Friday, February 24, 2012

Matters of Faith--"PREACH HARD IN THE PAINT"

(MOBILE, AL)---Nike made "playing hard in the paint" trendy with it's latest ad campaign, however Minister Mike Moore takes it a step further, "Preaching Hard in the Paint." Moore, one of the most dynamic young ministers on the scene travels around the country joining forces with other preachers who aren't afraid of meeting 21st century Christians where they are....on FB and Twitter!

Varion Walton talks exclusive with this fifth generation minister about changing your father's "rock of ages" before Friday night's TBN taping at New Birth Community Church located in Mobile, Alabama. Find out why for Mark Moore its "go hard or go home!"

                    Varion Walton talks exclusively with Minister Mark Moore of Atlanta, Ga.

Saturday, February 11, 2012

BREAKING NEWS: Superstar Whitney Houston Dead at 48

(Los Angeles, CA.)--Shock and heartbreak give way to happier memories of a musical icon taken too soon. Whitney Houston who dominated the pop charts in the 80's and 90's was found dead at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles Saturday.

According to Beverly Hills Police spokesman Lt. Mark Rosen emergency responders quickly arrived at her hotel room where attempts to revive her failed. Rosen said moment's later the legendary singer was pronounced dead at 3:55pm.  News of Whitney Houston's death comes on the eve music's biggest night--The Grammys.  Houston was reportedly in Los Angeles to attend a pre-Grammy party hosted by her long-time mentor and record executive Clive Davis. Davis is credited with jump starting Houston's career in the early 80's.

Reaction to the tragic news quickly tore through the social media sites like Facebook and Twitter with more than 10 thousand hits per minute.  Reaction to the news also hit other entertainers from Los Angeles to South Haven, Mississippi just outside of Memphis where Houston's ex-husband Bobby Brown is on tour with New Edition. Concert goers report moments after taking the stage Bobby Brown said "I love you Whitney", broke down and had to leave the stage.
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Whitney Houston, wife, mother and legendary singer sold more than 170 million albums and appeared in the movies "The Body Guard, "The Preacher's Wife" and "Waiting to Exhale, dead at the age of 48.

As I sit stunned, thinking of her career and that "angelic" voice I find comfort in one of the many social media posts where another distraught fan posted, "America's Princess has finally transitioned to her heavenly mansion."