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Strange relationships The Lord said to me, "Go, show your love to your wife again, though she is loved by another and is an adulteress. Love her as the Lord loves the Israelites, though they turn to other gods and love the sacred raisin cakes." 2So I bought her for fifteen shekels[a] of silver and about a homer and a lethek[b] of barley.3Then I told her, "You are to live with[c] me many days; you must not be a prostitute or be intimate with any man, and I will live with[d] you." 4For the Israelites will live many days without king or prince, without sacrifice or sacred stones, without ephod or idol.5Afterward the Israelites will return and seek the Lord their God and David their king. They will come trembling to the Lord and to his blessings in the last days.” Our relationship with God should

not be weighed by how we relate to the things of God, but how we relate to the person God. So let us stand fast in the relationship that God desires to draw us into. If I were to ask you to rate certain relationships on a scale of 1 – 5, how would they rate? For instance, how would you rate your relationship with your supervisor? On the scale of 1 5, with 1 being poor and 5 being good. How would you rate your relationship with your peers, your co-workers on that same scale? How would you rate your relationship with your spouse, with your children, with your parents, with your siblings? Now you know that I have to ask you, how do you rate your relationship with God based upon who He is rather

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than what He has done? Do not rate based on what He has done for you lately, but rather how intimate you are with Him. Drawing close to Him as much as He desires to draw close to you. What is your number 1, 3, or a 5? You have to agree with me that our text this week offers what I have called a strange relationship; the marriage of a prophet and a prostitute. There is a man whose name is Hosea and a woman whose name is Gomer. Hosea was a young preacher in the nation of Israel. Gomer was a young woman living in the land. There is nothing unusual about a man loving a woman enough to want to marry her. There is no mystery when a woman gives her hand to be united to a man until death do them part. But this is an unusual relationship.

This is an abnormal covenant between a man who will be answering a call to God and a woman who would be answering a call to men. Hosea was called to preach, Gomer was called too. The prophet a man of God. The prostitute a woman of the night. The Prophet a lover of one The Prostitute a lover of many. The prophet saved for God. The prostitute estranged from God The prophet a name known in time. The prostitute a name known in town. The prophet who stands up for righteousness. The prostitute who lays down in unrighteousness. If you would like to receive the entire message please request at:

Rev. Danny Kirk, Sr. murdered FOREST HILL -- As frantic members of Greater Sweethome Missionary Baptist Church rushed to the church Monday afternoon, they could see a car still embedded in the side of the building. Inside, their pastor, the Rev. Danny Kirk Sr., was dead, fatally beaten with an electric guitar. His assailant, who crashed the car into the church about 11:15 a.m., was caught by police officers as he bashed at Kirk in the church's music room, Police Chief Dan Dennis said. An officer subdued him with a Taser, arrested him and placed him in the back of a patrol car. Later, officers reported finding the attacker dead in the car. Authorities had not released the names of anyone involved in the slaying Monday night, but church members identified Kirk, 53. Late Monday, WFAA/Channel 8 identified the attacker as Derrick Birdow, 33.

Kirk, who stood well over 6 feet tall, was a standout football player at Marlin High School near Waco and at Texas A&MCommerce. He also made it to the Seattle Seahawks' training camp in the early 1980s. But church members remembered him for his uncompromising teaching of Scripture, his ready smile and love for everyone. A "gentle giant," is how Velma Marshall and Valerie Jones, church evangelists, described their pastor. "He had a hug for everyone," assistant minister Claudie Loftin said. "If you came in this church, you got a hug, no matter how long the line was. He was a man of honesty and integrity, and he showed it every day."

Because the attacker died in police custody, Dennis said, Texas Rangers will take the lead in the investigation. The incident began about 11:15 a.m. when the driver of a Mercury Grand Marquis crashed it into a wall of the church, 7312 Forest Hill Drive. He then confronted Kirk. Dennis said initial investigation indicated that the attack moved inside, eventually to the music room, where the attacker grabbed an electric guitar. It was "a weapon of opportunity," Dennis said. The man was still beating Kirk when officers arrived, Dennis said. An officer discharged his Taser at the man, who was later put in the back of a patrol car, Dennis said.

