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Tony Evans publishes historic study Bible and commentary
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – After 50 years of pastoral ministry, Tony Evans has released "The CSB Tony Evans Study Bible" and "The Tony Evans Bible Commentary" with LifeWay's B&H Publishing. In doing so, he becomes the first African American to publish a study Bible and one-volume Bible commentary. "I'm humbled. I'm from urban Baltimore. I would never
 
Buttigieg turns to black pastor to discuss racism, poverty
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
GOLDSBORO, N.C. — As he labors to win over black voters whose support is vital to his Democratic presidential bid, Pete Buttigieg found a receptive host last Sunday in a civil rights activist who has sought to continue the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s push for a racially diverse national campaign against poverty. After attending services at
 
Affirm kid-safe TV with holiday shopping
Friday, November 29, 2019
LOS ANGELES – Parents can use their Christmas shopping dollars to tell television advertisers which shows to promote, the Parents Television Council said in releasing its 2019 Best and Worst TV Advertisers. Christmas shopping affords an added opportunity to discourage advertisers from promoting television shows that are damaging to children, PTC
 
LifeWay Research queries blacks' views on Israel
Friday, November 22, 2019
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – American Jews and African Americans often worked side by side during the civil rights movement, including when rabbis walked with Martin Luther King Jr. in the march to Selma in 1965. In more recent years, however, the relationship has become more complicated due to conflicts between the nation of Israel and Palestinians, and the
 
Pastors of larger churches more likely to regularly counsel and disciple members
Thursday, November 14, 2019
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Meetings often fill the calendars of office workers, but pastors say their days are often full of meetings as well. A survey from Nashville-based LifeWay Research asked 1,000 Protestant pastors if they regularly have any of six types of meetings. Virtually every pastor (99%) says they regularly have at least one of those
 

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POP-UP Africana Holiday Market Pop-up Shop is Dec. 14-15, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Phoenix Event

Political fights for 2020 begin to emerge

With legal challenges to the state’s congressional and legislative maps closed, candidate

Senate passes bill to save funding for HBCUs

The Senate recently passed a bipartisan deal that would permanently restore funding to