In September of 2014, my mother passed from this life to the next. Plagued with cancer for a number of years, I never once heard her complain, and the majority of the time, she ruled cancer with an iron fist, determined not to give in to the deadly disease. You would never know that she … Read More


The longer I serve the Lord, the more I realize how utterly sinful I really am. The more sinful things I give up, the more I realize how much remains yet to be given up. The more I do things I should do because to not do them would be sin, the more I realize … Read More


Grandmama Reel, as we called her, was a very energetic, hard-working woman. She would get up at 4:00 in the morning and boil a hen for lunch, then put on her wide brim hat and make her way to the chicken coop out back to gather the warm eggs. After that, she would don her … Read More


What is fasting?  To fast simply means to voluntarily abstain from eating for an extended period of time. Biblical fasting is a discipline of abstinence from food that you are to spend time seeking the Lord in Bible study, prayer and meditation. Please be sure that you are medically sound before you decide to fast. … Read More


“Motives don’t matter when it comes to serving God!”Is that true? The Biblical perspective would disagree with this statement because God does want a fuel behind your service for Him and it is clearly expressed in Scripture in one word, “Abib.” The word Abib is mentioned four times in Scripture. Exodus 13:4; 23:15; 34:18 and … Read More


The Lord opened a door for us five years ago to have a discipleship class with about 17 Christian men in Central Prison on death row. With over 140 people on death row at Central Prison, our Bible study group is just a small representation of the many needs there. God has blessed both the … Read More


We are now entering the hustle and bustle of the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.  It does seem like only yesterday we were celebrating in 2015.  Time does fly and it has seemed to pick up speed the older I get.  Sometimes I just stop and think, “Where has this day, week, month, or year gone?”  … Read More


I just recently read a statistic that was very astonishing and eye opening to me regarding Christian families. The article stated this, “less than 10% of churchgoing families read the Bible together, pray together or worship together in the home.” I guess this really surprised me because family devotions is something that was always practiced … Read More


“Dr. Nana,” I hear my Cute Kid #1 or #2 say, “My sweetheart needs you.” Role play is immediate upon hearing the voice of one of my Cute Kids. Immediately, I stop what I’m doing to take care of the need of the moment. I put concern in my voice, check the tongue, feel the … Read More


Having admonished every believer as Christian soldiers to put on the whole armour of God and identified each  piece of that armour in Ephesians 6:10-17, Paul commands us to be “praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints” (Ephesians 6:18).  Prayer must be our … Read More