The Difficulty with Becoming an #Orthodox #Christian

(Photo from https://tinybuddha.com/blog/when-we-hold-onto-relationships-that-hurt-us/) In the past year, my interest in the Orthodox Christian Church turned from an interest to an outright love.  Although I am just a catechumen with much more to learn and understand, it has been a blessing to me to participate in and attend the Divine Liturgies.  It has been a call toContinue reading “The Difficulty with Becoming an #Orthodox #Christian”

To be #Young, #Christian, and #Black (#African-#American)

Recently I was listening an old episode of the podcast of the Trackstarz and the question was asked, “Are Black people really Christians?”  I must admit I was slightly taken aback (in a good way).  Not because I felt offended in any way, but because here are young, Christian African-Americans, who are taking the time toContinue reading “To be #Young, #Christian, and #Black (#African-#American)”

Sermon: ‘The Beauty of God and the Beauty of Being in Christ’ – Sunday, September 13, 2015 (PM Service)

Back on Sunday, September 13, 2015, at the evening service, I was given the opportunity to preach to the brothers and sisters at Eastside Baptist Church, which is located in Douglas, Georgia.  After prayer and thinking on what God would have me speak about, I delivered this sermon on the beauty of God and howContinue reading “Sermon: ‘The Beauty of God and the Beauty of Being in Christ’ – Sunday, September 13, 2015 (PM Service)”