Tag: lakeya stewart

I almost gave up!

I almost gave up!

| May 20, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart The people of God have lost hope. We have allowed the cares of this world and of this life to weigh us down. Instead of looking our problems in the face and telling them how big our God is, we often allow our problems to overtake us. Sadly, we allow […]

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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

| May 13, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Mother’s Day comes around every year. It is a time when the world pauses to stop and recognizes mothers. While many people look forward to this day, I have come to understand that not all people feel the same way. Traditionally speaking, churches everywhere celebrate and honor mothers on Mother’s […]

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Hope for the future

Hope for the future

| May 8, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart On this week, my twin sister posted something rather interesting onto my personal Facebook page. She posted an article that discussed a woman who wanted to be buried with a fork in her hand. If you are like me, you probably wondered what in the world the article could be […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks: Why me?

Rev. Stewart Speaks: Why me?

| April 30, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Have you ever found yourself asking this question: “Why me?” This question often comes up in response to a trying or difficult time in one’s life. Serving in the ministry and dealing with crisis situations, the one question I am consistently asked by the church folks  as well as those […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks: I survived!

Rev. Stewart Speaks: I survived!

| April 23, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Have you ever experienced God allowing situation after situation to happen to you in an attempt to get your attention? After this have you felt like one more thing happening to you would cause you to crumble.Anybody ever been there? The children of Israel fled into the wilderness in an […]

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‘Holy-Day’ love!

‘Holy-Day’ love!

| April 9, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Last week, one of my best friends posted something quite interesting on Facebook. She sent out a reminder that Resurrection Sunday was approaching and that those “CME Saints” would be coming. At first I didn’t recognize the acronym, but a quick inquiry from a few friends taught me what was […]

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What ya carrying?

What ya carrying?

| April 2, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart When someone asks you the question, “What are you carrying?” what comes to mind? As a woman of childbearing age, my mind thinks of pregnancy. Carrying a child (so I’ve heard) is no joke and although can be cute, can also have complications. Just like pregnancy can wear women down […]

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‘I know He watches me…’

‘I know He watches me…’

| March 26, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart The song “His Eye is on the Sparrow,” written by Civilla D. Martin, has been performed by many artists. Some of the lyrics of the song go like this: Why should I feel discouraged, why should the shadows come, Why should my heart be lonely, and long for heaven and […]

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They said I wouldn’t make it…

They said I wouldn’t make it…

| March 17, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Have you ever heard the song “I’m still holding on” by artist Luther Barnes featuring the Rev. F.C. Barnes and the Rev. Janice Brown? The beginning of the words of the song go like this: They said I wouldn’t make it. They said I wouldn’t be here today. They said […]

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I go to the rock!

I go to the rock!

| March 12, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Have you ever seen the movie “The Preacher’s Wife”? Do you remember the song “I go to the rock”? The opening lines of the song say: Where do I go when there’s nobody else to turn to? Who do I talk to when nobody wants to listen? Who do I […]

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