June 8, 2020

God used the preaching ministry of Elder Walter L. Pearson, Jr. to further clarify and sensitize me to His call on my life. For several years, I admired him from a distance, hearing him speak on television and in person. Later, after I’d completed seminary, I would hav...

February 18, 2019

A few years ago, I listened to a sermon delivered by Dr. Sean H. McMilllan at the historic Alfred Street Baptist Church entitled "Bring Back the Wine." Dr. McMillan explores the implications of Jesus' first miracle, changing water into wine (John 2:1-12), in a dynamic...

October 26, 2017

I write a weekly devotional for my church which is inserted in our church bulletin. This week, I wanted to thank my church for their warm, thoughtful, and kind "Pastor's Appreciation" gifts. So, I used the "Pastor's Pen" to do so as well as request their prayers in 4 a...

September 8, 2017

This past weekend, I was afforded the opportunity to preach for my high school alma mater’s annual alumni weekend. This weekend was especially significant to me because it marked 10 years since my class graduated, even though it feels like last week.  It was a joy to r...

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