While feeling more politically powerless, black Christians have been increasingly finding more comfort and control being part of the black church in recent years, a new report from Barna Group shows.
When the people marched with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., they were happy. They thought about a future with freedom for children yet unborn, a future where black people could do anything, said 84-year-old Rev. Bill Owens to The Christian Post.
Around 750 people were reportedly killed in an attack on an Orthodox church said to contain the Ark of the Covenant in Ethiopia’s war-torn Tigray region.
Leaders of the United Church of Christ are encouraging members not to gather at church buildings this week after receiving reports that liberal-leaning mainline Protestant denominations could be targeted during the week of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.
Abraham Lincoln’s famous scriptural quote must be taken more seriously than ever before: “A house divided against itself, cannot stand.” Only the socially blind would not see that we are staring in the face of Civil War II!
The truth is that Black voices remain largely segregated away from mainstream Christianity. For too long, the voices of African American scholars, theologians, preachers and teachers have remained largely unknown, and that is a disservice to us all.
It’s very unfashionable these days to admit that you’re intolerant and narrow-minded, however it’s extremely common for people to act intolerant and narrow-minded.
Still, as a former faith skeptic who once, I am ashamed to say, reveled when fallen Christians faced public demise, I am all too familiar with how eager the world is to point to the mistakes of Believers as proof that our faith is null and our God is void.
Turmoil, chaos, and confusion are running rampant, and that’s an understatement. Those in the charismatic community are wondering how the “prophets” missed it, and conservative Christians are asking, “Why did God allow this election to end like this?”
Obama signed us up; Trump signed us out; and, on “Day One,” Biden will turn the tables again.
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