And a Little Child Shall Lead Them: Getting Children Involved in Outreach Ministry

My children and I recording our Bible lesson. Early in the Covid-19 pandemic and quarantine, I felt led to spend time in worship because stress and anxiety became too much. I went downstairs into my living room, turned on my television to YouTube, and played my favorite worship and praise songs. A few minutes into my worship session, my children migrated downstairs and sat with me. Eventually, … [Read more...]

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...]