We must be willing to pray, believe God and risk the challenges that go hand in hand with great victories.  If we add it all up, our gains have been greater than our losses.  Getting to the place of turnaround will require that we stop playing it safe.  We need an unrestrained connection with God […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF was inspired by a powerful message fromErica Campbell on a Relationship Thursday. He goes through his whole relationship history, starting from Kindergarten, taking a look back at all the girls who have broken up with him and what he gained from these experiences. GRIFF thanks each and every […]

90-year-old Opal Lee is walking to D.C to urge the US Congress to make Juneteenth a National Day of Observance, before President Obama leaves office. “I started my walk September 1st. I started out thinking I need to see President Obama and ask him why. In all of the eight years he’s been in office he hasn’t […]

EEW Magazine // Spiritual Anyone can pretend to be confident, but don’t you want the real thing? Healthy self-worth is not about external fixes. It’s all about the inside, where strength, values and perception come from. So if you’re struggling with confidence, EEW Magazine recommends that you do these 7 things. 1. Get your journal […]

Source: Matt Winkelmeyer / Getty While Dwayne Wade is mourning the loss of his cousin Nykea Aldridge, his wife, Gabrielle Union is supporting him the best way she can. The actress shared a photo on Saturday, enjoying a baseball game with her husband in the wake of the funeral. Aldridge, Wade’s 32-year-old cousin and mother-of-four was shot […]

As we approach “Domestic Violence Month” it’s important to know that through all things that God gives us the tools to heal through strength in him. And that includes laughter!! Comedienne and author Kiana Dancie shares that she has chosen to strengthen many things through her faith and laughter which led her to put it […]

When God makes spiritual changes in one’s life they often occur gradually, not instantly, says Saddleback Pastor Rick Warren. “The Holy Spirit will make changes in your life far beyond anything you thought possible, but they’re not going to happen overnight,” says Warren in a recent installment of Pastor Rick’s Daily Hope. Warren explains that […]

Let’s face it, 2016 has been kind of messed up so far.  I mean, we’ve lost some great folks already: Maurice White from Earth, Wind & Fire, Muhammad Ali, and even my boy Prince! It’s been heartbreak after heartbreak hearing about the shootings in Orlando, Paris, Dallas, Nice, and of course Alton Sterling and Philando […]

Here’s Erica Campbell’s Faith Walk from “Get Up! Mornings with Erica Campbell” about being responsible for your own faith and connection to God. Check out the show weekday mornings at 6am on Praise 1300  

What does it mean to “throw away your life?” It means to surrender your life to Jesus Christ, says Rick Warren, senior pastor of Saddleback Church in Orange County, California. Citing Mark 8:35, Warren explains in his daily devotional that to “throw away your life,” is to “submit yourself to God for his purposes.” “Only those […]

As Christians, seeking and maintaining peace plays an important role in our overall happiness. Here are five Bible verses to remind you of the importance of peace in your life. All are taken from the New International Version Bible. 1) Matthew 5:9 “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” 2) […]

  One of the greatest revelations of my life is: I can choose my thoughts and think things on purpose. In other words, I don’t have to just think about whatever falls into my mind. This was a life-changing revelation for me because as Proverbs 23:7 (AMPC) says, “As [a man] thinks in his heart, […]