Tuesday, November 19, 2019

We Still Need the Black Church.

November 17, 2019 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We live in a society that screams to the top of its lungs that it doesn’t want to be labeled, yet generalization runs rampant. It is amazing how quickly the massiveness of a thing can be minimalized to a hand full of experiences. Many black folks can sit down and tell crazy stories about church. Everyone knows a crooked pastor,... [Read more...]

Bishop T.D. Jakes – Proof He Is A Fake Christian.

November 1, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Years ago I told a great many people that Eddie Long was a homosexual pretender and pedophile who would end up with AIDS and he did. Now he is gone, New Birth’s insurance company paid out millions of dollars to 4 of the young men he sexually molested and a whole lot of people still attended New Birth and defended Long... [Read more...]

“The Second Coming of Kanye: Is Kanye West’s New Interest in Religious Music Motivated by a Spiritual Conversion or Monetary Commercial Success?”

October 24, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Kanye West may be a lot of things, but dull is not one of them. His latest foray into gospel music inspired “Sunday Services” has some wondering if he has really lost his mind, or has found peace and salvation through these spiritual based gatherings.  The jury is still out, however. Whether you are a believer, or a skeptic... [Read more...]

An Open Letter: Judge Kemp You Don’t Understand.

October 24, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Dear Judge Kemp it is important for you to realize you failed all of us in your attempt to be “compassionate” to convicted murderer Amber Guyger. This woman was convicted of killing a black man as he sat in his own home in cold blood. There are so many things that is wrong with that scenario. I understand that you are supposed... [Read more...]

Black Forgiveness of White Hatred.

October 20, 2019 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The display of forgiveness, hugs, and what could be seen as soothing the defendant Amber Guyer during her sentencing for the murder of Botham Jean has sparked the heated debate regarding black people and the subject of forgiveness. Some black people chose not to judge Jean’s brother for his words of forgiveness, and what could... [Read more...]

When Praise Becomes Dangerous.

October 7, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Church is supposed to be that place we can go to get a word from God and praise him. It should be a place of safety, upliftment, and support. For all of the positive things church can offer can we take a moment and talk about Praise and Worship in a Sunday morning in some black churches. Granted I LOVE the culture of our churches... [Read more...]

Looking at “The Book of Common Prayer A Biography”.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There are many books that expound upon the Christian experience. Some of them have become a part of the beginning of a life, the joining of a life, and the end of life. Many of us have heard the prayers given at baby christenings, the vows of a marriage…and we all know the “ashes to ashes dust to dust” funeral rites. There... [Read more...]

Self-Awareness: “The Second Time I Fell in Love with Jesus”.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Life is loaded with hardship, challenges, abuse, bad choices, and consequences. These things outside of having a stable foundation can ruin any soul. Being the child of a preached compounds the struggle as you live under a microscope that scrutinizes every mistake you could possibly make. The expectation is unrealistic and does... [Read more...]

The Book of Exodus Seen as a Freedom Cry.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The book of Exodus is one of the most known books of the Bible because it is a book steeped in the concept of freedom from oppression. The Bible is, arguably, one of the greatest pieces of literature ever written. The power of literature is it can speak to the struggles of humanity over time; those troubles can transcend historical... [Read more...]

What is Kanye West Doing Now.

September 19, 2019 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I admit I don’t get to attend church as regularly as I’d like, and like most I’m not perfect. Everyone has a past they must face at some point and no one gets absolved from that reality. Granted Christianity is supposed to be about putting that past on the alter, receiving forgiveness, and moving forward with the past behind... [Read more...]

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