Don’t Miss Your “Esther Moment”

“For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father’s family will perish. And who knows but that you have come to royal position for such a time as this” (Esther 4:14)? Ever since God called me into ministry, prophets and ministers have prophesied, seemingly randomly, to me that I have the “Esther favor.” They would … [Read more...]

Prophetic Word: Trusting the Process

For the last four to six weeks, I’ve closely watched the construction of a water tower in a neighborhood I drive through every morning. I watched the men erect the concrete cylinder, seal it and work on the tank that would become the top of the tower. However, the freshly painted tank didn’t start out on top of the construction. It started at the base. The white tank used to surround the base of … [Read more...]

Why I Hate the Term “Thug”

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you have an idea of what’s transpired in Baltimore because of the suspicious death of Freddie Gray. He died in police custody due to a severed spine. As a result, riots and protests erupted in Baltimore in similar fashion to those in Ferguson, Washington, DC, New York and several other cities because of the deaths of unarmed black people. Now, I’m not … [Read more...]