French minister: enemy seeks to divide Muslims, non-Muslims

France’s interior minister said Monday that the country is at war with an enemy trying to pit Muslims against non-Muslims, making it urgent to create a strong bond between the nation and citizens of the Islamic faith.

Spiritually Speaking: Throw the Rock, Hide Your Hand (if) You Can

From everything I’ve read and been told, you should never expect that you can live a perfect life. Flaws, faults, mistakes and miscues are inevitable and cannot be avoided no matter how hard you try.

Rev. Jackson To Lead AME 6th District

The Rt. Rev. Reginald T. Jackson, a vocal and relentless advocate of social justice issues, has been assigned to lead the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) 6th District

Spiritually Speaking: Faith Is a Verb

Scripture says you should live your life in such a way that those around you can see the Jesus in you.

Spiritually Speaking…. Give or Take. Your Call.

There are times when it comes to this thing called spirituality that I make things harder than they really are. The thinking behind blessings has been one of them from time to time.

Spiritually Speaking….. Between Birth and Death?

Have you ever thought about your own obituary? It seems that the inventor of dynamite through some fluke of reporting got to see his in a newspaper and didn’t like what it said about him.

Spiritually Speaking…Alone Now But Never By Yourself

I’ve been told that one of the telling things about being a Christian, no matter how new the claim might be, is a new found understanding and appreciation of being by yourself.

Spiritually Speaking….Promises, Promises

For a moment I’d like to think through this thing called covenant.

Spiritually Speaking…Being Saved, Acting Saved Take Your Pick

Okay, so you’re saved. Now what? Most of you know I believe faith is a verb. I sincerely think it requires doing of some sort. This doing thing can be confusing, especially for a new Christian, one who is struggling ...

Spiritually Speaking…..

In the midst of imminent change in my life I ran across this and am sharing again.

Rare Journey to Israel Changes NFL Hall of Famer’s Life

For Chris Doleman, the NFL Hall of Fame is nothing compared to being baptized in the River Jordan.

Spiritually Speaking….. Rumor Has It,They Knew You When

I’m not sure whether or not I’ve talked about my faith walk from the point of view of those individuals who have tracked my progress from the beginning until now.

Spiritually Speaking….. The Devil is a Bully

Right now I’m between bible study classes. In the United Methodist Church, of which I’m not a member, the rather rigid curriculum is called Disciple Class.

Spiritually Speaking….. Lucky No More, Blessed Always

I have to say I’ve been feeling pretty lucky lately and, not necessarily from a financial, physical or even an emotional point of view.

Spiritually Speaking….. Untested Faith is Untrusted Faith

The old saying is when the going gets tough, the tough get going. The operative word here is tough. My question for you is what happens when you insert the dynamics of faith into any given situation?