Latest Issue

TENDING THE HEALTHY MIND


How everyday people can protect and promote the mental wellness we need.

FEATURES

12 BOUNCE BACK
by Kim Nowlin Logan /
Trust and security issues arise for couples who co-habit.

13 BUILD A WALL AND AVOID SHUTDOWN
by Ruthven Phillip /
Protect your family against whims and winds of financial stress.

Tending The Healthy Mind

Special health section

14 CRISIS CARE FOR EVERYDAY PEOPLE
H. Jean Wright /
Could you step in when a loved one suffers breakdown?

-Better engage people living with mental illness
-Resilience
-Mental Renewal and Repair
-Remember: You Can

18 YOU CAN’T POUR FROM AN EMPTY PITCHER
by Wilma Kirk Lee /
For the caregiver, it is important to take care of yourself.

20 UP AND OUT
by Omar Miranda /
She almost lost her children, but Bible wisdom and counseling lifted her from despair.

22 COMFORTERS INC.
by Carl McRoy /
The five comforters committed to getting you through this.

28 VERY SUPERSTITIOUS
by Donald L. McPhaull /
Ten baseless “Bible” concepts that it’s time to trash.

FAVORITES

4 ELEVATION
by Phillip McGuire Wesley /
Media That Takes You Higher

5 EDITORIAL
by Carmela Monk Crawford /
Hands-on Mental Health

6 EYE ON THE TIMES
by Jackson Doggette /
Social Justice and Spiritual Impact of Wellness

8 OPTIMAL HEALTH
by Donna Green Goodman /
Bible Nutrition and Diet?

11 RELATIONSHIP Rx
by Willie and Elaine Oliver /
My wife has bi-polar disorder

24 FUTURECAST
by Carlton P. Byrd /
Tyrants, Terrorism and the End of Time

26 THE EXPERIENCE
by Ellen G. White /
Six Times Jesus Challenged His Hearers “Our Part in The Healing”

27 THE EXPERIENCE BIBLE STUDY
by Rashad Burden /
The Extra Mile

30 POWER PLAY
by Brenda Simon / 
Search the Scriptures

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2019 January / February Issue

BRYAN STEVENSON’S MONUMENTAL TASK


BRYAN STEVENSON BELIEVES IN TRUTH, REDEMPTION, AND RECONCILIATION IN THAT ORDER.


FEATURES

13 Grab Hold of Your God, Your Provider
by Ruthven Philip /
Work this program of faith and financial freedom.

14 Monumental Task
by Carmela Monk Crawford and David Person /
Author of Just Mercy, Bryan Stevenson on remembrance and repentence.

17 Racial Facts and Fictions
by Jean Emmanuel Nlo Nlo /
Celebrate the truth that sets us free from myth of colonial Christianity.

20 1619 Redux
by Malcolm Luther /
It’s 2019; are you really free?

22 Sabbath Rest
by Alicia Jones /
When your spirit is weary as the mother of a newborn, a good Sabbath rest is what you need.

28 Your Rights in The Judgement
by Donald L. McPhaull /
The rights you have. The Attorney you may hire.

FAVORITES

4 ELEVATION
by Phillip McGuire Wesley /
MEDIA THAT TAKES YOU HIGHER

5 EDITORIAL
by Carmela Monk Crawford /
I AM A FREIND OF GOD

6 EYE ON THE TIMES
by Edward Woods III /
REOCCURRING LESSONS

8 OPTIMAL HEALTH
by Donna Green Goodman /
IN SEASON

11 RELATIONSHIP Rx
by Willie and Elaine Oliver /
SHE’S SO SLOW…

12 BOUNCE BACK
by Kim Login-Nowlin /
SEX FOR SAVED SINGLES

24 FUTURECAST
by Carlton P. Byrd /
DO THE RIGHT THING!

26 THE EXPERIENCE
by Ellen G. White /
SIX TIMES JESUS CHALLENGED HIS HEARERS “THE SABBATH”

27 THE EXPERIENCE BIBLE STUDY
by Rashad Burden /
REAL REST

30 POWER PLAY
by Vanessa Hanna Verrett /
POOL TOGETHER


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2018 November / December

THE STATE OF CHURCH AND SEX


 


FEATURES

13 Five Fine-Tuning Tips for Your Finances
by Ruthven Philip /
Everyday course corrections and strategies to protect your bottom line.

