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.
A year later, Charleston families still reeling from church shooting
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.”
Why are you single? Qcity locals gather to discuss being alone
Documentary explores being Christian and single. Is anyone really OK with it?
Bryan Stevenson urges America to heal its racial tensions by facing its mistakes
Stevenson, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, was as a speaker at Christ Episcopal Church, which has a Faith Forum to talk about healing a broken world.
Seigle Avenue Presbyterian Church property to be sold
The church plans to seek transitional space after the sale closes and then find a new, permanent location, a churh official said.
Obama: Faith is the ‘great cure’ for fear (video)
President Barack Obama, in an address to the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, spoke against giving in to fear. (Feb. 4)
At MLK breakfast, Graham reflects on his ‘complex’ path toward forgiveness
Malcolm Graham’s oldest sister, Cynthia Hurd, was among nine black worshipers killed in 2015 by a white supremacist inside a Charleston, S.C, church.
A heart to help the ‘homeless and those in need’
A year ago, Perfect Provisions ministry was providing bag lunches for 75-150 homeless children at Charlotte’s Thomasboro Academy. Barbara Wilder […]
Rock Hill woman’s gift to a stranger starts a chain reaction of giving
Lacy Hoover was just minding her own business, pushing her cart at Sam’s Club in Rock Hill on Tuesday, when a stranger approached. What happened next would start a chain reaction of giving.
Tonya’s T-shirt Campaign
This Christmas season, Qcitymetro columnist Tonya Rivens is collecting T-shirts for inmates in the Mecklenburg County jail, and she needs your help.
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.