Focusing on someone else’s flaws is always easier than admitting our own, right? So, let’s talk about Peter. Peter was bold, passionate, and often spoke beyond what he was capable of or prepared to conquer. When faith required an accompanying action to match the loftiness of his affirmation; he still didn’t get it. On one […]
All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible. (Thomas E. Lawrence) Just […]
I had no idea what I was in for when I picked up Lost and Found: Finding Hope in the Detours of Life. The sophomore book project of Sarah Jakes, the younger daughter of Bishop T.D. and First Lady Serita Jakes, this tasteful tell-all is not an airing of dirty laundry so popular in a […]
Mary DeMuth has written a powerful book entitled Not Marked: Finding Hope & Healing After Sexual Abuse and wow! What a powerful read! What’s interesting is that when you take the realm of the demonic–namely in the area of sexual abuse and molestation–into consideration, you understand the concept of being marked so to speak. If […]
Episode 3 was a shocker as we learned Tara was an ex-adulterer and she was bold enough to write it down on a cardboard poster for all of Atlanta to see. Would she have shared if she was a current First Lady of a church? The cardboard poster to declare God\’s deliverance on the street […]
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 â€œThe Sisterhoodâ€, we meet Senior Pastor\’s wife, DeLana Rutherford, the First Lady of Worship with WondersChurch. She is a cute southern […]
A few years ago, HBO became the talk of the town with its original series featuring Sarah Jessica Parker in â€œSex in the City.â€Â This particular cable show was based on a group of New York single women who were looking for love.Â Each week they would get together and go out to the local […]
It\’s just about time for the 2012 Olympics! For 20 days, the world\’s best athletes will showcase their abilities in an effort to win Gold: high jumpers, archers, basketball players, sprinters, cyclists, swimmersâ€¦each athlete will give his all!Â Each athlete has devoted years of their lives in order to execute in these defining moments. Like the […]
After opening weekend sales of $9,112,839,Â Sherwood Pictures’ COURAGEOUS continues to impress filmgoers and industry insiders. To date, the film has grossed over $21 million and played before over 1 millionÂ people. In fact, theÂ COURAGEOUSÂ opening weekend ranks fifth all-time for a Christian movie, only trailing THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST and the three NARNIA movies. If you […]
Christian Executive Administrative Support Empowerment Group will host the conference Sept. 28 - 30 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel, Dallas, TX
Shei Atkins announced that she is leaving Gospel to become an R&B artist. Atkins, a former Grammy-nominated artist went on to explain her decision-making process and offered strong opinions about Gospel audiences as "judgmental."
Single, Black, Female -- and Plenty of Company, A 2009 story on ABC\'s Nightline reported, â€œthere are 1.8 million more black women than black men. So even if every black man in America married a black woman today, one out of 12 black women still wouldn't make it down the aisle if they hoped to marry a black man.
It\’s being billed as â€œthe only African American founded national Christian television network; it\’s called The Impact Network. Bishop Wayne T. Jackson, is its founder and president, Bishop I.V. Hilliard is also a major stakeholder; other principles include Apostle Stanley Williams, senior pastor of Fire of the Word Faith Center in Jacksonville, FL. According to […]
Socially correct terms like, â€œfriends with benefits,â€ â€œbooty callâ€ or â€œone night standâ€ describe sexual liaisons that have become commonplace on many college campuses. These temporary hook ups involve connecting with someone either at a campus party or event, and most often, but not always, include sex. Hook-ups are generally void of deep emotional connections […]
You can tell me I need to do better, but if you don\’t show me better, I will do what I know! Teens have a tendency to do what they know. If they see violence at home, in the movies, in video games, or on the street, they are more inclined to copy such behaviors. […]