Doin’ St. Paddy’s Day in a Big Way

I often describe Jackson, Mississippi as a "big small town" or a "small big town".  Either description will do because  this city features the best of both. A Big Small Town or a Small Big Town At 174,000 people Jackson is slightly smaller than Little Rock and doesn't even come close to cities like Memphis … Continue reading Doin’ St. Paddy’s Day in a Big Way

Lecrae’s Grammy and God’s Glory

I had a great time writing about Christian Hip Hop artist, Lecrae, winning his first Grammy award at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards. Last night at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards Lecrae Moore won “Best Gospel Album” for “Gravity” released on September 4, 2012. While many other artists earned awards last night, Lecrae’s win is a departure … Continue reading Lecrae’s Grammy and God’s Glory

Was Ray Lewis Right?–Romans 8:31 in Context

Immediately following the Ravens' victory over the 49ers in the Superbowl the award ceremony began.  As millions watched we heard from the owner of the team, the coach, the quarterback...and then we heard from Ray Lewis. The Gospel According to Ray If you're not a huge football fan, Ray Lewis is the legendary (some would … Continue reading Was Ray Lewis Right?–Romans 8:31 in Context

5 Reasons You Should Celebrate Black History Month

February 1st marks the beginning of Black History Month.  Each year U.S. residents set aside a few weeks to focus their historical hindsight on the particular contributions that people of African descent have made to this country.  While not everyone agrees Black History Month is a good thing, here are several reasons why I think … Continue reading 5 Reasons You Should Celebrate Black History Month