A Prayer that Teaches

I have spent the past couple of weeks preparing for and then preaching and teaching in the tristate area.  Repeatedly, I have heard across age groups and genders this anxiety that with the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States that all is lost, that we have taken ten steps […]

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Praying Unbelief

My spiritual life is sustained by prayer.  I would have no relationship with God apart from my praying life.  It is the daily conversation with God that strengthens my love and devotion, affirms my convictions and bond with God.  Without prayer, there would be no believing. I believe in God and so I talk to […]

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Praying in the Dark

If you are feeling your way through life, seemingly trapped in a tunnel with no end and consequently, no light in sight…  If you, like Joseph, find yourself in a pit, pushed down by those who were supposed to love you and help you make your dreams come true…  If you, like Jesus, were in […]

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Praying Scared

A race-less life is a prayer- filled life.  In order to stand strong in my conviction that God created us outside of the categories of race and without the social coloring of skin, I bow my head and bend my knees.  I could not open my mouth if I did not first fill my mouth […]

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Praying Hard

I have been given the opportunity to share with another community of believers through the publishers at Smith & Helwys.  Each month, I write a column on prayer from the feminine perspective called Pray- Her, wherein I talk about the life and the leadings of prayer.  While I am certainly devoted to the message and […]

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Let Us Pray

I am the associate pastor at Village Baptist Church in Bowie, Maryland and one of my responsibilities is to offer the pastoral prayer in worship each week. I take the task seriously. I am listening and talking to God about my congregation and though the call is not long distance as it is spirit to […]

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