In honor of Black History Month, here is a list of black Christian leaders shaping the face of the church.
There’s more to the story than soulful music and whooping preachers. Way more.
Jordan Rice’s goal for his newly launched Renaissance Church is to love Harlem without changing it.
WASHINGTON — The new movie “12 Years a Slave” may depict a bygone era in American history, but religious leaders … Continued
Martin Luther King Jr. seen during his “I Have a Dream” speech.AP Flashing lights caught my attention that night. I … Continued
RNS () — It may be the most famous speech of the 20th century. Millions of American schoolchildren who never … Continued
RNS () — For weeks leading up to the March on Washington, the Rev. Perry Smith urged his congregation to … Continued
RNS () — A commission of religious leaders has called for clarity in churches’ ability to endorse candidates and issues … Continued
Rallies took place in Sanford on Feb. 5, which would have been his 18th birthday. Here, Sybrina Fulton, third from … Continued
RALEIGH, N.C. — The throngs of demonstrators who flock to the grassy knoll outside the North Carolina Statehouse each Monday … Continued
Fred Luter had a lot of firsts in the last year: first black president of the Southern Baptist Convention; first … Continued
Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King, Jr. was finishing up the “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” The “letter” was his answer … Continued
The Rev. Bob Edgar, a Democratic congressman and United Methodist minister who went on to lead the National Council of … Continued
I had been trying to persuade bestselling author Richard Dawkins to give a talk in my hometown of Charleston, South … Continued
NEW YORK — A new exhibit at New York’s Museum of Biblical Art makes one point clear and inescapable: Biblical … Continued
Manuel Balce Ceneta AP In this Sept. 12, 2012, photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the … Continued
President Obama will publicly take the oath of office with Bibles once owned by his political heroes, Abraham Lincoln and … Continued
RHS AP Dr. Martin Luther King speaks before the credentials committee of the Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City on … Continued
AFP/GETTY IMAGES In May, President Obama became the first U.S. president to say publicly he was in favor of same-sex … Continued
When the Rev. Kip Banks’ family pulls out its nativity scene each Christmas, the African features of the baby Jesus … Continued