Commentary: A recent life-threatening illness reminded inspirational speaker and writer Tanya Wilson of the importance of family and friends.
After months of planning and hard work, Russell Grevera was presented with his Eagle Scout badge for helping restore a long-forgotten cemetery that once belonged to the city's first black Presbyterian church.
Civil rights icon Andrew Young challenged graduating seniors at Johnson C. Smith University to find a purpose in life by working to solve the world’s many problems.
Just as artists are creating masterpieces from broken glass, every piece of our lives -- the good and the bad -- makes up the total of who we are.
Commentary: When we begin to care more about what man is telling us, disregarding what we know to be right for us, we allow ourselves to be dragged off course and away from the path to our destiny.
When you are taking what could be your final breaths, it's satisfying to know that the people you love most know and understand that.
Located in the Belmont community of east Charlotte, this mission-oriented congregation made a conscious decision to remain in a "challenged neighborhood."
As we celebrate another Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, I can think of no better tribute to his legacy of peace than for Congress to ban the manufacture and sale of military-style assault weapons.
We all want to be joyful, but if we look around, we find that those of us in church are no more joyful than those outside the faith.
Pastor Kendall Anderson's ministry will meet at Sun Valley 14 movie theater in Indian Trail and focus on "helping people awaken to experience Life in God that is present within us all."
Fifty-five community leaders gather to view and discuss "horrifying" images and news accounts displayed in "Without Sanctuary"
Spurred on by new voter laws, African American preachers attending the National Baptist Convention, USA's annual conference said they will continue longtime efforts to get blacks registered to vote.
What are you doing with the gifts you have been given, and are you challenging yourself to walk in your giftedness?
When we as black men abandon our sons, we create a longing that may be impossible to fill.
When we peel back the story of the toddler cured of the HIV virus, the presence of the Lord is magnificently clear.
Located in southwest Charlotte, this church is known for its belief that spiritual growth should be geared toward community and personal application.
It's easy to feel good about our own success, but few achieve greatness without the help of someone else.
At St. Paul Baptist Church in east Charlotte, more than 400 volunteers gathered on New Years Even to package rice -- enough to feed 300 children for an entire year.
A diverse group of religious leaders is asking Americans to engage in 18 days of prayer for political civility, which would end Jan. 21 with President Obama's second inauguration.
What are the gifts that God has placed inside of you? Are you actively working in those gifts, or are you allowing everything and everybody to cause a delay?
Olympic gymnast Gabrielle Douglas has a new book out. In an interview with Religion News Services, she talks about her faith and overcoming obstacles to win the gold at the 2012 games.
Distractions can be lethal in one’s life. That’s why it is so important to make a conscious decision to stay focused on what is good.
The lawsuit claims that as many as 1,500 pastors endorsed candidates Oct. 7 on “Pulpit Freedom Sunday,” which was a violation of IRS rules for non-profit organizations.
Tuesday, May, 21 2013
Commentary: How we use (or misuse) our financial resources will greatly determine many other aspects of our lives.
Dr. Dre pledges big gift to Southern Cal