Culture, Evangelism, Faith, Ministry, Spirituality

#Speak Life!

We are excited to announce our upcoming podcast with Evangelist La’ Ticia Nicole. She is also an author (#SpeakLife: Your Tongue Has the Power of Life & Death, Volume 1) philanthropist and motivational speaker, and she’s AMAZING! Stay tuned for the story and podcast. In the meantime, visit with La’ Ticia at www.laticiaspeaklife.com.

Culture, Current events, Religion

‘Am I Going To Miss Out On Opportunity By Choosing To Wear The Hijab?’

February 25, 2015 Lora Moftah Displayed with permission from International Business Times Samantha Elauf, who was denied a sales job at an Abercrombie Kids store in 2008, outside the U.S. Supreme Court, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. The court considered whether Elauf, who wears a headscarf, or hijab, was required to specifically request a religious accommodation… Read More ‘Am I Going To Miss Out On Opportunity By Choosing To Wear The Hijab?’

Church, Culture, Faith, Spirituality

Podcast | He Maketh Me to Lie Down In Green Pastures: The Church and Domestic Abuse

Podcast Interview with Tamieka Smith   This is Part 1 of our podcast series on domestic abuse. We chat with Tamieka Smith, domestic abuse survivor and author of the soon-to-be-released book, “Shattering the Glass House: A Memoir.” This podcast series runs in complement to our story, “He Maketh Me to Lie Down in Green Pastures: The Church and Domestic… Read More Podcast | He Maketh Me to Lie Down In Green Pastures: The Church and Domestic Abuse

Church, Culture, Faith, Religion, Scripture, Spirituality, Uncategorized

To follow Christ, we must confront life’s deserts, Pope Francis says

  February 22, 2015 Ann Schneible Displayed with permission from The Washington Times VATICAN CITY – The 40 days of Lent are a reminder that we face spiritual deserts, and we must confront them with courage and the aid of Scripture, Pope Francis said during his weekly Angelus address. Delivering the Feb. 22 address from… Read More To follow Christ, we must confront life’s deserts, Pope Francis says

Bible, Faith, Prayer, Scripture, Spirituality

And So It Is with God

Kimberly N. Alleyne The Harvest Magazine, Publisher and Editor Scripture references: Psalm 37:4; Jeremiah 33:3; II Corinthians 1:5; II Corinthians 12: 7-9; Luke 22:42; Matthew 26:39; Hebrews 4:16; Colossians 4:2 The Holy Bible records the word “desires” three times: Once in Ephesians — Eph. 2:3, and twice in Psalms — Psalm 140:8 and Psalm 37:4. It’s… Read More And So It Is with God

Faith, Scripture, Spirituality

Open the Door!

Scripture References: Rev. 3:20; John 10: 1-15   In the middle of a seemingly lifeless and hopeless situation, we — Christians — know that despite what the physical stuff looks like, despite what we reason or how we might rationalize, the final story is one of victory. Non-believers often wonder why believers always remain so… Read More Open the Door!

Bible, Culture, Essay

Be Mine

Kimberly N. Alleyne The Harvest Magazine, Publisher and Editor Reflective Essay   I am reluctant to share this, but every year when Valentine’s Day approaches I get a little irritated. I feel bombarded by the television commercials of couples ogling over each other or ladies accepting marriage proposals with “He went to Jared” or “Every… Read More Be Mine

Bible, Church, Culture, Essay, Faith, Ministry, Religion, Scripture

What Do You Do When Church Ain’t Working?

Renita Guyton The Harvest Magazine Contributor I grew up in the church. I served, I honored, gladly gave my time and finances. I faced many challenges and failed to rise to the occasion at times, but my faith was strong. I told myself if I could just keep myself focused and do what I knew… Read More What Do You Do When Church Ain’t Working?

African-American, Church, Culture, Current events, Faith, Faith Community, Religion, Scripture, Spirituality

He Maketh Me to Lie Down In Green Pastures: The Church and Domestic Abuse

Kimberly N. Alleyne The Harvest Magazine, Publisher and Editor   One out of the four women who reads this article has been abused or assaulted by a spouse or significant other in their lifetime, or she will be according to the centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Every nine seconds a woman is beaten or assaulted — that… Read More He Maketh Me to Lie Down In Green Pastures: The Church and Domestic Abuse