Dogs, Water, Church and
Black People: 'A Timely
Conversation' October 11, 2016
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5.0 Have you ever wondered where your personal phobias came from? We we born with certain fears? What about voices in your head, we all have them. Sometimes these voices encourage us, and at other times they discourage and frustrate us. The best of us can easily think evil-dark thoughts, although most people never act on these thoughts, they’re there nonetheless; no one is exempt nor above this reproach. I’ve often said, neurotics build castles in the sky, and psychotics move in. The fine line between thinking or feeling something and actually acting on it can be both fascinating and scary. Often times what hinders us or causes pause and pain, are things that happen in the past, whether we participated in or witnessed those things or not. These feelings can be caused by vivid memories or stories told to us about our family member’s experiences from the past. The reality is there are things that have happened within our families before we were born that haunt us today. The once popular, not very friendly term trauma-echo comes to mind. According to many clinicians, trauma-echo is when people with histories of significant trauma find themselves repeating distressful behaviors despite a desire to recover. Many find themselves, for example, in abusive relationships later in life even though they were severely and adversely affected by abuse in the past. Living within these later relationships can cause a ‘trauma echo’ in which the feelings and behaviors associated with the original trauma ‘echo’ or recur throughout other relationships long after the original trauma has passed (Addiction.com, 2015). Thoughts and feelings from traumatic events can be passed down subconsciously through the generations. This creates a cycle that is not easily broken. This piece isn’t anti-dog, anti-water, or anti-church by no stretch of the imagination. What it is unequivocally without trepidation or hesitation is pro-understanding, pro-unity and must be discussed TNT (today-not-tomorrow).
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Is the success, victory and happiness you desire eluding you like a mysterious fog that slips through your fingers everytime you reach for it? Do you aspire to have a better job, a stronger marriage, and a happier life? Perhaps you simply want to accomplish more, make your mark on life and leave a lasting legacy for future generations? However, you can't pursue what's really important in life because you are too busy with other people's prioroties and the mundane responsibilities of everyday life. How do you want to break out of this routine and experience the full potential God has for your life? This book will teach you how to LIVE YOUR BEST LIFE NOW. Most peole talk more about negative things than positive ones. I would like to turn the table on that kind of thinkingand get you to focus on the positive rather than the negative. I want you to focus on what God wants to do for you, even if it seems impossible. Dare to believe God for postive outcomes in life. Phillipians 4:8b (NLT) states, Fix your thoughts on what is true and honorable and right. Think about things that are pure and lovely and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise. Don't allow the devil to steal your God given right to live a winning and victorious Christian life today.
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Stephen F. Brown presently serves as the Senior Elder of Abundant Life Faith Fellowship Church, located in Colerain Township in Cincinnati Ohio. He operates in the ministry offices of Pastor and Teacher., with manifestations of the gifts of the Spirit in operation. He has traveled to several countries in Africa and India where he shared th egood news of Jesus Christ. He is the author of a book, The Parable of The Sower, which is a perfect example of his explicit teaching. He and his wife Marion are the parents of four adult children and twelve grandchildren.
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This is a great book to read for everyone. We are living in a constantly changing world where it's culture isnt in alignment with heaven culture. Heaven never changes but prime time television promotes fornication, idolatry, adultery, same sex relationships and gay marriage as the norm, the Bible calls followers of Christ to live different from the world, a life of purity. As Christian believers we are called to live lives that are Holy. We are to set aside the evil ways of the world and honor Christ by living in faithful obedience to His commandments. God’s Word tells us, “As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance. But just as he who called you is Holy, so be Holy in all you do; for it is written: ‘Be Holy, because I am Holy'” (1 Peter 1:14-16).
Get ready to explore God's call to purity in a new, exciting, and revolutionary way. Purity Under Pressure is a necessary shift away from the world's ideologies about sex and dating, and a radical turn towards the biblical values of honoring and protecting your purity. Learn about the realities of sex outside of marriage in a way that equips, enlightens, and empowers. Discover: * Keys to staying Pure * Effects of premarital sex * Myths & Misconceptions about sex * Why we compromise * Is it too late for me? God made sex, and sex is a beautiful thing - when it's done within the confines of a marriage relationship. Learn about the awesome benefits of waiting until marriage, as well as, the devastating penalties of awakening love before it's time. It is possible to be pure - even under pressure! Prepare your heart and mind for this exciting journey of discovering why you are worth the wait.
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