FOLLOW OUR FOUNDER




 

 

 

Enjoy reading stories like these? Consider donating to Empowering Everyday Women Ministries, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

We distribute inspiring free content worldwide to edify the faith of believers and share the gospel with the broken and hurting. Our staff also launches initiatives and campaigns to benefit those who are overlooked, misused, forgotten and in need.

Learn more about who we are and why you should give today.

You can save lives. Learn more about EEW's advocacy and efforts to bring awareness to the epidemic of Autoimmune diseases that affect 50 million people, mostly women, in the U.S. Learn more here.

Stressed and in transition? TD Jakes gives advice

Devotion: God will bless you abundantly

Podcast: Because God Said It...

 

Devotion: God is able to change it

 


Podcast: Things are coming full circle

 

Devotion: The enemy won't steal your harvest

 

Podcast: God has already done it

 

Devotion: Expect abundant blessings

 

Podcast: Get ready for a divine switch

  

Devotion: God is preparing you for victory

 

10 verses to keep you sane in a crazy world

 

Got News Tips? Our award-winning editorial team wants the buzz. Send it to buzz[at]eewmagazine[dot]com!

Join thousands within our faith community who receive inspiration from Dianna Hobbs’ “Your Daily Cup of Inspiration” podcast! LISTEN HERE

 INSPIRATION


DONATE

NEWSLETTER

 

Just... why? Trump targets Chrissy and John

Trump says democrats aren't religious

 

 

Dianna Hobbs released from ICU

 

During 2nd ICU stay, Dianna had multiple seizures, mini stroke... but God!

 

Le'Andria celebrates 9 months sober

 

 

Vickie Winans mourns loss of latest husband

 

Simone Biles gets support after brother arrested

 

 

Why Wendy won't trash her ex

NFL quarterback slammed for promoting the Bible

Niecy gets false prophecy

 

Kierra Sheard tributes Brandy

Top 5 favorite Christian actresses

Tasha Cobbs says she finally loves herself

Bernice King has issues with white evangelicals

LeToya Luckett inspires you to affirm yourself

 

 

Bad report? Believe the report of the Lord!

Stop trying to fit in!

Powerful inspiration trending this week

Made a mistake? 5 guilt-erasing scriptures

4 habits of strong Christians

Girl, find your inner sparkle!

 

Read our statement of belief HERE.

How to receive Christ MORE

Get to know Dianna Hobbs HERE.

« Is Andrew ‘Delivert’ Caldwell Just Seeking Attention? | Main | T-Boz On Fighting Sickle Cell Disease: ‘I Never Got Angry With God’ »
Tuesday
Mar032015

Tina Campbell Gets Transparent About Family Drama; Says She Asked God ‘How Is this Glorifying You?’

GETTYArticle By Monica Wonder:: EEW Magazine

Tina Campbell of GRAMMY® award-winning duo Mary Mary got transparent at Howard Theatre Monday, March 2.

During a private viewing party for Season 4 of her WE tv reality show, she spoke openly about the embarrassment of having her life fall apart in front of millions.

The 40-year-old wife and mother said she felt like, “I go let my life show on a TV show so they can see how Christians live. Now I got a busted family and my husband’s dogging me out like everybody else’s!”

After news that Teddy was unfaithful hit, Tina said she was “mean and bitter, finna kill him and everybody, like all the rest of these [unsaved] chicks.”

Rather than modeling what a healthy Christian family should look like, she thought, “My kids finna be all from a jacked up family."

She then said she asked God, “How is this glorifying you?”

In a preview of the new season, Tina is depicted as erratic and spastic, busting out windows, contemplating suicide and blowing up at everyone around her.

She, from the looks of it, was indeed out of control as those around her suggested.

Even she knew things had gone too far.

Feeling abandoned by God, the reality star and singer told Praise 104.1’s Cheryl Jackson, as well as the event audience, that she spoke to God candidly.

Tina said, “I’m not saying You owe me to do me good, but You said I’m your child.”

She continued, “I might be a tore up child with a big mouth and I try to control everything and I ain’t all that reverent all the time, but I’m still Your child. What You gone do God? You just gone leave me out here like this?”

She went on, “I am busted. I am tore up. I’m a little bit disrespectful, but I need help and I’m coming to You.”

After she calmed down some, He answered and helped her through it.

Following the well-documented drama, these days, things have improved dramatically in her life.

Teddy and Tina reconciled and renewed their wedding vows. Plus, she is gearing up to release a new book and solo album this year.

What started out as an embarrassment is now a testimony of God’s power to restore and create beauty from ashes.

RELATED: 'Mary Mary' Season 4 Trailer: All Hell Breaks Loose

PrintView Printer Friendly Version

EmailEmail Article to Friend

Reader Comments

There are no comments for this journal entry. To create a new comment, use the form below.

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>