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    Study Highlights Mainline Protestant Church Bias Against Blacks & Other Minorities

    It seems mainline Protestant are less likely to “walk the walk” when it comes to opening their doors to Blacks and other minorities than their conservative counterparts, according to a new study. Mainline Protestant denominations—Methodists,...

    Reaching Souls One Bun at a Time.

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO It was the first Friday night in October and the Northwestern High School Wildcats would normally be playing another 4A opponent somewhere under the lights in the Maryland...

    Failed Miracle Appears to be an African Tall Tale

    Heard the story about the West African minister who drowned while trying to recreate Jesus’ miracle of walking on water before his congregation? If you haven’t, you may be the only one. Since the story...

    Woman Acquitted of Blasphemy Still Can’t Leave Pakistan

    By KATHY GANNON ,  Associated Press ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row in Pakistan has been transferred from a secret location near the capital to another...

    Christian Groups Have Renewed Focus on Fighting Racism

    Christian groups have recently been putting more time and resources into addressing racism, with the issue at the forefront because of police shootings of Black men and the Black Lives Matter movement. One of the...

    `KingdomBoss’ Summit Coming to Baltimore

    By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO In the workplace, it is often a challenge for some to balance their faith and business needs. Many business men and women lean on their religious beliefs to help...

    Tutu Awards Prize to US School Shooting Survivors

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A group of young Americans who campaigned against gun violence after surviving a deadly shooting at their Florida school have received a prize from former South African archbishop Desmond Tutu. Tutu said...

    Montgomery County Faith Leaders Assert Political Agenda

    By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO Montgomery County’s clergy of color are working together across race and faith perspective to represent the needs of their congregations and ensure all voices are heard as the 2018...

    World Day of Prayer

    Unity of Washington D.C. (Unity WDC) will join Silent Unity, an international, trans-denominational prayer ministry, along with Unity churches around the world for the 21st annual Unity World Day of Prayer. The day of...

    Religious Groups Assume Responsibility in Flint

    FLINT, Mich. -- The First Presbyterian Church of Flint sits majestically along the historic cobblestone streets in the core of the city’s downtown area. The grand, Gothic limestone structure with huge Tiffany stained glass...

    Rev. Jamal Bryant Breaks Silence Over Latest Allegations

    On May 12, the Rev. Jamal H. Bryant of Baltimore’s Empowerment Temple Church took to social media to address rumors and allegations that he had fathered another child and was refusing to pay child...

    T.D. Jakes Chastises Franklin Graham for Obama Statements

    Megachurch pastor Bishop T.D. Jakes this weekend denounced the Rev. Franklin Graham for questioning President Obama’s faith in a recent television interview. “I find it insulting,” Jakes said May 15 on TV One’s “Washington...
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