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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".

Exclusive: KB Talks Entrepreneurship and Eternity with GrowTheHeckup

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Recently I met up with KB near the heart of NYC to do an exclusive interview with him in anticipation of his new album release, entitled Today We Rebel! It was an incredible conversation, filled with great nuggets of wisdom and insight, as well as a surprising statement regarding album titles …

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The Decline of Religion In America

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Over the past few years, we’ve heard a lot of discussion concerning the exodus of millennials from the church, and people overall, with the rise of the so-called “nones” who don’t have any religious affiliation. Studies conducted by poll groups have shown a real decline of church membership and have …

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Wisdom Is All Around Us but Do We Take Heed to It?

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There’s a verse in Proverbs that continues to catch my attention that I didn’t really notice much before: Wisdom cries aloud in the street, in the markets she raises her voice; at the head of the noisy streets she cries out;     at the entrance of the city gates she speaks: “How long, …

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Mental Health: Why It’s As Important as Your Physical Health

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The past few months have been very special in regard to mental health and the rise of attention that has been brought to the topic. It has been intriguing to see the number of Christians in the arts that have addressed the topic head on. In July Jackie Hill Perry …

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Lakewood Church’s Relief Response and the Danger of Slander

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On Friday night, August 25th, Hurricane Harvey touched down in Texas with force and fury. The storm affected multiple cities, and caused a catastrophic amount of loss and destruction. This storm continues to move slowly, with reports of heavy rain forecasting that the storm won’t fully end until Friday. Houston …

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Understanding God’s Wrath

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In my last article, “The Troubling Reality of God’s Wrath and Why it’s Misunderstood“, I wrote about the trouble we have processing the wrath of God, and how there is nuance in how God expressed His wrath in the Scriptures and still today. There are two ways that He expresses …

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Review: Japhia Life “Welcome To Heartsville”

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It’s been awhile since we’ve heard an album from Japhia Life, four years to be exact, since the release of The Profit. On August 18th, we were given a new project to take in and enjoy, Welcome To Heartsville. As you listen to the album, you begin to see why …

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The Importance of Maintaining Balance between Urgency and Longevity in Preparing for Christ’s Return

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From the moment Jesus gave His disciples the call to make disciples of all nations, the Church has had to balance two ways of life—the urgency of Christ’s second coming and living with a generational mindset, which I talked about in my last article. One of the marks of a …

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