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Interesting article. Read the linked story and share your thoughts.
Originally posted on The Uppity Negro:
Dear Bishop Charles E. Blake and the General Board of the Church of God in Christ,
The 107th Holy Convocation of the Church of God in Christ will be held from November 3-11, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri and as a concerned progressive Christian of the millennial generation, I implore you that during this week of meetings, worship services and workshops that you lead this aggregation of people outside of the Edward Jones Dome toward the seats of governmental power in the city of Ferguson, the city of St. Louis and the state of Missouri and demand justice on behalf of the family of Michael Brown.
Growing up in the institutional Black Church, I understand that as an institution that it was instrumental in the liberation of Africans enslaved on these shores both in the visible and invisible church as well as the liberation of the descendants of these same African slaves…
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You never know what you will be asked on an interview. Even when you prepare you can be blindsided with a question. Share the hardest question you have ever been asked.
I took a plane flight this past weekend and I took plastic gloves annd disinfectant wipes to clean the tray tables and the armrest, but I knew that was an act of spitting in the wind. Ebola is here and we don’t seem to know how to handle it. the government seems more reactive than proactive. Health care workers are complaining about a lack of protocol. The government seems to be in some kind of paralytic stupor. The talking heads they send out can’t offer comfort because they know this is more than they can handle. We need a plan and not platitudes. This is not going to get better until someone comes up with a actual plan that is not predicated on reaction. Are we expecting too much from our government?
This ad is from Dream Defenders. Do you think it is fair? We have seen incidents of police misconduct, but in some areas wouldn’t the young men and boys wear them to fend off criminals that are actually their neighbors? Share your thoughts.
is everything fair in politics? Wendy Davis candidate for governor of Texas addresses her opponents disability. Did she go too far?
I read the linked story today and I am left shaking my head. So many people love and trust their pastor, and more often than not that trust is deserved. When your pastor asks you to have sex with him please note he is not a man of God. He is simply a man looking for a hookup, but if only that was the only problem. Pastor Juan McFarland admitted in the pulpit to multple hookups, misuse of church funds, and he has AIDS. The congregation is reeling and he has been fired, but is that enough? If a pastor misuses church funds shouldn’t there be some legal ramifications? What are the women left to do that slept with him? Why did they sleep with him? This is a sad story. There are no winners but there is a villian and his name is Juan.
It is with profound sadness and heartfelt disappointment that we must inform you of the death of Thomas Eric Duncan this morning at 7:51 am. Mr. Duncan succumbed to an insidious disease, Ebola. He fought courageously in this battle. Our professionals, the doctors and nurses in the unit, as well as the entire Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas community, are also grieving his passing. We have offered the family our support and condolences at this difficult time.