When the Light Comes on: God’s Promise

The lamp my coworkers gave us. I think a lot of men are intimidated by dating a preacher. I also think some men are cautious about or completely avoid dating single mothers. That’s because we are serious and ask real questions. We’re on assignment by God, or we have children to raise, and we don’t have time for games. So, when I started dating my husband, I asked him real questions – even … [Read more...]

Should I Wear a Cassock to the Church Picnic?

I have breasts. Does that disqualify me from ministry? Hmmmm? A contemporary poet by the name of Drake once said, “That's right I like my girls BBW, yeah…So thick that everyone else in the room is so uncomfortable.” Breast, hips and thighs make people uncomfortable, especially when they are large. I’ve always been a healthy woman or as those of us in the African-American community like to … [Read more...]

Entering a Season of Transformation: Lessons from the Butterfly

“What you have done is put aside your old self with its past deeds and put on a new self, one that grows in knowledge as it is formed anew in the image of its Creator.”—Colossians 3:9b-10 These cocoons are everywhere right in Maryland. I don’t know about you, but the Lord has been showing me that we are entering a season of transformation – at least I am. My pastor even confirmed what the … [Read more...]