Posts tagged "Chicago"

Remembering Bobby Womack: His death lifts the lid off my heart

Remembering Bobby Womack: His death lifts the lid off my heart
Death is inevitable. We know this. But there are some people when you hear about their passing, it just hits you hard. Bobby Womack is one of those people for me.  I never knew him personally, never met the man, but his music was an integral part of my upbringing and the psychology I have... Read more »

Kroc Center Chicago celebrates 2yrs. in West Pullman area Saturday, free and open to the public

Kroc Center Chicago celebrates 2yrs. in West Pullman area Saturday, free and open to the public
Everyone knows about the issues that plague Chicago. We know about crime, murders and violence, and the challenges of the public and charter school system. We know Chicago has unpredictable weather, and we know of our city’s longstanding sports team rivalries.  I mean, when you think of Chicago, you can think of any number of... Read more »

Reminiscing on the South Side of Chicago

Reminiscing on the South Side of Chicago
Oh how I used to love the South Side of Chicago on a Sunday! It was a menagerie of happy people, the smell of good barbecue, clean cars, good music, and family love. Once everyone got home from church, you could play in the streets all day and night. You could walk up to your... Read more »
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Are you responsible for crime in Chicago?

Are you responsible for crime in Chicago?
Everybody knows about Chicago’s astronomical crime rates, but have you ever stopped to consider if you are responsible for crime in Chicago? Gang crimes and miscreant youth wreak havoc on our city making our Magnificent Mile less than majestic. This gains national media attention and Rahm immediately puts plans in action to keep violent kids... Read more »

Watching Gates's PBS series is like personal genomic testing for your soul

Watching Gates's PBS series is like personal genomic testing for your soul
While traveling recently for a business trip, I experienced turbulence unlike ever before while reading about personal genomic testing. It seems only fitting that it was, consequently, the bumpiest ride of my life as I sat there and considered the implications of how this study and science relates to Henry Louis Gates’s series “The African... Read more »

Chicago pastor discusses "Preachers of LA" in Vimeo--You've GOT to see this!

Chicago pastor discusses "Preachers of LA" in Vimeo--You've GOT to see this!
Every Sunday I have the privilege and pleasure of attending church with 18,000 others at New Life Covenant Southeast church in Chicago. With four services at two different locations, John Hannah, Senior Pastor of NLC, not only packs the church house, he  packs a powerful punch in the pulpit also.  This is why his membership grows... Read more »
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