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Getting Your “Finances” Under Control Proverbs 16:3 Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.” his week I am going to center around henry Nelson finances, the problem that we really do not have any control over. Christmas is right around the corner. Now what we are going to be looking at is not an MBA sort of thing. The important thing is getting our financial lives under control. So we are going to look at four things. Three of them are going to be just basic wise sayings that we find in the Book of Proverbs. And the fourth item is going to be a command that we find in the New Testament. Well the first part, the first point comes in Proverbs 16 verse 3 and it says this. I. “Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.” “Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.” Here is a basic bit of wisdom that says that plan-


ning is good and that as responsible Christian people our planning has done something. This is something we do under the authority of God. So we commit what we do to God and this includes our financial life. Here is the problem. We have got no financial plan, many of us and what is the solution? The solution is to prayerfully budget. In a healthy lifestyle there is always money left over at the end of the month and if we get to the end of our pay period again and again and there is no money left, and we find ourselves short again, we need to know why. We have to have that capacity to somehow analyze what’s going on in our lives and the way to do that is to start gathering the data about how we spend and start comparing that to some picture of what we should be spending to live within our income. We especially need these targets in our weak areas. We hardly need the target in areas where we are strong and have a lot of selfcontrol already. Now God can give us insight into this, as we pray about it and ask for God to show us. We can get some insight and some sense of what would be good priorities in

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our lives and then we need to stick to it. Now, this is a no-brainer. You didn’t need to come to church this morning to hear this because you knew this already. But how many of us are living that way? Making a budget and then learning how to live by it. Let me go to a bit of common sense advice. It comes in the Book or Proverbs again but this time the 21st chapter. So turn a few pages over, the 21st chapter, the 17th verse. II. “He who loves pleasure will become poor; whoever loves wine and oil will never be rich.” The passage here talks about being too interested in pursuing a lifestyle of pleasure, good food, good wine, good circumstances, and comfort and exciting experiences. Anybody who dedicates their lives in that direction is going to inevitably run into financial problems. There is an over indulgence that we can have in life and so the problem here then is overindulgence and the solution then is to simplify our lives. We live in a society that is based on overindulgence and over-consumption. That’s what our whole economy is based on.

Over-consumption isn’t a matter of how much a thing costs, it’s a matter of whether we really need it or not. So we need to simplify our lives a bit and we need to slow down on replacing things that really don’t need to be replaced yet. We need to buy what we need and not just what we want and we need to discern the difference between quality and just showing off. You know, there is a lot of ego spending in the world and none of it will ever be a Christian character witness. We need to be discerning on how we spend our money. Sometimes it’s a real simple thing, as simple as eating more meals at home. There are different choices that face us, but we need to face those choices because it’s not just a matter or earning more and more money, because no matter how much money you can run into this problem. I don’t know whether you all noticed it in the paper just a few weeks ago, but two athletes both had multi-million dollar contracts, both facing bankruptcy because no matter how much they earned, they had discovered a way to spend more than they were earning

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hristmas is in the air, people shopping for Christmas gifts, Christmas lights on houses, Christmas trees decorated with lights and another year in which the community came together to help children in need and to put a smile on their faces on Christmas morning. Elite News celebrated another successful year on Friday with the “Bless a child on Christmas” campaign. This year, the Elite News went a step further and added warmth by collecting coats to help keep a child warm this winter. Friday did not only turn out to be nice and not too cold, but cars pulled up by the dozens to drop off toys, coats, and non-perishable food items to kick-off the 2nd year for “Bless a Child on Christmas Campaign." There was no greater feeling than to see how many people and families cared and wanted to help a child on Christmas that otherwise may not have been able to get a gift on Christmas. The K104 and KRNB truck was on hand at Elite News with music and a treat for anyone who stopped by to drop off a gift or coat with tickets to the Kwanza Fest for Saturday or Sunday’s event as well as tickets to see Steve Harvey. I watched men, women, and even children walk across the street to give an unwrapped toy just to help someone else’s child have a Merry Christmas. Boxes and boxes were filled with all types of toys and new and gently used coats outside in front of the Elite News. Everyone’s face lit up as a SUV truck drove up and three employees (David Escalante, Bea Rodriguez, and Rex Cole) from Dallas County School District and got out and unloaded numerous boxes of coats and toys that were collected to help “Bless a Child on Christmas” from different Dallas County School Service Centers. Needy children in our community go without proper food, shelter and essential


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uccess in school as well as life often depends on the choices we make along the way. The better informed we are, the better the choices and Dallas ISD Trustee the greater the opportuDistrict 5 nities for success. Lew Blackburn That is why for the past five years, students as early as sixth grade have had the opportunity to explore the possibilities and requirements for a myriad of possible careers through Career Cruising. This online college and career planning tool allows students to make informed decisions about what professions they might be interested in and what courses to choose in high school and later in college to make it possible. Students are usually introduced to Career Cruising by taking an assessment that matches their interests and skills with careers. Students then can explore the careers that match what they are passionate about to get a better understanding of what they need to do

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courses for each year of high school, but Course Planner gets students and their parents to participate more actively in the process. Imagine that! Through Career Cruising and high school redesign, students are empowered to make decisions about their education and able to get a taste of a career they are interested in while still in high school. They don’t have to wait until college. Eighth-graders and their parents will have the opportunity to explore the various career academies and pathways offered at the comprehensive high schools and the special programs at the district’s three early college high schools at the High School Academy/Pathway Showcase that will be held 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Jan. 21, at South Oak Cliff High School. Imagine that! In other District 5 news, three schools at Yvonnne A. Ewell Townview Center were awarded 2011 College Readiness Awards by the Texas ACT Council for increasing the number of students taking the ACT Assessment over the past five years and significantly increasing their level of achievement and college readiness.

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his article is long over due. It has been going over my mind about this article for two (2) years now, and it is time Gene Turner that this “GIANT OF WISDOM” is known to everyone who thought they knew him. Some people might say, he was the pastor of True Lee Baptist Church, some might say he was the moderator of Galilee Griggs Memorial District Association for X-number of years, and some might say he was many other things, but I know him very well for what he really was. R. L. Parish, Sr. was one of the wisest men that I have ever known. The reason why I said one of the wisest is, because Rev. C.B.T. Smith was a very wise pastor himself. But, I had more communication with Rev, Parish, because I worked directly under his supervision. The first thing people must understand about Rev. R. L. Parish is the fact that he was truly a para-church supporter. Whenever the para church met, you would find Rev, R, L Parish, Sr. and many members from True Lee Church there. In fact, members from True Lee would more likely out number any church there, and that is because Rev. Parish pushed the issue of getting involved. Because of the strong commitment of getting involved caused Galilee Griggs Memorial District to become one of the strongest Laymen’s Department in the state of Texas. Rev. R. L. Parish, Sr. was always there to urge us on, and support for us in every way. He was always in our corner, but we had to be right in what we were doing. Our Layman department met with Walter Cade, Jr. in 1977. Walter Cade at that time was the National Laymen’s President. We did not have a Laymen Department that could measure up to the organized work presented by the National Laymen’s Department. We were invited to attend a vast meeting in Kansas City to jump start Texas Laymen. We were supposed to attend this meeting as State Laymen from Texas. Rev. Parish told us to meet with Rev. Adoyal McCraw about this trip to Kansas City to GLEAN what would be best for our State Laymen. Well, if anyone knew Rev. McCraw knew exactly what he would do. Yes, he said no to the whole thing. So, Rev. Parish called Hider Watts, Agazzie McClendon, and Gene Turner to his office for a meeting. Rev. Parish stated to us that it would be a blessing for us to be a part of this meeting,

