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15 Black Christian Leaders You Should Know

In honor of Black History Month, here is a list of black Christian leaders shaping the face of the church.

Lessons for President Obama from a King in Crisis

Joshua DuBois, spiritual advisor to President Obama, reflects on what the beleaguered leader could learn by observing Martin Luther King, Jr.’s low points.

Obama advisor Joshua DuBois to leave Office of Faith-based and Neighboorhood Partnerships

Hamil R. Harris TWP Joshua Dubois speaks to ministers at a 2009 D.C. Council reception held in his honor. President … Continued

Watch: National Prayer Breakfast 2013 live

The annual National Prayer Breakfast was held Thursday morning at the Hilton Washington International Ballroom in Washington, D.C. The annual … Continued

Amen (again) to faith-based initiatives

You probably know that millions of low-income children receive federally-funded free and reduced-price meals in school. But do you have … Continued

Faith-based procrastination: Religious job bias in taxpayer-funded programs

No American should be denied a taxpayer-funded job because of what he or she believes about religion. Yet that’s exactly … Continued

A secular view of Obama at the National Prayer Breakfast

By Jacques Berlinerblau President Obama spoke on Thursday morning at the 59th annual National Prayer Breakfast. The gathering is one … Continued

Obama at National Prayer Breakfast: Presidency has ‘deepened my faith’

By Elizabeth Tenety President Obama gave Americans a peek into the spiritual life of a president Thursday, speaking at the … Continued

Roads from Rome

By Katherine Marshall FAITH IN ACTION There was such a flurry of activity in Rome last week that it seemed … Continued

Faith-based political follies

By David Waters Former “faith-based” officials of the Bush White House, which often sought the support of religious leaders for … Continued

AME, AME Zion, CME churches join forces to help young black men

By Hamil R. Harris The leaders of the three major African American Methodist denominations concluded a “historic,” three-day meeting in … Continued

American foreign policy’s God gap

By David Waters American foreign policy is handicapped by a God gap, a narrow, ill-informed and “uncompromising Western secularism” that … Continued

Status report: 10 years of faith-based initiatives

By Michelle Boorstein It’s been about a decade since the White House started inviting faith-based groups to bid for government … Continued

Obama’s solemn call for unity

Those I spoke to at Thursday morning’s National Prayer Breakfast agreed that President Obama seems to have aged a lot … Continued

The new interfaith leaders

Last week, Interfaith Youth Core held our sixth conference on interfaith work, Leadership for a Religiously Diverse World. At the … Continued

Flirting with Violations of Religious Liberty

Q: Dozens of major religious groups and denominations are urging Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. to renounce a Bush-era … Continued

Interfaith Call for World Peace

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall Two contrasting images hovered over the September 6-8 “Prayer for Peace” in Cracow, Poland. … Continued

Interfaith Service, More than a Week

As you read in my last post, Tuesday night I attended President Obama’s Iftar. But that wasn’t the only noteworthy … Continued

White House Launching Fatherhood Tour

By William Wan The White House is launching its series of regional town halls to encourage fatherhood tonight with an … Continued

Religious Organizations Provide a Third of Volunteers

By Wililam Wan The White House is drawing attention to an interesting new study on volunteerism in the U.S. The … Continued