Friday, December 9, 2022

Faith

If there’s one thing former pro-basketball player and Pastor Eric Lee has learned during the pandemic, it’s that strategic moves work both on and off the basketball court. “I met with my church leaders when the pandemic first hit,” said...
A fully staffed medical clinic -- social workers, physicians, nurses, medical students, nursing students, support medical personnel -- operates each Monday on the campus of The Healing Center in Oakhaven.  Compassionate smiles are carefully covered by masks because of the...
by James A. Washington Jr. -- If I haven’t before, let me ask you now: Can somebody explain a “faith walk” to me?  I frequently refer to my own spiritual transformation that way and I’ve had others describe this “thing” that...
by Cathy Hart -- “You know too … that this was GOD’S plan from the beginning,” Barbara Edmond recently told The New Tri-State Defender, as she shared details of her journey as a donor family with the Mid-South Transplant Foundation...
by Shirley Jackson -- The world opens to children when you read to them. It helps stimulate their minds and creativity. It strengthens relationships. They learn about emotions and the art of speaking. Stephenie Washington, 55, and Brandon Washington, 28, agree. As...
Seventeen years ago, Dr. Eugene Gibson, affectionately known as “Pastor Geno” walked through the doors of Olivet Fellowship Baptist Church, The Place of the Outpouring and transformed a church reeling from a traumatic past into a powerhouse. On November 1,...
A star-studded spectacle of contemporary, uplifting gospel was recently attended by thousands. Its host? Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church. “A Night of Hope” dazzled virtual attendees, who tuned in Friday, June 5. The event featured the popular stylings of three young gospel artists...
The coronavirus approaches the “Saints” of the Church of God in Christ the same way it does anyone anywhere in the world – it aims to infect and kill. The toll has been heavy, including taking the lives of...
Six weeks ago, Mission Possible: COSM founder Thelma Nelms was standing in front of an overflow crowd at the National Civil Rights Museum to accept a Living Legacy Award presented by state Rep. Barbara Cooper. At the time, she...
In the Clark sisters’ home, Mama Clark considers the word “easy” a swear. “We don’t do easy,” she explained to her daughters in the opening scene after waking them up at three in the morning to record a song the...