The Pittsburgh Project

It is an early morning… as we grab lunch and prepare to serve throughout the week, low-income and elderly in the city of Pittsburgh. I’ll see how many updates I can do this week (all from my phone). Check out the Pittsburgh Project at http://www.pittsburghproject.com

Being Different (Numbers 14:20-24)

20 The LORD replied, “I have forgiven them, as you asked. 21 Nevertheless, as surely as I live and as surely as the glory of the LORD fills the whole earth, 22 not one of those who saw my glory and the signs I performed in Egypt and in the wilderness but who disobeyed meContinue reading “Being Different (Numbers 14:20-24)”

The Latest Victim of Racial Profiling… Well Respected Professor of Harvard University, Henry Louis Gates

Yes it is true one of the premier and most well known black intellectuals in our country was arrested while trying to get into his own home… Had to share the story here… I am looking forward to hearing him speak this upcoming February at Messiah College. Unfortunately, Cambridge has gained a terrible reputation inContinue reading “The Latest Victim of Racial Profiling… Well Respected Professor of Harvard University, Henry Louis Gates”

Judge Sotomayor… Qualified or Questionable, you decide?

The debate is on, I tend to see Pat as being racist and bigoted in this speech, but I am sure there are plenty of other perspectives.  Freestyle with me, why is Judge Sotomayor such a controversial figure for the RNC?

Transparency

Sometimes when I look around, it seems like everyone else has it all together, and that I am the only one who struggles and has weaknesses.  But then I have a true and real conversation with a close friend, and am quickly reminded that we all struggle, we all have imperfections, we all sin, weContinue reading “Transparency”

Racism at the Pool…

I wasn’t going to write about the racist pool incident that I heard about recently, but then I ran into this article and it was right on point, so I wanted to pass it on. Click here to read it… let me know what you think! Here is a video as well… talking about whatContinue reading “Racism at the Pool…”

Senate asks Obama to pardon late boxing legend Jack Johnson

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate urged President Barack Obama to pardon the late black heavyweight champion Jack Johnson, who was sent to prison nearly a century ago because of his romantic ties with a white woman. Johnson became the first black heavyweight champion in 1908 — 100 years before Obama was elected America’s firstContinue reading “Senate asks Obama to pardon late boxing legend Jack Johnson”