Flash back to Lauryn Hill’s call for true Hip Hop

I love this song, and obviously Lauryn Hill is one of Hip Hip’s finest artists.  I love the line “”music is supposed to inspire, so how come we ain’t gettin no higher”.  There have always been mainly two main streams of hip hop… why are the stereotypical performers the most popular, and what effect isContinue reading “Flash back to Lauryn Hill’s call for true Hip Hop”

Question?

What is the relatinship between Jesus and stirring up trouble?  And if there is a direct correlation between the two, then what are the implications for us as His followers?  Freestyle with me…

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?

Just One thing… Remember the Poor!!!

Galatians 2:9-10 “and when James, Cephas, and John, who seemed to be pillars, perceived the grace that had been given to me, they gave me and Barnabas the right hand of fellowship, that we should go to the Gentiles and they to the circumcised. 10 They desired only that we should remember the poor, theContinue reading “Just One thing… Remember the Poor!!!”

Michael Eric Dyson on President Obama

Watch this edgy and controversial video of Michael Eric Dyson commenting on the first 100 days of the President! What do you think about Dyson’s thoughts on President Obama? Is he right?  Freestyle with me, has the black community given President Obama a free pass without any critique or accountability?