“CONSCIOUS AND INTENTIONAL MINISTRY: DOING WHO I AM”

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WHO I AM – WHY I AM – WHAT I DO — PART 7

WHO I AM – WHY I AM – WHAT I DO — PART 7 ​Again, JESUS WAS BLACK – Not a blond hair, blue eyed, peace and love promoting prophet… ​As I continue pressing the reality of Jesus’ Blackness, I am certain that there are some who may be asking, “Why does it matter if […]

WHO I AM – WHY I AM – WHAT I DO — PART 6

WHO I AM – WHY I AM – WHAT I DO — PART 6 ​Again, JESUS WAS BLACK – Not a blond hair, blue eyed, peace and love promoting prophet… ​As I continue to argue that Jesus was Black, consider when King Herod sent out the decree to murder all male children in Bethlehem under […]

Pastor’s Pen – January 12, 2020

WHO I AM – WHY I AM – WHAT I DO — PART 2 Nevertheless, considering all of the obstacles, barriers and intentional measures that were taken to prevent the former slaves from being able to survive and thrive in this country, many of our ancestors left the plantations, in many instances with nothing except […]

DISTRACTIONS IN WORSHIP – PART 3

DISTRACTIONS IN WORSHIP – PART 3 How would you feel? You did something really nice, special and personal for someone. To express to you their appreciation for your kindness, they asked to take you out for dinner. After arriving at the restaurant, the both of you sit down, order your meals and begin drinking your […]

DISTRACTIONS IN WORSHIP

DISTRACTIONS IN WORSHIP The devil knows that he cannot stop nor prevent us from establishing and nurturing our relationship with God. He knows it! Therefore, the devil would never tell us, “Do not worship God.” The devil would never discourage us by saying, “You know that praying to the Father does not accomplish anything.” The […]

WE MUST STAND FOR JUSTICE AND RIGHTEOUSNESS

WE MUST STAND FOR JUSTICE AND RIGHTEOUSNESS ​Over the past couple of weeks, I have shared excerpts from a letter and speech of Dr. Martin Luther King (Letter from the Birmingham Jail, and National Labor Leadership Assembly for Peace in 1967). I have shared these excerpts from Dr. King to encourage and motivate us to […]

We Must Stand

WE MUST STAND On last week, I shared an excerpt from Dr. Martin Luther King’s Letter from the Birmingham Jail. On today, I am highlight a portion of that excerpt: There was a time when the church was very powerful – in the time when the early Christians rejoiced at being deemed worthy to suffer […]

PRAYER FOR THE VICTIMS OF HURRICANE DORIAN

PRAYER FOR THE VICTIMS OF HURRICANE DORIAN Many of us have been praying for and with those who have been affected by Hurricane Dorian. Whereas, there has been various levels of damage incurred in some areas of the Caribbean, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina, the Bahamas was decimated. It is overwhelming to consider […]

Motivated By Love

MOTIVATED BY LOVE You have often heard me say, “Our emphasis should not be on what we do as much as it should be on why we do what we do, and how we do what we do.” As we place emphasis on the “Why” and “How” of our doing, we acknowledge the need for […]

WHO IS WATCHING THE CHILDREN (AND THEIR PARENTS)?

WHO IS WATCHING THE CHILDREN (AND THEIR PARENTS)? In Matthew 25:34-36, Jesus shared, “34 Then the King will say to those on His right hand, ‘Come, you blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world: 35 for I was hungry and you gave Me food; I was […]

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