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Why Run? Turning your back on God’s call to service

Written by Featured Organization on Tuesday, 17 September 2013 12:35.

By Pastor Dale Haynes -- “But Jonah got up and went in the opposite direction to get away from the Lord. He went down to the port of Joppa, where he found a ship leaving for Tarshish. He bought a ticket and went on board, hoping to escape from the Lord by sailing to Tarshish.” Jonah 1:3. Beloved, how often have we turned away when we were called by God to do a work we didn’t like? How often have we tried to escape that work by rationalizing and pushing it off on others?


Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents

Written by Featured Organization on Tuesday, 17 September 2013 12:13.

By Reid Wilson, PhD and  Lynn Lyons, LICSW -- Deerfield Beach, FL, - With anxiety at epidemic levels among our children, Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents (HCI Books -- $14.95 – ISBN: 9780757317260 – September 2013) offers a contrarian yet effective approach to help children and teens push through their fears, worries, and phobias to ultimately become more resilient, independent, and happy.


From Fatherless to Fatherhood: What Makes A Man A Father?

Written by Dr. Dwayne Buckingham on Monday, 22 July 2013 10:48.

Washington, DC -- On Sunday, July 7, viewers tuned in to the follow up to Oprah's LifeClass presentation of Fatherless Sons and Daddyless Daughters, an OWN network series tackling the epidemic of fatherlessness in America.

Spiritual Commentary: Take It To Heart

Written by Pastor Dale Haynes on Monday, 22 July 2013 10:46.

Truth is these days there is a lot of thought that goes into doing church.  Millions if not billions of neurons, synapse and axons are brought into play.  In other words there is a lot of cerebral activity going on in the church and all of that is fine as long as it is submitted to God's Spirit and subjected to God's Word.

‘Active Surveillance’ May Miss Aggressive Prostate Cancers in Black Men

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 01 July 2013 15:07.

A Johns Hopkins study of more than 1,800 men ages 52 to 62 suggests that African-Americans diagnosed with very-low-risk prostate cancers are much more likely than white men to actually have aggressive disease that goes unrecognized with current diagnostic approaches.

AARP Emphasizes Affordable Care Act Education in Hispanic Communities

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 01 July 2013 15:05.

Establishing New Collaborations to Reach Hispanic Population with Training and Resources
WASHINGTON -- Today, AARP announced a new effort focused in Hispanic communities to increase education and knowledge about the Affordable Care Act and to prepare families for the opening of health exchanges in the fall.