Nationally syndicated radio show host and comedian Rickey Smiley speaks candidly about the struggles of single parenthood and raising five children, two of whom are daughters, in an interview with The Christian Post.
The 47-year-old star of TV One's reality show, "Rickey Smiley For Real," opens up about the challenges he's faced and is not ashamed to talk about the hardships that come with being a parent.
"One of the tough things about being a single father is trying to teach a woman how to be a woman. I have to teach my daughters how to sit at a table, how to cross their ankles. ... I'm trying to teach them etiquette and how to be a lady," Smiley told CP. more >>
When faced with the responsibility of caring for an elderly parent, family member or friend, here are five Bible verses that will help to inspire and guide you.
All verses are taken from the New International Version Bible.
1) Isaiah 46:4 more >>
The head of the Georgia chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union announced her resignation over the group's support for President Barack Obama's transgender bathroom directive.
Maya Dillard Smith resigned from her position Thursday, stating that she came to the conclusion that the ACLU's support for the directive came at the expense of women's privacy rights after her daughters shared a bathroom with three transgender women.
Gospel pioneer Kirk Franklin encourages Christians to smile although they will face rejection and closed doors due to their faith.
Franklin has always aspired to expand beyond the four walls of the church and his recent album, Losing My Religion, is a reflection of that. Franklin has managed to spread his message into the mainstream music industry, but he says because he's a Christian artist, he will face rejection and will only be able to go so far.
In his latest Facebook post, Franklin shared part of the scripture found in 1 John 3:1. "See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are." Then Franklin highlights the next part, "The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know Him." more >>
Korie and Willie Robertson's oldest son, John Luke Robertson, has grown up on his family's A&E hit reality television show "Duck Dynasty," but the newly-wed, college freshman is paving his own way to success with his new book, Young and Beardless.
"Being young and beardless is more than a lack of life experience or facial hair," says Robertson, 20, in a statement to The Christian Post. "It's about learning, growing, and trying to figure out where you fit in the world. And being able to do great things has nothing to do with where you are in life, what your past is, which family you were born into, or how small your town is. It has to do with you: who you chose to be, how you choose to live, what you choose to dream, and how you choose to get there."
In Young and Beardless, John Luke shares what it's like to grow up as a Robertson and what he's learned since stepping out on his own as a man. Robertson focuses a great deal on how to build a dream for your life, how to create a plan to turn that dream into reality, and how to surround yourself with supportive people. With humor and refreshing honesty, Robertson shares his perspective on taking chances, choosing a spouse and embracing your true self. more >>
After the scandals surrounding the television personality Josh Duggar, his wife Anna Duggar is worried about what will happen to their marriage now that he has been released from rehab.
In Touch Weekly reports that Anna is scared to see her husband revert back to his infidelity. During his stay at the treatment facility, Josh was not exposed to the Internet as well as other temptations. Now that he is back, Anna is anticipating the worst, which led to her decision to ban his use of a smartphone.
According to the magazine, a source said, "He isn't allowed to have one of those. He has a little phone with a tiny screen and he can't send or receive picture messages on it." The Duggar family is said to be against the use of smartphones as it can bring bad influences to their children. Josh's father, Jim Bob, previously explained that they only use basic phones that only have call and text functions. more >>