About Robert Washington

It can appear to be nothing more than a pagan event dreamed up by some marketer or candy and costume manufacturer, but All Hallows Eve was actually intended to be a righteous opportunity purposed in history past to commemorate old saints All Hallows Eve is tied directly to All Saints Day celebrated on November 1 […]

Houston-based Landry’s Restaurants Inc., today announced it will restore Galveston’s landmark but hurricane-battered Flagship Hotel, adding a double-decker carousel and a Ferris wheel to the 1,000-foot pleasure pier that juts over the Gulf. Landry’s CEO Tilman Feritta, who bought the 225-hotel in 2004, has pledged to spend at least $15 million on the project, which […]

Parenting.com) — In the hubbub of life with kids, it’s amazing how fragile happiness can seem. One minute everyone is enjoying breakfast together, and the next the orange juice is toppled and the drawing is ruined and nobody wants the pancakes anymore. Blown out of proportion by a cranky preschooler, sulking tween, or grudge-holding parent, […]

More than 200 American Christians attended a conference in Indianapolis this past weekend to learn how to reach out to Muslims in North America. Speakers at the Oasis Conference, hosted by Muslim outreach ministry Crescent Project, included two former Muslims and a pastor who was born and raised in the Middle East. Attendees heard answers […]

There is no substitute for experience.When Jesse H. Jones High School head football coach Ronald Hooker looked at his returning list of players for the 2009 season, he saw multiple departures due to graduation. Yet there was a staple he could count on – three-year starting quarterback Aaron Taylor. Jones won the District 22-4A championship […]

By JOSE DE JESUS ORTIZ Copyright 2009 Houston Chronicle Oct. 27, 2009, 3:19PM Brad Mills was hired Tuesday by the Astros, taking over as manager of a team that has missed the postseason four straight seasons despite having one of baseball’s highest payrolls. The hiring ends a month-long search to replace Cecil Cooper, who was […]

It is so hard to keep one’s life in a forward movement when there is so much pushing against it. Many times we think it’s just us or just one person or type of people but the reality is, pressure to move beyond the past and present scenarios of life can be very discouraging. With […]

Atlanta, Georgia (CNN) — After 2,000 years of Christian prayer, many faithful still don’t know how to pray effectively, pastor Daniel Henderson says. “Most Christians pray out of crisis or pray a grocery list,” he said, making “God a lifeline of last resort.” Henderson teaches that prayer should be about worshipping God, having a one-to-one […]

When the Texans began playing here, team management openly encouraged tailgating as a value added to the ticket price. Fan enthusiasm was immediate, and huge.<!--more-->