Rev. Parish informed us that we would go there as a District, and not as a state. What we would learn would sooner or later would overflow into the State Laymen Department. We were informed that there was a member at True Lee Baptist Church who owned a Bus Company, which would carry us to Kansas City, and he drove the bus himself. Because of the wisdom and support of Rev. R. L. Parish, Sr. The Laymen traveled to a high dimension. This meeting was in 1978. Anyone who knew Rev. Parish knew that he did not waste words, he would listen to everything you say without interruption, but when he spoke you could feel his wisdom penetrating your entire mind and soul. When he would speak you would be eager to listen, because he was never going to get in a hurry with his answer. He could hold on to “WELL’ seem like a half minute or so, but when he put the words out after he said “WELL …. they really meant something with power. Rev. Parish did not have to do a lot of talking in order for you to understand what he meant. His wisdom was so strong with just a few words that they would search your entire soul and mind at the same time, and you would understand right away what he was talking about. I have never seen anyone display as much wisdom as this man, I would imagine many of the True Lee members miss the wisdom which he showered them with. I would imagine they shook it off by saying, “WELL, you know how Rev. Parish is.” Which means they miss it. Rev. Parish was larger than one’s thoughts, as far as wisdom is concerned; he was in a class all by himself. You would have had to know him in order to understand what I am saying in this article. I am trying to describe the wisdom of this man, but I know I can not. I can only tell about him, but to really understand what I am saying you would have had to meet him for yourself. I know I can not fully make you understand exactly what I am saying, because you are not able to witness what I am saying. Another thing about Rev. Parish, he never intentionally tried to bring attention to himself. He kept a low profile at all times. A lot of pastors love for people to brag on them, but not Rev. Parish, he did not care if anyone said great remarks about him or not. Sometimes I believed he rather that you didn’t. He was an amazing individual, even if you did not know him. He’s amazing anyhow. Let us not forget to read our Bibles. May God bless you REAL GOOD, and may He ever keep you in His loving care.

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Advice Column: Ask Dr. Hollie Dear Dr. Hollie,

Mark 7:20-23 "What comes out of a man is what makes him 'unclean.' For from within, out of men's hearts, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly. All these evils come from inside and make a man 'unclean.'" Geraldine ur heart pumps Davidson-hooker life into all the other parts of our body. If our heart is made clean through the forgiveness of Jesus, the rest of our life will also become clean as His life flows through us; "First clean the inside...and then the outside also will be clean" (Matthew 23:26). But if our heart remains soiled by an unrepentant sinful nature, no amount of outside scrubbing and polishing will ever make us clean. In the above passage, Jesus presented a list of "evils" for our self evaluation, as an outward test of inward cleanliness. Our lives may be free from the obvious stealing, murder, and adultery; but the rest of the list requires us to look a little deeper. Folly is the lack of good sense. Arrogance is an overbearing confidence. Slander is making false statements against someone. Envy is discontent due to another's good fortune. Lewdness is indecent language or action. Deceit means to conceal the truth. Malice means to cruelly tease, and greed is excessive desire. A transformed believer in Jesus Christ, one who is "circumcised of the heart" (Romans 2:29), should never be characterize by this type of behavior. As the Spirit of Jesus makes us into a "new creation" (2 Corinthians 5:17) and begins to flow through our life, these old sins ought to slow to a trickle and eventually pass away. Though sin will never completely disappear, it no longer should define who we are. Is the cleansing power of Jesus flowing into all areas of our life? Or are there still areas we claim as our own? If we desire to offer our lives as "living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God" (Romans 12:1), then we must allow our sacrifice to be completely cleansed; we must place our heart more fully in His hands. Let's come before our Heavenly Father and allow the transforming and absolute forgiveness of Jesus to make us clean from within.


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violence hotline for her, but of course, they told me that there was nothing they could do until she calls for herself. I don’t know what else I can do. Please help! Frustrated


hat is it that I can do for my friend? She is being openly abused by her boyfriend. I say openly because I’ve seen it once myself. And, other times Dear Frustrated, she gave me blow-by-blow Dr. Karen hollie I hope that you can condetails. The time that I witvince your friend that her nessed it, I called the police. relationship is absent of love and that They came and got him, I don’t know what happened with all that. I do know her boyfriend needs help. Ask her as a that he was out and they were back at it favor to you to at least call the hotline and within days. She thinks it’s okay hear the information that they have for because she fights back. However, even her. And, by all means keep insisting that her fighting back is only sometimes. I she reevaluates herself and know that she can tell when she has fought back deserves better. NOTE TO MY READERS: Domestic because she is beaten even worse. She violence is a serious matter and it doesn’t tells me these stories like it’s funny. I don’t know what I can do for her. I’ve matter whether you are the abuser or the told her time and time again that this is abused each of you need to seek profesnot okay. She won’t listen to me because sional counseling immediately. Dr. Hollie is a Pastor and practicing psyshe says I lucked up and married the first man I loved, and he has no anger issues. chotherapist in the city. For questions Normally men are angry creatures. It is and comments, please write to askdrholso frustrating. I even called a domestic

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ur Church School lesson was “A Promise to Abraham” Genesis 15:1-6; 12-18. Every believe knows that the Lord have made great promises to Eld Lloyd T. Morgan those who love and obey him. In the lesson God reassures Abraham that every promise he made to him and his seed after him would be fulfilled. We find in this man’s life that whatever Our God says he is going to do He will surly do even those things that seem impossible to us. God settle the promise to Abraham concerning an heir. I have to wonder how I would respond had I been Abraham an old man with a barren wife and a promise to have a nation come out of me. But God calls Abraham out of his tent and tells him to look up and count the stars in the heavens if he can and of course he could not (Even today we cannot)and tell him that his descendants would be like the stars

in number. Those that have placed their faith in the Lord Jesus Christ are a part of that enumerable number. To seal the deal God causes Abraham to fall into a deep sleep and show him a smoking fire pot and a burning lamp pass between the two pieces of carcass. The Hebrew writer says; “For example, there was God’s promise to Abraham. Since there was no one greater to swear by, God took an oath in his own name, saying: “I will certainly bless you, and I will multiply your descendants beyond number.” Then Abraham waited patiently, and he received the promise. Sunday was our Annual Women’s day under the leadership of Sis, Veronica Clark, and their theme was “Wait on the Lord” Isa.40:31. They had a candle light service where each woman was asked to light her candle and tell what she thank God for. Pastor Lloyd Morgan was the speaker. Be Blessed! Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you." Deuteronomy 31:6

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ou asked, “Why is the world in such turmoil? Why do bad things happen to good people? Why are our children, women and homes being attacked?” And the list goes on and on. The word of God makes it crystal clear that Satan is Pastor Clarence henderson the prince and power of this world. He is in the business of trying to prevent the spread of the gospel to the lost and dying world. How does he go about his work? By attacking the “Christians” who are commissioned by the Lord Jesus Christ to proclaim the gospel. This includes all Christians. We are encouraged to put on the whole armor of God that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. (Ephesians 6:11) When you read Ephesians 6:12 and 1 Peter 5:8, you can easily see that there is a spiritual war going on. With this in mind I suggest that we fight this battle with the best weapons the Lord gives us, and that is His word and prayer. His spoken word is power and prayer is a powerful weapon.

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ur Sunday school lesson titled, “A Promise to Abraham” Genesis 15: 1-6 and 12-18m the lesson high points, “knew that God is our only source of blessing, knowing that God will do what He Johnny King said and the blessing we receive through Abraham.” Dr. Johnny King delivered the morning message titled, “The Walk of Faith” Malachi 3: 10-12. The church is preparing for And Jesus said unto them ... , "If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to younder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible to you." Romans 1:17

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his week in the NFL, reestablish the fact that part of the attraction to this league is its unpredictability. When the Cowboys struggle with the 49ers at the first of the season, Leon Simon the Cowboys receive tons of negative press because they struggle with an also ran 49er team. After the Niners establish the fact that they’re a contender. No one remember the Cowboys beat them, but the opinion of the Cowboys never change. More recently the Cowboys struggle with a thought to be Hapless Cardinal team. Again the sentiment is those sorry Cowboys. The very next week that same Cardinal team beat the high flying 49ers. It’s hard to win in the NFL. Green Bay got in the play-offs the last game of the

