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December 4, 2019

“It was the best of times; it was the worst of times…” – Charles Dickens Literary enthusiasts remember the famous opening line of Charles Dickens in A Tale of Two Cities. I will borrow from Dickens’ classic line as we close out 2019. In 2019 we have seen some good. This was the first time… [Read More]

Monumental MBC celebrates Pastor and First Lady’s 20th Year Anniversary

November 27, 2019

Saturday, November 2, 2019, Monumental Missionary Baptist Church celebrated the 20th Year Anniversary of their Pastor Roy C. Watson, and First Lady Sharon Watson (left photo) , at Meyer’s Restaurant & Banquet Hall, 4260 S. 76th St. Pastor and First Lady Watson were joined by their family, friends and church family at an elegant “Black… [Read More]

Maintaining a thankful heart in the midst of trying times (Week 4)

November 20, 2019

This month, in recognition of the National Day of Thanksgiving, we have been encouraging our readers to have a thankful heart regardless of their circumstances. This series has been dedicated to two dear friends, identified only as “S & D” who are both dealing with a health crisis involving their husbands. In the conclusion of… [Read More]

Maintaining a thankful heart in the midst of trying times (Week 3)

November 14, 2019

“My mouth will speak in praise of the Lord, let every creature praise His holy name for ever and ever.” – Psalm 145:21 Even in the difficult times, give God thanks! I realize someone may be reading this and saying within themselves, ‘come on Reverend — how can I thank God for what I’m going… [Read More]

Maintaining a thankful heart in the midst of trying times (Week 2)

November 7, 2019

“Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good. His love endures forever.” – Psalm 136:1 This month, in recognition of the National Day of Thanksgiving, we are encouraging you to be thankful even in the midst of trying, difficult times. This series is dedicated to two dear friends, simply identified as “S & D,”… [Read More]

Remembering the Life of Minnie Jewel Linyear

November 7, 2019

Minnie Jewel Linyear was born on August 1, 1946 in Americus, GA to the late Mr. Ernest Davis Sr. and Mrs. Sylvia Davis. Minnie graduated from Sumter High School (Americus, GA) in 1964 and earned her bachelor’s degree in Sociology at Xavier University (New Orleans, LA) in 1968 and later received a Master of Science… [Read More]

Maintaining a thankful heart in the midst of trying times (Week 1)

October 31, 2019

“Always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.” – Ephesians 5:20 During the month of November, we celebrate the national holiday, “Thanksgiving.” It’s that time of the year when many Americans set aside a few moments to reflect on the blessings of God. However, somehow, Thanksgiving… [Read More]

Intimate Partner Violence Month: : Breaking the Cycle of Abuse (Week 4)

October 23, 2019

This month we have tackled a very difficult and painful subject – intimate partner violence/abuse. Adult domestic violence is one of the most serious public health and criminal justice issues facing society today. • About 1 in 5 women and 1 in 7 men report having experienced severe physical violence from an intimate partner in… [Read More]

Local pastor who survived multiple bouts of cancer and stroke, releases new book

October 23, 2019

Pastor Wright hopes book will inspire others not to give up their faith in health battles In 2011, Pastor Lloyd W. Wright, Sr., a Milwaukee native and Pastor of Healing Grace Baptist Church, celebrated his 50th birthday and as part of a New Year’s resolution to take better care of himself, he underwent a precautionary… [Read More]

Intimate Partner Violence Month: Teen dating violence (Week 3)

October 16, 2019

October is Intimate Partner Awareness Month (also known as Domestic Violence). This week this column will address a related topic: Teen Dating Violence. Dating violence is widespread with serious longterm and short-term effects. Many teens do not report it because they are afraid to tell friends and family. A 2018 National Survey by the Centers… [Read More]