When officers returned to the car, he wasn't breathing, MedStar spokesman Matt Zavadsky said. A church maintenance man was injured as he tried to stop the attack and was taken to a hospital, . Dennis said. A church secretary locked herself in a storage closet and was not injured, Dennis said. She called 911. As word of the attack spread, hundreds of church members arrived. One, who is believed to be a relative of the attacker, was overcome when she saw the car, Dennis said. Paramedics treated many griefstricken people. The crowd was not allowed inside -- their church had become a crime scene -- but was directed next door to the Forest Hill Seventh-day Adventist Church, which opened for prayer and counseling. Dennis went there late Monday afternoon to take questions.

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TEXAS EDUCATION AGENCY COMMISSIONER VISITS DALLAS ISD SCHOOLS Miles invited Williams to join him at 3 campuses Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Mike Miles had a special visitor recently on his regular instructional tours of Dallas ISD schools: Texas Education Commissioner Michael Williams. Miles invited the newlyappointed commissioner to tour three Dallas ISD schools: Roosevelt High School, W.E. Greiner Exploratory Arts Academy, and Felix Botello Elementary. “It was important to me

that Commissioner Williams get a first-hand look at the quality of instruction in our schools,” said Miles. “A lot of changes are taking place in our schools and I am hopeful that today’s visit will help inform the commissioner of our needs during the next legislative session.” Both the Commissioner and Miles wanted to avoid a rehearsed visit that turns into a media event so the visits were unannounced. Several classrooms were visited and

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"We don't have any idea on a motive," he said. "It's way too early to comprehend that." Did police know who the attacker was? "We have a name," he said, adding that the Tarrant County medical examiner's office was working to confirm it. "I'd hate to tell a family that someone has passed and it turns out to be the wrong name." Another person asked whether the Taser caused the man's death. "He was alive, walking around and talking," Dennis said, "so that will be a question for the medical examiner." Someone asked whether Kirk had been shot, saying it was hard to believe he was beaten to death, considering how big he was. "There is no indication he was shot," Dennis said. "As best we can tell, he was beaten with a guitar." How long did it take for officers to arrive? "Three minutes," Dennis said. He expressed his condolences. "I'll be praying for you," he said. "Your loss is my loss." The people responded with applause. State Rep. Marc Veasey, D-Fort Worth, said: "Danny Kirk was very helpful to me when I was first elected to office in 2004. I had one of my very first town hall meetings at his church shortly after I was sworn in to office.

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"He was a man of faith who was interested in spreading the word to the community, and he talked to me a lot about golf and LaDainian Tomlinson," he said. "My thoughts and prayers go out to his family, friends and congregation." Former Forest Hill Mayor James Gosey said Kirk was responsible for the church's growth. "You can see what he meant to people by this response," Gosey said. Kirk, who was ordained in 1984, started the church in 1995 in a storefront in a strip shopping center, according to the church's web site. At its current site, the church has more than 850 members and offers a food pantry, a clothing ministry and a scholarship program for students. Members were planning an expansion, largely because of Kirk's leadership. "People wanted to come hear and see him," youth minister Cleveland Starr said. A native of Marlin, Kirk graduated from Marlin High School in 1977 and attended East Texas State University, now called Texas A&M-Commerce. According to the university Hall of Fame website, Kirk was named NAIA second and AP honorable mention All-American as a linebacker. His football career apparently ended in the Seahawks' camp. Loftin said that Kirk loved football, but that once he was called to the ministry, he never looked back.

opportunities to both observe and speak with students, teachers, and principals. “I appreciate the challenges that Dallas ISD teachers and principals face,” said Williams. “I also appreciate the sense of urgency that I was able to observe taking place in the three schools. There is a lot of hard work taking place in Dallas ISD schools.” Instructional visits are a regular part of Miles’ weekly schedule as he assesses the challenges schools face and the

