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Preaching Rocket: How Can We Preach Better Sermons?


I had an opportunity to listen in on a four-hour event entitled, “Preaching Better Sermons” online, hosted by Preaching Rocket, a company which provides a product for pastors who wish to improve their communication, preparation and sermon delivery skills. I … Continue reading

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Joel Osteen Hoax: Why This Rumor Seems to be Believable


Joel Osteen was the victim of an internet hoax. I see how easily people can be swayed. A 12-year-member of his church even called for him to be prayed for assuming that the rumor was true writing this: “We’ll pray … Continue reading

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Dr. John E. B. Myers at Penn State Child Sexual Abuse Conference on Family Court


In this video, Dr. John E. B. Myers offers a ton of information and confirms that it is extremely difficult for women to keep their children if they raise a question or suggestion of sexual abuse within the court. On … Continue reading

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[EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]: Christina Murray of TLC’s Reality Show The Sisterhood on Love, Marriage and the Business of Ministry


Whether you have watched an episode or two of the Sisterhood or the whole season, it is pretty easy to distinguish the characters. Tara and Brian Lewis are the fitness pastors who were terminated within weeks from a ministry upon … Continue reading

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[EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]: Domonique Scott of the Sisterhood Reality Show on Overcoming Child Sexual Abuse, Foster Care and Prostitution


The church itself is a place where people have determined based on culture and personal revelation the heart of God. We know this because there are different sects and beliefs about paths to salvation. In every faith or religion there are … Continue reading

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A Pastor’s Life is a Fasted Life


When I think of a pastor’s life, I think of a fasted life. We are not ordinary people, and do not have ordinary problems. I have already accepted the call on my life. I have done so years ago, but … Continue reading

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How Should a Pastor Respond to Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse?


I received a phone call yesterday from the brother of someone who was sexually abused by a minister in their church when she was 13-16 years old. Without giving full details on the rape(s), he mentioned that his mother approached … Continue reading

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Deaf to Church: How the Homeless Get Lost


A few years ago, around the time that I went homeless, I felt that the church (not the pastors) were not compassionate or helpful in my time of crisis. Most people do not understand homelessness until they have become homeless. … Continue reading

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Why Ressurrection Graves Introduces Child Sexual Abuse Grooming As A Crime


Child Grooming has always had an obvious definition to me, perhaps because I was a victim of child sexual abuse. Intrigued by the criminal mind of a sexual predator I begin to seek out information for my Ten Ways to … Continue reading

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The Problem with Preaching Predators In Leadership: Chuck Adair at Skillman Church in Midland Dallas Texas


The church often uses terms that speak of forgiveness whenever someone has transgressed and they do not know how to truthfully handle the transgression. In congregations and leadership all over the world we have been taught that we must “walk … Continue reading

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What To Do If Your Husband Or Boyfriend Is Sexually Abusing Your Child


Search Terms and Key Words Each day, I review my site stats for http://www.ressurrection.wordpress.com and the search terms that people are using to find me. Many times people are asking a question. I receive the most questions about child sexual … Continue reading

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Five Myths That Keep Women Single


“When People Show You Who They Are, Believe Them!” – Dr. Maya Angelou Are single women too picky? Let me save you the suspense, the answer is YES! As a woman for more than thirty years, I do get to … Continue reading

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The Unapologetic Visionary Leader


Thoughts Of The Day…. Know yourself. I am not a loose cannon. I do not do anything without a purpose – seriously. If I clean the kitchen, there is a purpose! I am knowledgeable about what I know, and what … Continue reading

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Can a Registered Sex Offender Preach?


Can a registered sex offender preach? Well, there are Catholic Priests doing it, and how long did Eddie Long sit down? The New Black Panther party is chanting, marching and protesting at Christ Tabernacle Church for Darrell Gilyard  in Jacksonville, … Continue reading

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Black Christian Single Women: Can you be yourself and find the right man?


I was reading Madam Noir’s “Husband Hunting? 10 Traits To Look For In A Spouse” and another article about how to know if a woman is ready for a relationship. As a joke, I asked my man if I could … Continue reading

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Will the Church Help Child Sexual Abuse Survivors with Mental Illness?


I was in church one time and the pastor said, “Give God your truth and he’ll give you his!” This statement has always stuck with me. My truth is that I am grateful for the blessings that he’s given me. … Continue reading

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Is Church feeling a bit redundant???


I found today to be quite interesting. Last Saturday, myself and three other ladies got on the phone and prayed as a group. It was a powerful call, and I lead in prayer. At the end of the prayer, by … Continue reading

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Word recognizes Word


The title of this blog was delivered today by Brother Lessel Malbon. I tried to sneak in a very small white church tucked away in a residential neighborhood of Washington, DC. There was a female pastor present who spoke for two … Continue reading

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What are you really asking for?


Earlier in the year, I wrote about How to ask for what you really want. Over the last year or so, I have shared that I have a list. I believe everyone should have a list of non-negotiables that they will … Continue reading

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Dinner with the Pastor – Recap


Yesterday, I attended Dinner with the Pastor at Kingdom Life Empowerment Temple. Kingdom Life Empowerment Temple is at 6203 Baltimore Ave, Riverdale Maryland. It is next to the Wachovia (on the same side) and at the nearest intersection of East-West … Continue reading

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