- ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’ Continues Its Steady BeatWritten as a hymn for Black middle schoolers, the song’s celebration of resilient faith still resonates.
- What the Black Church Can Teach Us About LentMajority white churches can learn from the spiritual practices Black believers have cultivated for centuries.
- Three Black Women Who Preached With the Power of the Holy SpiritWhat Zilpha Elaw, Julia Foote, and Sojourner Truth taught me about God’s “withness.”
- A History of Soul CareJoin us on February 23 for an online conversation on “Soul Care in African American Practice” with author Barbara Peacock.
- Seeing Color Matters in Black HistoryThis month, white Christians can love their Black siblings in the church by seeing their struggles in context.
- The Image of God in ‘Invisible Man’Ralph Ellison’s novel depicts the quest for personal dignity in a society determined to deny it.
- ‘Nondenominational’ Is Now the Largest Segment of American ProtestantsUS Religion Census finds independent congregations have surged in the last decade.Français
- Died: Herb Lusk II: ‘Praying Tailback’ Who Gave Up Football for MinistryFirst NFL player to kneel and thank Jesus in the end zone said caring for souls and helping people in poverty were more meaningful than fame.
- Black Church to National Park Service: Give Us Stones of RemembranceBlack denominational leaders have formally asked for a national monument to the 1908 Springfield race riot, and a new national survey reveals more public lands Black clergy want memorialized.
- Fuller Theological Seminary Names New PresidentThe seminary’s sixth leader, David Emmanuel Goatley, is an academic, pastor, and missions agency leader rooted in the Black church.