Advent Reflections: Where is God?

Image courtesy of MarcusCenter.org / BLACK ARTS THINK TANK I just watched “The Birth of a Nation,” and despite the controversy around the movie, I thought it was very well done. It was inspiring to me as a preacher. I even read “The Confessions of Nat Turner” after I watched the movie. Many moments in the movie stand out to me, but one particular scene really stands out. One of the enslaved men … [Read more...]

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...]

His Relentless Pursuit: A Short Story

What happens when Jesus Christ steps into the life of a young lady who previously denied Him. “3 AM” I said to myself. “It’s 3 AM again.” This wasn’t the first time I’d awaken at that exact time. This was about the fourth time I was jolted from my sleep. I looked over at Al*. He was still sound asleep. I met Al my freshman year at the University of Maryland. I noticed him right away. It … [Read more...]