We all have seen those commercials with children looking lost, with flies lighting on them, distended stomachs from severe starvation; playing or standing on piles of rubbish and garbage and outright sewage. Most of us turn away, including yours truly, because it’s really hard and painful to watch as most of us sit in the […]Read more "Sponsoring a Dream"
Whew…. (and again I say…) Whew! I just came back from camping with the youth group to Creation Fest 2008! A four day, three night camping experience on the Agape Farms near Mt. Union, Pennsylvania. Suffice it to say, that was not necessarily my cup of tea. However, I must say that I’ve grown from […]Read more "Guess Who’s Bizzak"
Well, I’m definitely going to be gone for a few days this week, and the week of July 6th, but I will share about the place my work is leaving for tomorrow. It’s this place called Creation. Out in the middle of nowhere. On a farm. Yeah….this should be fun. I looked at the schedule […]Read more "What’s REALLY good?"
I guess I’ll continue this vein of music with the following clip. For those of you at work, bust out the headphones, the language on here is rough: Bats turned me on this one, (and yes for all things hip hop, which I am definitely not check out HipHopDX or his blog on my blogroll) […]Read more "In honor of Black Music Month: Soulja Boy Tell’em’s Beef with Ice-T"
The only thing worse than white innocence is white ignorance. A quick Google search didn’t show that the aforementioned quote is a particularly famous one, so I’m personally attributing it to my friend over at Soul Jonz. That quote was the result of title statement that my host mother told me. We were all sitting […]Read more "So Hip Hop is from the prison culture? I missed the memo"
Ever since I personally felt dissed by Obama and his disavowal of Jeremiah Wright in late April and more importantly for me, allowing for outright mistruths concerning the Black Church and that which is the black preacher and many other nuances of black culture to be passed on to unsuspecting liberal and conservative whites alike […]Read more "Obama’s Image Problem"
Hmmmm…. I may start to periodically find some Youtube church clips that I’ve found particularly funny or particularly interesting. For those of you who don’t know already, I’m pretty into church and into the musical and preaching aspects specifically of the Black Church. It’s a rich history and runs the full gamut of that which […]Read more "Does This Happen At Your Church?"