Home Religion

Religion

    Birthday Dollars to Fund Faith Fellows

    By Rev. Dorothy S. Boulware, Special to the AFRO The Rev. Heber Brown III is using his birthday capital on social media to provide experience for young people interested in Pleasant Hope Baptist Church’s brand of...

    Episcopal Bishop Breaks Race, Gender Barriers

    By Dr. Sybil C. Mitchell, The New Tri-State Defender “Now, let me get this straight. You are a successful attorney, making a good salary, and you are about to make partner, which will give you...

    Local Pastors Celebrate 40 years in Ministry

    By Rev. Dorothy S. Boulware, Special to the AFRO When Karen Stanley was only 17, she was called to preach. But she first felt the pull of God when she saw the face of sadness at...

    Charity Church Hosts 2nd Annual Women’s Conference

    By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO May 4th, the Women of Excellence Ministry of Charity Church will gather again for their second annual Women’s Conference. Women from all over the city are invited to experience...

    All Good Friday Roads Lead to Calvary

    By Rev. Dorothy S. Boulware, Special to the AFRO Good Friday is the day Christians gather to corporately commemorate the suffering of Jesus Christ on the cross to seal humankind’s redemption in God’s eternal plan. And...

    Authorities say Deputy’s Son Behind Fires at Black Churches

    By MELINDA DESLATTE and KEVIN McGILL Associated Press OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — The suspect in a string of fires that destroyed three Black churches in rural Louisiana is the White son of a sheriff's deputy...

    Student to Blanket Congress With Prayers

    By Rev. Dorothy S. Boulware, Special to the AFRO There’s no end to the frustration people feel in the light of constant bullying and violence children experience in school as well as in communities. One 10-year-old...

    New Shiloh Baptist Church Hosts 50th Last Words Service

    By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO April 19th is an important day on the Christian calendar. It is observed as Good Friday; the day Jesus Christ was crucified. Many churches in our area will observe...

    Holy Week Service at Sharon Baptist

    By AFRO Staff Sharon Baptist Church the venerable West Baltimore church led by Rev. Dr. A.C.D. Vaughn, will hold Holy Week services April 16 and 17. On April 16, Bishop Walter Scott Thomas will preach...

    I’ve Almost Lost Hope

    Written by Rev. Anthony Trufant As an African American Christian pastor, I've almost lost hope for meaningful partnerships with white Evangelical Christians. There was a time when I was far more hopeful. Over the past...

    Pope Names Moderate Gregory as Washington, D.C., Archbishop

    By Nicole Winfield and Jessica Gresko, The Associated Press Archbishop Wilton Gregory promised Catholics he would "rebuild your trust" after Pope Francis on April 4 named him the new archbishop of Washington, D.C., the archdiocese that...

    Authorities Investigate ‘Suspicious’ Fires at Black Churches

    By The Associated Press Authorities in southern Louisiana are investigating a string of "suspicious" fires at three African- American churches in recent days. During a news conference April 4, Fire Marshal H. "Butch" Browning said it...

    AFRO BRIEFS

    MAKE A DONATION


    Unlike many online publications, afro.com delivers content that's relevant to you at no cost. Help us keep it that way by making a generous donation as low as $2.

     

    Donate Now

    $
    Personal Info

    Donation Total: $2.00