Don’t Doubt

Immediately Jesus reached out His hand, caught hold of him and said to him, “You of little faith, why did you doubt?” Matthew 14:31 The irony of Matthew 14:31 is striking. Two verses prior, Jesus tells Peter to climb out of a boat and Peter becomes the only man other than Jesus himself to walk […]

Black Girls with Purpose Feature: Jessica Skipper

Jessica Skipper is a Mississippi native and current New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary student. Jessica studied Elementary Education at Mississippi University for Women “because I love kids” for 2 years before experiencing a slight shift in her life’s mission. “I got this burden on my heart for kids in poverty,” she says. “And I felt God calling […]

Praying God Away

“Three different times I begged the Lord to take it away. Each time he said “My grace is all you need, My power works best in weakness.” – 2 Corinthians 12:7b-9a Whether you attend church regularly or find yourself there on the EMC schedule (Easter, Mother’s Day and Christmas), it’s highly likely that you’ve heard the […]