Kirk also worked as a manager at the Pepsi Beverages Co. on Blue Mound Road in Fort Worth. There he mentored management trainee Andre McEwing, who later joined Kirk's congregation in Forest Hill. "I remember I could hear him training, correcting and supporting his staff in whatever they needed to do," McEwing said. "And he always had a Bible on his desk." O.D. Wyatt High School football coach Zachary Criss said Kirk was a regular mentor there. Criss said Kirk didn't try to impress anyone with his own football experience. He was more interested in the kids, and not just the athletes at Wyatt. Criss said Kirk was also active at Dunbar High School. "He wasn't one to toot his own horn,"

progress being made under the Destination 2020 initiatives. So far, the superintendent has been in 63 schools and is on track to visit all 223 schools by the end of the school year. During some of those visits, he has taken other community and education leaders for an up close look at the improvements and transformation taking place in Dallas ISD classrooms.

Criss said. "He was just there to help. We're fortunate to have had him for as long as we did. "We're not the only school hurting today." Members of the Baptist Minister’s Union Rev. George W. Pryor, Dr. John W. Moseley, Rev. C.C. Murrell, Rev. David E. Wilson, Pastor A.L. Banks, Pastor H. Lee Barnes, Rev. Kenneth Andrews, Rev. Arthur R. Melton, Rev. T.C. Marshall, Rev. W.R. Willis, Dr. C.L. Rainey, Sr., Dr. T.L. Brown, Rev. William Andrews, Pastor Frank B. Alexander, Rev. Claude O. Person III, Rev. Robert Murphy, Rev. Burley Hudson, Rev. William Woods, Rev. S.A. King, Rev. Terry White, Rev. Jerome Williams, Rev. A.C. Marshall, Dr. J.E. Rainbolt.

by film and television stars Barry Corbin and Dean Smith. Also in attendance was World Champion Bull Rider Charles Sampson (who is also an NMWHM Hall of Fame Inductee) and fellow inductees Lee Reed, Harold Cash, and Freddie “Skeet” Gordon.  The rodeo took place at Cowtown Coliseum in the Fort Worth Stockyards.  The events were fundraisers for the museum’s Youth Education Programs and Pam Grier Community Garden.  (;

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ROLLIN WITH A BROTHA By Kevan Browning Welcome to the weekend, baaaaby! Did you hear what Troy Aikman said about our current Dallas Cowboys #88, Dez Bryant? Aikman said,” I don’t

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until he learned ball protection and the right way to run routes... Nuff said! I am staying home this weekend, although it is tempting to run up to Winstar for Frankie Beverly and Maze! I think my focus will be on R. Kelly, as he brings Tamia for an awesome grown folks show at the Verizon in Grand Prairie Thursday night! If you are getting out, try the Sickle Cell Walk Saturday


know of any player in this league that can do the things that he has done to hurt this football team and stay in the game”! Dez is a dynamic player, but his fumbles on punt returns and miscues reading the passing route have cost the Cowboys dearly! Before you go banana’s on me, let me say

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that I have worn a now tattered and faded Dez Bryant jersey since he was drafted a few years ago. If Bill Parcells, Jimmy Johnson or Tom Landry were coach of the Boyz, Dez would be on the bench

morning, 9 a.m. at Cobb Park in Ft. Worth’s “Poly” neighborhood! It’s a good cause and lots of good people are there for the meeting!!!! Ya gotta love single ladies star Lisa Raye’s response to former co-star Stacey Dash’s support of Mitt Romney!...