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season pretty close to the last play of the season. Now they’ve won some 19 games in a row along with a Super-Bowl. I’m not trying to change anyone mind about any team, I’m trying to let you, let the season play itself out. Everybody that has a chance at the play-offs, believe that they still have a chance don’t count them out. The Cowboys had 2 games to crush the New York Giants end their season and blew both chances. That doesn’t mean that they can’t still win it means that it will be tough. The NFL had at least two teams win Super- Bowl win that were wild cards. The formula is getting in the playoffs and get hot. You can go through the league any team pick and there’s at least 3games that could have gone either way. So you add 3 games to most teams and you’re in the play-offs now getting hot. These teams are so much alike every year each team, I’m talking about teams that really play, go through a three or four game periods where they win

those games that could have gone either way. And Joe q public think these teams are on a roll, not necessarily so. This league is so evenly matched, then you scatter a few guys like Tom Brady, Eli, and Peyton Manning, Ben Rothlisburger, and then you get the impression of Super teams. The teams that don’t have those type guys can win too; it’s just a harder struggle. This is the time of the year for that type player to make their fame. The great coach’s start challenging these type guys “now is the time for you high dollar boys to earn your money”. This is not the time of the year for a DeMarcus Ware type to line up off side. Or a Dez Bryant to call Fair Catch a then try to block. Mistake like those are reasons people think the New York Giants type teams are getting it together. Take away those type bone head plays and you think teams like the Cowboys and Cardinals are getting their team together. It’s just that simple. So don’t be surprised if Green Bay, New England, New Orleans type teams don’t make the Super -Bowl. If you see the Texans, Bengal type in the Bowl doesn’t think its luck it’s the NFL.

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amar Odom knows what it takes to repeat as an NBA champion. Vince Carter wants to know what it feels like to become an NBA champion. The Dallas Mavericks are hoping a little of both — Odom’s experience and Carter’s hunger — can go a long way to help their title defense. The two newcomers were the stars of Mavs media day on Tuesday because of what they represent. They’re the proof that team owner Mark Cuban is serious about winning it all again, which is something fans were questioning just a few days ago when the billionaire was letting the core of last year’s team dissolve with the departure of free agents Tyson Chandler, Caron Butler and J.J. Barea. “Having depth and having good guys that can play is part and parcel to being effective,” coach Rick Carlisle said. “The deepest team that can stay healthy and stay together is the team that’s going to have the best chance to come out of the West.” Late last week, things were looking bleak for Dallas’ chances of coming out of the West when the Lakers were poised to get Chris Paul from New Orleans, with Odom part of the bait. Then the league blocked that deal. The Lakers were still willing to get rid of Odom and the Mavericks were eager to get him. The deal was struck quickly, using a trade exception Dallas acquired from New York as part of another move that helped pave the way for Chandler to join the Knicks. Odom was stunned the Lakers didn’t want him around.

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He was glad the commissioner rejected the deal to New Orleans because he wanted to contend for a championship, not start over with a young team. He said he told the Lakers that if they had to deal him, Dallas topped his wish list. “It’s definitely surreal,” he said.”It happened like that,” he said, snapping his fingers. Odom also felt disrespected because he never saw this coming. Over seven years, he won two titles and last season was named the league’s Sixth Man of the Year. “If somebody is telling you, ‘You can’t be here, there’s no more room for you,’ you’ve got to understand that,” he said. “I think it’s because of how they did it that I took it so personally.” He wouldn’t describe his initial thoughts about the deal to New Orleans, because, “I can’t cuss.” He appreciated Kobe Bryant speaking out against the trade, and found it curious that Los Angeles not only would send him to a conference rival, but to the team that swept the Lakers from the playoffs last season, ending their two-year reign as champs. Carter — a former All-Star and dunk champion — became a free agent after the Phoenix Suns bought out his contract. He chose to sign with Dallas because he’s at the point in his career where all that matters to him is “winning, and playing on a team that wants to win and knows how to win.I think they’ve shown all of that,” he said. “My goal is to fit in with what they’ve accomplished and who they are. ... If we can continue like they’ve done before — just leave the egos outside, it’s not about how many points you’re going to score, it’s how productive you’re going to be for your team to win — with the firepower we have, we’ll be fine.”

Notes: The Mavericks announced Tuesday night that they had traded versatile swingman Rudy Fernandez and forward Corey Brewer to Denver for a future secondround pick.

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ineteen Dallas ISD fourth- and fifth-graders shared their vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of hope before a capacity crowd in the auditorium of the Dallas ISD Administration Building on Tuesday, Dec. 6, at the Semifinals of the 20th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Oratory Competition. A panel of five judges selected eight students to move to the finals level of the competition, set for 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 13, at the Majestic Theater in downtown Dallas. The finalists are: Kofi Forson, William L. Cabell Elementary; Breyelle Gooden, Robert L. Thornton Elementary; Harper Jones, Charles Rice Learning Center; Michael Jones, Louise Wolff Kahn Elementary; Tawfiq Mohammad, William Lipscomb Elementary; George Rivera, Urban Park Elementary; Marcel Williams, Ronald E. McNair Elementary; and Jacob Wizeman, H.C. Withers Elementary. The semifinals of the competition, sponsored by Gardere, Wynne Sewell and presented in partnership with Dallas ISD, showcased the winners of 19 in-school competitions in which students were challenged to write essays on the topic of what they thought Dr. King’s message of hope would be for the world today. Participating students were required to research Dr. King’s life and

speeches, write original essays, memorize and present them before a panel of in-school judges. The student masters of ceremonies for the occasion were Allyson LaFrance, senior at Skyline High School, and Bryan Sabillon, a senior at Moisés E. Molina High School. Both are reporters for the district’s award-winning School Zone Dallas television show. The choir of Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy performed a medley of patriotic songs and holiday music while the

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Controversy over Skyline/Southlake Football Game City Council member says Refs caused Skyline loss By: ESPN Special to Elite News


ou can count Dallas City Council member Dwaine Caraway among those who believe Dallas Skyline got a raw deal from the referees during Saturday’s Class 5A Division I state semifinal loss to Southlake Carroll. Caraway issued a statement Tuesday calling on the UIL to investigate calls that went against Skyline, notably the onside kick recovered by Carroll that led to the winning touchdown in the Dragons’ 28-24 come-from-behind victory. Skyline supporters have argued that the kick did not travel the required 10 yards before Carroll’s Ray Crockett recovered. Here is the full text of Caraway’s statement: I, Dwaine R. Caraway am calling upon the University Interscholastic League (UIL) to investigate referee’s calls that cost the Skyline High School football team an opportunity to compete in the state championship game Having been present at the game and after carefully reviewing the film of the matchup between Skyline and Southlake Carroll, I can confidently say that the level of officiating was absolutely below the standards of what is required for such an important game. In the final minutes, there were several blatantly blown calls, which completely changed the outcome of the game. One of those calls occurred with just a few minutes left in the game when Skyline was ahead. Southlake Carroll made an onside kick to try to take the lead kicking the ball from the 40 yard line. The rules say the ball must travel 10 yards. The referee said the ball crossed the plane of the 48 yard line. In this case, I believe, the referee made the wrong call by ruling that Southlake Carroll’s player fell on the 49 yard line. In another case, the flag thrown for pass interference was not even close. These bad calls make me question the motives of the officiating crew.

I understand that mistakes happen, but for a group of officials to decide the outcome of that game, rather than allowing the players to do so is completely unacceptable. High School athletics are part of our childrens curriculum and the lesson that Skyline learned on Friday was that no matter how hard you work and how well you perform, someone can break the rules and take it all away from you. I am asking the public to encourage the Director of the UIL to investigate this matter so that a future group of students aren’t subjected to what our Skyline students were on Friday. In my opinion, Skyline won that game and all of the players are champions. It is unfortunate that a few bad calls took away their dream. The UIL can restore faith in these young people by doing the right thing which is to review the film of the game and publicly report and explain their findings.

