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Oh! The Troubles I've Seen #2 (Letter 4)


Dear Y.B.M.:

The second trouble that I brought upon myself during my young years was loving many young women and using women for all the wrong reasons. 1,207 more words

Oh! The Troubles I've Seen #1 (The Brother's Keeper)

Dear Y.B.M.:

Job 14:1 says, “Man that is born of woman is of few days, and full of trouble.” Boy, Job got that right!

Jesus said in John 16:33: “These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. 805 more words

Oh! The Mistakes I've Made (Letter 2)


Dear Y.B.M.:

I hope my last letter helped you get caught up to where we are.

No one likes admitting to making mistakes, and it is amazing what lengths we go to to try and cover up our mistakes and failures. 1,190 more words

"Mo' Letters to Young Black Men": Connections (Letter 1)


Pray! Think! Do!

Sir, I am assuming that you are attracted to women, and not to men.

You want to live your life in such a way that God can take you home at any time. 659 more words

Race and Police

The New Year brings with it a clean slate but not in every aspect. I think we will find that Race is an exception. It is sad but true that America is still a racist country. 1,496 more words


A Beautiful Kingdom Warrior's Perspective on Race Relations in America

Becky and I began The Beautiful Kingdom Warriors this January as a place to empower Christian women and to host redemptive (redemption: n. the action of saving or being saved from sin, error, or evil) dialogue on gender issues within Christianity.  3,001 more words


"Mo' Letters to Young Black Men": Preface (The Brother's Keeper)


I thank God for the great success of Letters to Young Black Men as it has now become a perennial national bestseller, an ESSENCE magazine national bestseller, a Dallas Morning News bestseller, and an Amazon.com bestseller for ten years straight. 703 more words