Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Religion

Rome, Italy – A group of global reparations leaders met with the Vatican this week to discuss the Catholic Church’s role in the Transatlantic Slave Trade, and the need for the Church to formally address its role with a Papal...
Loved ones and friends will join the Golden Leaf Church family this month for a huge birthday bash for Mother Verneda Elizabeth Breathett, who turns 100. On July 29, a catered banquet will honor the church’s oldest and “most famous”...
More African Americans are less likely to get married, and more than half who do will eventually get divorced, according to articles published in the National Library of Medicine. Factors such as the breakdown of traditional-family patterns, the acceptance of...
Church members and friends drove by with painted signs and honking horns to wish Mrs. Artressa Malone a happy, 102nd birthday on Palm Sunday (April 17). Malone’s nieces and nephews staged a drive-by birthday party for “Aunt ‘Trit,” who still...
“The work starts with a ‘yes.’ And you will be amazed by where a ‘yes’ to God will take you… The steps of a good man or woman are ordered by the Lord.” Those words from keynote speaker Dr. Gina...
by the Rev. Dr. Rosalyn R. Nichols -- With the close of Black History Month and as we usher in Lent, I find myself asking, what is faith really? What does faith look like really? Is faith found in the hull...
At Faith World Church, a Fayette County ministry couched in Gallaway, Tennessee, Bishop David Gillard and his wife, Elder Toya Gillard, are at the helm of a growing Church of God in Christ ministry. With Bishop Gillard having planted four...
Memphis Theological Seminary just broadened its focus in providing Christian Education in the context of “The Black Church,” thanks to a $1,000,000 grant from the prestigious Lily Endowment. “Establishing ‘The House of Black Church Studies’ is an extremely significant development...
by Mark Jefferson -- Currently, I serve as Assistant Professor of Homiletics at Virginia Theological Seminary. Our theological institution turns 200 in 2023. To celebrate and commemorate the occasion, our Seminary president presented me with the unique challenge to preach...
Bishop Linwood Dillard Jr., at 43, is poised to celebrate 21 years in ministry on Feb. 27. Dillard and the Citadel of Deliverance Church of God in Christ at 4350 Hacks Cross Rd., southwest of Bill Morris Parkway, affectionately called...