As we gear up to host A Night of Inspiration, which features performances by Lecrae, Hezekiah Walker, Jekalyn Carr and Charles Jenkins, we wanted to share a healing prayer Jenkins gave during that National Day of Prayer.


I began praying for my children while they were still in my belly. I would pray for God to show me how to be the best mother to each of them. I wanted to know how to care for them just as he would. Tailor the short prayers below to fit your specific need. Take […]

The Bible contains 66 books, divided among the Old and New Testaments. Most of us have studied some part of it during a season of our life. 1. The Long and Short Of It The longest chapter if the Bible is Psalm 119 with 176 verses. The shortest chapter is Psalm 117 with only 2 […]

Do you ever feel haunted by a past failure or a guilty conscience? King Herod, the most powerful and wealthy man in Judea, had everything he wanted, except a clear conscience and peace with God. Matthew 14: 1-12 Herod the tetrarch heard of the reputation of Jesus and said to his servants, “This man is […]


What is the meaning of Matthew 23:12? In the bible verse Matthew 23:12, Jesus says, “All who exalt themselves will be humbled, and all who humble themselves will be exalted.” Translations vary, but essentially, the meaning of Matthew 23:12 is that man should humble himself before god, and that, according to Sacred-Texts.com, “Nothing is more […]

The celebration of Palm Sunday, commemorates the entrance of Jesus to Jerusalem. It was recorded in the four gospels (Matthew 21:1-9, Mark 11:1-10, Luke 19: 28-39, John 12: 12-18). His entrance to Jerusalem is the fulfillment of the prophecy from Zechariah 9:9. Zechariah prophesied to Israel that their King would be coming triumphantly to them […]

When we celebrate Christmas with the true meaning of Christmas in our hearts, we are celebrating the First Coming of Christ into the world. Let’s look at Bible verses that relate to His First Coming. Hundreds and thousands of years before Jesus was born there were prophecies about His First Coming. There are many Bible […]

Music has been the lynch pin to worship since the beginning of time. Through the years the Black church has always been a place of refuge, support and direction has always been the faith. The common thread of  singing  spiritual songs was shared by all, whether it was one of the five traditional Churches or […]

Holy Holy Holy is a hymn that most of us have sung at one point or another. Here is the story on one of faith’s most popular hymns. Reginald Heber wrote “Holy, Holy, Holy” while serving as vicar of Hodnet, Shropshire, England. He was the first to compile a hymnal ordering hymns around the church […]

You cannot avoid life. As it comes at you it will bring good and bad; the rain as well as the sunshine. No matter who you are or how rich you are or how powerful you are, you will still experience good days and bad days. Sickness does not stop because you’re wealthy. Tragedy does […]

Have you ever wondered what the meaning behind a song is? This week we will take a look at different versions of one of the favorite “His Eye Is on the Sparrow”.”His Eye Is on the Sparrow” is a Gospel hymn. Although today it is a staple of African-American worship services, the song was originally […]