14 Awkward Bedfellows
by C. Wesley Knight /
Why the Church must get cozy with human sexuality for our own good.

17 Who do men say that I AM?
by Dion and Dilyn Henry /
Fluid gender identity and sexual identity confuse the faithful. Here’s how to respond.

20 What does it mean when god doesn’t intervene?
by Claudia Marion Allen /
A woman from Bethlehem whose story causes us to ask that really hard question.

22 When Church Unfriended me
by Kimberly Bulgin /
Three ways to reconnect a powerless worship experience.

28 The best book you’ve never read
by Donald L. McPhaull /
Give the Bible a second look, a first read!

FAVORITES

4 ELEVATION
by Phillip McGuire Wesley /
Media That Takes You Higher

5 EDITORIAL
by Carmela Monk Crawford /
A CHOICE IN THE MATTER

6 EYE ON THE TIMES
by Carl McRoy /
2018 CONSCIENCE CALENDAR

8 OPTIMAL HEALTH
by Donna Green Goodman /
REVOLUTIONIZE YOUR DIET

11 RELATIONSHIP Rx
by Willie and Elaine Oliver /
IT’S OUR TURN NOW

12 BOUNCE BACK
by Kim Login-Nowlin /
Shattered ministry

24 FUTURECAST
by Carlton P. Byrd /
NO LIMBO! NO PURGATORY!ion

26 THE EXPERIENCE
by Ellen G. White /
“I AM WITH YOU ALWAYS”

27 THE EXPERIENCE BIBLE STUDY
by Rashad Burden /
NEVER ALONE

30 POWER PLAYLIST
by Oral Semple /
FORGIVE THE WAY JESUS DID


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2018 September/October Issue

FIGHTING FOR OUR FAMILIES


 


FEATURES

13 Payday Loans and the Fight for Economic Justice
by Ruthven Philip /
Welcome to the cycle of hell where ends don’t meet.

14 Separating Children at the Border: What’s at Stake
by Alva James-Johnson /
They quoted scripture, yet the Bible clearly provides for “people on the move.”

16 Flipping the System
by Patti Thomas Conwell /
Meet Madeline McClenny-Sadler, an advocate for Restorative Justice.

18 Putting Up Guardrails: Keep our kids out of jail
by Patti Thomas Conwell /
Focus on these techniques to hold them safe and close.

20 Five Teachings Your Family Needs for Spiritual Preparedness
by Sonya and Derrick McCollum /
Start here. Start now. Reach your own family for Christ.

22 Got Guilt?
by David Defoe /
It’s been too many years, and you’ve shed too many tears. Time to live free.

28 No Counterfeits in Glory
by Donald L. McPhaull /
How many of us came to be duped by the greatest scheme in history.

FAVORITES

4 ELEVATION
by Phillip McGuire Wesley /
Media That Takes You Higher

5 EDITORIAL
by Carmela Monk Crawford /
When They Come for the Children

6 EYE ON THE TIMES
by Edward Woods, III /
Changing the Narrative

8 OPTIMAL HEALTH
by Donna Green Goodman /
Supplements

11 RELATIONSHIP Rx
by Willie and Elaine Oliver /
He’s Always Late!

12 BOUNCE BACK
by Kim Login-Nowlin /
SWEET RELIEF

24 FUTURECAST
by Carlton P. Byrd /
Jesus’ Promised Coming in Revelation

26 THE EXPERIENCE
by Ellen G. White /
THE KINGDOM IS AT HAND

27 THE EXPERIENCE BIBLE STUDY
by Rashad Burden /
HERE AND NOW

30 POWER PLAYLIST
by Eugene Anthony /
God Will Never Leave You!


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2018 July/August Issue

Destined for Healing

Dr. Hadiyah Nicole Green Closes In On Cancer


 


FEATURES

13 God’s Gift: The Hadiyah Nicole Green Story
by Patrice Thomas Conwell
/ Necessity may have invented the cure for cancer.

