Bishop T.D. Jakes, Dr. Tony Evans, Bishop Charles E. Blake, Pastor Shirley Caesar, Dr. A.R. Bernard, Bishop Vashti McKenzie and Dr. John Perkins are inaugural honorees WASHINGTON —Museum of the Bible will premiere a one-night gala experience entitled “Blessing of the Elders” in the museum’s World Stage Theater from 7–10 p.m. ET on June 23. Blessing […]
The black church in America is older than the country itself. The first black churches were formed in this country in the early 1770s, some as early as 1773. Since that time, the black church has endured and eventually overcome every crisis that this country has seen. The COVID-19 crisis is different. For the first […]
The Social Justice Ministry of Baptist General Convention of Virginia honors the life and legacy of our departed sister, the Queen of Soul, Aretha Louise Franklin. Throughout her career she always acknowledged that everything she had was from God. Further, she was never ashamed of the Gospel and proclaimed it consistently in her recordings and […]
The gospel singer and pastor wants us to pray instead, but why can't we do both?
A federal law enforcement says the fire was not arson, yet there are concerns that the church was racially targeted.
After a lengthy legal battle between a black South Carolina church and members of the Ku Klux Klan, a judge has ruled that the church owns a building where KKK robes and T-shirts are sold.
Music has been the lynch pin to worship since the beginning of time. Through the years the Black church has always been a place of refuge, support and direction has always been the faith.
The Faithful Central Bible Church has owned the Forum since 2000. The church purchased the iconic landmark for 22.5 million dollars “envi sioning a family entertainment venue with concerts, shops, restaurants and a hotel that would create hundreds of jobs in an underserved area while generating income for the church and its mission,” Richard Verrier, […]
I come from a family with diverse religious traditions: Baptist, Methodist, Apostolic, Buddhist and nondenominational. My mother was a spiritual seeker, and when she became Catholic, I was baptized into the Catholic faith as a young child.
Legs covered in skin-toned stockings, her skirt crisp to the knee, Patty Davis slips on the black heels she has shined for the day.
From TheRoot.com Words by: Brandee Sanders Sunday morning rolls around again, and I get the early wake up call from my father. “Get up, Brandee. Get ready for church.” My first thought is to go right back to sleep, because I don’t want to go. It’s not a case of Sunday-morning laziness; I’d just rather […]
Via: www.newsone.com From the NY Times: From the second to last pew at All Souls’ Episcopal Church in Harlem on a recent Sunday morning, Sylvia Lynch, 80, lifted a hand toward the rafters and sang praises through a haze of burnt incense. Her voice was steady and strong, as was her grip on the cane […]