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By Lorie Blair Is a hat just a means to cover up a bad hair day or is there another reason we use them to adorn ourselves? The African American Repertory Theater (AART) opens its 5th season at the DeSoto Corner Theater with a rousing musical play “Crowns”. Crowns is a historical accounting of African American’s adornment of hats. Director Sonya Ewing Andrews and musical director Melanie Bivens with the melodic voices of the casts takes you through the history of hats as seen through the eyes of a young troubled young lady. This play weaves the history of hats with the field songs from the 1800’s, traditional gospel, and rap with actors Catherine Whiteman, Natalie King, Ebony Marshall, Kenneisha

Thompson, Malcom Beaty, Tommy King, Liz Francisco and Ardina Lockhart. It educates and entertains on the right attitude we must have when wearing a hat, the importance of the brim size to the tilt of our hats. But the harmony and the ease in which the cast shares

their songs are worth the trip to see this play. Crowns will run through Sunday, November 18th at the DeSoto Corner Theater 211 E Pleasant Run, DeSoto, TX . The Friday

and Saturday evenings shows are at 7:30pm while the Saturday and Sunday matinees are at 2:30pm. From young to those well seasoned take the time to see this well produced play. To purchase your ticket visit the AART website at www.aareptheater. com, or call (972) 5720998. AART produces engaging, culturally diverse theater, while educating the community on African American history and the arts. You won’t be disappointed.

Just a Bite with Lorie at Nagoya Japanese Restaurant L th p A so w ta a ta eat

By Lorie Blair

I am a fan of Hibachi style Japanese cuisine. You know the kind that seats several at a common Lorie table where all dishes are prepared at your table. I like the show from the chef as he prepares each dish and the ability to see how each dish is prepared. When I need my Hibachi fix I usually go up to Las Colinas for my immersion in this Japanese cuisine. Going to Las Colinas is limiting so I was pleased to know that there was a place in Arlington that offered the same style and possibly the same flavor within the southern area of the Metroplex. I have driven by this restaurant for years and always bypassed it until this week. I was told that they were comparable in price as well as in taste so I had to and see if what I heard was true. I went for lunch and was surprised that I had a choice. I could sit at a private table and have my meal prepared in the kitchen

or Hibachi style. I decided on the Hibachi style; shrimp and scallops, streamed rice and vegetables. My meal came with soup and salad first then the main dish. My table mates had the fried rice so I got to watch as the chef prepared their fried rice. Quite similar to what I once use to make years ago only they have a flavored butter that is amazing. I can’t tell you what is in it but it is used on everything and is wonderfully flavorful. You are provided two sauces to dip your food in, one a nice ginger sauce and the other is a light cream sauce. Both serve well with the rice, meat and vegetables. They offer desert but my table was not offered anything. To round out my Just a Bite of Hibachi fix I sure could have used some green tea ice cream. Maybe next time I will be offered my desert. Nagoya Japanese Restaurant / 1155 Arbrook Blvd. / Arlington, TX 76015 / 817-466-3688 /

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On October 26, 2012, Ronald E. McNair celebrated its 13th Annual Donuts for Dads program. It was a great success! There were nearly 150 dads, granddads, uncles and older brothers come out to support their students. Nate St. Clair II, of Jones Day Law Firm, addressed the crowd with an exciting message

charging fathers to help their children visualize their future opportunities. He informed them that the possibilities are endless now more than ever before. Shelby Bowens-McDade, school counselor, has been hosting this program for the entire 13 years and is extremely pleased with this year’s turnout. She looks forward to an even bigger celebration next year.


Ask Dr. Hollie Dear Dr. Hollie, I have been dating this new guy for about 4 months. Before him, I was in a relationship with a man for three years. That man cheated on me twice that I know of, and I eventually decided that I had had enough. We were broken up a couple months before I met the new guy, but he continued to contact me wanting me back. Eventually I got to the point where I could have a conversation with him, but I made it clear that we would never be together again. So, now the new guy…. We’ve been good together. We are taking things slowly, trying to get to know each other. Well, we were at his house last week sitting on the couch watching a movie. A text message came through on my phone. Without even thinking about it, I opened up the text. It was an inappropriate text from my exboyfriend. Sitting so close together, of course he saw it. He freaked. Before I could even say anything, he started accusing me of cheating, and all kinds of crazy stuff. I told him that nothing was going on, and that it wasn’t my fault that the fool had texted

