Maria Devega Alston, PhD
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  • Arlington, VA
  • United States
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I am a black woman who had been in church from the time I can remember walking, but lately I am concerned for the church and its lack of passion for the needs of the people. I have not fully attended a ministry since my divorce 4 years ago. I have not lost my passion for Christ but I have lost my tolerance with folks who call themselves children of God. I am disappointed in the growth of ministries and Leaders across the nation but the lack of compassion the people are receiving from the leaders. The church has become complacent. They have lost their zeal. There is a form of Godliness and they’re arrogant about their denial in the power o f the Holy Spirit.
I have never thought I would see the day where the people have to be entertained and motivated to think on Christ’s sacrifice for us. I have never read in the word of God where Jesus entertained, motivated, called for the dancers, singers, or relied on the entertainment of the world to come convince to people that He was the way. Christ said if He was lifted up, He would draw all men unto him. What happens in the church when the music stops-does the drawing stops~
The church is relying less on the Holy Spirit to draw the people and is focused more on the manipulation of the people emotions. The people are not moved by the anointing but the animation and performance of the entertainers, including the pastors. The people come in the church, get high a pumped and when they leave-they leave with change. CHRIST BRINGS CHANGE, HEALING AND RENEWING OF THEMIND. I have learned that as a people some believe they "have arrived" (homes, cars, and tangible), but what has happened to the relationships with Christ. What happened to the love for our fellow man? What happened to church leaders communicating and collaboration with the flock? I have never seen it where the Sheppard has to have body guards, stand-ins and an attorney on speed dial at all times. mmmm, thank God for the Holy Spirit. We need leaders who will not compromise for a token………..
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2 Timothy 2:
For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, revilers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy, 3unloving, irreconcilable, malicious gossips, without self-control, brutal, haters of good, 4treacherous, reckless, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, 5holding to a form of godliness, although they have denied its power; Avoid such men as these. 6For among them are those who enter into households and captivate weak women weighed down with sins, led on by various impulses, 7always learning and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth. 8Just as Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses, so these men also oppose the truth, men of depraved mind, rejected in regard to the faith. 9But they will not make further progress; for their folly will be obvious to all, just as Jannes’s and Jambres’s folly was also.

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At 3:32pm on August 24, 2012, Miss Pamela said…

Greetings in the name of God. Please i would be very grateful for any word of encouragement and prayers which is all i need now. I am going through much sufferings and pains. Thank you in anticipation for your kind words and prayers. You can reach me on ( Thank you while i await your email. God bless

At 6:49am on March 24, 2012, Evangelist from India said…


               Greetings to you in the Precious Name Our Lord and Saviour  Jesus Christ.


               Grace be with all those who love Our  Lord Jesus Christ in Sincerity.


                                     I am a Gospel Preacher from India,working for 5 small churches in villages and tribal areas in Andhra pradesh,India. It is just a great blessing to see you.I often provide food for the orphan kids and old Widows.Please keep them in your prayers.I would really love to share the Lord's work with you and the saints there.We need your kind love,encouragement,support and prayers for the Lord's work here.It would do a great help to bring many lost souls to Christ.It would be a great blessing to hear from you, 

                                                                     We are Bound to thank God always for you  As It is Fitting because your Faith Grows Exceedingly and the Love of Every One of you all abounds to ward each other


                                 I Thank my God always Concering  you for the Grace of God which was Given to You by Christ Jesus.


                               You also Helping to gether in Prayer  for  Us.


Thank you ,

Yours in his Service,

Anil Raju G. Evanglist,


r Sister Maria Devega Alston PhD,


At 12:19pm on January 22, 2012, G.U.W. MINISTRY said…

At 8:22am on January 4, 2012, G.U.W. MINISTRY said…

At 2:38pm on January 1, 2012, Lady Vee(DivinelyFavored) said…

At 10:19pm on December 28, 2011, Prophtess Willie Mae Davis † gave Maria Devega Alston, PhD a gift
how was the doctor report. believe In the Lord.
At 11:17am on December 28, 2011, Joshua Anyaoha said…

We will pray....! Our God is a healer never lose your trust in him for he knows your situation keep praying and believe that's its already done.

At 11:19pm on December 24, 2011, IVEN MAURICE GARLAND said…

At 10:23pm on December 19, 2011, Prophtess Willie Mae Davis † said…
At 10:21pm on December 19, 2011, Prophtess Willie Mae Davis † said…

I Stand In Agreement With You For A Good Physcial Report.In Jesus Name.


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