Am I My Brother’s Keeper?

Am I My Brother’s Keeper?

“Then the Lord said to Cain, Where is your brother Abel? I don’t know, he replied. Am I my brother’s keeper?” (Gen. 4:9) This question, “Am I my brother’s keeper,” is an eternal question that has relevance through the ages, from Cain and Abel to all relationships involving men today. This question implies that man […]

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Your Future is Increased in Christ

Your Future is Increased in Christ

It began when I was a small child. I wrote my first piece about animal crackers. An affectionate story crafted about those small and delicious elephant, giraffe, horse, and lion-shaped graham cracker snacks, captured in pencil on wide-ruled tablet paper. My story pleased my award-winning poet mother and she proudly displayed it for weeks on […]

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Tips for Maximizing Your Workout Performance

Tips for Maximizing Your Workout Performance

There are a lot of factors that will affect your workout performance such as inadequate nutrition, inconsistent exercising, insufficient sleep, intense stress, and undesirable weather conditions. While some things are beyond your control like the weather, there are a lot of things within your control such as nutrition. Consuming the right nutrition at the right […]

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Back to Beauty Basics: The College Edition

Back to Beauty Basics: The College Edition

Hello Beauties! It seems like we were just anticipating all of the festivities that summer has to offer and no sooner than we put away our heavy coats and sweaters, the summer months are coming to an end. We must get prepared for the next season in our lives and college is a very exciting […]

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The Priority of Fatherhood

Our Father in heaven, hallowed by thy name, your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven,” (Matt. 6:9-10). The first thing that may be noticed is the fact that God is revealed as “our Father.” In other words, God is the Father of all creation including every man, woman, […]

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No, You Cannot Have It All

No, You Cannot Have It All

“My friends, a mist in the pulpit creates a fog in the pews!” My thoughts trailed off as I envisioned the room being filled with fog as the preacher prattled on. As I daydreamed, ever so slowly the preacher faded from view. He was so corny, eliciting laughter as he described disastrous situations where leaders […]

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We’re Losing by the Mouthful

We’re Losing by the Mouthful

We pray at the church altar to slay a number of sins. Afterward, we return to our seats like victorious conquerors. But in all of our praising and shouting “Hallelujah,” one sin in the Body of Christ continues to punch us in the gut: gluttony.   “When you sit to dine with a ruler, note […]

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Colorblind Word

Colorblind Word

Though many strides have been made to make the world a more inclusive place, it still remains considerably divisive. In our country, the issues of race continue to produce sensitive debate, often turning people who would otherwise be friends, into stark enemies. When you search through the annals of history, however, it becomes clear that […]

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A Heart Wide Open: How to Receive from God

A Heart Wide Open: How to Receive from God

Recently, I’ve had the pleasure of connecting with a pastor, who has written a book entitled, How to Receive From God. I laugh as I write this because most of you think you know where this article is going already. I was going to start by saying, “First giving honor to God, who is the […]

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