Holding Out Under God’s Grace

“Each time he said, “My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me. That’s why I take pleasure in my weaknesses, and in the insults, hardships, persecutions, and troubles that I sufferContinue reading “Holding Out Under God’s Grace”

Palm Sunday Amid COVID-19

13 “[They] took branches of palm trees and went out to meet Him and cried out: Hosanna! ‘Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord!’ The King of Israel!” 15 “Fear not, daughter of Zion; Behold, your King is coming, sitting on a donkey’s colt.” John 12:13, 15 As our world continues to grapple with theContinue reading “Palm Sunday Amid COVID-19”

A Clean Heart

“Create in me a clean heart, O God,And renew a steadfast spirit within me.” Psalm 51:10 As a young girl, growing up in Dayton, Ohio, God favored me to attend Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, under the leadership of Dr. Charles S. Brown and his lovely wife Mrs. Joan S. Brown. I have many beautiful memoriesContinue reading “A Clean Heart”

2020: Looking Ahead

Fall is comfortably underway. The air is cooler, the leaves are colorful, and harvest-themed porch decorations abound. Football games, homecoming celebrations, and autumn festivals have added highlights to this time of year. Now, as we’ve entered November we are in that sweet little spot before our collective attention turns to the year-end holiday hustle bustle.Continue reading “2020: Looking Ahead”