Tag: #prayer

BELIEF IS ACTIVE: HOW WE LEARNED TO WORSHIP AS PEOPLE

“God culture.” how we came to belief As humans evolved we came to understand there must be some form of force that is greater than I, that keeps us all in alignment. And in that moment we designed a culture around our belief systems….

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. ¬†And the issue that falls under this topic would have to be gay relationships….

WHY WE WORSHIP: THE CULTURE BEHIND RELIGION

“Why do we need it.” religion As a child I would go to church with my mother and watch how people would worship. And there was something of interest the way people would extend their hands up to the heavens. And it dawned on…

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. But there is something taking hold in society that generations did not see coming….

REVISIONIST BIBLICAL HISTORY: LET’S ASSUME THAT THE BIBLE WAS USED FOR NON-RELIGIOUS INTENT

“Guide to life, not to preservation for death.” The Christian bible has been pondered over for centuries regarding its authenticity in society. The believers say that it is the words of prophets and God; while skeptics say it was merely man. And that man…

LAST WISH: IF YOU DIED TONIGHT HOW HAPPY ARE YOU WITH YOUR LIFE THUS FAR

“I’m fine with my life, how about you?” We all think about death and whether we believe it or not, we fear on some level. But is there ever a right time to die in life? Is there an appropriate age to pass away….

RELIGUGATION: HOW RELIGION HAS BEEN USED AGAINST THE BLACK COMMUNITY

“Why we worship.” Throughout American history, Black people have always turned to the church as a way of coping in this country. It has served as a sanctuary for us to congregate to praise God and also a meeting place for community issues. But…