by Pastor Joe Flores --People have told me that I am hard on preachers. I must confess that although I maintain a healthy respect for the calling and gift of the pastor to the church, the position of the pastor has been vitiated by the lack of character and the demoralizing behavior of many of the men and women who occupy the pulpit and carry this moniker.
Written by Lawrence A. Robinson Challenging the status quo is always a daunting task. The status quo appears to be stable and everyone has accepted it for what it is. When the leader of a social organization or group, such as the Orange County NAACP the Orange County Urban League or the African American Chamber of Commerce, has set himself or herself up in a status quo situation, it is near impossible to change or even alter that status. Inertia just won't allow it.
It does not matter whether you agree or disagree with the president on healthcare, because it is the law. No law is perfect and there are times that a law must be repaired or fixed, but as an American citizen we have an obligation to obey it. The major portion of the Affordable Care Act was rolled out on October 1, 2013, and the website to register Americans was dysfunctional, and an embarrassment to the president and his team.
by Jonathan Sebastian Blount Overstand that Black Americans no longer share a sense of common identity, challenges nor purpose. We have no identity leadership nor affinity commonality. We have and are devolving without any effort to enhance our cultural relationships.
It is a very sad, pitiful state of being. Our leaders just meet, greet, shake and fake. They suck up the swill of an illusory material paradise lost.
written by Linda Hayles September of 2012, I said, "It would be great if I could get me and the kids to Texas". I was living in Orlando, FL. January of this year, 2013 I decided to move my family to Texas. I had just started Les Mills Pump and I just wanted to lose "some weight". I needed to buy a car, too.
written by Earl L. Small Thought For Today. Veteran's Day is a time when all of us who have served in the military can wear our colors and be proud of what we were no matter where, or when we were in, or what our job was.
Each of us were a part of a whole and were important. The best single thing of all is that we are a part of a select group of people: A Band of Brothers & Sisters that are forever bound together.