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It’s time to stop talking and act!

It’s time to stop talking and act!

And by faith Abel still speaks, even though he is dead. — Hebrews 11:4b

The recent massacre in Las Vegas has once again forced our nation to come to grips with the need to pass responsible gun laws.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell recently said, “I think it’s premature to be discussing legislative solutions if there are any,” and President Donald J. Trump told reporters Wednesday, “We are not going to talk about that today.”

The question is: When are we going to talk about it? And more importantly, when are we going stop talking about it and enact responsible gun laws!
The Las Vegas massacre was the deadliest mass shooting in modern United States history. Prior to Las Vegas, there had been more than 1,500 mass shootings since Sandy Hook. On average, there is more than one mass shooting for each day in America.

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Philly pastor, congregation aid Houston area church

Philly pastor, congregation aid Houston area church

John N. Mitchell Tribune Staff Writer Sep 1, 2017

As a native of Dallas, the first thing that crossed Pastor Kevin Johnson’s mind after Hurricane Harvey slammed into the southeastern coast of Texas was the safety of family and friends. And after he got the word — his people are well despite experiencing property damage — he jumped into action.

The pastor of Dare to Imagine Church at 6611 Ardleigh Street placed a call to his former Morehouse College classmate, Dr. Timothy Sloan, Pastor of St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church in Humble, TX, just outside of Houston, and asked how he and the congregation can help.

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Pastor Urges Parents to Boycott School if District Doesn’t Receive Full Funding

Officials have until Friday, superintendent says, to provide $50 million in funding or else schools may not open on-time

By David Chang and Vince Lattanzio

Don’t send your kids to school if the district doesn’t receive $180 million. That’s the message Reverend Dr. Kevin R. Johnson sent to parents Monday night during a town hall meeting on the Philadelphia School budget crisis. Read More