Love is…

Love is…

This week marks Valentine’s Day–a season celebrating love. As Christians, we believe that God’s gift to humanity is love. What is love? First Corinthians 13 verses four and follwing provides a practical explanation: “Love is patient, love is kind. ...
Race, Justice and the Church

Race, Justice and the Church

I had the opportunity to record a segment on Ministry Matters Radio. In this episode, I sat down with Justin Coleman and Bishop Gregory Palmer to discuss the church’s role when it comes to race and justice issues in our communities. What is the church doing to answer...
Finding Meaning

Finding Meaning

In a time of immense indifference, division and dehumanization exercised against one another it’s hard to imagine unity. In an era when any and every discourse evolves into partisan or tribal debate, facts are questioned. Truth and ethical behavior is now...
Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem

I’ve only just a minute, Only sixty seconds in it. Forced upon me, can’t refuse it, Didn’t seek it, didn’t choose it, But it’s up to me to use it. I must suffer if I lose it, Give an account if I abuse it, Just a tiny little minute, But eternity is in it. -Dr....
Realize Your Dream

Realize Your Dream

On January 20 this nation will observe the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s. In memoriam, I’ve reflected on King’s employ of “dream”. Martin Luther King, Jr. is not the first dreamer whose dreams were ill-received, wrongly interpreted and assumed threatening...
Resolved to be blessed!

Resolved to be blessed!

There are many things that transpire in our lives that do not invoke happiness. Relationship dynamics, of all types, challenge our emotional contentment. The ebbing global economy leaves many feeling financially insecure. Our respective health concerns and perceptions...