Religion

Beyond The News: Rev. Jesse Jackson: "Love still works"

A candid conversation about souls over soul food.

A celebration of the woman behind ‘Something Within’

Lucie E. Campbell tribute set for Sunday at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church.

Sharpton serves up sermon laced with lessons and admonitions

The Rev. Al Sharpton delivered a Memphis version of a sermon constructed for Black History Month during his appearance at Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church’s main campus last Sunday.

MTS, Dr. Henry Logan Starks & The 30th

Memphis Theological Seminary presented the 30th Annual Dr. Henry Logan Starks Scholarship & Award Celebration at the Guest House at Graceland last week.

Donnie McClurkin tells Christians to stop protesting Trump

“We need to know what our vote really means and how to utilize it. But I don’t want us to get caught up in this protest,” McClurkin insisted on Get Up! Mornings With Erica Campbell.

IRIS Orchestra to perform at Clayborn Temple

Event Theme: 'Celebrating the Past: Creating a Future.'

Government warns of scam targeting vulnerable black churchgoers

The con seems legitimate because it’s associated with a church or church-sponsored event.

Annual Prayer Breakfast links Dr. King, LeMoyne-Owen, Black America and hope

The theme for the breakfast was "Prayerfully Pursuing the Dream."

Bishop Eddie Long dies from an ‘aggressive cancer’ at 63

New Birth issued a statement to the Atlanta Journal Constitution on Sunday, confirming his death.

The Downtown Church settles into Clayborn Temple

While embracing history and welcoming change.

Pastor issues call to Church and Leadership Planning Conference

A seasoned pastor, the Rev. Antonio D. Jones shepherded Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Mississippi for 11 years before recently planting himself in Memphis as the new pastor of Hickory Hill Missionary Baptist Church at 6580 E. Raines Rd.

COMMENTARY: From the pulpit to the people: Kim Burrell, homosexuality and the black church

Burrell’s condemnation of gay people isn’t anything new, especially in the black church.

New Direction Christian Church reaches out with on-demand streaming app

New Direction Digital Network launches in early 2017.

Mississippi church member charged in ‘Vote Trump’ arson

A Mississippi man with a prior criminal record was arrested Wednesday in the burning of an African-American church that was spray-painted with the words “Vote Trump,” and the church’s bishop said the man is a member of the congregation.

What’s in a name?: Walt Hazzard’s struggle with Islam & identity in the NBA

How becoming a Muslim shook up the league and changed one player’s life forever.

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