Faith

Barber: Trump victory proves “myth of race” persists in America

Despite Donald Trump’s win, Barber said, those on the political left must remain steadfast in their struggle for social and economic justice.

Why I’m not worried about the outcome of this election

Choosing a candidate this election cycle was not easy, but I exercised my right and responsibility and voted early — and I am at peace.

Writers of Christian fiction and their fans meet in Charlotte for weekend fellowship

The Christian Book Lover’s Retreat, recently held in Charlotte, was a three-day event filled with “faith, fun and fellowship, and a whole lot of books.”

(Video) Hillary Clinton speaks at Charlotte church

Hillary Clinton says the spate of gun violence in the United States shows that “protecting all of God’s children is America’s calling.”

MeckMin to hold ‘listening session’ on faith and race

MeckMin, a Charlotte nonprofit representing nearly 100 local congregations, will sponsor a potluck dinner to examine “the intersection of interfaith understanding and race.”

4 African American pastors sign letters in support of Robert Pittenger

U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger of Charlotte was widely criticized when he said those protesting the police killing of Keith Lamont Scott were acting out of “hate” and jealousy of white people.

South Africa bans U.S. pastor over anti-gay views

South African gay and lesbian groups collected more than 60,000 signatures opposing a visit by Pastor Steven Anderson of the Faithful Word Baptist Church in Arizona .

Going against the grain, black church backs Trump for President

On Sunday, Antioch Road to Glory International Ministries in Charlotte’s NoDa community came out strong for the Republican presidential nominee.

Charlotte African-American church rallies behind Trump

In the sanctuary of Antioch Road to Glory International Ministries on North Davidson Street, about 100 church members gathered Sunday afternoon for a Donald Trump rally.

How comedy prepared Robert Duckworth for a life in ministry

Christian comedian Robert Duckworth says his work onstage has honed the skills he now uses to spread the gospel.

A year later, Charleston families still reeling from church shooting

A year after a white gunman walked into a Charleston church and opened fire, killing nine black people in a Bible study, some family members say they are struggling to move on, let alone forgive the shooter.

Putney: Arresting suspect at church was ‘indefensible’

Speaking to clergy and community members, CMPD Chief Kerr Putney said the arrest of West Charlotte High School band director Duncan Gray during Sunday worship at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church was a “failure in leadership.”

Why are you single? Qcity locals gather to discuss being alone

Documentary explores being Christian and single. Is anyone really OK with it?

Bryan Stevenson urges America to heal its racial tensions by facing its mistakes

Stevenson, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, was as a speaker at Christ Episcopal Church, which has a Faith Forum to talk about healing a broken world.

Seigle Avenue Presbyterian Church property to be sold

The church plans to seek transitional space after the sale closes and then find a new, permanent location, a churh official said.

News & Buzz

Clarence Armbrister, a lawyer with a long career in education, is named JCSU’s next president

Armbrister, currently president of a Philadelphia prep school, will begin his new job at Johnson C. Smith University on Jan....

Entertainment

A peek inside Firehouse Bar & Lounge, soon to be Charlotte’s newest hot spot

Owner Clarence Boston said he hopes the lounge, located near Bank of America Stadium, will attract young professionals of all...

Commentary

I can’t keep rolling my eyes at today’s headlines; it’s starting to hurt

Is it just me, or is the constant drum beat of social media starting to make us loopy?

Health

Why stretching is so important before exercising

Question: I just started exercising and have been hearing a lot about flexibility. Why is flexibility important? Flexibility is the...

People

Kym Jackson learns lesson from grandmother: Pay it forward

American Airlines employee earns company award and $10,000, then donates money to program that helped her sister build a new...

QcityEVENTS

10.22
Biketoberfest
10.24
WFAE’s Charlotte Talks – Charlotte Mayoral Forum
10.26
Christian Book Lover’s Retreat
10.26
Food Prep and Storage Class/Food Too Good to Waste Challenge Kick Off Party
10.26
Modernism + Film: Journeyman Architect – The Life and Work of Donald Wexler