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Saturday, December 15, 2018


Christians Can Rejoice, Yet Stay Concern.

September 4, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Make no mistake about it. The news from California is very big and very positive. As reported in the LA Times, “California legislator shelves bill to ban paid ‘gay conversion therapy’ for adults.” In a somewhat unprecedented move in the history of gay activism, Assemblyman Evan Low, himself gay, has withdrawn AB2943... [Read more...]

About God, Man, And The Great Universe.

August 29, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I was raised to be a Christian, but I never go to church, because even as a kid I couldn’t buy into talkin’ snakes. I wanted to believe it, because I was taught that if I didn’t the Bogey Man was gonna get me, but try as I might, the common sense that God bestowed upon me said, “No, it’s nonsense.” So at 14 years... [Read more...]

With faith in heart: Spiritual rehabilitation programs for the addicted Christians.

August 28, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Dealing with substance abuse is a terror, not only for the person who is addicted to drugs or alcohol, it represents a social problem that affects the entire community. This is the main reason why people seek professional help in order to free themselves from the clutches of addiction. However, full recovery is not easy to achieve,... [Read more...]

The Truth of Genesis: A View Of Zionism, Part 2 – Where Did It Start?

August 26, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In the fifth month (Av), and the ninth day of that month, in about the year 576 BC, the first Temple was destroyed by the Babylonians.  As Nebuchadnezzar and his army was besieging Jerusalem, The prophet Jeremiah and several priests took the sacred artifacts from the Holy of Holies in the Temple, lowering the whole room down... [Read more...]

What Does it Really Mean to Be Spiritual?

August 19, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) People often say “I’m not religious, I am spiritual”. Just what does that mean? Why are a growing number of people so loathe to identify with religion to the deference of spirituality? The Pew Research Center reports a 3% drop in the number of people who attend religious services at least once per week. Historically black... [Read more...]

New Book Explores the Relation of Faith and Fitness.

August 9, 2018 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In 2008, author and fit pro W. Eric Croomes made the decision to improve his health.  At that point he was almost 200 pounds – which at five-feet and nine inches and in his forties – wasn’t healthy.  Croomes made a plan and stuck with it; watching with utter amazement at how his body was literally transformed when he... [Read more...]

Spiritual Christians Flock From All Around the World at the Healing School in Lagos, Nigeria to see Pastor Chris Oyakhilome.

August 8, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In Lagos, Nigeria, thousands of people arrive at what is known in the community as the “Healing School of Christ Embassy” to see a man known as Pastor Chris or Reverand Dr. Chris Oyakhilome. Reverend Dr. Chris Oyakhilome is the President of Believers’ LoveWorld Inc. and of Christ Embassy. He is a pastor, teacher,... [Read more...]

Book Review; The Bible Said That? Misquoted Verses/Phrases from the Scriptures.

August 5, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The Bible has been translated, retranslated, interpreted, and somewhere along the way, we have seen the evolvement of many verses that are misunderstood or out rightly misinterpreted. Getting biblical stories and scriptures wrong may not appear very important, but it could become very dangerous. The danger of misinterpreting... [Read more...]

If God is So Good Why Are Black People So Unhealthy?

June 27, 2018 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I have been in ministry for some twenty-plus years. Like most African Americans, I was nurtured in the womb of the black religious experience. There is no other in institution in a black America that is so wedded to the notion of God and health than the black church. Each Sunday, our pews and pulpits are lined with parishioners... [Read more...]

In 2018 Shackled For Praying.

June 25, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Faith and prayer have been the backbone of the African American community since we came upon these shores.  We have counted on our faith leaders (the roll call would include Revs. Richard Allen, Absalom Jones, James Walker Hood, Martin Luther King, Jr., Wyatt Tee Walker, Jesse L. Jackson, William Barber, Vashti McKenzie, Barbara... [Read more...]

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