• Editorial

    HELP! My Pastor is in Trouble!!!

    According to pastoralcareinc.com: 72% of pastors report working between 55 to 75 hours per week, 84% of pastors feel they are on call 24/7.  23% of pastors report being distant from their family, and 28% of pastors report having feelings of guilt for taking personal time off and not telling the church.  Often times, we hear the phrases “the church is a hospital,” “the church is for sick people” or “the church is for the broken.” But what happens when the Pastor is the one that is in need of help?  The role of the pastor has evolved from being someone who preaches, visits ill members and helps to bury…

  • Entertainment

    Le`Andria Ain’t The Only One Hurt

    For the past few years, we have heard the name Le`Andria Johnson in a ‘not-so-positive light.’ But along with her name, is raised the seemingly unfair, taboo subject of church hurt. Is our dear sister crazy, or could she be the poster child of years of being gifted and gutted for the pleasure of the church (the organization)? A few years back, we saw Sister Johnson in raw form… And that’s in more ways than one. We literally saw her flesh, her bottle, and glimpse at her colorful language. With the reaction the Church gave, one could liken it to Genesis 9:21, but instead of there being only a few…