livepassionatelyby Pastor Joe Flores
"Don't allow your emotions to cloud your judgment", is popular conventional wisdom that most of us are familiar with. Thinking retrospectively I can remember times when I applied that wisdom and I can remember times when I wish I had applied that wisdom more definitely. In business, management and the execution of tasks it is more often a useful piece of advice. Socrates, the father of philosophy said "Know thyself".

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Calling It A Day

Black Jesus painted by Ethiopian Christians in Africa by Pastor Joe Flores
Hey, my dear brother and my dear sister, as the pace slows and you prepare to call it a day, there are some of us who are reflecting back over the day. There are some of us who are reflecting back over the years. And there may be some of us who are reflecting back over the decades.

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Resurrecting the Real Jesus: The Greatest Black Man I know

BlackJesusby Gregory Dean
In this Easter "Resurrection" Season, I remembered last year's Christmas spat over whether Santa was "white". I thought the bicker was a non-starter. After all, any well-informed believer knows that Santa is definitely a "fat white guy" who'll dis you if you're bad, and lavish you with toys and gifts if you've been good. Right?

Now when it comes to Jesus . . . well, we've got a little thornier problem of identification.

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The Law and the Heart

by Rev. Dr. Henry Vernon
For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says the LORD: I will put My laws in their mind and write them on their hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people.
Hebrews 8:10

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NOAH - The Review

noah movieBy Pastor Bridget Norvell
COME OUT THE BOX: I had the opportunity to see this dynamic movie. If we took off our religious hats and put on the spiritual hat, we would see the true concept of what this movie is saying to us as a people; then the debates of the movie would stop.
The movie might have been directed by an atheist, but it seems this atheist was one out of many that saw the corrupt intent of man.

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