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Key of Gospel Music & Ministry Awards

The Key of Gospel Music & Ministry Awards, hosted by the prestigious TEGMA

Churches, mosques focus on security

In Alabama, a Presbyterian church wanted to be able to hire its own police for protection. Mosque leaders around the country are meeting with law enforcement officials as an anti-Muslim furor fuels arson attacks and vandalism. And the Federal Emergency ...

Losing My Religion: Kirk Franklin returns with chart-topping hits

The seven-time Grammy Award-winner Kirk Franklin is back after his five-year hiatus. His 11th studio album entitled Losing My Religion hit stores on Nov. 13.

Black Methodist leaders organize for justice

Flanked by images of the nine men and women at Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina, and the four little girls killed in the 1963 bombing of 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, among other victims of racial ...

The 108th annual National Primitive Baptist Convention

Representing Primitive Baptist churches of African heritage in the United States, the National Primitive Baptist Convention, USA, will host its 108th Annual Session at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel, located at 400 N. Olive St. The convention will begin on Sunday ...

MegaFest focuses on spirituality, health and family

MegaFest, the faith-based community event presented by Bishop T.D. Jakes, will make its return to the Dallas Convention Center from Aug. 19 to Aug. 23. This year’s festival will bring to the Metroplex spiritual guidance, programs on maintaining health and ...

New leader helps redeem Episcopal Church

The recent election of Bishop Michael Curry as the 27th presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, the first African American to hold the denomination’s highest office to succeed the church’s first female presiding bishop, is expected to help atone for ...

Who is burning Black churches?

At least five Black churches burned overnight recently and three have been attributed to arson.

The Black Church and the strength to forgive

For many outside the Black community, they had never seen anything like it. Though suffering and deep in pain from the loss of loved ones at the hands of Dylann Roof at Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina, they ...

Women need P.R.A.Y.E.R.

If you say you are a Christian, then you should be having regular, interactive conversations with God.

Pastors on mission to ‘Save Our Sons’

Today there is an urgent need to save our sons, stressed the African American Pastors Coalition during its annual Martin Luther King Jr. holiday celebration, held at Concord Church on Jan. 19.

Initiative to support UNICEF in West Africa to launch next month

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF recently announced a new partnership to combat Ebola with a consortium of noted faith-based leaders who head up some of the largest African American churches and religious organizations in the country.

Pastors on mission to ‘Save Our Sons’

Today there is an urgent need to save our sons, stressed the African American Pastors Coalition during its annual Martin Luther King Jr. holiday celebration, held at Concord Church on Jan. 19.

St. Paul United Methodist Church receives Texas historical marker

Rooted in African American traditions of worship, St. Paul United Methodist Church, located at 1816 Routh St. in the Downtown Arts District, received a historical marker from the Texas Historic Commission on Nov. 22, 2014.

Black churches pray in protest of police slayings

Congregants in African American churches across the country wore black to Sunday services and prayed over the men in attendance in a symbolic stand against fatal police shootings of unarmed Black men.

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