Daniel Fast Day 14- Kirk Franklin’s Love Theory

Menu- roasted breakfast potatoes, blackberry spinach salad, pasta & tomatoes I always tell people my relationship is a little different from the average Christian. It goes beyond church, reading the Bible and even this Daniel Fast. All of those things are fueled by the fact that I am completely, totally, madly in love Jesus. Yes, I got saved a few days before I turned 11 … Continue reading Daniel Fast Day 14- Kirk Franklin’s Love Theory

The Line Between a Black and White Student

One of my favorite scenes from the show, Scandal, is when the audience first learns who Olivia’s father is. He scolds her for her behavior that has gotten her into a scandal of her own. Then he reminds her of one of the lessons he drilled into her as a child. “How many times have I told you…you have to be what?” After her father … Continue reading The Line Between a Black and White Student

The Gift of Erica McCullough

I usually handle death pretty well. I firmly accept that it is an inevitable part of life. I can usually see or feel death coming in my bubble of friends, family or even close acquaintances. But, once in a while, I am caught off guard. Yesterday, was one of those days. If you are a Gospel music fan, particularly a choir enthusiast, you have probably … Continue reading The Gift of Erica McCullough

Don’t Be Defeated by Disappointment

When my Carolina Panthers won the NFC Championship, I immediately tried to get a ticket home to Charlotte. I wanted to be around my family and friends to have the same excitement and exuberance I had watching the team 13 years ago. In February 2003, I lived in Charlotte, NC after migrating from South Carolina to attend college.  I remember the excitement that filled the … Continue reading Don’t Be Defeated by Disappointment