Mecklenburg health program wins national competition with $500,000 prize

Mecklenburg County's Village HeartBEAT program aims to reduce the health factors related to heart disease and diabetes.
By Glenn Burkins | February 12, 2019

After deadly attack on Pittsburgh synagogue, Charlotte’s faith leaders call for love, unity

Three days after a gunman killed 11 worshipers inside a Jewish center in Pittsburgh, members of Charlotte’s faith community came […]
By Glenn Burkins | October 31, 2018

Karen Clark-Sheard headlines concert benefiting Komen Charlotte

The gospel concert will also feature Jekalyn Carr and LeJeune Thompson as part of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month event.
By Katrina Louis | October 8, 2018

Black millennials ‘stay prayed up,’ according to Pew report

When it comes to faith, black millennials are spiritually inclined and low maintenance but always questioning purpose.
By Kallan Louis | August 5, 2018

An open letter to Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys

Dear Jerry Jones, Oh say can YOU see? You have fumbled an opportunity to intercept a lie and use your […]
By Dr. Frederick Douglass Haynes III | August 2, 2018

Livingstone College Gospel Choir gets exposure on reality TV show

A Youtube video that features the choir singing backup for gospel recording artist Erica Campbell will be incorporated into Campbell's new TV One show, "We're the Campbells."
By Livingstone College News Service | June 24, 2018

Churches must do more to promote health and healing, says World Council of Churches official

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.
By Glenn Burkins | February 7, 2018

How a casual conversation resulted in 40,000 pounds of sweet potatoes for hurricane victims

The food donation came from Burch Farms, an 8,000-acre agriculture business in eastern North Carolina.
By Ken Koontz, special contributor | December 21, 2017

Two Charlotte churches will host fashion show to combat domestic violence

What do you do if you’re a Charlotte pastor looking to shine a spotlight on the problem of domestic violence? […]
By QCity Metro | October 2, 2017

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.
By Paul McFadden Jr. | September 25, 2017