Churches

  via BlackDoctor: The mountain of medical bills the average America is trying to clear is high. Medical debt contributes to two-thirds of bankruptcies, according to the American Journal of Public Health. And a 2018 Kaiser Family Foundation/New York Times poll showed that of the 26% of people who reported problems paying medical bills, 59% […]

via Joy105: In the wake of many mass shooting aroud the US that killed more than 30 people at an El Paso Walmart and Dayton, Ohio entertainment district. Gunmen have also targeted houses of worships in recent years, including a church in rural Sutherland Springs, Texas, where more than two dozen people were shot dead […]

via FirstLadyB: ARETHA FRANKLIN AMAZING GRACE FILM WILL BE VIEWED AT TWO HISTORIC CHURCHES AS PART OF THE FILM’S PREMIERE WEEK CELEBRATION. Variety was the first to report that civil rights activist Rev. William J. Barber II will be taking the film to the New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit. This is where the late superstar’s father, C.L. […]

via getupmornings: Everyday people get money taken from them by scammers and it causes a lot of problems. The Christian Post is reporting that churches are now being scammed by people posing as pastors. This is becoming a trend and churches are putting out a warning that scammers might be using information on the church websites to trick members. […]

via elev8: Tyler Perry is currently traveling to different cities to promote his new movie, “Nobody’s Fool,” starring Tika Sumpter and Tiffany Haddish. While in New York City the director and actor was stopped by TMZ for an interview to talk about guns in church. In the wake of the mass shooting that killed 11 churchgoers at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburg […]

via BCNN1: Until a few years ago, the greatest threat to the future of 99-year-old New Light Beulah Baptist Church in Philadelphia’s Graduate Hospital neighborhood was a thunderstorm that barreled through on a Thursday evening, ripping off part of the roof. The raging downpour in June 2010 flooded the sanctuary, rendering the church uninhabitable. Yet, the determined congregation restored […]

via BCNN1: Vacation Bible School is synonymous with summer in many churches — perhaps because it’s been around in one form or another since 1898. Under its current moniker among Southern Baptists, VBS has been an evangelistic strategy since the 1920s. In kid’s ministry — which is often marked by trendy short-lived fads — VBS […]

  via news5: What happens to you if you choose to take your own life? That has been a heated debate in religious communities for decades and it’s one that’s starting to change Churches in Stark County recently hit by multiple teen suicides are rethinking their position along with other religious establishments across the country. […]

When it comes to domestic violence, Protestant pastors want to be helpful but often don’t know where to start, a new study shows. Most say their church would be a safe haven for victims of domestic violence. But many don’t know if anyone in their church has been a victim of domestic violence. And only […]

Christmas Day falls on a Sunday this year, and most metro-area church leaders said their houses of worship will offer church services, though some activities may be streamlined. “We won’t have Sunday school, but we will have worship,” said the Rev. Mark McAdow, senior pastor of First United Methodist Church of Oklahoma City. “I think […]

At Sunday services, in rallies and on social media, black pastors urged congregants to vote, hoping to inspire a late flood of African-American turnout that could help propel Democrat Hillary Clinton to victory in critical swing states on Tuesday. In Detroit, a pastor spoke of voting and citizenship. In Philadelphia, the minister reminded congregants others […]

GETTY IMAGES: In an effort to reach out to African American voters, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will make his first foray into black churches with a visit to the Great Faith Ministries Church in Detroit on Saturday and tape an interview with the church’s Bishop Wayne T. Jackson. Jackson told his parishioners that the visit was […]