I was in an argument the other day about Kanye’s church and whether or not he was qualified to pastor a church. The conversation ended in frustration and a little bit of anxiety around the notion of starting a church and who is qualified to lead one. Another argument about church but this time with […]
The Authenticity of Christianity
A long time ago, back in 09, I sat in my black ’03 Volvo on a Friday night and cried. It was given to me by my mother after she upgraded. This particular night, my car was more than just my transportation, it was my altar. I had just finished having sex with […]
Let Me Do It, Kanye and The State of The Church
Recently I read an article with the simple headline “Kanye considering starting a church.” I immediately thought I must ask my friends about this and see what they think. I sent a text to 4 people 3 of them engaged and the views were diverse and well thought out. They talked about his ability to […]
Many Are Called, Few Are Chosen.
The Haunting of Harp House
Why The Truth Fails Us.
Truth. Often daunting. Seldom accepted. Frequently offensive. It can be the cause of fights, breakups and misunderstanding among loved ones and often fails us when met with judgement or reprimand. Our negative responses to truth can cause the truth teller to withdraw and refrain from sharing in the future. This leads to deceit. Lies. Hurt. […]
Who Has the Answer? A Piece About My Fear for My Black Men.
I’ve always loved black men. The way they walk, their style, the culture they represent, and the beauty that reflects in their different hue’s of brown. I’ve always believed in them. I believed that they were more intellectual than society wanted to portray and that their creativity and potential for success far outweighed the presumption […]
Religiion vs. Relationship
My church journey began around 1999. I have fond memories of singing songs about Father Abraham and Abba Father. I remember making friends and entering into the world of church cliques at an early age. From 99 to 2006, I attended numerous church camps, events, joined the youth choir, competed in singing competitions, went to […]