Have you found yourself trying to get the most out of a 24-hour day, but usually ending up with more to be done – and more stress?

Count It All Joy

 By Jeannine N. Williams

Have you ever been told by your family, friends, religious folks, and people in the church, “to count it all joy” when you are in a midst of a major life storm? This phrase is biblical and it’s in the book of James 1:2-3. The King James version of the bible states, “my brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into diver temptations. Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.”

Speaker offers spiritual solutions for healing mind and body — live online and locally

 In a live online lecture on Thursday, April 14, at 7:00 p.m., Evan will walk attendees through the practical aspects of Christian Science that empower prayer to heal.


Opinion: Pastor and RNC African American Council Member Calls For Resignation of  MIGOP’s Agema


Left:  Bishop  Ira C. Combs, Greater Bible Way Temple and RNC African American Council

An open letter to Dave Agema, MIGOP National Committeeman

To:   Dave Agema, MIGOP National Committeeman
From:  Bishop Ira C. Combs, Greater Bible Way Temple, RNC African American Council Date: January 20, 2015

Make MLK a Day of Service


By Rick Garcia
As we gear into 2014 with a clean slate, many resolutions have been made to become healthier, happier and productive among family, co-workers and friends.  Why not include a resolution to help our fellow man or to improve our environment and community?

News Spotlight: Gospel Artists Raise Voices, Stroke Awareness in National Singing Competition

   The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Most Powerful Voices gospel singing competition returns in search of dynamic gospel performers who will raise stroke awareness — particularly in the African-American community — through the power of music. 

Takeover your own debt ceiling!

Now that the super committee in Washington has not given us the confidence nor produced any savings for us – Americans; we must to take our finances in our own hands. It must be surgical and a complete takeover for the only entity that can help us now is God, himself. There are secretes that we can glean from the Bible to get us the upper hand for our financial future.

Winning with Finances – The Fourth Principle of a Financial Takeover – Investing

The last principle of the financial takeover series that we will discuss is investing. As we have seen in the past year, the stock market has been unstable, economies taken a major dip, and rising unemployment. What we thought was a sure bet is no longer one.

Winning with Finances – Third principle of a financial takeover – Giving

First it was stewardship, second it was budgeting. The third principle in the financial takeover series is giving. The concept of giving has been given a bad reputation in these economic times as most people are holding on to what they have. Some have dwindled giving to a self-motivated action. Giving has been viewed in many circles as an opportunity to get money, power, or fame. Is this right? Does it benefit the masses or does it benefit a certain group of people?  You have to look at the intent.

Winning with Finances – First Principle of a Financial Takeover – Stewardship

What is missing from the financial talk today is the characteristic of stewardship. We can eliminate our financial worries if we can take the Bibles key point of stewardship. Psalm 24:1 declares that, “The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein.” Everything we have on this earth is the Lord’s.