Religion

Religion

    The Six New AME Bishops Get Assignments

    The six newly-elected bishops in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church recently received their assignments and they will be administering to members of their...

    Rev. Jamal Bryant Jokes About Open Marriages on New TV Show

    Rev. Jamal H. Bryant, pastor and founder of Baltimore’s Empowerment Temple AME Church, has come under fire for his remarks seeming to support open...

    United Methodist Church Elects 4 Black Women Bishops

    (Updated 7/16/2016)  Four African-American women were recently elected as bishops at quadrennial meetings of the United Methodist Church, further removing the glass ceiling for...

    AME Zion Bishop Richard Thompson Dies at 73

    Bishop Richard Keith Thompson, a longtime religious leader in Washington, D.C., and in the African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Zion Church, has died. He was...

    Ga. Pastor Refuses State Order to Submit Sermons

    A Georgia minister is refusing an order from officials in that state that he turn over his sermons for officials to review. According to Fox...

    Moore Ready to Lead Mid-Atlantic District

    African Methodist Episcopal Zion Bishop W. Darin Moore is looking forward to his new assignment. He is now the leader of the denomination’s Mid-Atlantic...

    The National Black Church Initiative Calls the BREXIT Vote Shocking, Destabilizing and Racist in...

    Washington, DC – The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans,...

    Bishop Frank Reid Continues Family AME Legacy

    Newly elected African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Bishop Frank Madison Reid III is ready to assume his position as part of the leadership team of...

    Why Did Jesus Weep: Because #BlackLivesMatter Too?

    For the last four visible years America has endured, once again, the polarizing effects of racism and injustice. Yet, instead of the perpetrators wearing...

    Controversial Bishop Eddie Long Dies at 63 from Aggressive Cancer

    Bishop Eddie Long, the controversial pastor of the Lithonia, Ga. megachurch New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, has died, according to a statement from the...

    Singer Joe Ligon of Gospel Group Mighty Clouds of Joy Dies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Singer Joe Ligon, the dynamic front man of the Grammy-winning gospel group Mighty Clouds of Joy, has died. He was...

    AME Zion Church Set to Hold 50th Quadrennial Conference in Greensboro, N.C.

    The African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Zion Church will hold its 50th Quadrennial Conference at the Sheraton Four Seasons Hotel & Koury Convention Center in Greensboro,...