- Church News

HOUSTON (AP) — Tom Brady led one of the greatest comebacks in sports, let alone Super Bowl history, lifting New England from a 25-point hole to the Patriots’ fifth NFL championship in the game’s first overtime finish. The Patriots scored 19 points in the final quarter, including a pair of 2-point conversions, then marched relentlessly […]

- Discussion

In a bit of good news in a landscape in which many Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are facing tough times, a trustee from Morris…


Proud of the racial harmony achieved in turbulent times, Atlanta has long promoted itself as the city too busy to hate. But it is also known for showing little love toward historical and significant old buildings — the city too busy to remember — with no hesitation to tear them down. So it was perhaps […]


  It was an emotional morning at Atlanta’s oldest African-American church. After more than 150 years, Friendship Baptist held its final service before moving to make way for the stadium for the Atlanta Falcons. For a full century…and half of another… these walls have listened and watched. They’ve witnessed church members comforting of those in […]


The Atlanta Falcons have reportedly decided to drop all negotiations to build the new stadium on the south site and build on the north site. Lloyd Hawk, chairman of the board of trustees of Friendship Baptist Church, said his attorneys received a call Tuesday morning from Duriya Farooqui, chief operating officer of the City of […]


  One of two historic Atlanta churches near the site of a proposed new NFL stadium has rejected the city’s initial offer for its land. The city offered $13.5 million, but Friendship Baptist Church countered with $24.5 million, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said in an interview with WXIA-TV. Reed said the city couldn’t afford that, but is now offering […]


  Football, God and rebuilding are among the most enduring themes here in the largest city in the Deep South. The three have come together in the latest and most expensive civic building for downtown Atlanta: dismantling a stadium that for 21 years has been the sturdy but frumpy home of the Atlanta Falcons and […]

- Daily Praise

Bishop Eddie Long‘s son Edward Long has Atlanta in a buzz! Atlanta is in full hype mode this weekend given our Atlanta Falcons have made it to the big game. It’s been so long since the Falcons came close to winning anything, therefore the city is in overkill excitement. Edward thought he would be creative and give […]

Breaking News

  Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner was jailed on charges of drunken driving and speeding early Tuesday, just hours after he scored a touchdown in the team’s win over the Denver Broncos. Turner, 30, of Suwanee, Ga., was booked into the Gwinnett County jail in metro Atlanta just after 5 a.m. Turner spent barely […]