I grew up in a fundamentalist church culture that demanded outward performance, to the detriment of genuine faith. Because my brain didn't work like other Christians I knew, I learned to blend in and keep my mouth shut.
“The words on the back of the Bible said ‘God has a promise’ and His promise is that anyone who seeks Him will find Him. At that moment, I knew in my heart that this was true; that if I seek Him I will know all the answers as to why I’m looking get money or to get high or get drugs, the next woman or whatever it was. I realized that the whole time I was just looking for a way to get back to God.”
My cousin Wesley Harris is doing his part. He started exchanging puns with his nephew, Paul Donaldson. Others contributed and now Wesley has collected a ton of puns, quips and jokes. Wesley posts a daily funny on his Facebook page, bringing smiles, chuckles and sometimes groans.
Someone said, “It’s better to keep your mouth shut and appear dumb than it is to open it and remove all doubt.” Or, as Forest Gump’s mother said, “Stupid is as stupid does.” Sometimes, mental aptitude is demonstrated by the stupid things a person does.
Someone told me, “I will never make another new year’s resolution because I fail at keeping them.” A question that has been bothering me is this, why do I...
On February 7-8, 2018, Christ Fellowship Church based in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida is hosting an exclusive conference to equip and empower pastors, ministers and church leaders to bring their churches to the next level in all areas of church life.