Monday, July 13, 2020

Religion

Last Sunday was not my first time attending service at Pursuit of God in Frayser. Nor was it my first time attending services at 3759 N. Watkins, the former Bellevue Baptist Church. The few times I went to Bellevue-Frayser, the...
The Church of God In Christ (COGIC) Tennessee 5th Jurisdiction, under the leadership of Bishop Jerry Taylor, is observing the April 4 commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination in Memphis with a  SAVE 901 Awareness March. The march...
“Love Has An Army. We Fight For Good,” the Salvation Army (SA) website touts. On any given day, 200 men, women, and children are finding shelter, counseling, spiritual guidance, and drug rehabilitation services in Memphis-area Salvation Army facilities. But according...
by Isaac A. Wright II -- As we stand on the eve of the transition of leadership at Greater Lakeview M.B. Church that has been under the watch of Pastor Joe E. Hayes Sr for the last 45 years,...
A joyous day of singing and praising occurred on Sunday morning at the Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church at 7289 U.S. 64. Church organizers and head Pastor Donald L. Johnson set aside the second Sunday of the month of February...
The Rev. Myron Armstrong’s ministerial journey began 35 years ago when “God instructed me to start my church in the garage of our family home.” “The name was to be Agape Christian Faith Ministries,” Armstrong recalled. “It was to be...
Castalia Baptist Church is accepting applications for its fifteenth annual college tour. Under trustee Meka Egwuekwe, the church will lead more than 40 high school students on a tour of eight historically black college campuses in Mississippi, Louisiana, and...
Hundreds gathered in the scenic elegance of Hilton Hotel East on Monday morning for the 29th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast sponsored by the LeMoyne-Owen College Alumni Association. This year’s theme was: “2020 Vision: Be the...
Dr. Luther D. Ivory, professor emeritus at Rhodes College, speaks from experience when he says a new generation of students wants to know who Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was and how his resistance to the status quo changed...
Count the Rev. Jeffrey Williams among the local pastors who – despite dwindling attendance – is rock-solid sure that the church will increasingly become a place of refuge in the troubled times ahead. Such assuredness is rooted in a faith...