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I Can't Forget Where I'm From! I'm From Eastside Columbus
Over 26 years ago my family and I moved from Detroit, Michigan to Georgia. We stayed in Atlanta for some time, but then settled in Columbus, Georgia a year or so later. First we stayed with my cousins in Forest Park, but sometime later we moved to BTW Apartments. A year or so later my mother surprised my older brother and me with a new location. My mother moved us back to the Eastside of town. Regency Park, Forest Road, Eastside Columbus. I met good friends there, friends who I will never forget. I had many neighborhood mothers there,...
Praying In The Name Of Jesus
Many of us who have been walking with the Lord have used the words “In Jesus name,” or “In the name of Jesus” when ending our prayers. Some of us even make declarations, and at the end of our statements we say the same thing, "In Jesus name," or "In the name of Jesus." Why do we end our prayers or statements this way? Are these special words we have to use to be sure our prayers are answered by the Father? Maybe there's something more glorious and hopeful when it comes to praying in Jesus’ name. Text like John 14:14 tell...
I Confess: I Have A Love/Hate Relationship With Social Media
There are times when I find myself cheating on reality with social media. I would find myself not able to have in-depth and selfless relationships because I was satisfied with being affirmed as a “spiritual” influence on social media.
The Testimony of God's Grace in the Life of Ryan Porter
Joy in God- A Letter To My Wife
With our anniversary being less than 24 hours away, I'm automatically reminded of the first letter I wrote to my "future wife" seven years ago. I wrote by faith. I say that because in 2011 I did not know at all who my wife would be, but I did know that my ultimate satisfaction was in God and I could give all my desires to Him.
My wife and I had not met yet, but on that day I wanted to write to my future bride. I did know that God was faithful to answer my prayers, and He did. A few years ago...