16 What it Takes to Heal
by Samantha Nelson
/ Discover the ten transformational tips for abuse survivors.

18 Forewarned is ForeArmed
by Ivona Roberts Bernard
/ How this Kansas City group applied evergreen wisdom to today’s sex trade.

20 Uncovered
by Ronnie Vanderhorst
/ How #MeToo touches every man, and what he must do to bring change.

22 Find Jesus in the Sanctuary
by Karen Styer
/ How to understand the timeless symbolism of the Tabernacle.

28 Closer than You Think
by Andrea King
/ When a pimp claimed the services of one of her teenaged members, this pastor stepped up the street ministry.

30 When We Know Better…
by Donald L. McPhaull
/ Who is Revelation’s mysterious woman called Babylon?

FAVORITES

4 ELEVATION
by Phillip McGuire Wesley
/ Media That Takes You Higher

5 EDITORIAL
by Carmela Monk Crawford
/ Not Normal

6 Eye on the times
Church and State Closer Now with Faith-Based Executive Order

8 optimal health
by Donna Green Goodman / Wheat Worries
by Carmela Monk Crawford
/ Going Vegan & Vegetarian

11 RELATIONSHIP Rx
by Willie and Elaine Oliver
/ We Disagree On Everything

12 BOUNCE BACK
by Kim Login-Nowlin
/ Depressing Discovery

24 FUTURECAST
by Carlton Byrd
/ Promised Victory In Revelation

26 The experience
by Ellen G. White
/ Peace Be Unto You

27 The experience BIBLE study
by Rashad Burden
/ It’s Going To Be Alright

29 Power Plays
by Eugene Anthony
/ 5 Secrets Of Joshua’s Leadership Success


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2018 May June Issue

The Holy Hour

US Senate Chaplain Barry Black Talks About…


 


FEATURES

8 THE HOLY HOUR
by Carmela Monk Crawford
/ Message Interview with United States Senate Chaplain Barry C. Black

12 A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO THE END
The Need-to-Know-Briefing If You Want to Go

12 Hidden In Plain Sight / by Bryant Taylor

14 Fearless Focus / by Ainsworth Morris

16 The Players / by Pete Palmer

18 Fear of Flying / by Omar Miranda

19 Deliverance and Pickup / by Anita Jenkins

20 40 Years Since Jonestown, and Still Drinking the Kool-Aid? / by Malcolm Luther

22 Putting It All Together, Again / by Wintley Phipps

24 No Ordinary Angel / by Donald McPhaull

25 Lightning Rod in the Controversy / by Roger Larsen

30 Jerusalem: A Prophetic Challenge / by Keith A. Burton

FAVORITES

4 ELEVATION
by Phillip McGuire Wesley
/ Media That Takes You Higher

5 EDITORIAL
by Carmela Monk Crawford
/ Inadvertent oversights and the end of time

6 RESOURCES
by Pat Sparks Harris
/ Where the least of these find help

26 FUTURECAST
by Carlton Byrd
/ “Ask, seek and knock”

28 The EXPERIENCE
by Ellen G. White
/ “It is finished”

29 The EXPERIENCE BIBLE study
by Rashad Burden
/ Is it really done?


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2018 March / April Issue

DRUG DEVASTATION

Defending Your Family


 


FEATURES

10 Bounce Back
by Kim Logan-Nowlin /
Blinded by trust, Thomas could not imagine impending divorce, but God gives power to bounce back!

12 Forfeiture, and Taxes on Drug Money
by Ruthven Philip /
Contact with friends and family who use can lead to more than a high.

13 Loving Them to Death
by Patti Thomas-Conwell /
Long-held ideas that will kill your loved one struggling with addiction.

