Category Archives: Faith

James 1:12 “Blessed is the One Who Perseveres!”

James 1:12 NIV — “Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.” Reflection: A lesson in perseverance. … Continue reading

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Blair Imani Opens Up About Being Queer, Black and Muslim

Teen Vogue Article “Blair Imani Opens Up About Being Queer, Black, and Muslim” I came across this Teen Vogue article that I wanted to share with the LGBT Ministry Community I am slowly but surely trying to build here in … Continue reading

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Titus 2:11-14

Titus 2:11-14 New International Version (NIV) For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age, … Continue reading

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Romans 11:29 “The Gifts and Calling are Irrevocable”

Romans 11:29 (NKJV) “For the gifts and the calling of God are irrevocable.” Reflection: A simple phrase but none could be more profound really when you consider any relationship with God. Whether you seek Him or rebel against Him, know … Continue reading

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1 Samuel 17 “David and Goliath”

So one of the most classic stories of the Bible is the story of David and Goliath. It is the classic story of the underdog kid with attitude and sling taking down the well armored boastful giant. In looking at … Continue reading

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Joshua 1:9

Joshua 1:9 “I command you be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Reflection: God has your back. He has your front as well. Be assured that … Continue reading

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James 5:11

James 5:11 (NIV) As you know, we count as blessed those who have persevered. You have heard of Job’s perseverance and have seen what the Lord finally brought about. The Lord is full of compassion and mercy. Reflection: Whatever your … Continue reading

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