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Lamar Gibbs

Lamar Gibbs is a writer from Queens, New York by way of Brooklyn. He’s written for Christian Hip Hop website JamTheHype.com (formerly know as Dasouth.com). He's currently building on a vision God placed on his heart called Thoughts Of Redemption—a blog whose purpose is to give people an awareness and appreciation of sanctification of the mind—"Change your thinking because He changed your life".

Is Life Truly Sacred and Does It Matter?

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One of the starkest contrasts between human life and every other life form is the sacredness of human life—meaning how it’s set apart from everything else in honor and value. As a believer, I believe that it is only through Christ and the word of God that sacredness has the right context, …

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The Difference Between Heavenly and Demonic Wisdom

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The importance of wisdom cannot be stated enough. It’s actually one of my favorite qualities in life. Proverbs says “Wisdom cries out in the marketplace.” But there are two forms of wisdom that exist that aren’t discovered as easily by human perception. The difference between the two are found in the intent and character …

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How Our Culture Influences How We Think About Sexual Purity and Singleness

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The biggest commercial holiday for love and romance takes place tomorrow and we’ve been seeing decorations for Valentine’s Day since January! Companies are pushing us to spend money on their products for our loved ones, and while I can go in on the commercialization we commonly fall victim to, there’s …

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Beware of Using Your Personality to Disobey God

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If you’ve ever seen an acronym, like, ENFP for example, you’re familiar with the famous Myers & Briggs personality types that were developed by Katherine Briggs and her daughter Isabel Briggs-Myers. The discovery and formulation of the sixteen types of personalities have revolutionized how we see ourselves, as well as …

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MLK and the Moral Foundation of Social Justice that is Missing Today

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In light of America’s celebration of Martin Luther King Jr day on Monday, I thought it would be helpful for us to look into the stark contrast between civil rights activism done back then, versus the way it’s being done today. Whenever you address the fight of civil rights, MLK …

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The Central Role of Faith and Money in Today’s Secular Age

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In this secular driven society we live in, faith is seen as unnecessary. It is also seen as useless and irrelevant in a practical sense, since we have the power to get what we want. What many people overlook is the multiple levels of faith at play in our lives. …

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Lessons We Should Learn from Hollywood’s Sexual Predation Fallout

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It’s been an intense season of exposure of some of the most powerful men in the entertainment and political sphere. Story after story of sexual harassment and predatory behavior towards women and men have surfaced in the past few weeks—so much so that it’s hard to comprehend. I’m aware of …

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Are You Drifting Away from God? Here ‘s How to Change That

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Consistency is the strength of every relationship, and our relationship with God is no different. It can be easy to get off track with so many distractions and temptations though. There’s a song by KB titled “Art of Drifting”, from his recent album release entitled Today We Rebel. It is …

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