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10 Points On Mental Illness And The Local Church For the past 15 years, I’ve worked feverishly on developing a full-time counseling center for the members of the congregations that I’ve served and the communities surrounding them. My seminary experiences coupled with pastoring people made me acutely aware of my own inadequacies in ministering effectively […]

Steve Harvey is pairing his relationship expertise and Christian faith to help one woman flirt with men at her church using Scripture. On Friday, one audience member from audience member from his “Steve Harvey” daytime talk show asked for advice about using “sexy scriptures” when dating men from her church. “I’ve been trying to only […]

Although America has come a long way when it comes to sexuality, certain communities still aren’t as open as others. B. Slade, formerly known as gospel singer Tonéx, learned that the hard way when he came out as gay and was greatly criticized by members of the Black church. Now, Slade caused the internet to erupt after […]

Social And Economic Improvements Make The Church Appear Less Relevant Black millennials are experiencing economic and social benefits that previous generations only dreamed about. As a result, a need for faith in their lives may not have the same pull as it did in the past. Feeling judged and being told to check their generational […]

Survivors of Hurricane Matthew put on their Sunday finest and picked their way through downed power lines to sing praise and pray in ruined churches, while desperation grew in other parts of devastated Haiti and international rescue efforts began ramping up. Haitian authorities were still unsure of the extent of the disaster, with some communities […]

Christians should be part of a “church family” and not try to live spiritually on their own, says Saddleback Church senior pastor and best-selling author Rick Warren. In his Daily Hope devotional on Monday, the megachurch pastor stressed that being part of a church family is essential to fulfilling God’s purposes for one’s life. “You cannot […]

The smartwatch on the little girl’s wrist is off by about four hours. She’s not sure how to fix it, but that’s OK. She only uses it to count her steps. In the three-bedroom home she shares with six people in Daly City, there is no computer. There used to be one, the 9-year-old said, […]

Durham police were investigating Monday after a pastor at a local church was shot to death Saturday morning on Dunbar Street. Authorities said they located the body of Jamie Nathaniel Daniels, 33, in the 600 block of Dunbar Street. Daniels is listed as co-pastor on the Divine Grace Christian Church website. “It’s very disconcerting for […]

Source: Antoinette Essa / Antoinette Essa My heart really hurt yesterday, when a friend of mine, shared this post about her time during 11am service at her Henrico church.  In a nutshell, a white man, who was not a member of this church, entered the sanctuary with a pitbull, then unleashed the dog.  He positioned […]

  EEW Magazine News The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International has launched Full Gospel Unites. It is a mission-based, get-out-to-vote initiative encouraging 100-percent voter registration and participation from people of faith throughout the nation for the upcoming presidential elections. Its primary goal is to increase the number of voter participants, reflecting principles and values […]

Article By Ayanna Parker // EEW Magazine News Messy folks in the church is nothing new. And yet, some Christians might be uncomfortable with Oprah Winfrey’s new primetime soapy megachurch drama, “Greanleaf,” which just premiered on June 21. “Some church people may be upset” by it, said Erica Campbell during a July 1 interview on […]

Travis Greene is the latest gospel music singer who is taking his ministry one step further by starting his own church. Greene, 32, made the announcement on Instagram about his place of worship opening its doors next August in South Carolina. “It’s About to Go Dooooown!!! So excited about the Official Launch of Forward City Church […]