Faith

‘God can triumph over Trump,’ says MLK daughter Bernice King

Speaking at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, the youngest daughter of the slain civil rights leader told the audience not to give up hope and “Don’t be afraid of who sits in the White House.”

Tavis P. Brunson, the religious poet for the non-religious, has died in Columbia

The Charlotte poetry community is reeling at the news that beloved poet Tavis P. Brunson died on Tuesday from medical complications. He was only 44.

Gospel singer Richard Smallwood talks about his battle with depression

He made a career telling others about the goodness and mercy of God, but behind the scene, gospel artist Richard Smallwood was hurting.

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.”

News & Buzz

Is Charlotte on the verge of losing the CIAA tournament?

While calling Charlotte a “great host,” a CIAA official said the time has come to consider new locations for the...

Entertainment

Athletes with Carolina roots grace Sports Illustrated’s Fashionable 50 list

Stereotypically, basketball is my favorite sport. Aside from watching the game, I enjoy the pageantry of the pregame and postgame...

Voices

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

Everyone’s a winner at the Sorority Greek Health Olympics

Last week I sprinted to the finish line of a wellness project I had been working on since January –...

People

Women must be agents for change, says international humanitarian Tererai Trent

It all starts, she said, when women discover what fuels their individual passions for change.

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