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Ride Out the Storm

Ride Out the Storm


Posted By on Mar 26, 2020

This is our second week being physically separated from each other; yet it is our prayer that we become even more spiritually connected. There are only so many Hallmark movies, HGTV, ESPN and westerns that we can watch on television. This is our forty days in the wilderness, our three days in the belly of the whale and our time together on Noah’s Ark. The difference is, we can connect through many mediums. Listening, caring and...

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Learning How to Swim


Posted By on Feb 13, 2020

As a little girl I had swimming lessons at the YMCA. Now, my brother and sister were like fish to water; as for me—I just could not learn to swim. During the process I grasped the concepts of kicking, holding my breath and not going in the deep end – for I might drown. The ability to float, backstroke or even the doggie paddle eluded my mental and physical coordination. I came to believe that I would never swim. To my surprise those...

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Wisdom’s Daughters: Sistah Strength

Wisdom’s Daughters: Sistah Strength


Posted By on Aug 20, 2019

by Rev. Dr. Shirlyn H. Brown During a week of needed Sabbath, I find myself being immersed in the power of Sistah Strength. You know the strength that we receive from our mothers, grandmothers, sisters, aunts and friends… That second sight, which can feel your breath before you exhale. That comfort that is there before the hurt. A voice of truth, which tells us about our self -brings the real to the surface. Sista Strength is the love...

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 “Whose side are you on?”


Posted By on Jun 23, 2019

The Messenger: Rev. Tracy B. Payne Sermon Highlights When Moses returned from Mount Sinai and saw people worshiping the golden calf and other idols, he confronted them and threw down their idols. “He stood at the entrance of the camp and said, ‘Whoever is for the LORD, come to me.’” (Exodus 32:26) The Tribe of Levi, men of the priesthood and men of integrity, chose God and stood with Moses. Whenever we are confronted with standards...

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