This morning I woke up to catch up on the latest news on CNN. As usual, it is the normal and usual. But, there was a story that I found most inspirational. The story was about the rescue of a dog named Sam, a golden retriever, who had fallen into a river that had swift currents. What makes the story incredible was how the rescue was accomplished. The fire department asked Sam’s owner to continue to speak to the dog and walk down stream where they would prepare to rescue him.
Dr. Renitta Weems-Espinosa emailed me a linkc of Dr. Otis Moss III’s response to last weeks drama regarding the personal opinion of the POTUS regarding same-sex marriage. I must admit. Dr. Moss is without question one of the brightest minds and frontrunners for issues of social justice. While he is a brother and friend, he is unapologetically a leader on issues that face all. After watching his response, this thought did cross my mind. As a minister, I should be very wise in
Yesterday, we celebrated and honored mothers, those who have been given the responsibility and privilege to birth and nurture children. At our church, we focused our attention on two mothers who passed away last month. They both left behind a child which yesterday we took the responsibility of establishing college funds. One died due to complications from Diabetes Type 1 and the other was a victim of domestic violence. It was an incredible worship. I write this blog reflectin
The news and all social media networks are overwhelmed with the current position of the POTUS on same sex marriages. Even I, myself, just last night was enthralled in a twitter conversation on the issue. Obviously, all Christians would agree the Bible is clear on the issue. However, all Christians would agree that God has no hierarchy for sin. For the Christian, the issue is not sin, the issue is selection. Those who are using this platform to call America to repentance and c
What is it about you that God may hate. Proverbs 6:16-19 states:”There are six things which the Lord hates, Yes, seven which are an abomination to Him: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked plans, feet that run rapidly to evil, a false witness who utters lies, and one who spreads strife among brothers (HCSB).” In Psalms 131 we are confronted with one thing God hates – a haughty spirit, commonly called pride. There is a n