Jason Carson was the first speaker for this year’s Lenten Lunch. Carson spoke on the importance of PRAYER during the Lenten season at Eupora First UMC’s Lenten Lunch. He is discussing A-C-T-S of prayer.
See this photo in the March 20, 2014 edition of The Webster Progress Times at http://websterprogresstimes.com/2014/03/20/lenten-lunch/
Red “X”s are everywhere today.
While it is not a topic much discussed in America, the last Thursday in February has been designated “Red X” Day to raise awareness that 27 million people are being held in slavery around the world.
Human trafficking, bonded labor and forced labor are all part of a “hidden” population of slaves around the world. The CNN Freedom Project defines slavery as “occurring when one person completely controls another person, using violence or the threat of violence to maintain that control, exploits them economically, pays them nothing and they cannot walk away.”
Members of First Baptist Church of Eupora in Eupora, Miss., first became aware of the End It Movement’s campaign to bring awareness to the issue of slavery following the Passion Conference in Atlanta, Ga. in January. Conference attendees were encouraged to bring awareness to their home churches and communities. Continue reading