Many of us have heard versions of a sermon by Ministers of the Gospel that uses the scripture from the bible, Matthew 7:7-8 that states; 7 “Ask, and it will be given you. Seek, and you will find. Knock, and it will be opened for you. 8 For everyone who asks receives. He who seeks … Continue reading Ask – Seek – Knock By Mark Lampkin
As we celebrate the new year, we take pause and reflect back on the notable sports figures we lost in 2019. Frank Robinson: The first black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to be voted Most Valuable Player in both leagues. He was 83. Don Newcombe: Former Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodger … Continue reading IN MEMORIAM By Mark Hollis
Gray clouds now cover bare branchesGod knows I love this sceneThe snow and ice they blanket the ground,Wintertime where now I dream.Of Spring and all new blossoms,How I long for this sweet time,When mother came from Grandmother’s womb,God took them, but it’s just fine,With what my Lord has let me know,About Earth’s life, the ice … Continue reading Grandma, Mom and Leaves By DECB, Sr.
After the holidays, you review your gifts and discover the sweater your aunt got for you doesn’t fit. Or maybe you changed your mind about the hat you purchased as a gift to yourself. I know many of you dread heading back into the stores to make returns. Here is a list of local stores … Continue reading Best Return Policies By Meicka “J”
January 1, 2020 rang in a new year, and the beginning of a new decade. Looking back at the past 10 years there have been many memorable moments, from the economy, to politics, to health. Some of those memories were personal. Some made national and local headlines, a few did not. President Barack Obama, the … Continue reading A Decade in Review By Cheryll Boswell
Change is coming to our community, and it is happening right now at the Church of The Living God, 2815 W. Lake Avenue in Peoria. Our new Youth Program entitled "Change" will be held every 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month with the exception of Holidays and severe weather conditions. Session #3 will begin … Continue reading Change Is Coming New Youth Program at Church of the Living God By Robin Carter
When today's children of color check for the weather, they may come across WGN's (Channel 9) meteorologist Demetrius Ivory's forecast. Ivory's ebony skin and professional attire are a given, as he shares knowledge about the upcoming snow storms, but someone else paved the way for him to represent himself on the national newscast. Dr. June … Continue reading Trailblazers' Life was Spent Giving Back By: Cassiette West-Williams