Monday, March 28, 2011

City Leaders Turn to Church for Help

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City leaders are turning to the local church for help after learning that 90 girls from one high school are now pregnant or will have had a baby during this academic year. Together they have launched the "No, Baby" campaign.

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Memphis is well-known for its blues, barbecue, and Beale Street. But the latest buzz in the city is about babies having babies.

Bluff City made national headlines in January with reports of 90 girls at Frayser High School being pregnant or having a baby this academic year.

School leaders and politicians challenged the published pregnancy figures, but none denied the city has a problem.

It's a crisis that has Memphis leaders turning to the church for answers.

"City leaders turning to the Church for answers" is a great concept. Our country was built on that premise.

A massive media campaign has been launched that encourages girls to say "No" to sex before marriage.

Beyond the media blitz, community leaders and politicians, and church leaders are working together.

Youth Vision, a Christian outreach ministry has released a new song titled "No, Baby" and the community center is now helping produce a music video for the song.

I have linked the story which also contains a link to the song.

Local churches and the community leaders working together as opposed to the "community" leaders running away from the church wearing their "SEPARATION" t-shirts.

Be Vigilant. Be Discerning. Be Hopeful. Be Prayerful. Be Active. Be Available.

Gary Randall
Faith and Freedom

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