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Current Sermons


Dr. E. Dewey Smith, Jr. Speaks On The Supreme Court, Black Sexual Politics & The GMWA!

June 27, 2015

By Crystal Smith “The Supreme Court, Black Sexual Politics & the GMWA“ Several months ago, I learned through social media that a conference was convening at First Corinthian Baptist Church in Harlem, NY.  This church is pastored by my Morehouse College classmate and friend, Pastor Michael Walrond.  The conference was sponsored by Columbia University and had an intriguing theme:  “Are the Gods afraid of Black Sexuality?:  Religion and the Burdens of Black Sexual Politics.” A member of the church who attended the conference posted some thought provoking quotes on social media.  The posts covered a myriad of topics, a few of which were:  1) Same-gender loving people write a lot of the music that has historically and presently been ministered in churches.  2)  There are a disproportionate number of same-gender loving people... Continue Reading →

Slip and Fall

May 23, 2015

By Amanda Usher   “I cried out, ‘I am slipping!’ but your unfailing love, O Lord, supported me.” Psalms 94:18 (NLT) There are times when people may feel themselves changing, not necessarily evolving, but transforming into someone that is outside of their character. Their mindsets may morph outside of their normality, threatening their sanity. It’s hard to actually feel yourself slipping into a pit of misery, fear, weakness or depression and not be able to catch yourself. The good news is that there’s Someone who’s willing to save you, even from yourself. This illusion of a transformation occurs when tragedies seem to increase, and joy continuously decreases. You feel yourself slipping into someone completely opposite of your true character. You’re... Continue Reading →