some mess to my phone. The angrier he got, the angrier I got and I let him know he was blowing this way out of proportion. So then he was all kinds of stupid you-know-what’s and dumb so-an-so’s. So now I don’t know where we are in our relationship. We can be on the phone talking nicely, then he’ll bring up the incident and we’re fighting again. My friend tells me that I handled the whole thing wrong from the beginning, and that I should see it from his angle. He’s a good guy, but I’m about to call it quits because I think he is making a big deal out of nothing. Please tell me what you think. I’m Right, He’s Wrong Dear I’m Right, He’s Wrong, Your signature alone bothers me because in a relationship, we do not have to compete with who is right and who is wrong. What I think happened is that you purposely opened the text hoping to get a response from your boyfriend, and it backfired. So, I say now, try to recover your current relationship, especially since you say he is a good guy. Good Luck! Dr. Hollie is a Pastor and practicing psychotherapist in the city. For questions and comments, please write to

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Bench Tony Romo

The Dallas Cowboys were defeated by the New York Giants 29first four drives and four total picks bring 24 on Sunday. The lost has started a his season total to 13. Romo has been firestorm of controversy about the inconsistent all year, his play goes from status of Tony Romo as quarterback. terrible to great and back again.Dallas The Cowboys have to make some is currently 3-4 and hopes of winning changes on the team, but do those the NFC East division or making the changes start with Romo? playoffs are fading fast. This is the question facing the So, is it time to bench Tony Romo?If Dallas Cowboys going into the the Cowboys bench Romo that means second half of the season.Is it really they will go with back up quarterback possible to bench Romo after he Kyle Orton.Orton has thrown for 3000 By Mark A. Toliver II passed for the most yards in his yards twice in his career. Elite News Staffwriter career.Romo threw for 473 yards, Orton has thrown at least 12 but struggling miserably to start the interceptions three times in his career. game. Orton’s completion percentage is a full The Cowboys did show signs of life as the game six points lower than Romo’s and Orton is really continued, overcoming a 23- point first half deficit immobile in the pocket.In other words, Romo is the and rallying around Romo as he put together a great best quarterback the Cowboys have right now. Romo comeback effort and corrected the mistakes he made has begun building chemistry with Bryant, he is in the first half.Correcting your wrongs is always a coming off a game in which he completed 18 passes good thing to do, but those mistake hurt the Cowboys. to TE Jason Witten and Romo had three games of at The problem is those wrongs are not isolated least 300 yards passing this season. incidents. Romo’s three interceptions on the teams There are big problems in Dallas. The offense is

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inconsistent and the team often looks unmotivated and uninspired, but if the Cowboys have any hope of competing in the NFC East, Romo has to be the starting quarterback, This may not be an exciting or popular proposition, but Romo is still the guy for the job!!! May God Bless You and Help Us Change the World!!Mark A Toliver II

Rolling with a Brotha, continued from page throats on the show before Dash was “removed” recently...Fellow cast members said Dash always kept up a lot of Diva drama on set, hmmmm! They just need to jello wrestle and settle this mess, hehehe... Speaking of drama, this election has been full of it, topped off with much disrespect towards President Obama. I honestly thought I’d heard everything until I peeped the words of a 97 year old White Woman, known as Marie, she is all in for Obama! Marie says in a video produced by activist movie maker Michael Moore: “I was born in 1915 during World War I. My first vote was

in 1940 for Franklin D. Roosevelt and I have not missed an election since,” says 97-year-old Marie”. “And I want the Republican Party to know, if your voter suppression throughout this beautiful country enables Romney to oust Barack Obama we will burn this motherf!!$E% down.” Being a child of the 60’s, I remember that same utterance from Black radical H. Rap Brown, I think Marie is just as serious as Rap. Here is the link...Don’t watch with your kids, as they will never see Granny/Grandpa the same,lol!!! http://

