“Give me liberty, or give me death!” –Patrick Henry Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.-2 Corinthians 3:17 KJV Few, if any middle school students have never heard of the famous speech given by Patrick Henry at the Second Virginia Convention on March 23, 1775, … Read More Liberty in the Spirit
Special Guest Columnist Minister Christopher Coleman Facebook Twitter Wordpress The end of August is usually a happy time for me. It marks the beginning of the fall season (my favorite) and the month I was born, September. Things were a bit different last year, as I was met with one of the most difficult challenges … Read More Just Follow
Wherefore when he cometh into the world, he saith, Sacrifice and offering thou wouldest not, but a body hast thou prepared me: In burnt offerings and sacrifices for sin thou hast had no pleasure. Then said I, Lo, I come (in the volume of the book it is written of me,) to do thy will, … Read More BETTER THAN A MOREHOUSE MOMENT
Special Guest Columnist Minister Christopher Coleman IAMCHRISTOPHERCOLEMAN.COM Facebook Twitter Wordpress “Instead, God chose things the world considers foolish in order to shame those who think they are wise. And he chose things that are powerless to shame those who are powerful.” -1 Corinthians 1:27 “Words can bring death or life! Talk too much, and you … Read More Stare in the right direction
In Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (in Greek her name is Dorcas); she was always doing good and helping the poor. About that time she became sick and died, and her body was washed and placed in an upstairs room. Peter went with them, and when he arrived he was taken upstairs to the room. All … Read More May The Work I’ve Done Speak For Me
Special Guest Columnist Mrs. Monica Lewis Facebook If you’re like me, I’m sure you’ve already drilled your children about the dangers of social media. But, just in case all your talks, threats, and tricks have fallen on deaf ears, I have some practical tips that every parent should apply if you have children who have … Read More Flex Your Parent Power on Social Media
And just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glorious power of the Father, now we also may live new lives. –Romans 6:4b NLT Mia Angelle 6 pounds and 4 ounces of tiny, exquisite perfection. Long, wispy eyelashes framed a face with cherubic rosy cheeks, and tight black curls formed a perfect little … Read More Living New Lives
Come now, and let us reason together, saith the Lord: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool. Isaiah 1:18 KJV “Mmmm,” the housewife in the commercial said, inhaling deeply as she held a large bath towel to her nose. … Read More So Fresh and So Clean
Special Guest Columnist Evangelist Sheilah Vickers Facebook Twitter I know. I know. You almost thought you were reading about a cell phone billing option. Didn’t you? Well, actually let’s talk about that for a quick moment. Many of us who own cell phones (anywhere from ages 10-110 years old) are on a plan. Whether it … Read More I’m On the Pre-Prayed Plan
Special Guest ColumnistDr. Jackie Golden Facebook Twitter Everybody has a desired destination to go to a special place called “there.” It’s a place in the bedrock of our souls that drives us to do more, want more, or become more. For some, it’s about making more money, getting a husband or wife, acquiring a new … Read More We All Mark Time – How You Mark It Makes the Difference!
by Evangelist Joyce L. Rodgers One of the teachers of the law came and heard them debating. Noticing that Jesus had given them a good answer, he asked him, “Of all the commandments, which is the most important?” “The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the … Read More Love Your Neighbor
I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus. –Philippians 3:13-14 KJV I watched with anticipation as the presenter began … Read More Enough. Let’s Move On
O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good. Psalm 136:1 KJV For the Lord is good. Psalm 100: 5 KJV Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good. Psalm 34:8 KJV “God is good . . . .” the pastor said confidently to his congregation, leaning over the top of his podium. His face beamed … Read More God is Good (All the Time!)
Joshua told the people, “Consecrate yourselves, for tomorrow the LORD will do amazing things among you.” Joshua 3:5 NIV Consecration. The online dictionary states to “consecrate” yourself essentially means to wholly dedicate yourself to something of greatest importance. When spoken plainly, however, “consecration” refers to the act of setting yourself aside and dedicating yourself to God. … Read More Amazing Things!
The Lord said to him, “Go back the way you came, and go to the Desert of Damascus. When you get there, anoint Hazael king over Aram. Also, anoint Jehu son of Nimshi king over Israel, and anoint Elisha son of Shaphat from Abel Meholah to succeed you as prophet. Jehu will put to death … Read More MENTORSHIP MATTERS
In this iconic story, a penniless and bereaved widow is at risk of having her two sons taken as slaves by a creditor because of her debt. Elisha, the prophet, offers help and asks the widow what she has in her house. She told Elisha that she only had a small jar of oil. Elisha … Read More Prepare for Plenty
Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free. They answered him, We be Abraham’s seed, and were never in bondage to any man: how sayest thou, Ye shall be made … Read More The Only Freedom That Matters
It is common to feel frustrated when you don’t recognize the voice of God. Samuel heard his name called repeatedly while lying down. He went back and forth to answer Eli, thinking it was him calling, but no, it was the Lord calling Samuel (1 Samuel 3). Here is the beauty of this story: Though … Read More Did You Call Me?
“Or do you think that I cannot call on My Father, and He will provide Me at once with more than 12 legions of angels?” –Matthew 26:53 HCSB “. . .your Father knows what you need before you ask him.” –Matthew 6:8 NIV Tears had begun to well up in the eyes of the 5-year … Read More Just Tell Daddy!
The woman then left her waterpot, and went her way into the city, and saith to the men, Come, see a man, which told me all things that ever I did: is not this the Christ? -John 4:28-29 KJV And the lord said unto the servant, Go out into the highways and hedges, and compel … Read More It’s Time to Spring Into Action!