Reflecting on My Pentecostal Heritage (and Remembering Brownsville, too)

One of the most poignant scriptures in all of the Bible (for me) lies in Matthew 7. It says: “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.  Many will say to me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did …

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Reflections on Purple Hibiscus – Religion Gone Awry

<a href="I finished reading Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie around 12am this morning. And I loved every piece of reading it. I was immediately lost in the plot and fell in love with this Kambali character - a 15 year old girl who is so much more than people often take her for. There …

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