old-and-her-friends/ Keeping it real, as of press time, Tuesday is election day and although there’s been talk of a postponement, due to Hurricane Sandy, moving the election back would cost states tons of cash to reschedule statewide elections around the U.S. I was so proud last week that my family all voted early! If you are getting this at church and your church is doing nothing to facilitate membership voting, ever heard the saying “So heavenly minded, no earthly good”? Maybe you the reader can suggest to your pastor that this church needs to be prepared to get everybody to the polls that needs help

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on Tuesday! At Bibleway Community Baptist in Irving, our entire church voted early on Sunday, except for those who’d already voted! I’ll leave you with one thought! There is a LOT at stake for the middle class, college students, teens, women, minorities and just about everybody who’s not RICH! V-O-T-E! Happy Birthday to YOU and celebs this week:Otis “Temptations” Williams71, Henry “Fonz” Winkler 67, Telma Hopkins 64, Alfre Woodard, Roseanne Barr & Maxine Nightengale 59, Vanilla Ice 45, and rapper Nelly is 34! Thanks for VOTING with A Brotha this Tuesday!


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Clergy says: The serial rapist will be caught Police welcome community support and media attention

By Joseph E. Green-Bishop A violently sadistic and overweight rapist has been assaulting women in the Dallas area for nearly two years and area clergy are calling for a massive campaign to bring the violent offender to justice. Many of the women being attacked are members of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, whose members the rapist seems to be familiar with, according to police and members of the sorority. At least four members of the Deltas have been attacked in their homes in the Dallas area. The rapist even called one of his victims from a pay phone after the attack to inquire as to whether she was “okay,” according to police. Some women in the organization are living in a state of terror, afraid to leave their home and unsure if they are safe havens when they return to them. Members of the faith community are outraged with the actions of the rapist who they say will soon be caught by area authorities who have a picture of him and have samples of his DNA. “We are going to put the word out about this man and his despicable behavior,” said Reverend Dedrick Jennings, the former pastor of a church in Denton and owner of the Sacred Funeral Home located on Lancaster Road in Oak Cliff. “The fact of the matter is that God will bring his acts done in the darkness to the light,” Reverend Jennings said. “This man has a mother and perhaps has sisters, and how would he feel if someone were raping those women who are close to him. It is just a matter of time before the law catches up with him and he receives the punishment that he deserves.” Some members of the clergy are calling for a greater participation by members of the church community in the judicial and criminal justice process to punish people like the rapist. “This type of behavior cannot be tolerated,” said Dr. Corey C. Toney

Sr., an area business owner and nondenominational preacher and minister. “Once this individual is caught he should be dealt with to the fullest extent of the law. People like him harm our community, which is already wounded.” Reverend Charles Lightner, pastor of the New Comforter Church of God

Video footage of suspect In Christ called the actions of the rapist a tragedy that the community should not endure. “We must address what he is doing,” Pastor Lightner said. “His actions have affected the members of the sorority and members of our congregation who know them and work with them. He will not be allowed to terrorize us. He will be caught and he will be brought to justice.” Police officials said that the rapist seems to have personal knowledge about his victims. “The attacks are not random,” said Coppell police official Matthew Kosec. “We are taking this very seriously.” ”Many of us believe that this man is sick and may have a vendetta against the Deltas,” said Journalist Cheryl Smith, a 35- year member of the Sorority. “Look at what other communities do when they are under

attack. We must do more. This guy could be caught if the community was in an uproar.” As the organization prepares to celebrate its centennial next year, there are so many other stories that need to be focused on. Boasting a membership that includes economist Dr. Julianne Malveaux,

