BELIEF IS ACTIVE: HOW OUR BELIEFS EFFECT OTHERS IN SOCIETY

  “It’s how society should be.” how the lord intended it to be In America today, so much of our beliefs effect how we all live our lives. An to … Continue reading BELIEF IS ACTIVE: HOW OUR BELIEFS EFFECT OTHERS IN SOCIETY

GAY IN THE COMMUNITY: HARDSHIPS OF BEING GAY IN A TRADITIONAL BLACK COMMUNITY

“Out ain’t easy.” gay under conservatism¬† In the Black community, we have long been so governed under the Christian faith that anything that goes against the grain has been ostracized. … Continue reading GAY IN THE COMMUNITY: HARDSHIPS OF BEING GAY IN A TRADITIONAL BLACK COMMUNITY

CHURCH AND STATE: WHERE DOES RELIGION BELONG IN SCHOOL

“To or not to learn.” god in school God in schools has been a debate for years. And the obvious reason why there is no religion in schools is because … Continue reading CHURCH AND STATE: WHERE DOES RELIGION BELONG IN SCHOOL

SELECTIVE BELIEF: WHY DO SOME IGNORE CERTAIN PRINCIPLES AND ACCEPT OTHERS

“Passages: omit some, accept others.” beliefs We as people have beliefs that carry us through life. It is that thing in our lives that makes us thankful for waking up … Continue reading SELECTIVE BELIEF: WHY DO SOME IGNORE CERTAIN PRINCIPLES AND ACCEPT OTHERS

GOD PARTICLES: HOW SCIENTIFIC FINDINGS EFFECT BELIEFS

“The hurt of this is it.” the burden of proof Throughout history science has changed changed and shaped so much of how we live today. But as the science gets … Continue reading GOD PARTICLES: HOW SCIENTIFIC FINDINGS EFFECT BELIEFS

GIVING IN: HAVE LOSING SOMEONE CLOSE TO YOU EFFECTED YOUR BELIEF IN GOD

“Have you been broken or restored?” Now, the title I decided to use for this topic is a little odd because dying is apart of life. But the title leaves … Continue reading GIVING IN: HAVE LOSING SOMEONE CLOSE TO YOU EFFECTED YOUR BELIEF IN GOD

A DWINDLING CONGREGATION: THE DRASTIC DECLINE OF THE BLACK CHURCH

“What we were for so long is dying so fast.” ¬† As a young child growing up, I attended church with my mother and two sisters every single Sunday. Since … Continue reading A DWINDLING CONGREGATION: THE DRASTIC DECLINE OF THE BLACK CHURCH

IN THE LAST DAYS: WHY IS RELIGION DYING OFF IN SOCIETY

“Rapidly going away.” As a young man growing up in a Christian household, I can tell you all sorts of stories of the important role Christianity played in my upbringing. … Continue reading IN THE LAST DAYS: WHY IS RELIGION DYING OFF IN SOCIETY

THE STORM BEFORE THE CALM: HOW THE UNITED STATES IS SO MAD BECAUSE IT’S GETTING BETTER

“The fight among ourselves is as volatile as the weather.” America has always dealt with issues socially in our country. As with any country, there are issues in the past, … Continue reading THE STORM BEFORE THE CALM: HOW THE UNITED STATES IS SO MAD BECAUSE IT’S GETTING BETTER

IN MY TIME OF NEED: HOW THIS NATURAL DISASTERS SAY A LOT ABOUT PEOPLE OF FAITH

“For I was hungry and ye fed me not.” – MLK Watching the results of the hurricane that hit the city of Houston made me realize something. All these people … Continue reading IN MY TIME OF NEED: HOW THIS NATURAL DISASTERS SAY A LOT ABOUT PEOPLE OF FAITH

FAMOUS QUOTES: WHAT ARE MY FAVORITE AND WHAT THEY MEAN TO ME

“We hold these truths to be self-evident.” “That all men are created equal.”¬† -DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE We all have some favorite quotes and what they mean to each of us. … Continue reading FAMOUS QUOTES: WHAT ARE MY FAVORITE AND WHAT THEY MEAN TO ME