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Month: October 2009

Music and the message…

Music and the message…

Someone said that the sheep need to hear their shepherds sing… That could be so. At any rate, in the Old and New Testament of the BIBLE, we are encouraged to sing and make music. Music helps to calm the soul and spirit, and prepare hearts to hear the message. The world and the devil use music very effectively. Often, we relegate music to entertainment or something. Music is a WEAPON and effective TOOL in praise and worship. Praise stills…

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Marriage Matters to Kids:

Marriage Matters to Kids:

Just following up on my visit to the Hampton U Marriage, Family and Parenting Institute headed up Dr. Linda Malone-Colon. I was going through some files, doing some research and came across Marriage Matters to Kids. More and more, it seems like if we get back to the original blueprint of a man and a woman marrying, loving each other, having children, loving and nurturing those children, there would be less violence in the world. Seems like the children understand…

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Ohmygosh!: Now Ken Blackwell is labeled a racist? What next? Are prolife African Americans Uncle Toms and Aunt Thomasinas?

Ohmygosh!: Now Ken Blackwell is labeled a racist? What next? Are prolife African Americans Uncle Toms and Aunt Thomasinas?

Please check out this blog, and the one by Catherine Davis too. Alveda African American: Ken Blackwell Responds To Charges Of ‘Racism’ For Opposing Obama’s Politics http://talkaboutitcd.blogspot.com/

1891: correction to Civil Rights battle for sanctity of life expands to include marriage, family and parenting

1891: correction to Civil Rights battle for sanctity of life expands to include marriage, family and parenting

Freedwoman Mary Park taught children in 1891, not 1981. Hampton, VA: On the beautiful campus of Hampton University in Virginia, a valiant group of multi-ethnic leaders gathered this week to discuss the state of marriage in America, specifically marriage in Black America; and to sign a related declaration at the site of the historical “Emancipation Oak” where freedwoman Mary Peak taught children of former slaves in 1891. It was noted by Dr. Alveda King, Director of African American Outreach of…

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Tragic Chicago gang slaying reminds us of how precious life can be…

Tragic Chicago gang slaying reminds us of how precious life can be…

Ruben Obregon at Priests for life writes about the tragic Chicago gang slaying… http://www.prolifeblogs.com/articles/archives/2009/09/gang_kills_blac.php Gang Kills Black Teen in Chicago – Over 159 Black Children Killed Weekly in Cook County Last week in Cook County, Illinois, Derrion Albert, 16, was murdered after being in the wrong place at the wrong time as a gang fight broke out. What a tragic death for a kid who had a promising future. As a father, my heart goes out to his family –…

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