Religion

How does Jesus Shape the way black people view themselves?

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“Faith and Family” By Jesse Herriott In a recent Facebook post, I made mention of a political cartoon that I received in my newsfeed. The individual, whom I will leave nameless, made a remark about the timeliness of certain ethnicities in connection to their faith of choice. To speak plainly, the cartoon suggested that African-American Christians have a problem with ... Read More »

Stephen M. McCrary: What True Beauty Is

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By Stephen M. McCrary In this fast paced day of reality television, from the housewives of Atlanta to shows such as The Game. We have been given the opportunity to peruse inside the sometimes fabricated lives of some of the rich and famous. The reality is the emphasis is hardly ever put on “ the biography “ but “ the fiction “.  In some ... Read More »

Family Robs Church then Sells Items in a Yard Sale Less than a Block Away

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  Reported By: Britt L A family that robs together….Stays together? ABC News reported that a mother-father-daughter trio allegedly robbed church items and sold the stolen goods in a yard sale at their home in Slidell, Louisiana. St. Tammany Police Captain George Bonnett informed ABC News that the family confessed that they robbed the El Bethel Apostolic Ministry in Slidell ... Read More »

Trey Coleman: My Journey Through Christianity and Islam

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by Trey Coleman   Like many individuals, growing up, my childhood consisted of going to church every Sunday, Wednesday and Friday nights. I was raised to respect everyone and their religious beliefs whether I disagreed with their premise or not. I’m far from a theologian, but I did attend Bible school for 4 years and I can navigate my way ... Read More »

Unashamed Conference 2013: Teaching The Youth to be Unashamed in Christ

BY:  John “Hennry” Harris Romans 1:16 ” For I am not ashamed of the gospel,because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile.” Christian rap.  Christian.  Rap??  For some the mere thought of Christian rap is more of an oxymoron than a reality.  Rap music has been vilified in the media ... Read More »

NAACP Makes History By Having a Sit-Down With the KKK

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By Barry Burch Jr. Meetings between the Crips and Bloods are impressive in their own right, but the NAACP and Ku Klux Klan meeting – now that’s one for the history books, or is it?  Leaders from both of the well-known organizations met on Saturday in Casper, Wyoming, to address the recent violence being inflicted upon black men in the community as well ... Read More »

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Bishop Tutu Chooses He|| Over Homophobic God; Says Gay Struggle Like Blacks’ In Racist S. Africa

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By Barry Burch Jr. He won the Nobel Peace Prize and is considered a hero in the fight to end apartheid, and he would not worship a homophobic god.  South African archbishop emeritus, Desmond Tutu, said that he would rather go to he|| than worship a homophobic God at a rally for Gay rights hosted by the United Nations Human Rights Office ... Read More »

Republican Mike Huckabee Likens Gay Marriage To Prost!tution and Polygamy

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By Victor Trammell The Supreme Court’s recent ruling on the issue of gay marriage was groundbreaking indeed. Marriage equality for couples of the same gender still seems to divide the country. Public figures on both sides of the debate have voiced their opposition or support. Mike Huckabee, a former Republican presidential candidate and stauch conservative recently gave an account of his ... Read More »