News Of The Day – October 8th

Chadwick Boseman’s Brother Shares Late Actor’s Last Prayer 

I love a good action hero movie, and one of my favorites is Black Panther. It introduced me to actor Chadwick Boseman, whose earlier work is fantastic as well. Sadly he lost his battle with colon cancer at the young age of 43. Yet through his trial his faith never waivered, and he remains an inspiration to us all. Read the beautiful prayer he prayed with his brother before he passed here.

 

GOP Senators Seek To Keep Louisiana Pastor From Prosecution

Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, many states closed down places of worship. In Louisiana, Pastor Tony Spell continued to hold services against the mandate of the Governor. Charged with several misdemeanor offenses, Republican state legislators are trying to pass a bill protecting those people who are exercising their religious freedom. Read more about the ongoing fight here.

 

Hurricane Delta Barreling Toward Gulf Coast

The hits keep coming in 2020. This seems to be a particularly active hurricane season. In fact 2020 has seen so many storms, all letters of the alphabet have been used up and now the National Hurricane Center has moved on to the Greek alphabet. Many prayers are needed for a region already hit hard. Follow the projected path of the storm here.

 

Police officers help Celebrate veteran’s 100th Birthday

With the calls for defunding the police, and the attacks on law enforcement everywhere, its nice to  hear a good story involving local police officers. Oklahoma police dropped in on veteran Raymond Duncan who was celebrating becoming an centenarian. Read more about this special birthday here. 

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