13 Intervention for Kids
by Ricardo Whyte /
Why spend bail money when you can invest in a healthy future now?

16 Body Target
by Patricia Humphrey /
Understand how drugs destroy so many parts of our wonderfully-made bodies.

18 Take Your Finger Off the Trigger
by Patti Thomas-Conwell /
Practical ways to block the temptations.

20 Life After Death
by Patti Thomas-Conwell /
Testimonies from the delivered.

22 Deliverer
by James Howard /
“Sorcery” of substance abuse, and the only way out.

28 Ongoing Investigation
by Donald L. McPhaull /
Your case may be up for review now, rather than later.


FAVORITES

4 ELEVATION
by Phillip McGuire Wesley /
MEDIA THAT TAKES YOU HIGHER

5 EDITORIAL
by Pat Sparks Harris /
HEAVEN’S HELP FOR ADDICTIONS

6 EYE ON THE TIMES
CURRENT NEWS & VIEWS

8 OPTIMAL HEALTH
by Donna Green Goodman /
THIS OR THAT?

1 RELATIONSHIP Rx
by Willie and Elaine Oliver /
I’M TRANSGENDER. DOES GOD LOVE PEOPLE LIKE ME?

4 FUTURECAST
by Carlton Byrd /
LOVE LETTER #10 ENVIABLE POSITIONING

26 THE EXPERIENCE
by Ellen G. White /
“UNTIL THAT DAY”

28 THE EXPERIENCE BIBLE STUDY
by Rashad Burden /
HOW LOW CAN YOU GO?

29 POWER PLAY
by Troy Brand /
READY FOR YOUR CALL, LORD


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2018 January / February Issue

ALLIES

Foxhole Friends in the Fight


COVER STORY

MORE THAN A FEW GOOD MEN, THE FIGHT FOR RACIAL JUSTICE AND EQUALITY SEEKS INTERRACIAL ENLISTMENT AND ENGAGEMENT.


FEATURES

12  BOUNCE BACK: UNDER-ESTIMATED
by Kim Logan-Nowlin /
How the Word of God rescued this woman from certain death.

13  DRY BONES TO LIVING FLESH
by Timothy Golden /
Live to inspire. Tribute to Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.

14  MLK50 CHECKUP
by Malcom Luther /
Fifty years beyond the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., America is in stage four denial.

16  ALLIES
by David Person /
Abolitionists to Allies, what it means to struggle together.

18  FAITH, FAMILY AND FINANCES
by Alva James-Johnson /
Civil rights gains rested on the back of this three-point prescription.

20  CHURCH MUSIC MADNESS
by Patti Thomas Conwell /
Two-time “Choir of the

World” director Jason Max Ferdinand brings sanity back to the service.

22  FINDING GOD IN A CHURCH
by Michael Polite /
Millions of people hate church because they’ve never been taught to be a member.

22  NATIVE TONGUE
by Donald L. McPhaull /
Speaking in tongues, and how God’s


FAVORITES

4  ELEVATION
by Phillip McGuire Wesley /
MEDIA THAT TAKES YOU HIGHER

5  EDITORIAL
by Carmela Monk Crawford /
PERSEVERE AND PROSPER

6  EYE ON THE TIMES
• PROTESTANTS WHO STOPPED PROTESTING
• WHICH POLITICAL PARTY HAS THE RELIGIOUS CORNER ON THE MARKET?

8  OPTIMAL HEALTH
by Donna Green Goodman /
RIGHT FROM THE START

11  RELATIONSHIP Rx
by Willie and Elaine Oliver /
TRADE-IN VALUES

24  FUTURECAST
by Carlton Byrd /
LOVE LETTER #9 TO TELL THE TRUTH

26  THE EXPERIENCE
by Ellen G. White /
MY FATHER’S BUSINESS

28  THE EXPERIENCE BIBLE STUDY
by Rashad Burden /
LOST AND FOUND

29  POWER PLAYS
by Samuel Thomas, Jr. /
ELIJAH: FIRE FROM HEAVEN


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2017 November / December

How To Take A Stand

Blackout on the NFL Blacklist


COVER STORY

“When we see Colin Kaepernick take a knee in one of the largest venues in the United States, that resonates with us.”


FEATURES

13 RAINY-DAY THINKING
by Ruthven Philip / Simple ways to save money and stay on top.

14 FANTASTIC CHRISTMAS
by Damien Chandler /
One whole hour of Christmas. Not a single minute of Christ.

16 HOLIDAY SPENDING OVERDRIVE
by Paula Goddard / Out of control Christmas spending and the cash-poor aftermath aren’t fooling anyone.

