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A TRAUMATIZED VILLAGE CAN’T RAISE A CHILD

It still takes a village to raise a child—but a traumatized village can’t raise anyone—we need healing. So it was an honor to be the keynote presenter for the Institute for Population Health’s Team Us Co-Parenting Conference. It was a blessing to be in the midst of many who came together to promote fatherhood, healthy manhood, collaborative parenting and family unity. Thank you University of Michigan of Social Work for sponsoring such a needed conference. #CryLikeAMan

Don’t Despise Small Beginnings!

September 18, 2019

I was prompted by the Most High to share this brief word of encouragement with those who are discouraged by where they are in their lives—knowing Yah has more in store for their lives. Embrace the place where you are, so that you can learn what’s needed for where you are going!

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Life is full of decisions, but life is not about decisions

September 15, 2019

I am so thankful I listened to wisdom instead of my emotions because another strong rain could have caused some potentially costly damage. Also, a flat-roof in Michigan is not ideal—it needs to be maintained annually. Praise Yah for my neighbor because another month of procrastinating could have cost our family💰!

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Love Is Together—Forever!

September 14, 2019

Men: We must never allow our fear of being inadequate, stop us from marrying the woman who can help us become whole! I’m so thankful I allowed my wife and I to get it together—together. Now our love is together—forever!

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Hope 911 Trailer

September 12, 2019

When all is lost, know that hope is on the way.

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Hope 911

September 11, 2019

The Yunion, in association with TBOP Media, presents “Hope 911”, a film that explores the traumas, and tragedies that place adolescents and teens at risk of suicide.

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NEVER LET THE APPEARANCE OF A THREAT… THREATEN YOU!

September 10, 2019

As I told The Cave of Adullam recruit in this video—don’t be distracted by the distractions—focus on solving the problem!

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Battle With Suicidal Thoughts

September 9, 2019

I never thought I’d be sharing my story publicly, but if that means I can help someone through their journey, it’s worth it.

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Celebrating Academic Excellence!

September 6, 2019

Celebrate academic achievement! #SavingBoys

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The Yunion Annual Staff and Volunteer Appreciation Day!

September 5, 2019

The Yunion has the BEST STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS EVER! We had a blast celebrating them at our annual Staff and Volunteer Appreciation Day!

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Struggles To Success

September 1, 2019

Today my family planned to start our staycation and tonight is our nonprofit The Yunion’s annual Staff & Volunteer Appreciation Day and we were all meeting up for dinner. Unfortunately the alarm system on our newly acquired building was not functioning properly, so I had to stay here until “help” arrived.

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RECEIVING AFFIRMATION

August 31, 2019

My brothers: When we cannot receive love and affirmation from each other—we will never be able to attain the healing we so desperately desire. Living in a state of heartache, wearies the soul and takes the life out of living. I know this pain so well, which is why I #CryLikeAMan daily until we can collectively heal and be whole. 

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Never Take The Detour

August 31, 2019

As many of you know, it took two years for our nonprofit The Yunion to fundraise enough money to purchase a 15,000 sft building to expand The Cave of Adullam and our other life changing programs. 

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The Path To Healing

August 31, 2019

The path to healing isn’t easy—comprehensive manhood requires courageous transparency. As long as we are more concerned about our image, the pain will always stay within—suppressing what we really feel and who we really are.

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 Iyanla Vanzant used CryLikeAMan Book

August 26, 2019

I was humbled when Iyanla Vanzant used my book #CryLikeAMan as a resource on her show, but tonight I was encouraged by her words and blessed by her presence! Thank you Iyanla!

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PURGING PASSIVITY

August 25, 2019

“The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers it.”

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The Yunion Behind The Scenes Shots for Upcoming Film

August 25, 2019

“Hold up…  you said The Yunion is coming out with another film???”

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