Cardinals running back David Johnson is the first player in NFL history to begin his season with 14 straight games of 100 or more total yards.Johnson’s big drive in the fourth quarter of Arizona’s 48-41 home loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday saw him eclipse the 100-yard mark yet again.“That’s elite company, nobody,” Arizona coach Bruce Arians said this week of the possibility of Johnson reaching the milestone. “That speaks for itself, really. The people that he’s being mentioned with are Hall of Fame guys, so for a second-year player, I think it’s outstanding.” .@DavidJohnson31 has multi-TDs in 7 games this yr. That’s a club record & most in NFL since Arian Foster’s 7 in ’10 #NOvsAZ— Mark Dalton (@CardsMarkD) December 18, 2016 The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo .@DavidJohnson31 has 30 TDs in 30 career games; just 11 in @NFL history w more thru their 1st 30 games (7 are in HOF) #NOvsAZ pic.twitter.com/DnDCarTTl2— Mark Dalton (@CardsMarkD) December 18, 2016 Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson (31) celebrates his touchdown with Carson Palmer (3) during the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) Comments Share With rushing TD @DavidJohnson31 joins Gale Sayers as only players in @NFL history w 20+ rushing TDs, 5+ rec’ing & 1 KOR in his 1st 2 seasons Top Stories Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling — Mark Dalton (@CardsMarkD) December 18, 2016 Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Johnson, who recorded four catches for 55 yards along with 12 carries for 53 more, is just the third player in history to record 100 or more scrimmage yards in 14 straight games or more — he joins the Lions’ Barry Sanders’ stretch of 15 games (1997) and the Raiders’ Marcus Allen’s stretch of 14 games (1985). Nobody, however, has gone on such a streak to begin a season.The running back’s second rushing touchdown of the day also gave Johnson his 30th touchdown in 30 career games.He tied the game 34-all with a touchdown run that ties John David Crow’s franchise mark of total touchdowns (17) for a single year. Johnson is one short of matching Crow’s mark with 14 rushing touchdowns for a season.
On September 19, 2016 we hold the Kick off ceremony for the Victory of the Heavenly Tribal Messiahship in Kampala Uganda under the guidance of Rev. Bakary Camara, with the goal of 12 couples bless 430 couples (each) during 120 days.We had 80 participants which included blessed families, blessed children and the youth.In the opening remarks Rev. Bakary spoke about how the seminar will be conducted and also gave a brief about Heavenly Tribal Messiah activities and the direction from True Mother, and about the start of the Heavenly Tribal Messiahship activities of 12 couples from Uganda who are going to give blessing to 430 couples in 120 days. He said that Heavenly Tribal Messiahship is the life line that connects us to True Parents.We had two lectures on Heavenly Tribal Messiahship in morning, led by Rev. Kililo, the sub-regional director of East Africa Speaking about :He spoke about Heavenly Tribal Messiahship activities in Asia especially the Phillipines, Cambodia, Nepal and India, explaining how how the people in Asia have been able to achieve the blessing of 430 couples.Successful Tribal Messiahship are working through one to one witnessing, or family party, approaching churches and educating the Pastors/Bishops.The Successful begin first by making the conditions, then create relationship, and then move to the level of education and harvesting.To start people do not need to go through 7 days and 21 days workshop before going to blessing. Even after 3 days of explaining the Principles of Creation, the Fall and the importance of blessing, we can bless the couples and there after we can focus on educating them.We need a systematic approach to Tribal Messiah ship, where by spiritual children are divided into 10 and each of the 10 takes care of the 43 couples.Environment in each country is different and therefor the witnessing strategies in each nation may differ.Keep record of our tribes as the Tribe increases through taking photographs, visiting them, knowing what this one has done, where they stay, whom they stay with etc and loving the spiritual children as our own children.Tribal Messiah takes responsibility of his children even when these children go astray. Now that True father is in spirit world, we need to work extra hard and fulfil our responsibility in achieving Tribal Messiahship in the nation. True Parents have completed and concluded their mission, our mission is to carry the cross and follow them on the path of Tribal MessiahshipRestoration of 7 nations by 2020 is very important for God and to fulfil this we need to go through the 8 stage formula from servant of servant all the way up to the Father showing how many couples are required for each level as the Nation is being restored.Participants divided in three groups for the discussion on:How to achieve Tribal Messiahship,How does Tribal Messiahship relate with Uganda today,when do we start implementing Tribal Messiahship in Uganda.Three groups consisting of about 20people each were created to discuss these questions. The first group was led by Rev. Edwin Plekhanov national leader to Burundi, the second group by Rev. Makuuza Francis national leader to Rwanda and the third group by Rev. Gimeyi Moses national leader to Uganda.After the discussion, a representative from each group shared what they had discussed:Group 1 was represented by