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elcome to the make the Mrs. happy...Smart move Mark! w e e k e n d , BIG UPS to Weight Watchers! They’ve B a B Y ! signed NBA legend Charles Barkley and Merry Christmas, Dallas own Jessica Simpson! “Diet is not everybody! Here we a man’s world because we don’t like to are with just about a diet—we like to eat,” Barkley said in a week to shop and a lot press release. “Like a lot of athletes, I’ve of us have not even gained weight(100 Pounds to 350.00) started,lol! Other’s, since I’ve retired. But, I don’t want to be like my youngest(20) a fat old man taking lots of pills. Weight daughter Danielle Watchers is helping me change my Kevan Browning have already finished lifestyle and learn how to make smarter fighting the battle! Me, eating choices anywhere I am”. Simpson I have started, but by accident....I kinda will reportedly take home a cool 3 wandered into 3 of the presents I’ve Million, no word or Charles payday! This bought, or as usual, I’d be in that certain weekend, during a free moment, check last minute segment totally...Everybody out the trailer for Mary J. Blige and Tom Cruises new movie “Rock of Ages” shares the hot gift stuff, online! That’s right, Mary J. and but what about the sucky Tom have a movie gift info. Well, if ya don’t On Monday, Skyline principal Harold Wright know, then you could buy together! Congrats to Fantasia said the school would file a complaint with the one...Maybe you’d think it Barrino! Fantasia had her baby on Austin Football Officials Association, whose ref- would be a cute idea to Monday afternoon. According to erees worked the game. People, “American Idol” season 3 give someone some of winner Fantasia Barrino gave birth those candy canes that taste like bacon as a stockto a baby boy, Dallas Xavier Barrino. Baby Dallas came into the world at ing stuffer? Look up the Presbyterian hospital in Charlotte, most horrible gifts at North Carolina at 7 lbs., 9 oz. and! There is an 21 inches long! Finally, can U entire industry dedicated Demarco Murry believe it’s almost time for “The to bad gifts, but when you Peoples Parade”? The 26th Annual buy a horrible gift on purpose, it’s called a “white elephant” gift, Elite News Martin Luther King Jr. Parade just a joke! Peep and Festival happens Jan. 16th... I’d like for all types of to challenge my fellow Elite News Christmas silliness! The ever disappoint- columnists to participate this year. I ing Jason Garret and our Dallas know’ it’s been a couCowboys travel to Tampa to face the ple of years since I Buc’s this Saturday evening at 7P. So sad got out! I look forthat rookie sensation Demarco Murray is ward to seeing you out for the season with a fractured foot! there, my fellow Happy Come on Felix Jones and bring the noise! scribes! Silver Fox runs across field Also a big up to cornerback Mike Birthday to YOU and Jenkins, injured, playing and giving his celebs this week:Dick all! Sometimes ya gotta wonder how he Van Dyke 86, Sheila keeps getting up! How about the E. is 55, William Mavericks... We lost Tyson Chandler, J.J. “The Refrigerator” week." The Cowboys play at the Tampa Bay Barea and Caron Butler, but grabbed Perry 49 and Jamie Buccaneers on Saturday night. Maybe they have Lamar Odom from the Lakers. Then the Foxx is 44! Merry Khloe Kardashian caught breaks in facing an opponent with a Mavericks signed future Hall of Famer Christmas y’all and seven-game losing streak — and with a short Vince Carter? Odom is awesome and thanks for Rollin week that left one less day for the stinging loss Carter can still put it in the With A Brotha in DFW’s Elite News and hole...Speaking of Odom, look for his online under Kevan Browning on to the Giants to linger. Dallas has won two playoff games and no wife Khole Kardashian to join him here Facebook, follow me at Smokin Kevan Twitter and at Super Bowl in 15 years. The way they are play- in Dallas!. She’s already looking for a on nice rental! Look for some Dallas footage! ing, it do not look like they will be going to a on their show, Khloe and Lamar,lol. Mark Super Bowl no time soon. Cuban is doing everything possible to

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iles Austin could have iced a victory against the New York Giants with a crucial play. Instead, the ensuing punt was shanked and the defense went into meltdown mode, again. And for the second consecutive week, a timeout preceding a missed re-tried field goal factored into the equation of another loss.

"We have to find a way to finish these games," coach Jason Garrett said. The Cowboys have blown fourth-quarter leads in five losses this season, including three cases, like Sunday night, when the margin was at least 12 points. For all of his bluster and declarations about being on a path to becoming a head coach, new coordinator Rob Ryan's defense is not working. "You have to put your head down and keep playing games," Romo said. "It's about us coming back … and playing our best game next

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Golden Gate Missionary Baptist Church

Wednesday ~ 7:00

Hour of Power (Bible Study, 1st & 3rd Wed.) D.I.V.A.S. (Women’s Ministry, 2nd & 4th Wed.) M.S.G. (Men’s Mnistry, 2nd & 4th Wed.)

Rev. E.C. Wilson

New Restoration Church

Tuesday Generation Exchange (Youth/Children Happy Hour) ~ 6:45 p.m.



1734 Idaho St. • Dallas, Texas 75216 Church: 214-942-0997 Residence: 972-225-6997

4122 Kilgore St. Dallas, TX 75212 214-630-3195 • 972-274-9911 Sunday Morning Service - 11:15 am Wed. Night Bible Study - 7:00 pm Saturday hour of Prayer - 10:00 E-mail - Supt. & Mrs. Howard E. Falls, Sr.

New Mt. Calvary Baptist Church

Rev. Wade J. Simmons Pastor

The House of Refuge Full Gospel Church

Bibleway Church of God in Christ

“Christ-Centered, Faith-Driven, Holy Living”

4325 W. Ledbetter Drive Dallas, Texas 75223 Church: (214) 337-1713 Sunday School … 9:00 a.m. Morning Worship … 10:30 a.m. Baptist Training Union …. 6:15 p.m.


39727 LBJ Freeway Dallas, Texas 75237 972-572-FGHT (3448) 24 HOUR PRAYER LINE: 972-223-9898 Sunday School..........................9:45 am Sunday Morning Worship.............11:00 am Sunday Evening Worship................7:30 pm Tuesday..& Saturday........................8:00 pm visit our website

Sunday Church School ~ 9:00 a.m. Morning Worship ~ 10:30 a.m. New Member Orientation ~ 1:30 p.m.

7407 Fox Crossing Court Dallas, Texas 75232 972-224-0271

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344 E. Saner Dallas, Texas 75216 Ph: 214-946-9262 Sunday School............................ 9:15 am Sunday Morning Worship.............10:30 am Tues. Bible Band/Brotherhood Youth7:30 pm Thursday Prayer............................7:30 pm *Every Saturday “Bible Speaks” broadcast on 1040 AM radio at 3:45 pm Eld. Robert L. Ashberry

Divine Inspiration Missionary Baptist Church

God’s “Exciting” Cathedral of Praise Baptist Church

1734 E. Ann Arbor Ave. Dallas, Texas 75216 214-371-1349 214-371-0100 (Fax) Formally True Gospel MBC Sunday School...8:45 am Morning Worship Service...10:30 am Last Tuesday in each month Word Explosion – 7:30 PM 2nd & 3rd Tuesdays – Bible Study 4th Saturday - Evangelism Outreach Rev. Calvin Ray Washington

Sunday Service......11:00 a.m. Wednesday Bible Class........7:30 p.m.

Rev. R. E. Price

Full Gospel Holy Temple Church

New True Vine of Holiness Missionary Baptist Church

6728 Altaire Street Dallas, Texas 214-375-6504 Sunday School - 9:15 am Morning Worship - 10:35 am Evening Worship 7:30 pm A Church Where The Bible is Our Guide

9550 Shepherd Road Dallas, Texas 75243 Ph: 214-341-6459 Early Morning Worship................. 7:30 am Sunday School..............................9:00 am Sunday Morn. Worship................10:30 pm Bible Class..................................6:00 pm Prayer and Bible Study...................7:45 am

St. Phillips Missionary Baptist Church

Dallas, TX 75215

2210 Pine Street 214-421-4119 Dallas, Texas 75212 email: 214-421-4119 Sunday School............................9:30am Sunday School 9:30 am Worship Service..........................11:00am Morning Worship Study -10:45 am Bible

Steven Temple C.O.G.I.C.

