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My cousin’s trembling voice uttered the unthinkable. “Kay, I need to let you know that Wayne took his life this morning.” My knees collapsed under me. “No! How can this be? What happened? Why? What was wrong with him?” My mouth formed tumbling questions despite my mind being frozen in disbelief and grief. Through his […]

10 Points On Mental Illness And The Local Church For the past 15 years, I’ve worked feverishly on developing a full-time counseling center for the members of the congregations that I’ve served and the communities surrounding them. My seminary experiences coupled with pastoring people made me acutely aware of my own inadequacies in ministering effectively […]

While there’s nothing at all wrong with showing off your fashionable side and enhancing the natural beauty God has given you with make up and snazzy threads, if you look put together outwardly, while you’re all broken down inwardly, that’s no good. Real beauty is realized from the inside out. So Empowering Everyday Women is […]

Christmas Day falls on a Sunday this year, and most metro-area church leaders said their houses of worship will offer church services, though some activities may be streamlined. “We won’t have Sunday school, but we will have worship,” said the Rev. Mark McAdow, senior pastor of First United Methodist Church of Oklahoma City. “I think […]

Before people can help a loved one who’s coping with a terminal illness, they must first face their own fears about death, says Saddleback Church Senior Pastor Rick Warren. In a devotional published Sunday, Warren, who’s the author of the best-selling book, The Purpose-Driven Life, quoted Psalm 89:48: “No one can live forever; all will […]

On the latest list of books most objected to at public schools and libraries, one title has been targeted nationwide, at times for the sex and violence it contains, but mostly for the legal issues it raises. The Bible. “You have people who feel that if a school library buys a copy of the Bible, […]

All too often people speak pessimistically about themselves, and in doing so, unintentionally invite negativity into their lives. But a new book by Lakewood megachurch…

We live in a very casual society today, and it’s easy to carry this attitude over into our walk with God. Many are not as…

  Willie Moore Jr. speaks to the hearts of judging Christians source: twitter.com/youtube.com

The raging church debate about whether women should be allowed to preach and pastor is ongoing. But mega pastor Bishop T.D. Jakes calls the act…

Rapper and pastor Trip Lee, who ministers under the name Trip Barefield at his Washington D.C. church, recently commented on pop culture and what role…