Dr. Mwai Makoka, in Charlotte to study Mecklenburg County’s Village HeartBEAT program, said the church must “embrace a new paradigm” as it ministers to the needs of members.
Churches must do more to promote health and healing, says World Council of Churches official
Friendship Missionary Baptist to sponsor hurricane-relief trip to Texas
The church is looking for able-bodied men to work gutting homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey.
Charlotte church to invest $2 million in mixed-income housing development
The church’s investment comes as various studies have found that Charlotte’s supply of affordable housing has not kept pace with need.
Charlotte author Monica Wood is on a mission to empower girls and boys
PR and crisis management expert Monica Wood pens a series of books for children.
‘Slave labor’ alleged at North Carolina Church
Sixteen former members from Brazil told the Associated Press that they were made to work while being subjected to physical or verbal assaults.
Church of God in Christ (COGIC) convention draws thousands to Charlotte
The convention, which ends Friday, includes a variety of Christian workshops, music events and educational opportunities for young people.
Charlotte church hit by arson is reborn on Easter with new name, new mission
After a 2015 fire, the dwindling African American congregation was forced to ask itself some painful questions, with the most important being: What is our mission?
Church forum to discuss racial disparities in CMS discipline numbers
The Rev. Henry Williams, senior pastor at New Zion Missionary Baptist Church, said he hopes the event will center on answers and solutions, not pointing fingers.
Activate your faith
Are you taking ownership of your relationship with God, or are you expecting Him to do all the work?
A day of celebration for two of Charlotte’s oldest black institutions – JCSU and First Baptist Church-West
Both institutions, currently separated by less than a mile along the Beatties Ford Road corridor, were founded in 1867 – two years after the end of the American Civil War.