Thursday, July 9, 2020

Malcolm X or Elijah Muhammad?

Tweet ( I am not a Muslim and no we all are not Muslims if we submit to God. Islam started with Muhammad, not with Abraham and not from the beginning.  If the “Prophet Muhammad” was alive, he would tell you that. My differences with Islam are vast but I respect those who will at least closely follow the Quran. However I... [Read more...]

SURGE into the New: Stand Up Reach God’s Excellence.

Tweet ( Who would have thought we would wake up one morning to a global pandemic? Nobody! But here we are. The question is: what do we do now? We surge into the new! Stand up and reach for God’s excellence. That sentiment is precisely what a new devotional, SURGE into the New, by Pastor W. Eric Croomes, is aiming to instill: to equip... [Read more...]

A Simple Guide on How to Start a Church.

Tweet ( Are you trying to learn more about how to start a church? If yes, you should check out our helpful guide by clicking right here. The lost are everywhere. They’re in your city, your neighborhood. There are people walking around pretending like they are whole, but they are broken inside. They need Jesus, and God has called... [Read more...]

How to Grow a Church: 3 Tips for Increasing Church Attendance.

Tweet ( Church can truly bring people together. This guide on how to grow a church lists 5 tips for increasing church attendance. Are you looking to attract more flock to your congregation, but aren’t quite sure how to do it? For many religious leaders, increasing their church attendance can feel like a daunting task, especially... [Read more...]

President Donald Trump is a Champion of the Catholic Faith.

Tweet ( When I arrived on the campus of Notre Dame in 1986 to coach the football team, I had a sign placed in a stairwell leading onto the field that read, “Play Like a Champion Today.” 34 years later, I can’t help but think of how President Trump has been a champion for the Catholic community. As a lifelong Catholic, I’m compelled... [Read more...]

Christian Talk; Religious, Selfishness And Delusion.

Tweet ( I was raised a Christian and baptized by Black conservative Evangelist, Rev. E.V, Hill, Sr. But I left the church once I became an independent-thinking teenager, and I never returned. I was simply unable to accept the concept of walking dead men and talking snakes. I wanted to believe in those things because everyone I loved... [Read more...]

The Dilemma for the Black Pastor and Racial Reconciliation In The Future.

June 9, 2020 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( When the peaceful protests and reprehensible riots end, we will be left with the need to face race relations in America once again. I believe black pastors across all denominations will have to play an active role in that process. But there is a dilemma. Pastor, place yourself in my conversation with a white brother in Christ. I... [Read more...]

Five Things Small Black Churches Must Do or Become Extinct.

Tweet ( The “small” black church in America has, without warning, instantly become an endangered species. The COVID-19 pandemic has shuttered many churches across America, although, at this writing, many have begun to reopen their pews. While many small churches have not totally ceased operations during the COVID pandemic, the future... [Read more...]

Never Put Off Tomorrow What’s Due Today: Don’t Procrastinate!

May 15, 2020 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( “If you wait for perfect conditions you’ll never get anything done” (Ecclesiastes 11:4) There are many possible definitions of procrastination, but, in essence, procrastination is the practice of doing less urgent or unimportant tasks instead of more urgent ones, or doing more pleasurable activities instead of less pleasurable... [Read more...]

Psalm One: The Who What and Where of a Good Man.

May 15, 2020 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( As the annual celebration of men approaches, the age-old debate again resurfaces for controversy and discussion: How do I find a good man? “How” has trumped the ‘who’, ‘what’ and ‘where’ of a good man for ages, based, as it is, upon the principle of immediate gratification. Psalm One of the Hebrew Bible, however,... [Read more...]

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