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Clergy, Physicians to Discuss Spirituality-Medicine Connection

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Hundreds of Washington-area residents will gather for workshops and seminars during the 13th Annual Spirituality and Medicine Conference, May 2 to May 5, at the Grand Hyatt, 1000 H. Street N.W. Leading physicians and clergy from across the nation will...

As Pope Retires, Church Struggles to Hold Its Young

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - As the Catholic Church prepares to elect a new pope to guide it into the future, church leaders are struggling to keep young people from leaving the faith. Four out of five Catholics who have left...

Winans Family Scion Faces Prison for $8 Million Fraud

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DETROIT— Prosecutors have recommended at least 12 1/2 years in prison for a member of gospel music's Winans family whose $8 million bond scam involved more than 1,000 people and caused bankruptcies and home foreclosures. Michael Winans Jr., 30, of...

White House Aide: Obama Hasn’t Abandoned Blacks

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WASHINGTON (NNPA) – President Obama has launched initiatives and backed legislation that have significantly helped African-Americans throughout his time in office even though there is a perception in some quarters that the nation’s first Black president hasn’t done as...

Fourth Annual “Royal Comedy Tour” to Kick off Feb. 2 in Louisiana

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The longest running and most successful urban comedy tour will again hit stages across America in coming months. Kicking off on Feb. 2 in Louisiana to coincide with Super Bowl weekend, the Royal Comedy Tour will see some of...

Meet the Pastor

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  Name:  Pastor Heber Brown III Church, how long: I’ve been the pastor of Pleasant Hope Baptist Church for 4 and ½ years. 430 E. Belvedere Avenue Baltimore, MD 21212 www.pleasanthope.org Age: 32 Hometown:  Baltimore School: Morgan State University (B.S. in Psychology), Virginia Union University (Master...

Churches Fight UMC Over Property

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Less than a year has gone by since White Rock Church members decided to end their relationship with the Baltimore-Washington Conference of the United Methodist Church (UMC) because they disagreed with the treatment of African American churches and smaller...

Fred Luter poised to become First Black President of Southern Baptists

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(June 16, 2012) The Rev. Fred Luter Jr. is poised to become the first African American president of the nation's largest Protestant denomination when convention delegates vote during the week of June 18 in New Orleans. It's a big step...

ChristianityToday.com Launches New Site Design

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Christianity Today, a nonprofit global ministry recently debuted the new design of ChristianityToday.com, the website for Christianity Today magazine, with new features and a clean, fresh look. The new website boasts a simpler layout, subscriber-only content, minute-to-minute news updates...

TBN’s Church Channel Network Offers Worship and Ministry Programs 24-7

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What if there was a special television channel that carried all the best church and ministry programs featuring the most respected Christian leaders? And what if that channel was available around the clock to comfort, inspire, and challenge viewers...

Prometheus: Archaeologists Search for Humanity’s Birthplace

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Dateline: Scotland, 2089. While spelunking on the Isle of Skye, archaeologists Charlie Holloway (Logan Marshall-Green) and Dr. Elizabeth Shaw (Noomi Rapace) discover an ancient painting etched into the ceiling of an abandoned cave. The uncanny researchers immediately discern that...

Catholic Institutions File 12 Lawsuits Challenging Health Care Mandate

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Catholic institutions are striking back against a provision in the Affordable Care Act that would force them to pay for or provide contraceptives and perform procedures such as abortions. The Archdiocese of Washington and other local church-affiliated plaintiffs filed a...

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