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Sometimes, the responsibilities of life feel like too much to handle. Your job keeps you busy; the kids keep you running; and your schedule is jam-packed with things you don’t have enough time to do. All this can leave you feeling bogged down and burnt out! When it seems as though the weight of the […]

1. Tamera Mowry-Housley is learning to trust in the Lord’s timing Tamera Mowry-Housley, the 38-year-old actress who co-hosts the hit daytime talk show “The Real,” is starting 2017 with more trust in God. She took to Instagram to share her journey of learning to trust God’s timing more with fans. “This year was pretty amazing! Of […]

JJ Hairston talked with guest host Maurette Brown-Clark and GRIFF about celebrating 7 albums in his 15 years of making gospel music. He marked this momentous occasion with a live recording of some of the popular hits and some of his new music, as well. He explains how his latest single, “You Deserve It,” was […]

In this edition of the Ericaism, Erica Campbell talks about a time when she was younger and not acting right, and needed to apologize to someone. She didn’t know how to go about it, and really just wanted to pretend it never happened. But there’s a scripture in the bible that talks about forgiveness, which […]

  This week’s topic: Surrendering To Christ In many cases, the word surrender is connected with the idea of losing something. Of course, when you surrender to the police, there’s a great possibility that you’ll lose your freedom. When you have to surrender your driver’s license, you lose the opportunity to drive. For some people, […]

  During the Bible days, the swords the soldiers used in battle were large, heavy, and sharp with two edges.  Some other weapons they had in their possession were spears, bows, arrows, and battleaxes. But it seems that the one they treasured the most, was the sword.  We as Christians have a sword too that […]

Isn’t it mind-boggling to know that part of Jesus’ cruel punishment was to lug that heavy, splintery cross with him through the streets and up the hill to his crucifixion?  It’s bad enough to die on a cross, much less carry it with us and THEN be spiked to it. It seems that as often […]

  getty images Have you been watching TV lately? I know… it’s a mess. But if you answered yes, then you have no doubt noticed a sad trend–the world will take an average everyday person and “celebritize” them into an overnight success. In many cases, those who have been made instant celebrities have compromised and […]

  Americans have an infatuation with police shows, crime antics, and mysteries. On an average night in America, the television line-up of shows reveals dozens of episodes that involve police, crime stories, unsolved mysteries, and the like. It is really easy to get caught into the story line as it unfolds, only to be left […]

  Lean not to your own understanding, acknowledge Him, and He will direct your path (Proverbs 3:5-6). This scripture is very valuable to every believer. I know when this was written, God had given us important instructions to help us win. We have to practice this Word from the Lord daily to achieve the best […]

  It’s a very hard thing to admit or accept. But the truth is that sometimes we can be very insensitive and thoughtless when it comes to realizing how blessed we are. There are so many blessings that we overlook and take for granted that cause us to miss the great opportunities to express gratitude […]

  I’m a dreamer, which means that many times when God has a message He wants to get across to me – a warning, a promise, a prophetic word – He delivers it in a dream, while I’m sleeping. Even now, as I look back at some of the things God has revealed to me […]