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Young is new leader of National Baptist Convention
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
NEW ORLEANS – A Jackson, Mississippi, pastor has been elected the new president of the National Baptist Convention, the largest group of black Christians in the United States. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports the Rev. Jerry Young, the group's former vice president, emerged from a pack of five candidates to succeed Rev. Julius Scruggs, of
Power up, power on
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
I remember reviewing the letters of Paul in Bible study. In doing so, I was constantly reminded that one cannot look at Paul without really seeing Jesus’ amazing handiwork. Now you need to know that I think Paul is an awesome person when it comes to the story of his life. I haven’t found a biography or autobiography of anyone in or outside of
The art of dating your spouse
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
I don’t know about you, but as a married woman, I don’t want to Kiss Dating Good-bye, ala Josh Harris’ book for young singles. I really enjoy dating – getting dressed up to go someplace nice and enjoying a meal with chatter and relaxing pleasure. There is but one parameter for this activity: I date only my spouse. Other than that,
Talk is cheap, act now
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Let me know if you ever feel this way: The whole idea about blessings is becoming more and more clear to me every day. I don’t know if it’s age or not, but life’s experiences do bring perspective to one’s outlook regarding the notion of being blessed. I mean, haven’t we all been taught that it’s better to give than to
Share your faith with seekers and skeptics
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
If thinking about the concept of apologetics (communicating the core themes of Christianity to people who don’t yet have relationships with Jesus) brings to mind worries about getting into defensive or even hostile conversations with people, stop right there. Sharing your faith with others through apologetics doesn’t ever have to be a negative

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