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It's Not Over Until God Says It's Over!

It's Not Over Until God Says It's Over! Rev. James Moore sings one of my all-time Gospel Favorites! God has the last say… Continue

Added by Stephen F. Smith on September 23, 2009 at 4:14am — No Comments

Sailing Through Life on Flowery Beds of Ease?

Sailing Through Life on Flowery Beds of Ease! So often when we look at the state and fate of others it seems that they have this thing called life down to a science! Every thing that they throw against the wall seems to stick ever so snugly! Is this thing that we call life fair at all? Does anyone see what I am going through? Does anyone see my pain? Where in the world is God while I am going through the trial of my life? Can I bear this pain and keep my sanity? Can I keep my mind, when I am… Continue

Added by Stephen F. Smith on August 1, 2009 at 6:39am — No Comments

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Added by Stephen F. Smith on July 26, 2009 at 2:12am — No Comments

Ain't Gone Let Nobody Turn Me Around!

Ain't Gone Let Nobody Turn Me Around! Many of us remember this song being sang by many of the marchers during The Civil Rights Movement! Their determination to seek change had them face vicious 4 legged dogs that were sicked on them by what would seem like two legged dogs. I feel a wind blowing that people of all races, creeds, and colors need to sing this in the day that we live in! We are all in a fight. You may not be going through what I am, but I know one thing-You Are Going Through… Continue

Added by Stephen F. Smith on July 15, 2009 at 2:00am — 1 Comment

God Help Me to Turn This Corner!

God Help Me to Turn This Corner! We all have those seasons where it seems that we are under attack from every direction. Shouldn't a decision to move for God be preceded by a wave of good fortune? Shouldn't all of the events that would happen to one who makes a decision to follow Christ be only rose-colored ones? Folks when you decided to make Jesus your choice, did you see that many days hence you would be under an attack that has become so severe? Well folks the Psalmist did pen in Psalm 34… Continue

Added by Stephen F. Smith on June 9, 2009 at 3:03am — No Comments

Speaking Peace Amidst Life's Storms!

Speaking Peace Amidst Life's Storms! All of us have had to deal with storms in our lives. I am not speaking about the atmospheric and weather related storms, but I am speaking of those times when life seems to move on you! We all have had those moments when we looked upward and even asked God those timeless words, "Why Me?" Yes we have each had those times when we felt like our heads, our bodies, and our entire lives were being bashed in by the hammer that we call life! Pain and disappointment… Continue

Added by Stephen F. Smith on May 24, 2009 at 3:30am — No Comments

When Tragedy Knocks at Your Door?

When Tragedy Knocks At Your Door? Many of us are often taken by surprise by much that happens in life. Sometimes tragedy itself even finds its way to our door. My prayers are with any of you that have been snared by one or more of the many “gotchas” that life can throw one’s way! You are not alone there is no temptation taken you, but such that is common unto man! There is someone somewhere that has had it as bad as you have, and believe it or not there is someone that has had it worse. My… Continue

Added by Stephen F. Smith on May 19, 2009 at 7:11am — No Comments

Attend This Biblical Job Fair!

Attend This Biblical Job Fair!



In lieu of the dire straits that are plaguing the employment market the Lord inspired me to look in the Word of God and locate enough scriptures that would enable the folks that will read this note; to navigate the harsh winds of this employment market! Take these tips and use them!



1. Hebrews 9 verses 27: It is appointed unto man once to dies and after this the judgment! There will always be opportunities in the death industry! Death is… Continue

Added by Stephen F. Smith on May 3, 2009 at 6:48pm — No Comments

The Word Yet is a Game Changer!

The Word Yet is a Game Changer! I am teaching this class on today folks which will illustrate the awesome power of the Word Yet! The Word Yet is a Game Changer! It should be in the arsenal of every person of faith! This word takes you from the melancholy and emits hope for all that say it! Notice in the examples below how powerful this word is!





1. I Don't Have the Money! Correct Statement: I don't have the money Yet! ( Shouting all over the place)



2. I don't have a… Continue

Added by Stephen F. Smith on April 28, 2009 at 7:42am — No Comments

Lying Prophets, Spiritual Calisthenics, and a Whole Lot of Church Goings On?

Lying Prophets, Spiritual Calisthenics, and a Whole Lot of Church Goings On?



I remember a heated argument that I had in the late 80’s with the late Dr. Khallid Abdul Muhammad on a basketball court! Dr. Muhammad (whom I esteemed as one of the 10 greatest orators of all-time) and I were friends up until his………………death!(I won’t comment on what I really think) He respected me for my views on Black Uplift, although he didn’t agree with some of my Christian Stances! He would push to sway… Continue

Added by Stephen F. Smith on April 26, 2009 at 4:41pm — No Comments

Our God Alone is Worthy to Be Praised!

