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At age 17 I signed the dotted line to enter the military and serve this country. Two days after graduating high school, at age 18, it was official. I was on a plane from Raleigh to Dallas Texas. Later stationed at Fort Bragg, I knew that I could be called at any moment to be ready to deploy anywhere in the world within an 18 hours notice... From the social realm, we all have not only a civil but a moral responsibilty in responding to the call to serve and protect our communties..
How do you not come back motivated from a Les Brown Speaker Training Seminar? If there was any lag in motivation on my part since its recent peak during President Barack Obama's inauguration, this past weekend sure made up for it. It's not very often you get the opportunity to enjoy the sunshine of Orlando and at the same time a full moon of knowledge and wisdom with stars in the...
Rev. Ed Richardson, D.Min., has been appointed Director of Pastoral Care for Cape Fear Valley Health System. Richardson has directed hospital Pastoral Care programs for more than 25 years and has been Board Certified by the Association of Professional Chaplains for 20 years.
One night a father and his son were on a camping trip. The little boy soon noticed these bugs flying around that looked like they had little light bulbs in them. Curious, the boy asked his father what was making them light up. Not knowing himself, the father said to his son, "it's that stuff they got in 'em. In many ways we as believers are much like fireflies, what we called lightning bugs. Light production in fireflies is due to a type of chemical reaction..
He has outlined a concrete agenda that addresses every concern anyone has or will ever have. He's got a healthcare plan that's literally out of this world and promises eternal life. He has an excellent plan to end the war; the war in our minds, the war in our homes, in our marriages, in our finances, in our everyday situations. He understands that his soldiers are on the battlefield of life fighting the enemy everyday.
On Easter Sunday many local churches joined together to collect a special offering for the homeless. Hosted by the WIDU Wake Up Team, every church was invited to participate. The 1600 WIDU WAKE UP Pastors Coalition also encourages church congregations in the community to show compassion to the homeless by donating items.
The Fayetteville Metropolitan Housing Authority has been approved for a million HOPE VI grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, HUD. The grant will support the redevelopment of two public housing developments, Campbell Terrace and Delona Gardens, with modern housing that reflects the architecture of Fayetteville...