bub thumb  7 PRINCIPLES OF GREAT MINISTRY LEADERS

   By Pastor Lewis Hemphill Jr.

  One of the greatest joys I have being a believer is serving in ministry.
  There is nothing like using the gifts that God has given you in an area
  that actually promotes God and advances the Kingdom agenda. I have had the
  privilege of being a leader and there is so much I have learned that I
  would like to share read more
  

bub thumb  I WISH I KNEW BEFORE I SAID I DO

   By Pastor Lewis Hemphill Jr.

  My amazing wife, Dana, and I are celebrating thirteen years of marriage.
  While this time frame is just a drop in the bucket for many, it’s a milestone
  that we were excited to reach. This journey has yielded many ups and downs,
  but our commitment to the covenant that we made with each other and with God
  is what has kept us read more
  

bub thumb  7 STEPS TO FREEDOM FROM DEPRESSION

   By Pastor Lewis Hemphill Jr.

  The Mayo Clinic defines depression as a mood disorder that causes a persistent
  feeling of sadness and loss of interest. Depression affects how you feel,
  think and behave and lead to emotional and physical problems. They
  describe the symptoms of depression as sadness, emptiness, hopelessness,
  angry outbursts, irritability or frustration read more
  

bub thumb  Lessons From A Second Year Church Planter

   By Pastor Lewis Hemphill Jr.

  This is an exciting time for me as a pastor. The Link Church, where I have the
  privilege of serving, is celebrating two years of ministry. I can honestly attest
  that, “Time flies when you’re having fun”. Pastoring requires that you constantly
  learn from your successes and failures. I believe it’s our responsibility
  to share what we have learned to make the path read more
  

bub thumb  What’s Going On & What Must We Do?

   By Pastor Lewis Hemphill Jr.

  On May 15, 1965, Motown vocal group, The Four Tops arrived in Berkeley on tour
  only to witness police brutality and violence in the People’s Park during a
  peaceful rally and protest held by anti-war activists.That day became known
  as Bloody Thursday as 6000 blacks were chased and beaten by mobs of police
  because they chose to denounce the war. Renaldo “Obie” Benson, read more
  

bub thumb  What in the world is the glass bubble?

   By Pastor Lewis Hemphill Jr.

  About ten years ago during an altar call at my then home church (shout out to
  Victory Temple COGIC) I had a vision. In that vision my wife, Dana, and I were in a
  glass or see-through bubble hovering over the altar. Everyone below us could see
  everything we were doing on the inside of that glass bubble. At that time, I had no
  idea that I would be a pastor, but I knew God had called us to be leaders and that
  vision was just a preview of the life that we would have where read more