Change In Masking Protocol
My Beloved ZMMBC Family, After consulting with church leadership and in consideration of the latest CDC protocols/recommendations supported by Governor Cooper, Zion Memorial will be returning to the mask protocol for worship service. This act of love for the church family is consistent with how we have managed ourselves during Covid-19 and we have been spared of spreader events that can cause sickness or death within the church family. Covid-19 is still with us and we will wi
You Stressing? God is Blessing!
Beloved, On Sunday, our message was entitled, "God Is Always Blessing". My hope and prayer is that if you were with us in the sanctuary, on Facebook Live, or on the Zoom teleconference, you began to feel your confidence in the impactful presence of God in your life begin to rise in the truth that God is always truly blessing us. Beloved, as shared on Sunday, blessings come in two main ways - grace and mercy - with grace being the unmerited favor of God and mercy being Go
Traveling Life's Road
Beloved, I am still so blown away by how you celebrated my birthday on Sunday. Zion Memorial is a loving church family and anyone who is looking for a place to be loved would do well to consider joining with us. And, I know that what you did for me is how you look after and attend to each other. I truly believe your way, our way, is pleasing and a blessing before God. Sadly, such ways of loving and supporting one another is not everyone's way. Some seem to operate as i
But as for me...
Beloved, I am so thankful to be in relationship with each and every one of you as we journey together towards the Eschaton, God's final plan for the world that is and the world to come. Jesus has assured us of our salvation and we would do well to remember that and live like we are saved. And, it is very important to live like we are saved because we must understand that while Jesus came to save the world, the world is not saved. Conflicts arise. Injustice abounds. Relati
Porcupine (Prickly) Christians...We Love You!
Beloved, I hope and pray that you, your family, and your friends enjoyed celebrating the Fourth of July holiday, our nation's Independence Day; although, as I have taught and preached, as Christians, every day is "In Dependence Day" when it comes to our relationship with God. In being "In Dependence" Christians, we must understand that we are duty bound by God to serve God and, in serving God, we are duty bound to serve others, each other. And, it can be hard serving each oth