Shepherd’s Corner: The Balance of Family and Ministry with Youth Pastor Donnie Briggs

Youth Pastor, Elder Donnie Briggs Los Angeles, CA - West Angeles COGIC  When I first began working as a Youth Pastor about 6 years ago, I was consumed with being busy – and I loved it (at least I thought I did). During that period I was wearing many hats, Youth Pastor/Director, Administrative Assistant with [...]


Boaz or Bust: Proverbs 31 wasn’t intended for You

By Guest Contributing Writer & Film Director, Velissa Robinson Hello women, I’ve been thinking about you a lot lately. Mostly because you’re always in danger. I know this because the Interweb keeps reaching out to you (and me), trying to help, with all of its article power and survey might to make sure you have [...]

Graduation Day!

Dear Graduate aka ME! Whew! You made it. It's been five years since you moved from California to DC/Maryland area. You were 26, hurting from a failed relationship, you were thriving in your career in church ministry but you wanted to connect more in depth with the lives you were touching . You constantly questioned [...]

Starving Christians: Rappers are the Church Too

Starving Christians: Rappers are the Church Too

  "I remember you was conflicted, misusing your influence, Sometimes I did the same. Abusing my power, full of resentment. Resentment that turned into a deep depression. Found myself screaming in the hotel room. I didn't wanna self destruct. The evils of Lucy was all around me. So I went running for answers..." -Kendrick Lamar [...]

7 Multi-Dimensional Ways of Healing: Rooted in the Living Word

For this article, I wanted to change the tone from my previous personal posts  Tearing Down Fences: Exposing Your Emotions To Bring Your Own Healing and  My Funny Valentine: Continuing to Love at 31 about healing and re-focus it to lighter pieces. However, a part of me still felt the need to discuss healing again, specifically for my [...]