New Mount Zion Baptist Church

Prayer Meeting-Bible Study 6:30-8:30 pm

Rev. Vincent Parker, Pastor

Youth Bible Study & Rehearsal 7:00 -8:30 pm

Rev. Wade Charles Davis

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miNisTeRs lisTiNgs Living Testimony Baptist Church YOU CAN hAVE YOUR

Community Baptist Church 2920 Fordham Rd. 214-376-9774

Rev. A. L. Banks

4129 Idaho Avenue ChURCh AND MINISTER Dallas, Texas 75219 hERE TOO! CALL ELITE (214) 374-3860 9:30NEWS a.m. – Sunday School DETAILS FOR 10:45 a.m. – Worship 214-372-6500 Rev. R.G. Simmons, Pastor

1966 Life Street Dallas, Texas 75212 214-630-8637 10:45 am Worship 9:45 am Sunday School

Rev. J. J. Raven

6332 Bonnie view Rd. Dallas, Texas 75241 214-225-2703 9:30 am Sunday School 11:00 am Worship

Rev. Shank Robinson

1519 Denley Drive Dallas, Texas 75216 214-941-5224 9:30 am Sunday School 10:45 am Worship

Early Morning Worship........8:00 a.m. Sunday School........9:30 a.m. Morning Worship............10:30 a.m. Children’s Church 1st, 2nd, 4th Sunday.10:30 a.m.

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church

Rev. Paul E. Walker

Greater Shiloh Baptist Church 4010 Sunnyvale Street Dallas, Texas 75216 • 214-371-2262 Sunday School .......9:00 am Morning Worship...11:00 am BTU .......................6:00 am Wed. Prayer & Teaching ... 7:00 pm Saturday Outreach 10:00 am Rev. S. L. Johnson


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Rev. Lelious Johnson, Pastor

1323 So. Ewing Ave. Dallas, Texas 75216 214-942-4643 Sunday School ….. 9:00 a.m. Sunday Worship ….. 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study …..7:00 p.m. Rev. Lee Craig

2200 S. Marsalis Dallas, Texas 75216 Sunday School..............................7:30 am Sunday Morning Worship............10:00 am Tuesday Bible Band.......................7:30 am Friday Pastoral Teaching................7:30 pm Sunday Radio Broadcast...............8:30 am “Come Worship at the Home of The Saints”

Bishop J. Neaul Haynes

YOU CAN hAVE YOUR ChURCh AND MINISTER hERE TOO! CALL ELITE Early Worship ................8:00 am NEWS FOR DETAILS Sunday School....................9:30 am Morning Worship..............10:45 am 214-372-6500 Wed. Night Breakthrough....7:00 pm

Dr. H.E. Anderson, Sr.,

New St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church


Rev. Steven C. Jones

1111 E. Ledbetter Dallas, Texas 75241 214-372-4411 9:45 am Sunday School 11:00 am Worship

Rev. Cecil Proctor

New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church 411 N. Hampton Road Desoto, TX 75115 214-729-3322 Rev. Darrell W. Pryor Pastor/Teacher

Rev. Darrell W. Pryor, Pastor

“Inspiring the Community One Family at a time”

3700 Simpson Stewart Road Dallas, Texas 75241 972-225-1704

“The Exciting” Singing Hills Baptist Church 6550 Houston School Road Dallas, Texas 75241 Phone: 214-375-5952

3603 Pugett Dallas, Texas 75212 214.351.7096 Sunday Service…10:45 am. Monday…6:00 pm. Monday School Thursday…6:00 pm. Prayer Meeting Bible Study

Office: 214-375-0062

Sunday School: 9:00 am Sunday Worship: 10:45 am Tuesday Bible Sudy: 7:30 pm

Mount Tabor Baptist Church

Saintsville Church of God and Christ

4360 Kollock Dr. Dallas, TX 75216 214-375-5190 Fax: 214-372-1620

Sunday School.......9:30 AM Morning Worship............ 11:00 AM

Tuesday Bible Study................7:30 p.m. Prayer & Praise Family Night............7:00 p.m.

Ewing Avenue Baptist Church

Bishop Harold Edwards

Rev. Chris J. Evans

Neighborhood House of Prayer

1600 Pear Street Dallas, Texas 75215 Ph: 214-421-3741 Fax: 214-421-3926

3711 Biglow • Dallas, Texas 214-374-5485 9:00 am Sunday School 10:00 am Worship 7:00 pm Wed. Bible Study/Worship

Sunday School: 9 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship: 10:30 a.m. Mid-Week Service: 7: 30 p.m. Transportation Available!!

Ch: 214-371-7026

St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church

Church Of The Living God

Church Phone: 214-339-9554 Fax: 214-337-7626

“Church of Love” 4807 BurnsideDallas, Texas 75216

Denley Drive Missionary Baptist Church

Dr. Aaron Phillips

1711 Reynoldston Lane Dallas, Texas 75232

Greater Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church

New Unity Baptist Church

Greater Progressive Baptist Church

Metropolitan Baptist Church “Where we walk by faith, not by sight, joyfully doing the Lord’s work serving the community,” II Cor 5: 7

Sunday Services: Intercessory Prayer..........7:30-8:10 am Early Worship.........................8:00 am Church School........................9:30 am Morning Worship..................10:50 am NBC.......................................6:00 pm

Dr. S.C. Nash, Pastor

Third Avenue Missionary Baptist Church “The Church With the 20/20 Vision” 2408 Hatcher Street • Dallas, Texas 75215 Church: 214-428-3695 Sunday School..........................9:15 am Morning Worship.....................10:30 am Wednesday Bible Study............7:00 pm Radio Broadcast: M - F 12:30 pm on KGGR

Rev. Michael D. Pryor

Calvary Temple Community Church

Totally Committed Progressive

1401 Clay Mathis Rd. Mesquite, TX 75181 2403972-222-3708 HarlandaleFaxDr. Church Phone: 972-222-5699

Dr. M.L. Curry, Pastor

Dallas, TX 75216 Website: Ch 214-374-0977 • C 214-864-0470 E-mail: Sunday School........ 10:00am Services: Sunday 8:00am and 10:30am MorningTimes: Worship........... 11:15am Midweek Service: Wednesday Tues Bible Study............. 8:00pm Prayer/Bible Study @ 7:00pm Dr. W.R. PASTOR ANDWillis FIRST Church Motto: We Walk by Faith, 8:00pm Not by Sight " Thurs Joy "For Night.............. 2 Corinthians 5:7 LADY MCCULLOUGH

december 16, 2011

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miNisTeRs lisTiNgs Shekinah ShekinahTabernacle Tabernacle Baptist Baptist Church Church 2109 TX TX 2109Beckley Beckley• Dallas, • Dallas, 214-942-2227 214-942-2227 8:30 8:30am amSunday SundaySchool School 10:00 10:00am amWorship WorshipService Service

Ebenezer Missionary Riverside Baptist Church Ebenezer Missionary 3132 Lagow BaptistChurch Church Baptist Dallas, Texas


8015Blossom BlossomLane Lane 8015 9:30 am Sunday School Dallas, Texas 75227 Dallas, Texas 75227 10:45 Sunday am Worship 214-388-1200 214-388-1200

Rev. Rev. A.A.D.D.Tuston Smith Smith Rev.S.T.

Rev. Rev.Alfred AlfredStapleton Stapleton

Carver CarverHeights HeightsBaptist BaptistChurch Church “A Christ” “A going goingChurch Churchfor fora aComing Coming Christ” 2510 2510E.E.Ledbetter Ledbetter Dallas, Dallas,Texas Texas75216 75216 Church: Church:214-371-2024 214-371-2024 Sunday a.m.a.m. SundaySchool......9:30 School......9:30 Morn. Worship...8:00 a.m. & Morn. Worship...8:00 a.m.10:45 & 10:45 a.m. a.m. Tues. Tues.Noonday NoondayBible BibleStudy Study Wed. p.m.p.m. Wed.Prayer/Bible Prayer/BibleStudy....7:00 Study....7:00

R. Washington R.L.L.Washington

Olive Olive Grove GroveBaptist BaptistChurch Church Lotts Mortuary 4416 Denley 4416South South DenleyDrive Drive 2434Dallas, MLK Blvd, Dallas Tx 75215 Texas 75216 Dallas, Texas 75216 Ph: Ph:214-941-4378 214-941-4378 9:45 School 9:45am am- Sunday - Sunday School 10:45 Worship 10:45am am- Morning - Morning Worship Midweek Midweek Service: Service: Wednesday Wednesday––Prayer Prayerand and Teaching Teaching6:00 6:00p.m. p.m.

