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Jeremiah Wright: Christians should work together
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Dr. Jeremiah Wright Jr., the retired pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago and former mentor to President Barack Obama, urged Christians to unite and work together as the Body of Christ during his speech at the 108th Annual Session of the National Baptist Congress. He also stressed the importance of people combining their efforts to correct
 
Pastors urged to fight abortion among blacks
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
NASHVILLE – The abortion industry has infiltrated the African-American community by cloaking the procedure as a woman's civil right and embedding the issue into politics, black pro-life advocate Arnold Culbreath told Baptist Press. "The abortion industry shamelessly slithered into the black American community on the heels of the 'free love' movement,
 
When in doubt, go home
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
For most of my life, I have been the kind of person who found it hard to ask anybody for anything. Asking for help was like declaring defeat. So I spent a good portion of my adult life consumed with making it on my own. The joke on me was that I had just enough success to actually believe that what I achieved was done so mostly by my own devices.
 
Pastors call for protection of traditional marriage
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
RALEIGH – Several area pastors delivered passionate speeches from the steps of the Capitol building Tuesday urging legislators to protect traditional marriage. North Carolina Pastors Network members called on Governor Pat McCrory to defend marriage for all states that fall under the 4th Circuit, on the heels of the Circuit Court of Appeals’
 
Temple of Deliverance hits mark with new CD
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
The Temple of Deliverance COGIC church’s 200-voice women’s choir has been taking the gospel music world by storm with its Top 20 radio smash “Everybody Praise.” Now, the Memphis-based ensemble is rocking the gospel world again with its last radio single “Breakthrough” from its Top 10 CD “In the Sanctuary. This
 
8 questions to ask when preparing your sermons
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
I believe that the best model to follow in the history of preaching is Jesus. It isn’t John the Baptist, Paul or any contemporary speaker alive today. Jesus was THE Master Communicator. The Bible says in Matthew 7:28 that “the crowds were amazed at Jesus’ sermons.” Why? Because both the content and the delivery came straight from the
 

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Drop in black homeownership rate double that of whites

Each year the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University assesses the nation’s