Faith and Fitness

Faith and Fitness

As a teenager, Phanta Lansden battled obesity, anxiety, and self-doubt. She was bullied because of her weight. By the time she reached her mid-20s, she weighed almost 300 pounds. Later, as senior pastor of St. James Presbyterian Church in Greensboro, North Carolina,...
Sorcery Search

Sorcery Search

Bible Gateway is a website that allows people to read and search the text of numerous translations of the Bible. In the year 2021, searches for the words “sorcery” and “sorceries” saw the biggest spike, increasing 193 percent over the previous...
Canary in the Coal Mine

Canary in the Coal Mine

“We are in trouble,” said the Secretary General of the United Nations. “We are in deep trouble with climate change.” Harley Camden felt as though his river town of Occoquan was going to be the canary in the coal mine. In my upcoming novel Windows of the Heavens,...
When the Heavens Opened

When the Heavens Opened

In early July, a morning storm dumped over 4 inches of rain near Arlington, Virginia. Floodwaters rose when the heavens opened. According to The Baltimore Sun, water levels at Cameron Run in Alexandria, Virginia, rose more than 7 feet over 30 minutes. In Montgomery...