Mr. Katungi Jackson, who spoke about reaching out to communities, schools, institutions as a way to achieve Tribal Messiahship. He also spoke about strategies like Social media, finding interests of people using these interests to connect to people to True Parents. He concluded by saying that we need to start now to do Tribal Messiahship.Group 2 was represented by Anna Nadunga, who spoke about using our providential organizations as a starting point in Tribal Messiahship, connecting with other organizations and continue on witnessing to politicians. Lady Anna also said that Tribal Messiahship has already begun and people are already doing their tribal messiahship.Group 3 was represented by Mr. Lugeba, who spoke about using Family church as the starting point in Tribal Messiahship. He also hinted on the financial challenge as the hindering block in the tribal messiahship activities.After reporting about the discussions, we had a testimony by Mr. Magoola David, who spoke about his mission in Busoga. There after we received guidance from our Regional President Rev. Camara.Guidance by the Regional President Rev. Bakary CamaraPurification of our mind and body is very important. We need to purify ourselves first before we witness to others. We really should avoide smoking and drinking.We should really try our best to connect to the heart of True Parents and Heavenly Parent through prayer and fasting constantly until we tap into the heart of God. He said that we have to really fulfill our responsibility.We should go out witnessing with a heart of saving the people, not with a heart of making members.True Parents have carried a heavy burden because of us. originally we are supposed to be blessed when we have our 3 spiritual children, who are willing to sacrifice their lives for us. But many members received blessing without fulfilling this condition and therefore True Parents were accused by Satan and they had to pay a huge indemnity. All issues arising from the True family are because of us who are failing to fulfill our responsibilities.We should stay faraway from our spouses unless we have a special mission from True Parents.Entering the kingdom of Heaven is depend onsuccess in our tribal messiahship activitoes. by FFWPU Uganda, Gimeyi Moses Joint Sunday ServiceDuring our Sunday service on September 20, Rev. Bakary Camara, Rev. Kililo Mwalagho, Rev. Gimeyi Moses, Rev. Makuuza Francis, and Rev. Edwin Plekhanov, to all the participants.Rev. Gimeyi Moses testified about his tribal messiahship activities and how he has managed witness to a brother who has attended 7days divine principle and also testified that through this one brother he has been able to witness to a group of people who are studying divine principle.Rev. Makuuza Francis testified that tribal messiahship activities in Rwanda. He said that he has been conducting tribal messiah mission together with his wife and that it has not been easy. However through conditions and grace from Cheong Pyeong , he was able to educate provincial leaders and together they could begin tribal messiah mission. He testified that Rwanda has been able to conduct 7 days DP lectures each month and also construct a center for conducting seminars.Rev. Plekhanov testified about his experience during the World Leaders Assembly. He said that he saw an image on the right side of Mother especially during the Cheon il Guk Scripture dedication. And he confessed that indeed that image was True Father. He said this was the first time to see father in such an experience in tears, he recalled when Mother asked a question and people answered yes. And then Mother said if you are really my children, you would have said Ye Omoni. And said that Mother really wants us to be like her real children.Rev. Kililo testified about his experience during the World Leaders assembly. He spoke about the different functions and recalled that great moment when Kim jung il of North Korea sent A banquette of Flowers for True Parents. He said that even at toughest times of great tension True Parents received love from an enemy. This reflects the work and love that True Parents have for North Korea. He also gave a brief summary on the Cheon il Guk Scripture dedication ceremony including the speech by Rev. Young Hwi Kim and a special lecture by Andrew Wilson. He spoke about the Sunhak peace prize as well as True Mother’s direct Channel to Heavenly Parent.Rev. Camara spoke about unity among members for helping each other to fulfill our responsibilities. He said we need to identify our subject partners, otherwise there is not direct path to God. He also said that we need to pray for our leaders and really invest ourselves in Tribal Messiahship Activities.He also spoke about his experience with the Kamugisha Family staying on the land that True Mother bought for Uganda. He said that he was inspired by this humble family which was raising goats and rabbits as a means to pay tuition for their children. And on that background he begun a fundraising campaign to construct a church and a center in Lusaaze. Rev. Bakary led fundraising by pledging a donation of $3000. This inspired the members to also pledge and offer. In total $13,050 was raised for the construction of the church. During the fundraising Rev. Camara sang a song about True Parents. They are behind me; they are in front of me. they are behind me they are around me so I cannot fear”. He taught us to sing this song and every one was inspired to give.Rev. Camara was happy with the Uganda family and promised to come back very soon.
