Blog : Black Church

The Black Church Food Security Network connects Black Farmers with Black Churches to help combat the issues of food insecurity in our nation today.

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Explore the intersections of faith, race, and philanthropy with moderator, Dr. Leah Gunning Francis and panelists, Dr. Brad Braxton, Aimée Laramore and Rev. Starsky Wilson.

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The PhD Program in African American Preaching and Sacred Rhetoric at Christian Theological Seminary (CTS) is now accepting applications to join its second cohort of students. Applications will be taken until December 17, 2018.

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Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference Conversational Round Table discussion on Palestine, Biblical Israel and the Political Israel, Journeys to Justice with SDPC Trustees, Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr. and Rev. Dr. Valerie Bridgeman, Chairman of Bethlehem Bible College, Atty. Dr. Jonathan Kuttab and Dean and Professor of Religion and Culture at Howard University School of Divinity, Rev. Dr. Alton Pollard, moderated by SDPC General Secretary, Dr. Iva E. Carruthers.

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James Cone on Tavis Smiley’s State of the Black Church. “The Black Church is more interested in the Gospel of Success.”

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Mama Itihari talks about the role of Spirit work in community building.

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Dr. Frederick Douglass Haynes, III talks with Dr. Frank Thomas about everything preaching, i.e. preaching mentors, social justice preaching and church growth, hardest sermon to preach, sermon preparation, preaching texts of terror, and his support for the PhD program in African American Preaching and Sacred Rhetoric.

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Dr. Randal Jelks talked about the role of African American ministers in politics.

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By Heber Brown, III, I recently read an article published by the Black Youth Project entitled, “The Black church can engage more Black millennials by bringing politics back into the pulpit” by Maya King, a journalism student at Howard University.  After outlining some generational differences, suggesting that social media posts are more powerful than Black […]

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Oakland, CA — Following a white nationalist, Ku Klux Klan-sponsored “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, Black church faith leaders and denominations, today joined other clergy in announcing a “Weeks of Righteous Resistance” initiative to push back on hate and racism. Prompted by the hostile treatment of fellow faith leaders — Rev. Traci Blackmon, […]

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