Step into the New Year

A Blessed Nativity Feast to all who observe the new calendar date.  Martin Luther King Day is supposed to be a day off for me as a state employee (Ranger at York River State Park).  But, I couldn’t help but to notice that workplaces and schools tend to be more integrated than most worship services.  … More Step into the New Year

Risk Worthy

A sister at my church said that her neighbors don’t consider her and her husband as good Christians because they are Orthodox.  She and her husband are white.  If much of white Protestant America does not consider the Orthodox Church as a valid expression of Christianity, there is no doubt that black inquirers (and even … More Risk Worthy

Reading The Ancient Apostolic Alternatives

There are a lot of titles being used in African-American churches these days.  It used to be the only black churches that had bishops were the AME and other Methodist, Episcopalians, and COGIC.  Today with the modern interpretations of the “Five Fold Ministry,” it is not uncommon to see apostles, prophets, and bishops in both … More Reading The Ancient Apostolic Alternatives