Former N.C. Sen. Malcolm Graham speaks to an audience of more than 1,200 people at the 22nd Annual MLK Holiday Breakfast in Charlotte. (Photo: Kevin Douglas of Captured by Kevin)

At MLK breakfast, Graham reflects on his ‘complex’ path toward forgiveness

Malcolm Graham’s oldest sister, Cynthia Hurd, was among nine black worshipers killed in 2015 by a white supremacist inside a Charleston, S.C, church.

Tonya’s T-shirt Campaign

This Christmas season, Qcitymetro columnist Tonya Rivens is collecting T-shirts for inmates in the Mecklenburg County jail, and she needs your help.

Kirk Franklin wants us all to lose our religion

Gospel Insight with Tonya Rivens Gospel artist Kirk Franklin is no stranger to taking on controversy. With the release of […]

A call to embrace ‘absurd logic’

At Charlotte’s 40th interfaith Thanksgiving service, the Rev. Todd Yeary of Baltimore said believers must move beyond religion to begin addressing the world’s problems.

Happening Tuesday: Charlotte’s 40th annual interfaith Thanksgiving service

Calls for peace and racial reconciliation will take center stage Tuesday night when MeckMin hosts Charlotte’s 40th annual interfaith Thanksgiving service at St. Paul’s Baptist Church

Greater Mount Moriah Primitive Baptist Church installs new pastor

Elder Chester F. Brown III, a Florida native who previously led a congregation in Tallahassee, was installed as the 17th pastor of the congregation anchored in uptown Charlotte.

A life lesson under the Genko tree

For weeks Tonya Rivens walked past a large tree growing near the sidewalk on Trade Street, never realizing the lessons it would teach.

Nations Ford Community Church prepares to install new pastor

At Nations Ford Community Church, the Rev. Phillip JR Davis will be installed to lead the church his father founded more than 27 years ago.

Pastor Greg Moss ends 17-year tenure at St. Paul’s Baptist

The Rev. Greg Moss, one of Charlotte’s most prominent activist pastors, is stepping down after 17 years at St. Paul’s Baptist Church.

Putting Faith in Health: Healthy Churches 2020

Renee Williams, a pastor at the Love Fellowship Church in Charlotte, talks about health and its relationship with faith. She’ll be attending this year’s Healthy Churches conference.

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