our members are being targeted is disturbing and extremely disheartening,” said Cynthia M. A. Butler-McIntyre, the Delta’s national president. “Our primary concern has been the safety of our members.” Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson also epressed outrage over the assaults and held a community forum addressing the assault on women. She said she also reached out offering support to President Butler-McIntyre, as did other leaders of organizations. According to police officers involved with the case, the media attention, most recently from NBC 5’s Randy McIlwain, and previously from others, including former CW 33 reporter Giselle Phelps, who broke the story, as well as coverage in Ms. Smith’s publications, is helpful. “If we don’t get this guy caught and the media attention winds up dropping down on this there’s going to be a lot more opportunity for him to actually commit the offense because a lot of people will be letting their guard down,” Officer David Tilley, of Plano’s Police Department told reporters. There is a $5,000 reward being offered by Crime Stoppers. The case was also featured on America’s Most Wanted.

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2703 Carpenter Avenue - Dallas, Tx. 75215 (817) 879-1225 (817) 879-1225  Sunday School ... 9:45 am. Sunday SchoolMorning ... 9:45 am. Worship Service ... 11:00 am. Morning Worship Service ... 11:00 am. Wednesday Prayer, Bible Study ... 7:00 pm. Gregory D. Franklin, Sr. Sr. Gregory D. Franklin, Wednesday Prayer, Bible Study ... 7:00 pm. Pastor



Greater Mt. Hebron M.B.C. Greater Mt. Hebron M.B.C.

2335 56th St. Dallas, Tx. 75241 Church: (214) 374-4759 Web address: 2335 56th St. Dallas, Tx. 75241 Church: (214) 374-4759 Sunday Early Morning Worship – 8:00 am Web address: Sunday Early Morning 8:00 am– 10:30 am Sunday School – 9:15 am Worship Morning–Worship Sunday School – 9:15 am pm Morning Worship 10:30 Tuesday-Teen Night – 7:00 Grief Ministry 7:00–pm 1st am & 3rd Tuesday-Teen Night – 7:00 pm Grief Ministry 7:00 pm 1st & 3rd Overcomer’s Outreach @ 7:00 pm 2nd & 4th Tuesday Overcomer’s Outreach @ 7:00 pm 2nd & 4th Tuesday Wednesday Wednesday Men & @ 7:00 pm Bible StudyStudy @7:45@7:45 pm pm Men &Women WomenMinistry Ministry @ 7:00 pm Bible Thursday Choir Rehearsal – 7:00 Thursday Choir Rehearsal – 7:00 pm pm Usher MeetingEvery Every4th 4th Thursday Usher Meeting Thursday

Little Baptist Church RoseFriendship of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church

Rev. Fred Conwright Pastor

Rev. Fred Conwright Pastor

2251Ann Lawrence 2415 Arbor Street Ave. Dallas, Tx. 75215 Dallas, Tx. 75216 (214) 428-0462 (214) 374-3639 Morning Service … 8:00 am. 9:30 a.m. – Sunday School Sunday School … 10:00 am. 11:00 a.m. – Morning Intercessory Prayer …Worship Wednesday 12:00 (Noon) & Thursday 6:00 pm.

Rev. David Toney Interim Pastor

Rev. Fabian K. Jacko

Rev. Fabian K. Jacko Rev. Fabian K. Jacko

Brotherhood (2nd Sunday-Lenwood Nursing Home, 2017 W. Virginia Drive, 75237) 3:00pm


NOVEMBER 2, 2012

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New Friendship Missionary Baptist Church

New Horizon Missionary Baptist Church

8108 Mask Drive Dallas, TX 75241 (214) 498-4439 … Office Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship: 11:00 a.m. Men / Women Meeting (1st & 3rd Wed.) 7 – 8 p.m. Bible Study (1st & 3rd Wed.) 8 – 9 p.m. Bible Study (2nd & 4th Wed.) 7 – 8 p.m. Fellowship Dinner/Bible Study(5th Wed.)6:15 – 8:30 p.m.

