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MY CORNER OF THE CHRISTIAN WORLD

I walked through the church door at 11:30 a.m., the announced time for the monthly ministers meeting. Tin plates of pork, chicken, and brisket lay next to several bags of buns, plastic canisters of potato salad and beans. I was … Continue reading

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I AM A MEMBER

I suppose it was inevitable. Sooner or later someone was bound to ask, “Why haven’t you become members of the church?” My husband would not have a problem satisfying the requirements to become members. I do. Therefore, when the inquirer … Continue reading

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No Regrets

I sat across the table from Leroy and Kathy eating my salad. “There is something wrong with the way the institutional church conducts its business,” said Leroy, a former pastor educated in both Pentecostal and Baptist Colleges. I had come … Continue reading

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A Prophet Among Us

I was surfing the internet in search of a church to visit for my First Time Guest series when I stumbled upon Flames of Fire Church, Pastor Wanda Brown. I first encountered her ministry in the early 1990’s. I never … Continue reading

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Journey Fellowship 9th Ward

Highlights of Journey Fellowship 9th Ward, New Orleans, church service.

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Is God Up to Something?

I walked into the church expecting the same old thing. The finely polished band would entertain us for forty minutes; announcements of upcoming events and the offering received. A few more songs to set the mood before the pastor shared … Continue reading

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Women Keep Silent in the Church?

I recently read a Facebook note titled “Women Keep Silent in the Church?” by Pastor Jerry Davis. Clever title! If a man read it thinking he would find ammunition to keep women out of the ministry, he might have a … Continue reading

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