I try not to be biased, but I had my doubts about hiring Stevie. His placement counselor assured me that he would be a good, reliable busboy. But I had never had a mentally handicapped employee and wasn’t sure I wanted one. I wasn’t sure how my customers would react to Stevie. He was short, […]
All I really wanted for Christmas was to do something to support our troops. I prayed on this goal daily until I thought I had received an answer, about how to help the troops. I started searching and found a great list of troops requesting things and current addresses from the website: www.anysoldier.com My Christmas […]
by The History Press To mark Women’s History Month 2018, staff at The History Press have nominated eighteen inspirational females from throughout the ages. Here are our picks: Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mercians (c. 870 – 918 AD) 2018 marks 1,100 years since the death of Aethelflaed, the most powerful woman of the Anglo-Saxon era. A diplomat, […]
by Jennifer Dukes Lee “Be happy about it! Be very glad! For a great reward awaits you in heaven.” –Matthew 5:12 Two years ago, I never would have spoken this sentence aloud: “I want to be happy.” I would have thought it, and secretly, I would have wanted happiness. But I would have been […]
Wishing you and all your loved ones a very Happy Easter. May the risen Christ bring you and your family abundant happiness. Have a blessed Easter.
By Rochelle Arnold Over and over again you will find in the Bible that God communicated to people through dreams and visions. Daniel was a prophet who was able to interpret dreams and understand all kinds of literature and learning. (Daniel 1:17) Joseph had an angel appear in his dream warning him to take the baby […]
Is your life working for you? Do you need a fresh start in life, but you don’t know how to get that? Are you frustrated because you have tried to “hit the resend button” and instead of moving forward you go backwards?
You can give back to others and experience the joy that stems from giving. I will share with you a few ideas on how to meaningfully give back this Thanksgiving.
By Robert Finn Having good posture is an important part of remaining healthy. IT helps you avoid back pain and premature wear on your bones, improves lung performance, and much more. In this article, we will explain what good posture is before explaining the many benefits that it provides. What is good posture? Posture is the form […]
A California police officer who responded to an emergency call of a homeless pregnant woman has adopted her newborn daughter. It is not everyday you see an officer opening up his heart and hope to someone on the street.
Financial literacy isn't a skill -- it's a lifestyle says Curtis Carroll. As an incarcerated individual who has already done 20 years from crimes he committed at the age of 17, Caroll is the definition of true reform. While in prison, he taught himself how to read and trade in stocks hence the nickname "Wall Street."
A stewardess forced the man to move because it was against their policy for a male to sit next to minor children. Talk about discrimination!
I cannot help but believe that some of the problems we are having in our society today would not be such a problem if we had fathers. How many families are there where children grow up not knowing their father? No wonder they have no respect for authority. Although my father was not a very well educated person, he knew how to use the Board of Education on the Seat of Learning for all his children.
In our spiritual house, spiritual termites could be compared to those things that erode our relationship with the Lord. They won’t cause you to lose your salvation because only a conscious decision to turn away from Christ can do that - but they can lead to such an attitude.
Which one are you? Judas or a sincere Man of God? By By Edison D Bynoe Matthew 26:14-16, 19-25, 47-50; 27:3-5. Let’s consider some notes in relation to our texts. Judas may have been the only disciple coming from Judea; the rest came from Galilee – 26:14. He was an apostle – 26:14. He initially may have […]
There are more than a few Christians today who claim that successful Christian living should involve financial prosperity. They say that if a believer is closely following Jesus as Lord and is taking hold by faith of what God is offering to them, that person should experience material wealth.
You should never allow evil spirits to reside in your life. If you lack adequate time to do a self-deliverance in the mornings, after your quiet time, then, when you're having your bath, you could do it.
Outstanding pastors have learned that the best way to lead is by people’s side, not ahead of them. This often requires patience. “If we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.” (Romans 8:25).
It's time to stop briefly and take a look at where you are at this mid-point of your life span. If you spend a few productive hours re-evaluating where you are and where you're headed, you can create a much more satisfying, productive and fulfilling future for yourself and for those you love.
By Eva Bell Life is a competition – a daring adventure, and success usually comes to those who are ambitious. Ambition is a deep desire for achievement, and is propelled by an internal drive to fulfill one’s dreams. “Nothing can stop a man with the right mental attitude for achieving his goals; nothing on earth […]
If someone had told me 12 years ago that I was going to end up marrying a homeless alcoholic, I would have presumed they were mad. But that’s what happened. I was 30 years old, happily single, with a successful career as a writer, when I fell in love with a man who lived in a bush.
Many ministries can often be blindly headed up by highly narcissistic leaders. They are in the churches, in denominational positions, in the mission field, and in mission/para-church organizations. In order to understand how bad this narcissism could be we need to first understand narcissism.
Decisions to be made: Traditions, sacraments, ceremonies, rituals, and habits: which to keep, which to toss?
By Steven J. Cole The famous inventor, Thomas Edison, tried again and again to find the right filament for the incandescent electric light bulb. One day he had completed his 10,000th experiment only to discover another way that would not work. When he arrived home that night, he shared this bit of news with his wife. “Aren’t you […]
Pay no mind to those who talk behind your back, it simply means you are two steps ahead of them. – Nannas Green.
Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind” - Dr. Seuss
There were nights when I laid in bed listening to the sound of arguments and wondering what the family's landscape would look like when I got out of bed in the morning. I was the step daughter and nothing I did was good enough in my stepmother's eyes.
God created families to love, nurture, protect and support each other. Healthy families are essential for belonging and acceptance. However, not all families are healthy and some families would be considered dysfunctional.
A couple accused of being serial cannibals have confessed to killing and eating at least 30 people over 18 years. Dmitry Baksheev, 35, and Natalia Baksheeva, 42, were arrested after seven bags of body parts were allegedly found in their fridge and freezer.