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March 25, 2017

Pentagon Says an Al-Qaeda Leader Was Killed in Afghanistan Airstrike

A U.S. counterterrorism airstrike earlier this month in Afghanistan killed an al-Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Islamabad in 2008 and the 2009 attack on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team, the Pentagon said Saturday.... Continue Reading →


Las Vegas Strip Reopens After Shooting That Left One Dead

A man riding on a double decker bus on the Las Vegas Strip pulled a gun and started shooting, killing one person and wounding another before barricading himself inside in a standoff that lasted hours before he finally surrendered. The... Continue Reading →

LISTEN: One Way Passage, Part 2; The Church & Education; Reconstruction and Retaliation, Part 10 (The History of Black Americans and the Black Church #41 with Daniel Whyte III) Our Scripture verse for today is 1 John 1:9 which reads: "If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness." Our History of Black Americans and... Continue Reading →


LISTEN: Ministry Tasks and Competencies for the Chaplain, Part 11 (Ordained Chaplains: The Work of the Chaplain #19 with Daniel Whyte III / Gospel Light Society University)

Our Work of the Chaplain passage for this episode is Mark 10:45 which says, "For even the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many." Our Work... Continue Reading →


LISTEN: Republicans Withdraw AHCA; Famines in Africa & MidEast (UCNN 3/25/17)

1. AP - Some Americans breathed a sigh of relief, others bubbled with frustration, and nearly all resigned themselves to the prospect that the latest chapter in the never-ending national debate over health care would not be the last. The... Continue Reading →


Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology Selects Dr. Corey D.B. Walker as New Dean

Corey D.B. Walker, a scholar, author and college dean, will return to Virginia Union University to lead the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology, where he once studied for the ministry. VUU officials announced Monday that the Board of Trustees... Continue Reading →


The National Black Church Initiative and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Enhance Myeloma Knowledge and Access to Latest Treatments To Address Health Disparities in African American Communities

  The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) together with the National Black Church Initiative (NBCI) announce the launch of a church-based initiative addressing striking health disparities among African Americans with multiple myeloma. Black Americans have twice the incidence of multiple... Continue Reading →


LISTEN: Out of the Depths: An Autobiographical Study of Mental Disorder and Religious Experience, by Anton T. Boisen, #19 (Ordained Chaplains: Out of the Depths #19 with Daniel Whyte III / Gospel Light Society University) Our Ordained Chaplains Scripture verse for today is Ezekiel 34:16 which reads, “I will seek that which was lost, and bring again that which was driven away, and will bind up [that which was] broken, and will strengthen that... Continue Reading →


Lincoln University President Kevin Rome to Be Named New President of Fisk University

Lincoln University President Kevin Rome will be named to the same position at Fisk University, sources close to the school’s board of trustees have confirmed. Dr. Rome, who has served in Missouri since June 2013, will lead the historic private... Continue Reading →


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