Oh My, How Time Flies

The presence of the Lord swarms around the room like a King bee. Cars zip right past my coffee table down I-77 South, as I stare at the beautiful skyline of Charlotte through my window. My Bible is nearby, more raggedy than ever. And here lays myself, with a clean

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We Are The Intercessors

I cross the street to head home from spending the day with my neighbors and I’m confused. I feel worn out and my muscles are sore and my skin is slightly sunburnt but I’m so happy. I don’t feel like that was work. I don’t feel like hours of playing

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Woman Up!

This is getting ridiculous. It’s time for a reality check, ladies. I see dozens upon dozens of quotes about how guys need to man up. And how there needs to be more God- fearing men. Or how all boys are just perverts these days. I will agree with most of

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The Grand Adventure

Life is a grand adventure. I want them to know that. I tell kids that they can be anything that they want to be. I try to inspire them to dream big. I give them options. I show them colleges and tell them they can be doctors and lawyers. I

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The Healing is Humbling

I was recently having a conversation with a fellow intern; it’s amazing all that has happened since being at Urban Life. The life change and healing we pray for isn’t just happening on these streets- it’s happening in our home. After talking with this intern about the unique circumstances we

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How God Transformed My Life

2 Corinthians 5:17 – “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation: the old has gone, the new has come.” Lately I have found myself looking towards the future.  Because of my position at Urban Life, I was hired at our partner, 2xSalt.  Urban Life is all about transformation through

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Simple and Significant

Simple and Significant were the two words that the Lord gave me at the start of 2013. We know and believe in the power of “Transformation through Relationships.” This is our motto here at Urban Life. We have had the amazing privilege to serve our neighborhood by being present from

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Love Isn’t Just About Cupcakes

I love Valentine’s Day!  The decorations are absolutely adorable, the day revolves around chocolate, and it’s such an excuse to do nice things for all your friends and you don’t even have to have a reason!  Basically Valentine’s Day makes me smile and I thoroughly enjoy that. Our Valentine’s Day

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Jemarion, Meet Ja’marrion

Over the past several months, I have been blessed with the opportunity to serve the Lord as a mentor at Ashley Park K-8 School. I have been able to meet tons of great students and build meaningful and lasting relationships with them. Though many of them address me as “Mr.

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A Note on Mentoring

Mentoring is not all fun and games. In fact, being a mentor takes a lot of patience and energy.  If there is one thing someone should know about me, it’s that patience is not an adjective used to describe me…EVER. It makes me cringe just thinking about it. It’s hard

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