Month: April 2012

New Tumblr

As of last night, Ministerial Life is now on Tumblr with our new mini-site called Ministerial Life – Abridged.  No, it is not going to be a duplication of what is already happening on this blog.  Although the premise will be the same, Ministerial Life – Abridged will share BRIEF accounts and analyses of the things that are pertinent to… Read more →


Zimmerman Apologizes…sort of

According to various media outlets, George Zimmerman apologized to Trayvon Martin’s parents during his bail hearing.  In the midst of his apology, he told them “I did not know how old he was. I thought he was a little bit younger than I am. I did not know if he was armed or not.”  I strongly doubt Trayvon Martin’s parents… Read more →

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Don’t Kiss Me?

Yesterday, I was looking through my Facebook news feed when I came across a link to an interesting blog post called “Virgin Lips: 7 Reasons Why I Waited to Kiss My Wife on Our Wedding Day.”  In the post, Cornelius Lindsay shares the reasons that he chose not to kiss his wife prior to marriage.  For a lot of people,… Read more →

Racist Ads: Burger King and Acura

There is a bit of controversy surrounding Acura’s Super Bowl ad starring Jerry Seinfield and Jay Leno.  Yesterday, TMZ reported that the casting for the commercial requested a “nice looking, friendly, not too dark” African-American man to play the car dealer.  Acura later issued an official apology for excluding dark-skinned blacks from the casting.  This revelation comes barely two weeks… Read more →

Broadening My Perspective

Last Saturday, I reluctantly attended a church concert to watch the Mass Choir from my old church perform.   Although I tend to avoid traditional church events, I figured it would be a good opportunity to build my ministerial network in Philadelphia.  It is true that I came into ministry through my home church in Philadelphia, but I spent most of… Read more →

100+ Views Today

It’s official.  Ministerial Life has had its first day of over 100 views!!!  This may not seem like much of an accomplishment, but it is big news for a new blog with little exposure on search engines like Google, Bing, and Yahoo. Thank you to all of my readers.  This could never have happened without your support and willingness to… Read more →