Failure! I failed! I messed up! No excuses, no explanations, it’s me right here, right now owning my mess. There is no one to blame. It is, what it is. Now where do I go from here? Quitting isn’t an option. So the only choice I have is to pick myself up, dust myself off, forgive myself, and keep moving forward.

I have focused so much on winning, that I forgot that there is much grace and beauty hidden in failure. Winners are not born the moment they win, they are born the moment they get knock down, and they make the choice to get up. Failure builds character and integrity. I have learned more from failure than I ever learned from succeeding. 

I used to think that failure meant the end, but I now know that failure is the beginning. What stops most people from pursuing their dreams is the fear of failure. I have failed so much, failure doesn’t bother me, so now I am free to be me. I am free to try new things, I am free to experience all the wonders of life. If I try something new and I fail, so what, it won’t be the first time, and it definitely won’t be the last time.




CDs Are Now Available For Purchase

Audio versions of sermons preached at Friendship M.B. Church, are now available for purchase.  The Cds are $10.00. If you are interested in purchasing a Cd, please see Latoya in the sound room either before or after Sunday Morning Service, or you may email us at

As always excerpts of some of the sermons preached at Friendship Church can be found on the Church’s YouTube Channel.  An excerpt of one of Pastor Daniels’ recent sermons: My Grace is Sufficient For You, is now uploaded to the Church’s YouTube Channel.  This sermon was preached at Friendship M.B. Church, on February 14, 2016.  To purchase this sermon in its entirety, as well as other sermons preached at Friendship M.B. Church, please email us at

Click the video below to hear the excerpt of: My Grace is Sufficient For You.

Mandatory Leadership Meeting

On March 20, 2016 at 8:00 a.m., there will be a Mandatory Leadership meeting.  All church leaders are required to attend.  Thank you in advance for your attendance.

Willie D. Jackson’s Funeral

Our beloved brother, Willie D. Jackson’s Funeral, will be held at Friendship M.B. Church, Friday March 11, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.  Refreshments will be served immediately after the funeral.  Pastor David and First Lady Altoria Daniels, are requesting all members who willing an able, to bring covered dishes and/or drinks for the repasse.  Following the repasse the family will be traveling to Biloxi National Cemetery, to lay to rest Mr. Jackson’s body. All members who desire to travel to Biloxi, must get in contact with Pastor Daniels no later than Wednesday evening, March 9, 2016.