Pastors Derrick and Octavia Roberts have an “out of the box” style of ministry that fires up and motivates the younger generation to express themselves without being quenched and held back. You can read more about their beginnings in ministry in last month’s article, Changed by God’s Power. Here’s more of their dynamic interview about Reset women, DOPE men, and being out of the box at Open Wings Ministries.
“You will face some difficulties, challenges, disappointments, and failures if you keep living. However, a good man falls seven times and still arises because God is with us, in us, and God is on our side. It’s called life, so don’t let the devil beat you up because you’re going through a challenge. You will come out victorious on the other side.” ~Bishop Kenneth Fuller
With this article, we aim to promote the breakdown of old religious mindsets that are debilitating to marriages. Every man and woman in a marriage, covenant relationship, or partnership has to submit in their areas of weakness in order to align with their partner’s strengths. The institution of marriage is all about oneness.

The Hebrew word for help is ezer, which means “a strong rescuer.” God rescued Adam from his loneliness through the creation of Eve, whose purpose was to be Adam’s strength, rescuer, and support. God gave them a double mandate to exercise dominion over creation together, not over each other. They weren’t to dominate each other because they had equal authority.

COVID-19 has changed our way of doing many things, and life has gotten to be very serious. Sometimes laughter is the best medicine, and we have to stop and simply have fun. That’s right, sometimes we have to stop being a stick in the mud when this thing called life gets challenging. Have some fun! Laugh! I recently interviewed my friend, brother, mentor, and pastor, Creflo Dollar. We’ve worked…

We are all navigating through uncharted waters as the pandemic continues with new variants that impact how our ministries operate. Many ministry leaders, as well as their members, have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and questions about how to open their ministries for in-person services again form a much-needed conversation.

The pandemic came at us suddenly, unexpectedly, and quickly; we had no control over it. What lessons are we learning as pastors during the pandemic? One of the things that I learned is to keep the small things small. I know that to value relationships and nourish them, you can’t sweat the small stuff; and you must show appreciation for your family and friends.