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He did not disclose details of the new offer. Sears to ask bankruptcy judge to liquidate, potentially putting up to 68,000 people out of work, sources say Sears, facing liquidation, says it will close 80 more stores Eddie Lampert makes $4.6-billion bid to buy Sears in ‘last-ditch effort’ to keep retailer alive Drain said that Sears will consider Lampert’s offer versus a potential liquidation during a bankruptcy auction on Jan. 14.The development offers new hope that Sears could remain operational, albeit in smaller form, sparing the jobs of many of its 68,000 workers. Were Sears to liquidate its assets, it would become one of the most high-profile victims in the wave of bankruptcies that has swept the retail sector in the last few years, as the explosion in online shopping exacerbates the fierce price competition facing brick-and-mortar stores.In a stark contrast between e-commerce firms and many physical retailers, Amazon.com Inc became the world’s most valuable company for the first time this week, reaching a market capitalization of close to US$800 billion.Previous NegotiationsA main point of contention in the negotiations between Lampert and Sears previously centered on whether Lampert’s bid fully addressed the bankruptcy costs that Sears has racked up, according to sources familiar with the matter.The costs, which include bills from lawyers and financial advisers, are expected to exceed US$200 million, those sources said.Lampert’s bid proposed forgiving US$1.3 billion of debt he holds in exchange for ownership of the reconstituted Sears, a bankruptcy manoeuvre known as a credit bid.In addition, Lampert wanted a release from legal exposure related to a series of transactions he completed with the retailer before it filed for bankruptcy protection. Those made him the company’s biggest creditor, in addition to its largest shareholder.Lampert’s offer did not include putting up cash to back the credit bid. That raised concerns in the negotiations since the maneuver might not be allowed in court, the sources said, given ongoing investigations of Lampert’s pre-bankruptcy deals, which the hedge fund manager maintains were proper.Unsecured creditors have pushed for Sears to liquidate, partially because they contend they will realize a better financial recovery if it does. Those creditors, which include Sears landlords and bondholders, have also questioned Lampert’s pre-bankruptcy transactions with the retailer.Sears’ bankruptcy, which includes discount chain Kmart, followed a decade of revenue declines, hundreds of store closures, and years of deals by billionaire Lampert in an attempt to turn around the company he put together in 2005 through an US$11 billion deal.Sears dates back to the late 1880s and its mail-order catalogs. Merchandise from toys, medicine, gramophones, automobiles, kit houses and tombstones made it the Amazon of its time.The iconic retailer gradually lost its shine, however, as consumers turned to e-commerce and brick-and-mortar rivals such as Walmart Inc and Target Corp.Lampert had pledged to restore Sears to its glory days, when it owned the tallest building in the world as well as a radio station and Allstate insurance.But critics say Lampert let the stores deteriorate over the years, even as he bought the company’s stock and lent it money.The largest U.S. toy retailer, Toys ‘R’ Us, tried to emerge from its 2017 bankruptcy filing but was also forced to liquidate six months later, after creditors lost confidence in its turnaround plan.© Thomson Reuters 2019 More Reuters
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