Archive by year 2013

Joshua Dubois steps down as President Obama’s Director of Faith-Based Partnerships

Joshua Dubois steps down as President Obama’s Director of Faith-Based Partnerships

Besides Michelle Obama, there has been another person who has been there to encourage President Obama since the beginning of his presidency in 2009: Joshua Dubois. The Nashville, TN native recently resigned as  Special Assistant to President Obama and Executive Director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. Aside from the long […]

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Toni Braxton’s “Twist of Faith”

The “Unbreak My Heart” singer, Toni Braxton is teaming up with the Lifetime network in the Christian Romance movie Twist of Faith  which premieres Saturday, February 9 at 8 pm on Lifetime. Twist of Faith tells a story about  Nina (Toni Braxton) who is a singer in the church choir, single mother and teacher.  Nina, her Uncle Moe, and home […]

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William Murphy, III is a God Chaser!

William Murphy, III is a God Chaser!

I believe my assignment to the Body of Christ in this season is to declare that this is your season for grace and favor. This is your season to reap what you\’ve sown and I\’m encouraging everybody who has seed in the ground to place a demand on that seed, because it\’s time for a […]

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A Real Pastor\’s Wife Responds to TLC\’s “The Sisterhood”, Episode 5

A Real Pastor\’s Wife Responds to TLC\’s “The Sisterhood”, Episode 5

TLC\’s reality show “The Sisterhood” continues to focus on their relationships with each other and within their private lives. Perhaps I was too ambitious to believe that intellectual scholarly discussion would rise above the ashes to truly educate America about the lives of clergy. However, there are people who are doing their best to bring […]

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How should Christians handle social media beef?

How should Christians handle social media beef?

Social media was abuzz recently, when two gospel artists were engaged in an online controversy. Online disputes occur more frequently in our tech savvy world, not just in the gospel arena.  However, the Scriptures are specific on how to handle “beef.” Matthew 18:15-17 says, “If your brother sins against you go and confront him while the two […]

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Do Guns, Schools & Prayer Mix?

Do Guns, Schools & Prayer Mix?

“The fact that we can\’t prevent every act of violence doesn\’t mean we can\’t steadily reduce the violence.” President Barack Obama declared just 5 days after the Newtown, Connecticut shootings. Just weeks later, a 15-year-old girl, Hadiya Pendleton—who had one week earlier performed at the Presidential inauguration—was fatally shot by stray bullets while standing on […]

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Tackled by Faith – When Sports and The Cross Collide: A Student Athletes Guide to Success!

This post sponsored by Tackled by Faith. Learn more at www.tackledbyfaith.com Tackled by Faith (Now Available at www.tackledbyfaith.com) is a motivational guidebook and autobiography by Minister James Faison Jr. designed to help athletes understand how to build and maintain a personal relationship with Jesus Christ while endeavoring to achieve academic and athletic success. Join Minister Faison […]

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President Barack Obama 2013 Inauguration Speech (Transcript In Its Entirety)

President Barack Obama delivered his second inaugural address on Monday, January 21, 2013. Here is the speech as it was prepared to be delivered in its entirety. In several places President Obama addressed hot button moral issues critical to our nation’s moral direction. We’ve highlighted aspects of the speech below. Please leave your comments! What […]

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A Real Pastor\’s Wife Responds to TLC\’s “The Sisterhood”, Episode 2

A Real Pastor\’s Wife Responds to TLC\’s “The Sisterhood”, Episode 2

This op-ed was contributed by Kimberley Yancy, a real-life first lady in Dickinson, TX. Check out her critique of the new TLC reality show, “The Sisterhood” then chime in. On episode 2 of TLC\’s “The Sisterhood”, we meet Senior Pastor\’s wife, DeLana Rutherford, the First Lady of Worship with WondersChurch. She is a cute southern […]

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