Our God Alone is Worthy to Be Praised! Our God Alone is Worthy to be Praised! Dr. Jonathan Greer and the Cathedral of Faith Choirs powerfully echo this truth in this song from… Continue

Added by Stephen F. Smith on April 26, 2009 at 3:45am — No Comments

It's Time Out for the Mind Games!

It's Time Out for the Mind Games! In the Hebrew World of years gone by the word mind was often expressed as heart. Proverbs 4 verse 23 reads as follows Keep thy heart with all diligence for out of it are the issues of life. The word heart here meant mind. This scripture admonishes us to keep our minds with all diligence. This would suggest that keeping one's mind is work! The mind is the seat of one's intellect, so we should be on guard for the protection of our minds. This urgent plea in the… Continue

Added by Stephen F. Smith on April 15, 2009 at 7:03am — No Comments

The Touch of the Master's Hand!

The Touch of the Master’s Hand!



The story is told of a rare fiddle that was put up for auction. Initially the folks at the auction thought that this fiddle would draw a large sum of money! Well the bidding didn’t go as planned and the bids were ten dollars, twenty dollars, thirty dollars going once, going twice….suddenly a man emerged from the crowd and played the most melodious tune that has ever been heard on that fiddle! The bidding instantly went through the roof, ten thousand,… Continue

Added by Stephen F. Smith on April 13, 2009 at 2:05am — No Comments

It's The God in Me!

It’s The God in Me! Mary Mary and Kierra Sheard sing what is one of today’s hottest Gospel… Continue

Added by Stephen F. Smith on April 12, 2009 at 5:25am — No Comments

My Job Has Pulled the Rug From Under Me!

My Job Has Pulled the Rug Out From Under Me! This is a cry that so many are saying on a daily basis. Many are wondering how can this job which I gave my all to for so many years pull the rug out from under me? The economic downturn has led to massive layoffs, and many of those that are gainfully employed have found themselves nervous on a daily basis about the status of their jobs. One's job doesn't only provide income, for many it gives one a sense of identity and accomplishment. In this… Continue

Added by Stephen F. Smith on April 5, 2009 at 3:30am — No Comments

Lord Heal Us All of Silent Frustration!

Lord Heal Us All of Silent Frustration! I heard Bishop Jakes preach a message in the early 90's called Silent Frustration. He used the older brother from the parable of The Prodigal Son as the basis for the message. He noted that for all of the mistakes that the prodigal son made, there was a brother that stayed at home, but while staying at home this brother was suffering from silent frustration. Are many in this day silently frustrated? While everyone thinks that things are peachy king with… Continue

Added by Stephen F. Smith on March 22, 2009 at 3:00am — 2 Comments

Lifestyles of the Rich and the Churchy?

Lifestyles of the Rich and the Churchy? I was the transportation coordinator several years back for the late Bishop G. E. Patterson in the late 90's and early in this decade. During that time it was my responsibility to coordinate the safe arrival of Bishop Patterson's guests. Whether these were household names, or just those who where those that were endeared to Bishop Patterson that few others knew. I can say that I have met most of the big names on the Christian Circuit during this time.… Continue

Added by Stephen F. Smith on March 15, 2009 at 5:30am — 3 Comments

It's Complicated?

In the social networking world where it seems that everyone has a social networking profile somewhere, there is a line that is often used to describe one's relationships, or one's availability. All over the social networking world regardless of what site one is on, you will see the moniker "It's Complicated"! There are scores of these all over the Web! Our relationships seem to be under attack. This isn't just a case of lovesick lovers, but there are many families that have squabbles over the… Continue

Added by Stephen F. Smith on March 10, 2009 at 12:44am — No Comments

Premature Obituaries? The Return of the Living Dead?

Premature Obituaries? The Return of the Living Dead? Isn’t it amazing how some in life will count one out in a heartbeat? There always seems to be someone who is carrying a tally card of who’s going to make it in life. There are scores of people all over this world that have found themselves counted out in this literal boxing match called life. Has the enemy and the ills of this world made many of us unable to answer the bell? Have we gone down for much longer than a standing eight count? Has… Continue

Added by Stephen F. Smith on March 8, 2009 at 11:23am — No Comments

Torn Between Two Worlds? Torn Between Two Lovers?

Torn Between Two Worlds? Torn Between Two Lovers? This is a challenging time as it relates to those of us who claim to be called of the Lord! It is becoming increasingly difficult to find those who ascribe to all of the tenets of the faith. We are now living in a day where it seems many want to mix this or that with the Gospel! Amazingly, one can now find those who were once thought and seen as those who were rooted, grounded, and anchored in the faith starting to waffle all over the place.The… Continue

Added by Stephen F. Smith on March 5, 2009 at 4:07am — 1 Comment

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