​Call for Submissions | Heal the World Issue 12 | Parousia Magazine

  PAROUSIA Magazine is calling for submissions for it 12th Issue to be published by September 2020 The theme of this forthcoming Issue is HEAL THE WORLD Psalm 147:3 KJV He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds. Heal the world is a theme inspired by the present pandemic that has plaqued…

UNCLE KỌ́LÁ by Stephen Adinoyi | PAROUSIA Magazine

    UNCLE KỌ́LÁ “I curse them in the name of Jesus; I bind them in the mighty name of Jesus! Let your heavenly fire burns them! Burn their brain so that they will become mad! Burn their legs so that they can become crippled. Scatter all my Philistines, destroy all my Amalekites, destroy my…

Who Is Like God by Ernest O. Ogunyemi

        Who is like God? I used to believe all of Father’s words. I used to believe that God is good all the time and… the inverse. That church is the house of that God, and that He makes things work for those who go there good. I used to believe that Aunty Tọ́pé is…

FICTION | WHAT LIES BEHIND FACES by Su’eddie Vershima Agema

  WHAT LIES BEHIND FACES[1] A Christmas Tale   “Move!” came the single shout of the Captain, Chris. It lacked the bark of an order, though the loudness indicated it was directed at the men. It registered to a few as a word of encouragement. Minions repeated it automatically through cracked lips that had long…

FICTION | The Stubborn Mini-Skirt By Nsah Mala

  The Stubborn Mini-Skirt                                                             Miss Gwendolyn Ajehla was both popular and notorious throughout Government High School (GHS) Ibamakuo and even beyond. She was a teacher of English Language in the school. And she had graduated from the Higher College of Education (HCE) Yamandé, with a First-Cycle Secondary School Teacher Certificate in English Modern Letters…

2017 Best Of The Net Nominations | PAROUSIA Magazine 

As the Editor of PAROUSIA Magazine, I’m pleased to nominate the following poems for Sundress Publications’ 2017 Best of the Net Anthology. Congratulations to all nominees.  NON-FICTION Santa’s Wish List by Luisa Kay Reyes FICTION The Exorcism by Doohemba Gwa POETRY a love poem by Rick Davis …His Bone Cord by Francis Annagu Holy Thursday Blues by Kariuki wa Nyamu…

FICTION | The Exorcism by Gwa Doohemba

   The Exorcism The weather was different today. That was the first thing he noted. And the first thing that woke him up. The window had lines of water dripping from it as a result of moisture the dew left there. He loves the grass when dew falls on them. Without thinking, he reached towards…

Elusive God by Doohemba Gwa

  For God so loved the world that he gave his only son, so that everyone who believes in him may not die but have eternal life. That verse of the Bible in times past held a deep fascination for Jesse. It was an illuminator that served to illumine his path of righteousness from his…