My Prayer for the Church

IN a Church where the blood of Jesus has become jargon. And we only call His name when we need to bargain. Blood bought children of God living as orphans… bowing to Baal asking Yahweh to bless our nonsense We boldly ask “Where is our God?” He says, “Where is my Church?” Prostituting under every…

Success = Obedience

I couldn’t get ahead in life because well I was trying too hard to get ahead in life. Now that my definition of success is obedience I realize that I am already in the Promised Land. My motives have been purified and I am free to just be. No more laborious toil in vain, no…

I Deserved To Die

Where was the man? When everybody stood there with stones in their hands Ready to brutally murder me for my life is quicksand My accusers accuse me. Sinners in the judgment seat As if they haven’t slaughtered enough of these sheep They’ll stone me for my sin yet the law they can’t keep Admittingly I’m…

Who Does She Think She Is?

Just five minutes. For just five minutes I will share something that I’ve been avoiding for much of my life as a triple minority. I’m an African American, woman, with Bipolar disorder who loves Jesus. I wouldn’t feel so much secret shame if that was the end of my story, but God had the audacity…

Use Your Voice

Originally posted on StopAndPrayTV:
There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them.  1 Corinthians 12:4 ? I was invited to meet a world-renowned pianist. Since I grew up immersed in music—playing the violin and piano, and primarily singing solos for church and other events—I was thrilled at the opportunity. When I arrived…