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Baltimore Pastor’s Book Links the Physical to the Spiritual

by Lisa Snowden-McCray Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper Baltimore (NNPA) – Baltimore pastor, motivational speaker and fitness coach Drew Kyndall Ross believes that good physical fitness can help believers better serve God. “Our body is the temple of the Holy Spirit and God Read More

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Drop and Give Me 20

by James Washington Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times There is a perspective prevalent in our faith that our suffering is an integral part of God’s plan to ready us for the struggle of spreading the good news of Jesus Christ. Depending Read More

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FOG (Favor Of God): Part 3

by Pastor E.A. Deckard Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times “Don’t put too much trust on your education level, girlfriend, boyfriend, wife, husband, bank account, because they will fail you. Only put your 100% trust on God, you will succeed!” ― Werley Read More

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FOG (Favor of God) 4

by Pastor E.A. Deckard Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times “Whenever we think of Christ, we should recall the love that led Him to bestow on us so many graces and favors, and also the great love God showed in giving us Read More

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Faith Is Still A Verb

by James Washington Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times A minister recently reminded me of something I pray will also benefit you in understanding your walk in faith. The pastor reminded those, who would claim Christ as their own, that being a Read More

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Again, Let it Go. Please

by James Washington Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times I am trying again to internalize that today is the day the Lord has made. Don’t complicate it. The more complicated the world seems, the simpler it is to understand God’s Word. I’m Read More

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Do I Live?

by James Washington Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times I once believed that finding one’s way to salvation was a lifelong struggle filled with pitfalls and potholes strategically placed to trip you up in an effort to deny you your rightful place in Read More

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The Favor of the Lord

by Pastor E. A. Deckard Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times “God can cause opportunity to find you. He has unexpected blessings where you suddenly meet the right person, or suddenly your health improves, or suddenly you’re able to pay off your Read More

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How Will You Be Remembered?

by Pastor E. A. Deckard Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward-Times “With quiet courage and nonnegotiable dignity, Rosa Parks was an activist and a freedom fighter that transformed a nation and confirmed a notion that ordinary people can have an extraordinary effect on Read More

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No Limits

by James Washington Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times You know, it has been several years since I started writing this column and it has evolved into being a great source of humility and spiritual guidance for me. The blessing of this Read More

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Cash and Carry Please

by James Washington Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward-Times I have recently been getting an education about prayer. Be it my bible study class or Sunday sermon, or simply a saint trying to answer my questions about the power of prayer. I’m finding Read More

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How Strange Are You?

by James Washington Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward-Times When you take a hard look at the Bible, you see some things that really register. For instance, in scripture it’s understood that God uses people in the strangest ways. I guess what I’m Read More