Rev. Rev.W. W.Hunter Hunter

Rev. Bradley Rev.Johnnie JohnnieR.R. Bradley

Pilgrim Pilgrim Rest Rest Baptist Baptist Church Church 1819 1819 N. N.Washington Washington Dallas, Dallas,TX TX Ph: Ph:214-823-7308 214-823-7308 8:00 Worship 8:00am amFirst First Worship 9:30 9:30am amSunday SundaySchool School 10:45 10:45am amSecond Second Worship Worship

Rev. Rev.Curtis CurtisWallace Wallace

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Rev. Rev.Frederick Frederick D. D.Haynes HaynesIIIIII

Lords Lords Missionary Missionary Baptist Baptist Church Church

6722 6722 Bexar BexarStreet Street Dallas, Dallas,Texas Texas 214-428-5459 214-428-5459 9:30 9:30am amSunday SundaySchool School 11:00 11:00am amWorship Worship

14120 Texas 75240 14120Noel NoelRoad Road• Dallas, • Dallas, Texas 75240 972-239-1120 972-239-1120Church Church 972-239-5925 972-239-5925Fax Fax Worship 10:45 amam WorshipServices Services8 8& & 10:45 Sunday SundaySchool School9:45 9:45amam Wednesday Wednesday12 12noon noonprayer prayer

Rev. JeromeE.E. Rev.Jerome McNeil, McNeil,Jr.Jr.PhPhD.D.

Rev. Rev.Michael MichaelR.R. Hubbard Hubbard Sr., Sr.,Pastor Pastor

2837 2837Prosperity ProsperityAve. Ave. Dallas, Dallas,Texas Texas75216 75216 Ph: Ph:(214) (214)376-2447 376-2447 8:45 School 8:45am am- Sunday - Sunday School 10:00 Worship 10:00am am- Morning - Morning Worship 5:00 5:00pmpm-B.T.U. B.T.U. Dr. Pastor Dr.T.L. T.L.Brown, Brown, Pastor

1000 1000East EastRedbird RedbirdLane Lane Dallas, Texas Dallas, Texas 214-371-9228 214-371-9228 8:00 amam Worship 8:00&&10:45 10:45 Worship 9:30 9:30Sunday SundaySchool School

New FriendshipMissionary Missionary New Friendship New Friendship Missionary BaptistChurch Church Baptist Baptist Church

Metropolitan Ave, 2419Friendship “Where IsIs Real & & “Where Friendship Real Dallas Texas 75215 The IsIsThe Word” Ministry The Word” TheMinistry 214-421-7211 2419 Metropolitan Avenue 2419Church Metropolitan Avenue Dallas, FaxTexas 214-565-1530 Dallas, Texas75215 75215 Church: Church:is214-421-7211 214-421-7211 “Where friendship real and ministry is the word”

Fax: Fax:214-565-1530 214-565-1530 Pastor’s Office 214-421-8272 Pastor’s Office: 214-421-8272 Pastor’s Office: 214-421-8272 NFCOC Office Caregiver’s Office: 214-565-1147 Caregiver’s Office: 214-565-1147 214-565-1147 Sunday School 9:15 AM Sunday School....9:15 A.M. Morning Worship 11:00 AM Sunday School....9:15 A.M. Morning Worship ........ 11:00 A.M. Morning Worship 11:00 A.M. Mon-Christian Education 7:00 PM Mon.-Christian pmpm Mon.-ChristianEducation...7:00 Education...7:00 Tue-Prayer Meeting 12 Wed. P.M.Noon Wed.Prayer PrayerMeeting Meeting....7:30 ....7:30 P.M.

Bishop Bishop Ray RayCampbell Campbell

5707 5707Bonnie BonnieView ViewRoad Road Dallas, Dallas,Texas Texas75241 75241 214-376-5846 214-376-5846 8:00 8:00am amEarly EarlyWorship Worship 11:00 11:00am amWorship Worship

Rev.Rev. Johnny A. McGee, Pastor Johnny Pastor Rev. JohnnyA. A.McGee, McGee, Pastor

Rev. Mitchell Rev.J.J.E.E. Mitchell

Greater GreaterMount MountHebron Hebron Missionary MissionaryBaptist BaptistChurch Church 2335 Texas 75241 233556th 56thStreet StreetDallas, Dallas, Texas 75241

Rev. Rev.Carlton CarltonGarrett Garrett

Concord Concord Missionary Missionary Baptist Baptist Church Church

6808 6808Pastor PastorBailey BaileyDrive Drive Dallas, Dallas,Texas Texas75237 75237 214-331-8522 214-331-8522 7:30am 9:15am, 8:00 amam &11:00-12:24 12:00 pm pm 8:00am, am,10:00 10:00 & 12:00 Worship Worship Worship

Rev. Rev.Freddie FreddieCheatum Cheatum Sunday a.m.a.m. SundayEarly EarlyWorship....8:00 Worship....8:00 Morning 10:45 p.m.p.m. Morning Worship Worship........ 10:45 Tuesday p.m.p.m. TuesdayYouth YouthChoir...7:00 Choir...7:00 Wed. Wed.Prayer PrayerMeeting Meeting.....7:00 .....7:00 Wed. Bible Study Class.....7:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m. p.m. Wed. Bible Study Class.....7:30 p.m.-8:30 For ine.or g For Prayer: Prayer: Prayer@hmbconl

Bon Bon Air Air Baptist Baptist Church Church

2020 2020W. W.Wheatland Wheatland Dallas, Dallas,Texas Texas75232 75232 972-228-5200 972-228-5200 Sun. 8am&10:45am Sun.Morn. Morn.Services Services 8am&10:45am Wed. Noon & 7pm Wed.Bible BibleStudy Study1212 Noon & 7pm

Fax:Fax: (214) 824-3813 Ph: Ph:(214) (214)823-1018 823-1018 (214) 824-3813

Ideal IdealPentecostal Pentecostal

Friendship Friendship West West Baptist Baptist Church Church Rev. Pastor Rev.Daryl DarylCarter, Carter, Pastor

5144 Texas 75223 DolphinRd. Rd. • Dallas, • Dallas, Texas 75223 5144Dolphin

Ervay ErvayCedar CedarMissionary Missionary Baptist Church Baptist Church

Shiloh Shiloh Missionary Missionary Baptist Baptist Church Church

1114 1114Comal ComalStreet Street Dallas, Dallas,Texas Texas75203 75203 214-946-3581 214-946-3581 9:00 am Early MorningWorship Worship 8:00 am Early Morning 8:00 am Early Morning Worship 10:15 am Sunday School 9:00 am Sunday School 9:00 am Sunday School 11:15 am WorshipService Service 11:00 am Worship 11:00 am Worship Service

2415 2415Ann AnnArbor Arbor Dallas, Dallas,Texas Texas 214-374-3639 214-374-3639 9:30 9:30am amSunday SundaySchool School 11:00 11:00am amWorship Worship Temple Temple of ofFaith Faith Christian ChristianChapel ChapelC.M.E. C.M.E. Church Church

New New Greater GreaterEmanuel Emanuel Baptist Baptist Church Church

2554 Texas 75216 2554Ann AnnArbor ArborAve. Ave.Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75216 Ph: Ph:(214) (214)376-2873 376-2873 Sunday am am SundaySchool............9:45 School............9:45 Morning am am Praise..........11:00 Morning Praise..........11:00 Children’s am am Children’sChurch......11:30 Church......11:30 BTU.............................6:30 pm BTU.............................6:30 pm Mon. pmpm YouthMission Mission....7:00 ....7:00 Mon. Youth pm pm Tues. Tues.Men’s Men’sMinistry Ministry....7:00 ....7:00 Fri. pmpm Fri.Singles/Family Singles/FamilyMinistry Ministry7:30 7:30

