Friday, June 24, 2022


Book Review; “My Strong Tower”: There is Power in a Name.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Relationship on any level is formed by one’s ability to get to know the being they are looking to grow with. In many instances one of the first things we know about a person is their name. This gives us a reference for them, and we consider ourselves more familiar with them when we know their full name. The laws of relationship... [Read more...]

The ride of our lives can be scary at times.

February 14, 2022 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) You know, life at times can appear to be just one big roller coaster—a frightening one, at that! It’s full of twists and turns, people and events, ups and downs that would make anyone skeptical at best as to its purpose. Free will is supposed to have something to do with how we live our lives by the decisions we make or do... [Read more...]

Honoring Beloved Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

January 19, 2022 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackmMan.com) On Dec. 26, the world lost beloved South African Archbishop and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Desmond Tutu. An outspoken defender of human rights and campaigner for justice for the oppressed, Archbishop Tutu was a prophetic voice in our world today revered for his commitment to fighting poverty, racism, and all forms of discrimination... [Read more...]

The Value of Kwanzaa.

December 27, 2021 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) From December 26th to January 1, millions of people around the world participate and experience Kwanzaa, a celebration based upon African and indigenous people’s values and traditions. Kwanzaa was created in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga at a time when Diasporan Africans were reasserting our self-identity and self-determination... [Read more...]

The True Gift of Christmas.

December 25, 2021 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Christmas is a season, not just a day. And it only begins on Dec. 25. The Rockefeller Center tree and elves on shelves and all the rest can be deceiving. We were merely preparing for Christmas, and are now celebrating it, at least until the Epiphany. Others will celebrate until the feast of the Presentation in early February.... [Read more...]

Black Community; How Many Pastors Can We Have?

November 30, 2021 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Rev. Jesse Jackson and Rev. Al Sharpton were doing the right thing when attending the Ahmaud Arbery trial. They demonstrated the solidarity that the Black community has with each other when one of us appears to be lynched. Lynching has reverberations. Each of us, every Black person, is repulsed and dismayed when we learn that... [Read more...]

Three Ways Your Break-Through Will Break Through.

November 29, 2021 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A break-through is something that happens suddenly and changes the course of your life moving forward. Second Samuel 5:20 describes the experience thusly, “The Lord has burst through my enemies before me like a bursting flood…” Whether it is your health, finances, family job, a break-through is coming!  But do not be misled;... [Read more...]

The Legacy Of African-American Pastors Continues To Shine In The Ahmaud Arbery Trial.

November 23, 2021 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The first Gallup poll which measured church membership in 1937, resulted in 73 percent of adult Americans confirming they had some type of religious affiliation. While membership remained around 70 percent during the next six decades, those who claimed to have a church affiliation fell below 50 percent for the first time last... [Read more...]

God, Our Savior Help Us to End Poverty Now — Beginning With Our 11.6 Million Poor Children.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) With Congress expected to vote on the Build Back Better Act imminently, I pray God will help our leaders and all of us find the will, courage and common sense to end poverty in our time, beginning right now with passage of this transformative package for children and families. God help us to end poverty in our time. The poverty... [Read more...]

Spiritual Word; Now vs. next.

October 31, 2021 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Most times the question is asked: What’s next? These two words immediately bring the future to mind. These two words can also lead us to miss the present in the form of what’s now. That’s one of the things I appreciate about Jesus. He always took time to not only consider what’s now, but He would also act in the present... [Read more...]

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