Authorities responded early Wednesday morning to a fire at Houston’s Fifth Ward Missionary Baptist Church, the latest in a rash of burnings at predominantly black religious institutions. Nobody was injured in Wednesday fire, but the Texas church was “significantly damaged,” KHOU...
During an evening service titled "Stop, Look and Listen" in the spare fellowship hall of Mount Hebron Missionary Baptist Church, after dire Scripture readings about plagues and last days, the minister rose before a sign proclaiming "Jesus saves!"
WARRENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Federal and state investigators are looking into a fire that destroyed a predominantly black church in South Carolina. Local media outlets report the fire destroyed the Glover Grove Missionary Baptist Church in the small town of Warrenville on Friday morning. Aiken County sheriff's deputies and agents from the S.C. Show More Summary
During choir practice in Memphis, a gunman opened fire. A bullet remains lodged in the wall of the church, CBS reports. As of press time, police are at the St. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church on Pendleton Street making inquiries and collecting information. WREG reports officers were called to the...
On Saturday, B.B. King was buried and President Barack Obama sent a message that was read at King's funeral at the Bell Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Indianola, Miss., the place King considered home. The message read, in part, "There's going to be one killer blues session in Heaven tonight."
B.B. King was laid to rest at his hometown of Indianola, Mississippi on Saturday following an invitation-only funeral and memorial service at the Bell Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Mississippi Public Broadcasting also provided a live stream of the funeral, allowing King's fans worldwide to pay tribute to the blues legend that passed...
Alabama’s Canaan’s Crossing marked a significant milestone recently when they celebrated their 15th anniversary with a celebration at their home church, Hopewell Missionary Baptist in Arab, AL. Current and former members got together to pick and sing together, and Tim Maze shared this photo of the whole […]
The missionary organization of the largest Protestant church in America has adjusted its standards for missionaries so that people who have spoken in tongues may join.
As I mounted the pulpit at Charity Missionary Baptist Church in North Charleston, South Carolina on Sunday to preach the morning sermon and address the senseless and ruthless shooting by police of Walter Scott, I looked at Mayor Keith Summey, Police Chief Eddie Driggers and an array of media that came to hear my comments. Show More Summary
The orphanage, which is run by a Southern Baptist missionary couple from a church in El Paso, Texas, wanted to know more about our spiritual beliefs, and sent us a list of questions.
After Walter Scott's tragic death on Saturday, Easter Sunday brought the promise of new hope to some in North Charleston, South Carolina. Rev. Nelson B. Rivers III, a pastor at Charity Missionary Baptist Church, said it was on Sunday...Show More Summary
Surrounded by black community leaders at the Fairview Missionary Baptist Church in Oklahoma City, one of the two Sigma Alpha Epsilon members expelled from Oklahoma University after being shown singing a racist fraternity song apologized. Show More Summary
The goal of Outlet College Ministry (OCM) in Atlanta, affiliated with Bishop Eddie Long's New Birth Missionary Baptist Church,... is to EQUIP students to be DEVOTED followers of CHRIST while RADICALLY transforming the CULTURE!The ministry...Show More Summary
Mike Brown Collage The fight for justice for Mike Brown is far from over. Just this morning, at a news conference at Greater St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis County, family attorney Darryl Parks, alongside Mike Brown's...Show More Summary
Upon meeting Pastor Rafer Owens, who is both the dynamic leader of Faith Inspirational Missionary Baptist Church and a deputy sheriff serving in Compton in Los Angeles County, it is easy to understand why he was chosen to speak at Together LA, the three-day conference about discovering how to love the metropolis, beginning this Thursday.
Payday lending really pulls in people who need help and feel they have nowhere else to turn. The Rev. Lloyd Fields, pastor of Greater Gilgal Missionary Baptist Church in Kansas City, Missouri, remembers when he turned to that type of financing. Now 73 years old, he can remember a half-century ago when he was a married deacon […]
Rev. Edward James of Bertha Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Jackson, Mississippi is gliding swiftly down a slippery slope. In order to protest gay marriage rights, he stood in front of the courthouse downtown... next to a horse in a wedding dress.This is how bigots think.
The FBI is conducting a federal hate crime investigation after several predominately black churches in Florida were vandalized with racist Ku Klux Klan markings. New Bridge Hope Missionary Baptist Church and Pilgrim Rest P.B. Church in Crawford discovered before services on Sunday morning that the...
Yesterday, I preached at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri. This was the same church where I delivered the eulogy for Michael Brown, the unarmed Black teenager killed by police officer Darren Wilson. Show More Summary
On Sunday at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, the church where Michael Brown's funeral service was held, Reverend Al Sharpton gave a defiant sermon saying they lost the first round but the fight is not over because the resignation Officer Darren Wilson is not enough justice for the Brown family. Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN