Providence Before Academics – My Personal Journey

I could recount all the miraculous times the Lord rescued me from danger over my brief military career. However, let me conclude that it doesn’t take a “rocket scientist” to discover that there was purpose on my life. So in Anchorage, AL in 1969, my spiritual journey got a boost from a little red cover […]

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The Hunger – My Personal Journey

Even though I was only fifteen, going to church for me meant a lot more than the music, the preaching, the devotions, and the activities. I wanted so much to gain an understanding of what I believed and why. I had no mentors or spiritual fathers to guide me, so with a hunger that was […]

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Turning Point – My Personal Journey

These are only reflections and I must get back to the task at hand. My mother was a strong and wise woman, Alice Mae Golphin. Although we spent all day on Sunday at church, most Sundays it was at least three services, she allowed my brother and I to go the movies on Saturday, even […]

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More Reflections – My Personal Journey

I was raised in church, the older of two sons my parents had at the time. My dad, Bishop Milledge Golphin, now deceased, was a memorial preacher in Baltimore and was known as “the preacher’s preacher.” My mother, also deceased, sang in the choir and played the piano. My brother, Gregory and I were raised singing […]

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The Place of Praise

I am convinced that the greatest singular act of personal worship that you can render the Lord is to have a thankful heart.  I believe that the Lord desires for us to worship Him with the fruit of our lips as we receive blessing after blessing.  When we are thankful, it ultimately crucifies self-interest and […]

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The Diverse Cultural Church

The church of Jesus Christ has progressed from a small group of Jewish believers in Palestine over 2,000 years ago to a diverse world-wide body of Christians (totaling 2.1. billion) echoing the message of the kingdom of God to a lost world. The diversity of language, culture, and geographical expansion has only served to confuse […]

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Lost Focus

We have become hosts to the emotional and mental gratification of people’s needs without the change of lifestyles required to be holy. Oh, did I mention holy? What an archaic term. We don’t address what it means to be acceptable to God anymore, just what is acceptable to us. It’s not the style of worship […]

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