Hopewell Hopewell Missionary Missionary Baptist BaptistChurch Church

Little Little Friendship Friendship Baptist Baptist Church Church

Church: Church:214-374-4759 214-374-4759 9:00 9:00am amSunday SundaySchool School 10:30 10:30am amMorning MorningWorship Worship 7:00 pmpm Wed Bible Study 7:00pm pm- -7:30 7:30 Wed Bible Study Thurs. Rehearsal/Usher Thurs.Night Night- Choir - Choir Rehearsal/Usher 7:00 Men’s Night OutOut 7:00pm pm Fri. Fri. Men’s Night

Mt. M.B.C. Mt.Pisgah Pisgah M.B.C. “THE “THEROCK” ROCK” 11611 Chapel Rd. Rd. 11611Webb Webb Chapel Dallas, Tx.Tx. 75229 Dallas, 75229 Worship Services..7:45 & 11 am Worship Services..7:45 & 11 am Sunday am am SundaySchool...9:45 School...9:45 Wed. Study 12 pm 7 pm Wed.Bible Bible Study 12&pm & 7 pm Office...972-241-6151 Office...972-241-6151 Fax...972-243-5279 Fax...972-243-5279 Music MusicMinistry...972-241-5985 Ministry...972-241-5985 Prayer Line...972-243-2037 Prayer Line...972-243-2037

Rev. Rev.Fred FredConwright Conwright

Office Mon.Mon. & Fri...9 am - 3 pm OfficeHours... Hours... & Fri...9 am - 3 pm Tues., Wed., Thurs...9 am - 6am pm - 6 pm Tues., Wed., Thurs...9

Greater Church GreaterEmanuel EmanuelBaptist Baptist Church 2110 2110E.E.11th 11thSt.St. Dallas, Dallas,Texas Texas75203 75203 214-942-0218 214-942-0218

Rev. Rev.Bryan BryanCarter Carter

9:00 School 9:00a.m........Sunday a.m........Sunday School 7:45 10:00 a.m...Morning Worship 7:45a.m. a.m.& & 10:00 a.m...Morning Worship 6:30 Prayer/Bible Study 6:30p.m....Wed. p.m....Wed. Prayer/Bible Study

Rev. Rev.Burley BurleyHudson Hudson

Pastor: Rev. Robert Townsend Pastor: Rev. Robert Townsend

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New Birth Baptist Union ChurchHope Institutional


YOU CAN hAVE YOUR Greater New Mt. Zion Golden Chain Church Missionary Baptist Church 3314 Detonte St. ChURCh AND MINISTER Dallas, Texas 75223 207 Eggar St. 5023 Wadsworth Dallas, Texas Church 972-823-1962 Waxahachie, Texas 75165 hERE TOO! CALL ELITE Email: Church (972) 937-4615 Church 214-372-0280 Email: Sunday School.....9:30 A.M. FOR DETAILS Sunday School.....9:30 A.M. CallNEWS to Worship.... 11:00 AM Call to Worship.... 10:45 AM Mission.......6:00 - 7:00 P.M. Sunday School 8 am Wednesday Prayer Service.... 6:30 p.m. 214-372-6500 Bible Study……7:00 - 8:00 P.M. Pastor David L. & Shirley F. Maxey “The Church With The Mind Of Christ” Progressive Baptist Church

444 West Ledbetter Primitive Baptist Church Dallas, Texas 75224 2217 56th Street 214-374-0828 Dallas, Texas 75241 Early Morning Worship ........7:50 am Ph: (214) 374-6441 Sunday School ....................9:30 am Fax: (214)am 374-6490 Morning Worship ...............10:30 9:30 am Sunday School Evening Worship ................7:00 p.m. Rev. George Pryor Rev. Lee W. Turner, Pastor Pastor “The Church Where God Is Glorified” 11: 00am Morning Worship 10 am Morning Worship Rev. B.L. Horn Eld. Lloyd T. Morgan, Sr. ick J. Woods Bonnie View Christian Church Redeemer Missionary Beginners New Covenant Christian Fellowship Church 4861 Bonnie View at Ledbetter Dallas District Christian Methodist Episcopal Baptist Church Baptist 2025 Church W. Wheatland Rd • Dallas, Texas 75232 Dallas, Texas 75216 Church 2948 Singleton Blvd. 3610 Hancock Phone: (972) 224-5000 Church 214-376-8514 Dallas, Texas 75241 Presiding Elder Dallas/Ft. Worth Region Dallas, Texas 75210 Sunday School......8:30 A.M Church: 214-631-2226 214-428-2083 Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Call To Worship... 10:00 A.M. Sunday School.....9:30 a.m. Sunday School.....10:00 Sundayam Worship: 8 am & 10:30 am 1616 East Illinois Ave Wed. Prayer Service & Morning Worship.10:45 a.m. Morning Worship.... 11:00 am Rev. Michael L. Youth Church: 10:30 am (2nd & 3rd Sun.) Dallas, Texas 75216 Bible Class..7:30 P.M. Evening Worship...7:00 p.m. BTU.......9:30 Smith, Pastor Rev. K.D. Intercessory am Prayer: 11 am - 12noon (Tues.Pace & Thurs.) Dwayne E. Rodgers, Sr. Pastor Ph. (214) 372-9505 Rev. Dr. Rev. Andre’ Byrd Sr. Bible Study: 7 pm (Wed.) W.C. Champion C.L. Taylor St. Mark AME Zion Church GREATER EL BEThEL MISSIONARY The Called Baptist Sheep of Fellowship Jesus Christ 2311 E. Illinois Ave. Dallas, TX 75216 214-376-7750 Fax 214-376-2485 Sunday School 9:30 am Harlandale Ave. 2206 Sunday Worship 11 am Dallas, TX 75216 Prayer Meeting Tues 12 - Wed 6 pm 213-372-3828 Sat 8 am - Sun 9Church: am 9:30 am - Sunday School “You Must Be Born Again”

Metropolitan Tabernacle Baptist Church

Rev. JohnWorship Morris, Jr. 10:30 am - Sun. Morning 6:00 pm - Wednesday Bible Service 11 am to 5 pm - Friday Counseling

H.L. Ward

Church BAPTIST ChURChCME Church Christian Church Carter Temple WILLIAM D. MCNEALY, PASTOR 1724 Windmire Dr. Road 3104 Gibbs Williams

Mesquite, Texas 75181 Dallas, Texas 75233 972-222-3763 Church Sunday Service:Office: 10:00 a.m. Bible (469)-567-1934 Study: Monday 7-8 p.m. SundayChurch: School .....9:00a.m. 214-747-0752 “….lovest thou me more than these? Sunday Worship ..10:00a.m. 10:00& Bible Fax: am - Class (469)-567-1974 Sunday School Feed my sheep….John 21:15-17 Wed. Prayer Service 7:00p.m. churchoffice@thecalled 11:00God amIs- Praised” Sun. Morning Worship Motto: “Where Mature Christians Are Made” “Where

1130 East Ninth Street Dallas, Texas 75203 Avenue 2503 Crossman ChurchDallas, 214-946-9701 Texas 75212

Holy Temple Church

Bexar Street Baptist Church

West Wintergreen Rd. www.dfwelitenews.com1051 2018 S. Marsalis Ave. Lancaster, Texas 75134 Dallas, Texas 75216 972-227-1400 214-943-3579 Sunday School ......................9:45 am Sunday Morning Worship .......9:00 am Early Morning Worship......8:00 a.m. Sunday Bible Class ................6:30 pm Sunday School..........9:30 a.m. Sunday Night..........................7:30 pm Morning Worship 10:45 am C.C. Robertson Pastor & First Lady C.C. Boyce

Faithful Missionary Baptist Church

6255 Bonnie View Rd. Dallas, Texas 972-225-7381 9:30 am Sunday School 10:45 am Worship

Little Flock Baptist Church

Rev. Louis E. Laurent

Greater Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church 8350 Forest Lane Dallas, Texas 214-349-7701 7:30 am Early Morning Worship 9:00 am Sunday School 10:30 am Morning Worship

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2651 Gooch Street Dallas, Texas 75241 Church 214-376-0354 Sunday Inter. Prayer.....8 A.M.-9 A.M. Sunday School......9:15-10:50 A.M Sunday Morning Worship... 11:00 A.M. Evening Worship...6:00 P.M.

