religion

  In 2 Kings 4:17-37 we find a Shunammite woman who the Bible says built a room onto her and her husband’s home for Elisha and his servant, Gehazi to use when they would come into their town.  Elisha tells the woman that she will have a son, and she did.  The boy grew and […]

viaBCNN1: Charlie and Marty Coe recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in front of a joyful crowd of family and friends, but things weren’t always so good in their marriage. Although they were very much in love in the early years, by the time they reached their early 30s, they had grown “cold and distant” […]

via Halles: More Black young adults than their white counterparts are dropping out of Protestant churches, according to a new study by a Nashville-based research company. Almost 75 percent of young Black adults told LifeWay Research that they took a break from attending church regularly for at least a year between the ages of 18 and 22, Religion […]

There is an elementary school in my neighborhood that has a tradition of placing quotes on a huge board outside on their lawn.Each Monday a new quote is there. No author. Just the quote. I, like many of my neighbors, have come to look forward to the quote of the week.Once I saw the man […]

Imagine going to mosque for a service and sitting down next to Morgan Freeman. That’s what happened for some lucky people this week, as the Hollywood star dropped in to the Al-Khoei Foundation mosque in London to learn more about the Ashura festival for a new documentary. The organisers kept Freeman’s appearance a secret until […]

For many African-American men, basketball is more than a game — it’s a way of life. A new book claims that basketball is even a religious experience for many Black men. The spiritual relationship between Black men and basketball — specifically streetball — is detailed in the new book, Black Gods of the Asphalt: Religion, Hip-Hop, and […]

Miracles From Heaven’ Courtesy of Sony Pictures Entertainment Low budget and low risk, the genre is growing and attracting known names (Jennifer Garner, Ewan McGregor), yet still finding a very fine line between box office hit and thumbs-down heresy. A version of this story first appeared in the April 1 issue of The Hollywood Reporter […]

On Tuesday, Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, offered an “open invitation” and a challenge to more than 100 Black clergy members to appear on NewsOne Now and discuss their meeting with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. At the time the invitation was issued, Martin had just completed an interview with Dr. Steve Parson, former pastor of Richmond Christian Center, who attended the meeting […]

  When Kirk Franklin announced that his 11th studio album would be called Losing My Religion, the title and viewpoints that came along with it sparked mixed reaction. Now, Franklin is further explaining why he believes people should focus on their relationship with Christ more than anything else. “Religion, throughout the years, has become a very […]

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The suspected gunman in the tragic Umpqua Community College shooting that left nine dead and nine injured has been identified as 26-year-old Chris Harper Mercer, NBC…

During Wednesday’s edition of TV One’s NewsOne Now, Roland Martin spoke with Rev. Bryan Massingale, Professor of Theological Ethics at Marquette University; Deacon Al Turner, Executive Director, Office…

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"Why don't you say something about the negroes?" "Thank you everybody." Yeah that just happened. pic.twitter.com/9wxElEIXm3 — justin kanew (@justin_kanew) September 23, 2015 Pope Francis’ trip to…