Resurrection Body of Christ

Pastor Ronald D. Richardson

901 E. Parkerville Rd. DeSoto, TX 75115 214-434-0252 Sunday School Time: _9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Mid-week Service: Tuesday 7:30 p.m. Prayer Bible Study, Etc): Thursday 7:30 p.m.

Christian Chapel Temple of Faith 14120 Noel Rd. Dallas, Tx. 75240 Church (972) 239-1120 Fax (972) 239-5925 Worship Services: 8 & 10:45 am. Sunday School: 9:30 am. Wednesday: Noon Prayer

Rev. Kwesi R. Kamau Pastor



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Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Both services will be held Mt. Hebron Missionary Baptist Church â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 1233 Texas Hwy 66 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Garland, Texas 75040.

McMillian II Casey - 20, passed away October 29, 2012. He is survived by his parents, Megail Shaw and Casey McMillian Sr., 2 brothers, Cameron Jackson and Tyler McMillian, 1 sister, Kasey McMillian, maternal grandparents, Hattie and William Barryer, Bobby Fields, paternal grandmother, Ruby McMillian and a host of relatives and friends. Wake: Friday, November 2, 2012 from 7:15 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 8:15 p.m. Funeral: Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 11: a.m. Both services will be held at Golden Gate â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 4155 S. R.L. Thornton Frwy â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Dallas, Texas 75224.


Davis, Lora Lynn - 49, passed away October 27, 2012. She is survived by her husband, Joe Davis, stepson, Devereous Davis, Sr., god daughter, Kira Pruitt, 2 grandchildren, her mother, Hattie Pruitt, 5 sisters, 3 brothers and a host of relatives and friends. Wake: Friday, November 2, 2012 from 7:15 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 8:15 p.m. at Golden Gate Funeral Home. Funeral: Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at COC @ Pemberton Hill â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 320 Pemberton Hill Rd â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Dallas, Texas 75217.

Banks Irene - 94, departed this life on October 28, 2012. She leaves to cherish her children, Roger Campbell, Lester Banks, Louis Banks and Ruby Lee Banks, a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren and other relatives and friends. Wake: Friday, November 2, 2012 from 7:00 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 9:00 p.m. Celebration of Life: Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Both services will be held at Ideal Pentecostal Church - 1000 E. Redbird Lane - Dallas, Texas 75241.

The Pastorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Search Committee of the New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, Tyler, Texas is seeking a New Pastor for full-time service. Our pastor will be retiring after 30 years of devoted service. We are seeking a man of God who is a licensed and experienced pastor with a vision. A pastor who is well grounded in the Baptist Doctrine and uses the King James Bible as a base. One who desires to see growth and revival in our congregation, youth department and outreach in the community. If you feel that you are called by God to lead us, please send your resume and contact information to: New Jerusalem Baptist Church â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Pastorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Search Committee 1300 North Border Avenue â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Tyler, TX 75702

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Blackmon, Annie Mae 59, known as â&#x20AC;&#x153;Annâ&#x20AC;? passed away October 27, 2012. She leaves to cherish her mother, Jurlean Sloan, 2 daughters, ReShonda Blackmon-Jordan and Tangela Blackmon, 5 grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends. Wake: Friday, November 2, 2012 from 6:00 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 7:00 p.m. at Golden Gate â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 4155 S. R.L. Thornton Frwy â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Dallas, Texas 75224. Service: Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 12 noon at Antioch Fellowship Missionary cBaptist Church â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 7550 S. Hampton Road â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Dallas, Texas 75232.

Wright, Dominique Jamal - 22, known as â&#x20AC;&#x153;D.J.â&#x20AC;? passed away October 23, 2012. He leaves to cherish his mother, Sharon Wright, father, Kenneth Wright, son, Jeremiah, 3 brothers, Markiest, Tyreece, and Kenny Jr., and a host of relatives and friends. Wake: Friday, November 2, 2012 from 7:15 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 8:15 p.m. Service:

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