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Tonya’s T-shirt Campaign
Kirk Franklin wants us all to lose our religion
Gospel Insight with Tonya Rivens Gospel artist Kirk Franklin is no stranger to taking on controversy. With the release of […]
A call to embrace ‘absurd logic’
At Charlotte’s 40th interfaith Thanksgiving service, the Rev. Todd Yeary of Baltimore said believers must move beyond religion to begin addressing the world’s problems.
Happening Tuesday: Charlotte’s 40th annual interfaith Thanksgiving service
Calls for peace and racial reconciliation will take center stage Tuesday night when MeckMin hosts Charlotte’s 40th annual interfaith Thanksgiving service at St. Paul’s Baptist Church
Greater Mount Moriah Primitive Baptist Church installs new pastor
Elder Chester F. Brown III, a Florida native who previously led a congregation in Tallahassee, was installed as the 17th pastor of the congregation anchored in uptown Charlotte.
A life lesson under the Genko tree
For weeks Tonya Rivens walked past a large tree growing near the sidewalk on Trade Street, never realizing the lessons it would teach.
Nations Ford Community Church prepares to install new pastor
At Nations Ford Community Church, the Rev. Phillip JR Davis will be installed to lead the church his father founded more than 27 years ago.
Pastor Greg Moss ends 17-year tenure at St. Paul’s Baptist
The Rev. Greg Moss, one of Charlotte’s most prominent activist pastors, is stepping down after 17 years at St. Paul’s Baptist Church.
Putting Faith in Health: Healthy Churches 2020
Renee Williams, a pastor at the Love Fellowship Church in Charlotte, talks about health and its relationship with faith. She’ll be attending this year’s Healthy Churches conference.
Travis Greene returns to Charlotte with chart-topping gospel hit
At 31, the former Charlotte resident said he is looking forward to the chapters to come in a life and career dedicated to praising God.
Cassandra O’Neal: Walking in her purpose
Gospel recording artist Cassandra O’Neal talks with Qcitymetro writer Tawanda Black about her music and her role in the local musical “Daughter of the King.”
Coming to Charlotte: A health conference with a focus on churches
Pernessa Seele, founder and CEO of The Balm in Gilead, talks with Qcitymetro about her upcoming Healthy Churches 2020 conference, which arrives in Charlotte November 4.
‘Daughter of the King’: From spiritual crisis, local playwright finds inspiration
For local playwright S. Kristi Douglas, a “spiritually tumultuous series of events” provided inspiration for her faith-filled musical, “Daughter of the King,” which will be performed Oct. 24 at Pease Auditorium.
Building bridges as an expression of faith
In Charlotte this week, American Baptist Churches of the South (Area III) is holding a two-day conference focused on cross-cultural and cross-racial outreach.
A different kind of walk though the uptown Transit Center
Four members of the “Reconciled Church” movement get an up-close look at the place where some say much of Charlotte’s street crime originates.