I Found A Friend

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The Book of Proverbs is filled with wise tidbits about how to live life to the fullest. Chapter eighteen ends at verse twenty-four about friendships: A man who has friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. We know Jesus is the that friend. Earlier this year,

I Need You To Survive

Last Sunday, our associate pastor summoned all the men at Bethesda Temple Church of the Apostolic Faith to the altar for prayer. This special prayer was in response to the two deadly police involved shootings of unarmed black men. When will the madness end? Babes, toddlers, teens, adults, the elderly, any male, who could walk

JET: Back Story to LOVE LED BY THE SPIRIT

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Jesetta “Jet” Hutchens has issues. In Crowning Glory, Book 1 of the Restore My Soul series, the death of Jet’s sister leaves her with an unforgiving heart and a firestorm of anger. Jet needs Jesus, and handsome, single minister Rossi Tolliver is just the person to help her find a love led by the Spirit.

Every Woman Needs A Praying Man (Love at the Crossroads #5)

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First impressions can make or break a business deal and they definitely could be a relationship buster, but an ill-timed panic attack draws two strangers together. Unlike firefighters who run into danger, instincts tell businessman Tyson Graham to head the other way as fast as he can when he meets a certain damsel in distress.

The Confession (Jamieson Legacy)

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Fashion consultant Sandra Nicholson catches the eye of pretty boy Raimond Mayfield whose priorities have evolved over the years to include God first, followed by his business and restoring broken relationships. As the pair get to know each other, they learn they have a lot in common—if only their adult children don’t stand in the

Redeeming Heart

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Landon Thomas (In Defense of Love) brings a new definition to the word “prodigal,” as in prodigal son, brother or anything else imaginable. It’s a good thing that God’s love covers a multitude of sins, but He isn’t letting Landon off easy. His journey from riches to rags proves to be humbling and a lesson

Readers ROCK!

PatSimmons

I love storytelling, whether it’s non-fiction from a news reporter, or fiction. It’s exciting to weave tales so realistic that readers can’t discern fact from fiction. When I first started writing, I had no idea what plans God had for me. What began as a passion turned into the Lord’s ministry before my eyes. Even

Are Sweet Romances a substitute for Christian Romances?

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Last week, while attending the RT Booklovers Convention in Vegas, I chatted briefly with a publisher who I’ve known for years. Aware that I wrote Christian romance, she approached me about the latest  trend in publishing: “sweet or clean romances.” My response was, “You can’t get any cleaner than Christian romance,” I added, “You’re Jewish,

Guest Blogger Faith Simone: Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That!

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Lately, I’ve felt like God wants me to spend more time with Him. I’m down for that, since spending time with God always proves to be a worth my while. But, the Holy Spirit has repeatedly impressed the following phrase into my spirit: Early will I seek thee. This is where the record scratches. I’m

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The Story I Can’t Tell

PatSimmons

As an author and former news writer, I’m greedy for information. I’m always in the mood to hear a good story. Give me a picture and my mind writes the caption, or share a few tidbits and my mind paints an elaborate tale, whether it be true or false. After all, truth is stranger than

An Interview with Debut Author NiaShanta Ross

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The title of NiaShanta’s debut novel, Worth the Wait, could very well be the title of her writing story: This book has been a long time coming! But with help from veteran authors and the Great helper, she finally pushed through! We hope you’ll check her out – there are always new writers to explore!

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I’m A Survivor

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Usually, when we hear the phrase, “I’m a survivor,” we might equate that to beating cancer, escaping domestic violence, or perhaps, overcoming drug addiction. Here’s another one to add to the list, a spiritual survivor. When I saw this skit, I reflected on the endurance and faith it takes to stay strong in the Lord