Serena Williams’ daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian turns 1 this week but her mother will not celebrate her birthday because of Jehovah Witness’ rules against celebrating birthdays.
The tennis legend has confirmed that she will not be celebrating her baby girl’s first birthday, due to her beliefs as a Jehovah’s Witness. She made this known while speaking at a press conference at the US Open.
A reporter asked Serena: “Is there a birthday party planned?”
And Serena replied:
“Olympia doesn’t celebrate birthdays. We’re Jehovah’s Witnesses, so we don’t do that.”
Though Serena’s husband, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, did not grow up in a religious household, it is believed that he is now practicing with his wife.
Speaking to Vogue last year, Serena said: “Being a Jehovah’s Witness is important to me, but I’ve never really practiced it and have been wanting to get into it. Alexis didn’t grow up going to any church, but he’s really receptive...
Seyi Law has a lot of things to be thankful for this year, he shares a testimony of how his shaky home remained strong because of his faith in God.
The comedian took to his Instagram page on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, where he shared photos of his new house. He went on to reveal how he had just N63,000 in his account just before he bought his house because he had lost a lot of money during his last show.
"God is my rock and my refuge whom shall I fear. Our testimony is huge and no man can share in the glory of what God did, is doing and is going to do. Tears of Joy filled my eyes and my mouth is in awe of God's faithfulness. All the people and brand that I have worked for seem to have abandoned me this year. I traveled out of Nigeria for...