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.
By Paul McFadden Jr. | September 12, 2017

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.
By Michaela Duckett | August 9, 2017

‘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.
By QCity Metro | July 24, 2017

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.
By Tonya Rivens | July 5, 2017

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?
By Mark Price, The Charlotte Observer | April 17, 2017

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.
By Glenn Burkins | April 5, 2017

Activate your faith

Are you taking ownership of your relationship with God, or are you expecting Him to do all the work?
By Sharisse M. Alexander | April 1, 2017

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.
By Glenn Burkins | March 13, 2017

In the West African nation of Ghana, Christians embrace faith with fervor

In the capital Accra, it's common to see people studying the Bible on the bus, and many office workers keep open Bibles on their desks.
By Matthew Mpoke Bigg, Reuters | March 1, 2017

Black History For A New Generation

Our children should know about the African American struggle, but more important, they should know about the strength we have as a people to do great things!
By Sharisse M. Alexander | February 21, 2017