Self-Care: Loving You Every Day

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines the term mental health as “our emotional, psychological, and social well-being which affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make healthy choices”. It is important to note that we often use the terms “poor […]

Honor God With Your Finances

Money management reflects our walk with God. Money, like all other resources, is from God and should be utilized in a manner that honors the giver. The bible gives practical tips to guide our spending so we can be prosperous. A practical way to achieve financial success is by creating a budget and sticking to it. The […]

How to Not Let Fear Overrun Your Life

There are hundreds of self-help books and motivational speakers who have all shared on the topic of not living in fear. So what makes my message different? Well, I’m not going to sell you the same euphemisms and impassionate pleas to not let your fears run your life. I want to draw your mind’s eye […]

The Role of a Godly Father in the Home

I did not have the privilege of growing up in a home with a godly father. I resolved though, to be a godly father to my children, to provide for them what I did not receive from my father. God has given me the opportunity to be a father for twenty-one years, to three adorable […]

Religious Liberty In a Time of Crisis

As authorities around the world struggle to respond to the global spread of COVID-19, governments at every level—from local to national—have issued new and, in some cases, unprecedented, directives that touch on almost every aspect of our daily lives. In many countries, governments have closed non-essential business and restricted the size of public gatherings or […]

Time to Testify

In just eleven days, Sharon SDA Church will celebrate one year of the Mobile Food Pantry Distribution in partnership with Feeding Westchester. The Holy Spirit has inspired this partnership and ministry. For eleven months, an average of 20 -25 volunteers gather at the parking lot adjacent to the administration building on 5th Avenue in Mt. Vernon; […]

Helping the Helper – Part 1

I find myself thinking back to the early 2000s when I was a young social worker providing substance abuse counseling and running relapse preventions groups. I had the privilege of having some veterans in my groups. I don’t remember the exact prompt but the rest I recall vividly. I think the group was discussing triggers […]