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Living Legend: Pastor F.N. Williams

By Rebecca S. Jones Rev. Floyd Nathaniel Williams, Sr. was born into a family of preachers, community activists and prominent political affiliation. As a lad, he watched his father and grandfather the late Rev. Mike Williams face police brutality and all of the ills associated with strong vocal Black leaders in that era, who combatted

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Reverend Rhonda Rogers is new Deacon at St. Francis of Assisi

The Reverend Rhonda Rogers of Houston is the new Deacon at St. Francis of Assisi. Rogers was ordained a Deacon at the special ordination service at Christ Church Cathedral on June 22, 2019. Rev. Rogers was welcomed with a special luncheon reception following her first sermon on September 1, 2019. Canon Joann Saylors from the

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I Owe it All to God

By Rebecca S. Jones HOUSTON – While at a resale shop in 1989, Marilyn Bolden Grant of KTSU (90.9 FM) found an album she fell in love with. She began playing the song on air every Sunday morning at 10a.m. Fast forward three decades later, and Dr. Darrell L. Rushing’s, “I Owe it All to

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I Don’t Know Him!

Photo credit: AP Photo/Brynn Anderson Bobby E. Mills, PhD Two thousand years ago Jesus walked along the shores of the Galilee Sea proclaiming a higher calling; asking individuals to form a community, spiritually acknowledging and embracing the reality of God. “And Jesus, walking by the Sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon called Peter, and

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Godly Teaching: Godly Training

Photo credit: Chantilly Baptist Church By Bobby E. Mills, PhD American society is in a state of Presidential moral-leadership-confusion and free-fall, because of the spiritual breakdown of nuclear family units. Moreover, the basic moral foundation of America’s democratic Constitutional institutional structure is threatened by the love of power, money, and sex (PMS). As a result,

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To Serve

By Rebecca S. Jones HOUSTON – St. John United Methodist Church-Downtown has emerged into one of the most socially conscious and culturally diverse religious facilities in the city. From an initial membership of nine established in 1992, St. John’s has seen over 32,000 members to date. Having no prior religious background, Pastor Rudy Rasmus and

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Our Mother of Mercy Parish Celebrated 25 Years of Service

Source/Photo credit: Provost Studios The Our Mother of Mercy Parish (Rev. Rodney Armstrong, S.S.J., Pastor) celebrated 25 years of service as they honored Deacon Charles J. Allen, Sr. and Deacon Cornelius Llorens; on their ordination as Deacons in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. Twenty-five years ago The Most Reverend Joseph A. Fiorenza ordained Deacons Allen and

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The Preston’s

By Rebecca S. Jones Photo credit: Priscilla Graham Photography HOUSTON – Proverbs 13:22a declares, “A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children’s children…” Some fathers choose to leave an inheritance of material wealth, some choose to leave none at all. Although not perfect, Pastor T. Leon Preston, II has strived to live a life

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Galilee MBC Awards 60K in Scholarships on Graduates Day

By Chelsea Davis-Bibb Photo credit: Provost & Associates Since 2010, Galilee Missionary Baptist Church in Acres Homes, has given out 119 scholarships to their graduating seniors to help give them a head start on their education endeavors. This year was no exception. Under the leadership of Pastor, Dr. Edwin Davis, Galilee was able to award

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The Deceit of Darkness

HOUSTON - I love magic shows. I enjoy watching magicians use various skills to deceive our eyes into believing some random object is floating in midair, has changed colors, or disappeared. My favorite skill to watch is sleight of hand.

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