exclaimed, "the salvation prepared by God in the sight of all peoples" (Lk 2:30).

Christmas Message from President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle

Here is the Christmas Message from President Barack Obama and First lady of United States of America

2014 Christmas Message from President Goodluck Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan

Dear Compatriots,

I greet and felicitate with you all once again as we celebrate the birth of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. I join all of our Christian compatriots in giving thanks to God Almighty for the divine gift of Jesus Christ the Messiah whose earthly incarnation we commemorate today.

As we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ who the Prophet Isaiah heralded as the Prince of Peace and Wonderful Counselor, I believe it is very appropriate that we all, Christians and non-Christians alike, reflect more deeply on the virtues and ideals which the Messiah espoused during his earthly mission.

To my mind, there can be no doubt that the greater internalization of the virtues of love for our fellowmen, tolerance, Godliness, honesty, fairness to others, selflessness, and peaceful co-existence with others, by all adult Nigerians, and the inculcation of the same in our youth, will definitely help our dear nation to overcome most of its present challenges.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from all of us at Christian Media Nigeria

Enjoy and don't forget the reason for the season...

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Quiz: Which Christmas Song Are You?

Jingle Bells,  Jingle Bells,  Jingle all the way......

It is the yuletide season again with so many christmas songs in the air.

Now if we were to compare any of these christmas songs to your personality, which song would it be? Take the quiz below and see

Don't forget to share your results in the comments below. And share this quiz with your friends!

Nikki Laoye releases new album titled “The 123 Project”

Award wining Gospel Artiste, Nikki Laoye released a new studio album titled “The 123 Project (Deluxe Edition)” recently.

#Stripped: A Yadamag Event featuring TruBeed So Kleva Protek and many more (20th Dec)

The excitement is high for Yada Magazine‘s upcoming mini concert #Stripped. The free event is aimed at promoting the diversity of gospel music in Nigeria and give a platform to emerging musicians to showcase their talents. Gospel Duo TruBreed who have been on hiatus for a while are set to debut new singles at the event. Also, Sokleva of Rooftop Clan will perform his latest single “Ha -Ya” for the first time at the event.

Thrilling audiences at #Stripped are Sokleva, Protek, DavidB, XL2Letters, eMJOY, Endi Ziki, Rapsodee, T-Acoustic, Phrance, Femi Leye, Samjaz, Sheddy XL, Trubreed, Viva, Mykey and IK Worships.


Venue: Swe Bar, 2nd Floor, City Mall, Onikan, Lagos.
Date: December 20th, 2014
Time 12 Noon
Hosts: Dr Foy and Captain Quest
Gate Fee: FREE#Stripped is derived from Hebrews 12:1-2 and is a Yada Magazine Initiative.

Pastor Poju Oyemade ready to get married in 2015

Pastor Poju Oyemade
Finally the Senior Pastor of Covenant Christian Centre, Pastor Poju Oyemade, has announced that he is finally getting married.

He made this revelation in one of his services on Sunday recently and the congregation went wild with joy as it seems they have been waiting for this moment.

However the Senior Pastor is still keeping the name of the bride secret.  It is expected that this marriage might take place early next year.

Award winning Gospel artiste, Eben, is set to release a new album titled "Magnified". This comes months after his last album "Justified".

This album is to be released on the stables of Hammer House Records. And it will be released with a special launch concert scheduled to kick off at 4pm on December 26 (Boxing Day) at The Good Land (Global Impact Church), Oworonsoki, Lagos.

Other renowned gospel artistes who will be on hand to add spice to the occasion are Nosa, Jahdiel, Samsong, Okey Sokay, Pastor Saki, TB1, Protek, Gaise, New Page, Kelly Lyon, Sammy Macauly, IK Worships, ID Cabasa and others.

The purchase of the album is N1,000 and it guarantees entrance into the concert.

Comperes: Rufai (Inspiration FM) and MC Abbey.

Comedy: MC Acapella, Others.

Be a Part of "Christmas Day Out with Nikki Laoye"

It's here again: "Christmas Day Out with Nikki Laoye": Special day of fun for people with disabilities on the 25th Of Dec, 2014

Every Christmas Day, Angel 4Life Foundation sponsors a group of visually impaired and physically challenged youths for special day out treat with singer/founder,Nikki Laoye.

The youths are conveyed in Chauffeur driven cars, Meals @Top Restaurants, Deserts, movies and shopping at the mall - a day of fun away from the confinement of the homes they live in.
This year's edition will be the 3rd one organised by the foundation.

His Own releases Christmas song - "This is Christmas"

Here is a music video - This is Christmas - by a gospel trio "His Own"



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