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"Something Must Be Said"

Parents of black male children know that the world poses a much greater danger to our sons than they do to the world. We raise our black sons to be aware of their surroundings and to know how they are being perceived–whether they are shopping in a store, or walking down the street with a group of friends, or even wearing a hoodie over their heads.

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Faith-related

Bishop T.D. Jakes On The Black Churchs Shifting Stance On Homosexuality

Red Flags:

  1. Pastor Jakes believes the Church and the LGBT community can coexist.
  2. He believes every Church has their own opinion and beliefs.
  3. He encourages the LGBT community to pick a church that believes in what they (LGBT) believe in.
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4 Benefits of Expository Preaching in Black Church in Charlotte NC

Christian preaching is known as expository preaching that endeavors to explain the biblical text in it’s literally and historical context, which will help in conveying God’s message in simple terms. 363 more words

Community & Social

My Faith, My Race

I hear the arguments and the rants of the “black Jesus” vs the “white Jesus,” and I refuse both.
I like to look at the positive of a situation rather than the negative. 695 more words

Love

Thoughts on What it Means to be Queer and Black in Today's America

Last month, the Supreme Court made history across America by finally acknowledging that members of the LGBT community deserve access to all of the rights and privileges our heterosexual counterparts have received since the birth of this nation.   817 more words

Church kicks out 92-year-old woman for failure to tithe, had been member for more than 50 years

After more than 50 years as a member, a 92-year-old Georgia woman claims she was kicked out of her congregation because the church believes she didn’t tithe enough. 125 more words

News

Racial Reconciliation is for the ENTIRE body of Christ so I'm Redefining What It Means

I’m in a place of psychological shift. The way I think is being altered, and I’m happy for it. I hope that as I get older, I get wiser and I learn how to constructively question things I have believed in order to enter into new and truer forms of belief. 1,193 more words

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