VIA CNN: Las Vegas resident, Johnny Wicks, apparently disgruntled over the loss of a recent Social Security claim opened fire with a shotgun in a federal courthouse Monday, killing a court security officer and injuring a deputy U.S. marshal, authorities said. Law enforcement officials speaking on condition of anonymity identified the man as Johnny Wicks, […]

NASHVILLE — BMI will honor gospel greats Donnie McClurkin and Andraé Crouch at the organization’s 11th Annual Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards Luncheon, slated for January 15, 2010. Held the day before the 25th Annual Stellar Awards, BMI’s invitation-only ceremony will take place at Rocketown (401 6th Avenue South) in Nashville, and will welcome gospel […]

// Can you rel8 to this? This is a re-post from another site I blog.  I thought it was interesting so I wanted to open the discussion here.  Talhe topic alone begs the question, how many people would be willing to commit to eating raw/live foods if you knew it could save your life?  To […]

// At the start of every new year we make decisions to change or enhance something in our lives for the next 365 days. This year, I want to encourage you to make positive financial changes that will stick and set goals that will lead you on a path of prosperity and turn your resolutions […]

Via: // We’ve relied on traditional cardiovascular training forever as our main source of fat reduction. I’m here to say cardiovascular training is overrated. How many times have you seen people who just do cardio, or just take aerobics class, lose weight initially, then hit a wall? You probably know someone that goes to […]

Via: // From A four-year-old boy has died after a bullet fired from up to five kilometres away fell through a church roof and struck him in the head. Marquel Peters was playing a portable video game at the church in Decatur, Georgia, on New Year’s Eve when he suddenly slumped to the […]

// From Black America Web: The Negro Leagues will be featured on upcoming 44-cent stamps as part of the postal service’s 2010 postage program, joining the likes of Nobel Prize winner Mother Teresa, Pulitzer Prize winner Bill Mauldin and Oscar winner Katharine Hepburn. June, stamps will be released honoring Negro Leagues baseball, which operated […]

// Every year people begin by making New Year Resolutions.  It is so much so that when people see you for the first time in the New Year their first question is what your New Year Resolution was.   I have found over the years New Year Resolutions are extreme goals that most people do not […]

Via: // It’s the second day of a new year.  It’s the first moment of a new year.  Today, we will have the first shower or bath, hug, kiss, embrace, conversation, food, experience, of a new year.  A new and fresh anointing rains down in a new year.  This is amazing. Our lives have […]

VIA: THEWASHINGTONPOST.COM According to the Wizards Insider in the Washington Post, Gilbert Arenas brought guns to the Verizon Center because of a dispute with his team mate Jarvaris Crittenton.  The New York Post reports that the incident was over an unpaid gambling debt and that Crittenton also had a weapon. Yahoo! Sports is reporting that […]

VIA: ELEV8.COM Gone are the days of gospel being sterile and one-dimensional. In 2009, the fast changes occurring throughout the world demand that artists who present the gospel in song find new, exciting ways to get the message across. In the realm of music videos, the quality, concept, and presentation have reached their highest levels […]

// For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope. Jeremiah 29:11 (NKJ) 2009 was a year of  financial devastation and turmoil, as it quickly comes to a close a time of reflection is definitely in […]