By Quaford COLEMAN Q: Iâ€™m a Christian teen. When I finish high school and college, I want to own a successful business and become wealthy. I hear talk about â€˜Prosperity Gospel,â€™ but I am confused. Some preachers are against it and others say itâ€™s what God promises every believer. Whoâ€™s right? A: The theology of [...]
Rest rejuvenates, refreshes and reinvigorates. â€œSix days you shall do your work, and on the seventh day you shall rest, that your ox and your donkey may rest, and the son of your female servant and the stranger may be refreshed. (Exodus 23:12). Rest allows you to reflect, reexamine and recompose your thoughts. Rest encourages [...]
Dear Godâ€™s daughters, Garrison Keillor once said, â€œBeauty isnâ€™t worth thinking about; whatâ€™s important is your mind. You donâ€™t want a fifty-dollar haircut on a fifty-cent head.â€ That isnâ€™t to say that one shouldnâ€™t take pride in his/her appearance. I think we should all take pride in our appearance, but my heart is grieved when [...]
by SHARON D. ALLISON-OTTEY, M.D. But as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD. Joshua 24:15 Most Christian parents understand their responsibility to â€œtrain up a child in the way that he/she should goâ€ (Proverbs 22:6) and are usually committed to providing for their childrenâ€™s needs; and, as Christian adults who are [...]
The dawn of the digital era and changes in consumer behavior are just a couple of factors among a full cast of characters that are significantly impacting the ongoing music business drama.
â€œNoâ€ is not only for children but also for adults. So many of the â€œ…griefs and pains we bearâ€ can be linked back to decisions we made choosing â€œYesâ€ rather than â€œNo.â€ Relationships, purchases, gleeful acceptance of unsolicited credit cards, abruptly quitting jobs rather than following unacceptable directions are all decisions that would have benefitted from the use of â€œNo.â€