17 WHY PASTORS TOOK A KNEE FOR THE NFL BLACKOUT
by David Person /
It was about time to take a stand for taking a knee.

20 HOW TO TAKE A STAND
by Eric Walsh /
Former public official denounced for sermons found more faith in the fight.

22 DON’T LET THEM HAVE CAKE?
by Timothy Golden /
Doing the right thing, legally and morally.


FAVORITES

4  ELEVATION
by Phillip McGuire Wesley /
MEDIA THAT TAKES YOU HIGHER

5  EDITORIAL
by Carmela Monk Crawford /
CONSCIENCE

6  EYE ON THE TIMES
by J. Elaine Nailing /
OPEN FOR DEBATE?

8  OPTIMAL HEALTH
by Donna Green Goodman /
LET’S GO NUTS

11  RELATIONSHIP Rx
by Willie and Elaine Oliver /
SHE LOVES ME, BUT DOESN’T WANT TO MARRY ME

12  BOUNCE BACK
by Kim Login-Nolan /
TWO-HOUR DECISION

24  FUTURECAST
by Carlton Byrd /
LOVE LETTER #8

DON’T TAKE WHAT’S NOT YOURS

26  THE EXPERIENCE
by Ellen G. White /
PUSHED TO THE BRINK

28  THE EXPERIENCE BIBLE STUDY
by Rashad Burden /
LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL

29  POWER THEATER
by Samuel Thomas, Jr. /
ELIJAH: FIRE FROM HEAVEN


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2017 September / October

Finding God In The Crisis

God’s watertight and fireproof promises.


A Letter to Survivors with Six Watertight, Earthquake and Fireproof Promises in God’s Word

Preview the magazine below

6 JUST BELIEVE & NEVER GIVE UP
by Marlena Lewis /
We all fall down, but the key is to get back up.

7 STRESS-LESS
by Audrey Ann Moses /
Know yourself and how to maintain balance.

13 YOUR ELEVENTH-HOUR FINANCIAL STRATEGY
by Ruthven Philip /
Biblically-guided fourth-quarter ways to protect your funds.

14 DO SOMETHING
As told by Daniel Xisto and Nathaniel Drew /
Protestors, parishioners become living sanctuaries for peace, love and action.

17 FATHER KNOWS BEST
by Myla McCoy /
How my father taught me to hope in God’s providence.

18 THIS IS THE LORD’S DOING
by Keith Goodman /
God’s Footprints are already where you are going.

19 WARNING!
by Paula Blackwell /
My hurricane experience taught me a few lessons.

21 FINDING GOD IN THE CRISIS
by Michael Polite /
God’s watertight and fireproof promises.

22 FORGETTING SOMETHING?
by Oliver Archer /
One neglect in planning could cost you your life.

30 CRISIS INTERVENTION
by L. David Harris /
God’s care for you cannot be interrupted by earthly crises.

 

4  ELEVATION
by Phillip McGuire Wesley /
MEDIA THAT TAKES YOU HIGHER

5  EDITORIAL
by Carmela Monk Crawford /
CRISIS OVERLOAD, CUNNING OVERLORD

8  OPTIMAL HEALTH
by Donna Green Goodman /
HERBALICIOUS
by Shelem Flemonds / CRAVINGS TO CARROT JUICE

11  RELATIONSHIP Rx
by Willie and Elaine Oliver /
KEEP ME FROM SCREAMING AT THESE KIDS

12  BOUNCE BACK
by Kim Login-Nolan /
REAL RECONCILIATION
by H. Jean Wright II / PRISON PLAN OF ACTION

22  MYTH BUSTERS
by Donald L. McPhaull /
BAPTIZED IN THE NAME OF…

24  FUTURECAST
by Carlton Byrd /
LOVE LETTER #7 THOU SHALT NOT COMMIT ADULTERY

26  THE EXPERIENCE
by Ellen G. White /
FEEDING THE FIVE THOUSAND

28  THE EXPERIENCE BIBLE STUDY
by Rashad Burden /
HE IS NOT DONE WITH ME YET

29  POWER THEATER
by Samuel Thomas, Jr. /
ABIGAIL: PEACE, WIDSOM AND DISCRETION

   

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