By: Janelle Harris If you’ve been praying and pleading for a word from the Lord, if you’ve thrown yourself across your local church altar…
Not too long ago I had a conversation with two friends of mine on our way to a rehearsal for a gospel play. The topic of spiritual gifts surfaced and God’s calling for your life. My friend said to me “So Tony what is your gift from God?” I responded “I think its singing.
Whenever I’m inspired by an exceptionally good sermon, I’m instantly compelled to share; hoping that what it has done for me, it will do for you.
What’s the difference you ask? Webster’s Dictionary defines religion as “The service and worship of God or the supernatural; commitment or devotion to religious faith or observance.
I wish I could prove to my peers that God is real. But I can’t. The question of is there or isn’t there a God is one that will always revolve around the minds of many until that day, as I believe, when He comes. I’ve had countless conversations that came with endless questions, only for nothing to be resolved.
We go to church and we see the zeal of churchgoers. They roll on the floor, they speak in spiritual tongues they jump higher, reaching and touching the feet of Jesus it seems. We look at this and then look at ourselves and ask, “Where is God in my life?” Am I not deep enough with God?
My pastor, Pastor always says that transparency brings about deliverance. Through my writing I seek the Holy Spirit for guidance with every word I write.
I consider myself to live a pretty normal life. I wake up every morning and go to work; that dreadful 9 to 5. Saturday is me time, and of course, Sunday is church. I’m not rich, but make just enough money to get by.
Everyone dreams of having a life that matters and a life that makes a difference, but rarely are we ready to pay the cost of having that kind of life. The value of the life you live will depend on the cost you’re willing to pay.
Can I be honest with you for a minute? People never cease to amaze me. I’ve noticed that when people find out that you’re saved they expect you to act a certain way and exhibit a certain type of behavior; and they should.
As a little girl growing up watching Disney’s Cinderella and Snow White, I always dreamed of one day meeting my very own prince charming. I wanted to grow up, fall in love and give myself totally to my prince who would be my first and only love. font>
How many times have you found yourself in an uncomfortable situation wondering how will you get through yet another rough patch? You prayed and gave the situation to God only to pick it back up because God was not moving fast enough? Well, if this sounds like you, the answer is – you have wavering faith.
I’ve been to parties. Quite a few (haven’t you?). But I’m saved (please, hear me out). I didn’t go to “wild out” or to “have fun.” Truthfully speaking, I went to celebrate whatever event at that time called for a celebration (it’s not an excuse, it just honest).
Everybody loves a good story; one that takes us through a whirlwind of emotion and keeps us on the edge of our seat. As humans, we enjoy being entertained whether it’s real life or not. The more emotions felt throughout the story, the more real it becomes.
Often times we feel that as a Christian, we are obligated to be perfect. That some how, once we utter the “sinners prayer” in whatever version our respective places of Worship gives us, we are this magically perfect being with halo and wings to match.
There is a familiar saying that goes “Many are called but few are chosen.” In fact, it’s biblical (Matthew 22:14). Whenever I think of this artist, that very quote comes to mind. I’d like to introduce to you gospel phenomenon Camille Newman. Take a moment to get to know her. Her story might just change the way you view life.
We all know that Christian women are naturally expected to dress modest. But the truth is we want to be fashionable too! Who says you can’t be fashionable and modest at the same time? Whether you’re going to church or a gospel event, here are some pointers to help you achieve a tasteful, & fashionable, yet modest look.
That’s right folks. You read correctly. Seven-time Grammy award winner Kirk Franklin has now added the title of author to his resume. In his new book “The Blueprint: A Plan for Living Above Life’s Storms” the multi-platinum selling artist shares his own personal story,
Season 3 of Sunday’s Best is in full effect. Catch all new episodes (and re-runs too) every Sunday. Check your local listings for show times.
Our favorite Gospel duo Mary Mary has a new book out which is in stores now! Entitled “Be U”, sisters Erica and Tina uplifts all by discussing the importance of self love, and becoming the extraordinary woman that God wants you to be.