Throughout Barack Obama’s inauguration festivities this week, prayers and benedictions were prominent and numerous. What might it say about the President and the country that Obama embraced this tradition so warmly?
Monthly Archive for January, 2009
Written by Willis E. Elliott, Minister, teacher, author
Willis E. Elliott is an ordained United Church of Christ and American Baptist minister, “On Faith” panelist Dr. Willis E. Elliott has been a pastor, teacher, lecturer, administrator, consultant (to Newsweek for 38 years), church executive, and the author of six books. His five earned degrees in religion [...]
Posted in Uncategorized on Jan 21st, 2009
President-elect visits wounded soldiers, a homeless shelter and volunteers writing to service personnel
By Matthew Hay Brown and Mary Gail Hare
As an African-American business owner, Joe Weaver has observed Martin Luther King Jr. Day each of the past 14 years by working. When people asked why Global Interactive Design was open on the federal holiday, he [...]
Hope attends the inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States. In one sense, that’s no surprise. Hope often ushers in new beginnings, and watches over difficult times. Today qualifies on both counts. But hope began journeying with Obama long before today. His second book is titled “The Audacity of Hope,” [...]
Everyone treats an inauguration differently…look what this one group is doing, and recommending that you are doing too! Do you want to read the word, word for word?
By CTV.ca News Staff
U.S. President Barack Obama called on Americans to enter a “new era of responsibility” during his inauguration speech on Tuesday, saying all citizens must pull together to overcome the current challenges.
Written by Will Sentell
Despite a heated dispute over wording, a committee of the state’s top school board approved a policy Tuesday to help teachers comply with a new state law aimed at changing the way evolution is taught in public schools.
Posted in God is...Always on Jan 15th, 2009
by Michael Sangiacomo, Plain Dealer Reporter
Bill Jemas is best remembered as the publisher that pulled Marvel out of its bankruptcy of the 1990s and into the new century, which started with the re-invention of Spider-Man in “Ultimate Spider-Man.”
After three years outside the business, Jemas is aiming even higher with a literal view of an even [...]