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April 28, 2017

WATCH: Rev. Cecil L. Murray Remembers Telling Church “Even In Anger, Be Cool” during 1992 Rodney King Riots in Los Angeles

Three days before the rioting began, the Rev. Cecil L. Murray took to the pulpit for his Sunday sermon.  “Be cool,” Murray implored. “Even in anger, be cool.” For weeks, the 62-year-old pastor of the First African Methodist Episcopal Church... Continue Reading →

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Black and White Montgomery Church Leaders Plan Integrated ‘Day of Service’ and Prayer Service Saturday and Sunday

Two church leaders are hoping to plant the seed for a more integrated Montgomery through a day of service on Saturday followed by a prayer service Sunday evening.  “This all began because (Southside Church of Christ Montgomery) and (Landmark Church... Continue Reading →

Secret Church in Cairo Hopes Good Will from Pope Francis’ Visit Will Have Positive Effect for Local Christians

To hear the Coptic Catholic priest tell it, building a church in Cairo requires far more than bricks and mortar. He listed the other requirements: the patience of Job, the wiles of a fox and the quiet determination to pole-vault... Continue Reading →

12 People Hospitalized After Church Van Overturns in Sanford, NC

A church van overturned in Sanford on Friday evening, police confirmed, sending 12 people to the hospital, including two who were airlifted in critical condition. The van was traveling on the northbound side of U.S. 1 in Sanford when it... Continue Reading →

Chicago Church Makes Nearly Half a Million Dollars from Sale of Rare Gold Coin from 1866

The new GracePoint church struck gold Thursday when a donated $20 coin was sold at auction for $517,000. The auction of a rare 1866 Double Eagle gold $20 proof coin, stamped with "In God We Trust," fetched well over the... Continue Reading →

WATCH: Virginia Mother Says She Was Kicked Out of Church Service for Breast-feeding

A mother in Northern Virginia says she is embarrassed and feels that her rights were violated after she was kicked out of her spot in church when she started breast-feeding her child during a service on Sunday. Annie Peguero, who... Continue Reading →

LISTEN: Out of the Depths: An Autobiographical Study of Mental Disorder and Religious Experience, by Anton T. Boisen, #45 (Ordained Chaplains: Out of the Depths #45 with Daniel Whyte III / Gospel Light Society University)

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/out-of-the-depths-an-autobiographical-study-of-mental-disorder-by-anton-t-boisen-45 Chaplains are spiritual representatives of Christ commissioned to work in mostly secular institutions. We are expected to serve both the spiritual and emotional needs of others through listening, prayer, Scripture reading, and being God’s hands and feet in the... Continue Reading →

LISTEN: Jesus: The Judge of the Church That Tolerates the Spirit of Jezebel, Part 3 (Revive the Family, Revive the Church, Awaken the Nation, O Lord #322 with Daniel Whyte III)

http://www.buzzsprout.com/3192/506294-jesus-the-judge-of-the-church-that-tolerates-the-spirit-of-jezebel-part-3-revive-the-family-revive-the-church-awaken-the-nation-o-lord-322.mp3 A homily is "a short talk on a religious or moral topic; a usually short sermon; a lecture or discourse on or of a biblical theme." In our series of homilies from the book of Ephesians, we focused on... Continue Reading →

LISTEN: Correctional and Prison Chaplaincy, Part 3 (Work of the Chaplain Podcast #45 with Daniel Whyte III / Gospel Light Society University)

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/correctional-and-prison-chaplaincy-part-3-work-of-the-chaplain-podcast-45 Our Work of the Chaplain Passage for this episode is Romans 15:20-21 which says, "Yea, so have I strived to preach the gospel, not where Christ was named, lest I should build upon another man's foundation: But as it... Continue Reading →

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