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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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2017 July / August Issue

Stop Violence

Violence tore at the fabric of a friendship—where can they go for healing?


After the massacre in “Mother Emmanuel” AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, these friends had to find another sacred place to heal—somewhere within the bonds of love.

12  HARD PRAYERS HAVE CONSEQUENCES
by Hugh Carrington /
God’s promise for those who pray for leaders.


13 SEVEN WAYS TO GET ALONG WITH CHURCH FOLK
by Tammy Darling /
When conflict emerges among believers, it doesn’t have to divide.


14 SCARS THAT HURT A LIFETIME
by Claudio and Pamela Consuegra /
How to begin to repair the damage caused by domestic violence.


15 PEACEMAKERS
by John Devine /
Why sending in “the feds” won’t heal the violence, and how you can really help.


16 AFFIRMATIONS FOR A POWERFUL LIFE
by Mabel Dunbar /
Violence takes a toll on one’s humanity; pray and heal knowing these truths.


18 A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS
by David Person /
After the attack on Emmanuel AME Church, three friends grieve and heal together.


20 GLORY!
by Lucas Lee Johnson II /
James Settles spent years in the streets until the Holy Spirit arrested him.


22 IMPRISONED
by H. Jean Wright /
Little light filters through the window in the “hole,” but God’s hope lights up the place.

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

5   GUEST EDITORIAL
by R. Clifford Jones / Stop the violence

6   EYE ON THE TIMES
by Kingsley Palmer / Christophe Ringer / current news & views

8  OPTIMAL HEALTH
by Donna Green Goodman / Save Some for Later

12  RELATIONSHIP Rx
by Willie and Elaine Oliver / This Marriage is Ruining My Spiritual Life—Can I Get Out?

22  MYTH BUSTERS
by Donald L. McPhaull / To Love Jesus Is to Live Jesus

24  FUTURECAST
by Carlton Byrd / Love Letter #6 Thou Shalt Not Kill

26 THE EXPERIENCE
by Ellen G. White / Blessing the Children

28 THE EXPERIENCE BIBLE STUDY
by Rashad Burden / What About the Children?

30 TWITTERVERSES & FAITHBOTS
by Debra McKinney Cuardo / Moral Wit from the Internet

   

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