Rev. J.L. Rainbolt

Dr. David Wilson

Early Morning Pentecost ....8:00AM Sunday School.....9:25 AM Mountain top Experience ....11:00 AM Wed. Nite Bible Study........7:00 PM

Dr. Timothy J. Brown, Pastor

YOU CAN hAVE YOUR ChURCh 4204 Frank StreetAND MINISTER Dallas, Texas 75210 hERE CALL ELITE Ph: (214) TOO! 426-5231 Sunday School......9:45 a.m. NEWS FOR Morning Worship........11:15 a.m. DETAILS Y.P.W.W..............6:45 p.m. 214-372-6500 Eld. Wallace M. Holyfield Evening Worship.........8:15p.m. Zion Temple Church of God in Christ

Elder Glenn Tatum, Sr. Pastor

Marsalis Avenue Missionary Baptist Church 2723 S. Marsalis Ave. Dallas, Texas 75216 Church: 214-943-6007 9:00 am Sunday School 10:30 am Morning Worship 7:00 pm Prayer/Praise Worship

Dr. David Henderson

(214) 946-3584

Open Door Church of God In Christ

705 E. Aimee Street Forney, Texas Sunday School.....9:30 A.M. Morning Worship....10:45 A.M. Wed. Prayer Meeting/Bible Study..7:15 P.M.

Sunday 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM Fullfillment Hour 10:00 AM Sunday Morning Worship Wednesday 6:30 PM Women, Men & Youth Meeting 7:30 PM Bible Study

2023 Mouser Street

3702 Toronto Dallas, Texas 214-920-2473

“Come Worship With Us”

1403 Morrell • Dallas, Texas 75203 214-946-4522

OctobeWorship r 29Services , 2010

New El Bethel Baptist Church

Community West Baptist Church

Rev. N. C. Sargent

Pastor Kevin Powell Pastor Kenneth W. Beck

7:00 pm - Midweek Worship PastorLancaster W.J. Atkins Pastor L. McDaniels “His Grace Is Sufficient” Greater Mt.Willie Pleasant Baptist Church Full Gospel

Terry White Pastor/Teacher

Salem Institutional Baptist Israel Baptist Church Church 2023 West Davis Street Rev. Todd M. Atkins - Pastor Dallas, Texas 75208 3918 Crozier St. Dallas, TX 75215 Ph:214-428-3797 (214) 942-7535 Phone Sunday School....9:45 A.M. Sunday Worship Services @ 10:45 am MorningSchool Worship .... 11:00 Sunday @ 9:15 am A.M. Prayer & Bible @ 7:00 pm WedStudy BibleWednesday Study ...6:30 P.M.

Rev. Morgan Rev.C.C. Todd M. Atkins

december 16, 2011

ObiTuaRies Russell, Jr. , Roosevelt 65. Survived by wife, Sherry Russell, 2 sons, 3 daughters and 15 grandchildren. Wake Thursday, December 15 from 8:30-9:30 pm at Golden Gate 4155 S. R.L. Thornton Frwy. Service - Friday, December 16 at 12 noon at Totally Committed Progressive Church- 2403 Harlandale Dr., Miller, LaGaretta 53. Wake- Friday, December 16 from 7:15-8:15 pm at Golden Gate- 5701 E. Loop 820 South, Ft. Worth, Texas 76119. Service- Saturday, December 17 at 12 noon at Sweet Home Baptist Church- 5225 Ramey Ave. Ft. Worth, Texas 76105 Bousley, Edith 61. Service- Saturday, December 17 at 1 pm at Golden Gate- 5701 E. Loop 820 South, Ft. Worth, Texas 76119.

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Veronchinique, mother, Earma Singleton, 5 siblings and a host of other relatives and friends. Wake- Friday, December 16 from 6-7 pm at Golden Gate- 4155 S. R.L. Thornton Frwy. Service- Saturday, December 17 at 12 noon at Tabernacle of Praise- 6925 Wooford Ave. Webber, Rita, 59. Survived by 1 son, 1 daughter, 10 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren. Wake- Friday, December 16 from 7:15-8:15 pm. Service- Saturday, December 17 at 1 pm. Both services will be held at Golden Gate- 4155 S. R.L. Thornton Frwy. Taylor, Michael 53. Survived by daughter, Tabatha Sanders, mother, Emma Taylor, father, Felix Taylor, sisters, Sarah Watson (Keith) and Iva Causey and a host of other relatives and friends. Wake- Friday, December 16 at 8:30-9:30 pm at Golden Gate- 4155 S. R.L. Thornton Frwy. Service- Saturday, December 17 at 12 noon at Greater Bethlehem Baptist Church7031 Forney Rd, Dallas, Texas.

Marshall, Carolyn 53. Survived by husband, Robert Marshall, children, Brandon, Adrian, Corey and

Kathlyn Gilliam

Sunrise: August 30, 1919 Sunset: December 11, 2011


athlyn Gilliam, was not only the first Black woman, but the first Black person elected to the Dallas School Board. Gilliam was elected school board trustee in 1974, following the June 5, 1974 court judgment, in which Judge Sarah Hughes found institutional racism by DISD. Gilliam went on to become the first woman of any race elected as president of the Dallas School Board. Gilliam served as DISD trustee until 1997, when she was replaced by former DISD Trustee Ron Price. Gilliam, a Dallas native, graduated from Lincoln High School. As a youth, she attended segregated schools and as an adult, faced career barriers due to both her race and her sex. But unlike many, she refused to accept the status quo. As an adult, Gilliam joined and eventually became president of the Dallas Council of the Colored Parents and Teachers, an organization that covered in 19 states and the District of Columbia. She fought tirelessly to end segregation in Dallas schools, and while on the school board, she pushed for minority representation throughout the district and promoted affirmative action to increase the number of African-American teachers in the district. Gilliam also helped to establish the DISD magnet schools in the southern sector and was instrumental in the hiring of DISD’s first African-American superintendent, Marvin Edwards. Just two years ago, Gilliam received a standing ovation as she entered the school board meeting, which was called to discuss the possible dismantling of the magnet schools and learning centers she worked diligently to create through her desegregation efforts. Ironically, in his final acts as trustee, Price, who followed her, was instrumental in helping DISD come from under the court order Gilliam and others fought for. In doing so, it allowed for the ultimate dismantling of the learning centers protected by the court order. It

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was a sad day for Gilliam, as she watched Price and other Blacks on the Board fight unsuccessfully to save the centers that benefitted mostly minority students. Gilliam’s contributions have not been forgotten by those she served. In fact, the story of Gilliam’s desegregation efforts is featured in the documentary, “No Ways Tired: Kathlyn Gilliam and the De-Segregation of Dallas Public Schools,” which won first place at the 2006 Juneteenth Film Festival for Best Documentary. Additionally, the Kathlyn J. Gilliam Collegiate Academy was named in honor of her unselfish struggle for children. The high school will accommodate 500 students feeding in from seven district middle schools and will collaborate with the University of North Texas to feature a college-preparatory curriculum. The Academy also will encourage community members to take college classes after hours and make full use of the recreational spaces, an aspect of community involvement Gilliam strongly supports. The groundbreaking is expected this spring. Gilliam, Kathlyn Joy Kathlyn Joy Gilliam, champion for education and civil rights leader, died Sunday at her home from cancer. She was 81. Services are entrusted to Lott’s Mortuary. Visitation will begin Thursday at Lott’s from 11 am until 2:30 pm. Then, Mrs. Gilliam will lie in repose at The Hall of State at Fair Park on Thursday from 3 pm until 9 pm. Funeral services are Friday, 11 am at Christian Chapel CME “Temple of Faith” 14120 Noel Rd. Dallas, TX.

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