Stop Using God to Terrify and Punish Black Children

Stop Using God to Terrify and Punish Black Children

by Jazz Keyes

By happenstance, I found myself in a rather peculiar position. I could feel her little hands shaking. I kneeled down, stared my distressed child... Read More

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE]
Is There a ‘Right’ Way to Pray?

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE]
Is There a 'Right' Way to Pray?

by Brooke Obie

Some faiths have written prayers available to recite for specific occasions, while others pray off of the top of their heads.  Some whisper prayers... Read More

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE]
From Catholic to Muslim: Congressman Keith Ellison Speaks

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE]
From Catholic to Muslim: Congressman Keith Ellison Speaks

by Brooke Obie

In 2006, U.S. Congressman Keith Ellison was elected to represent Minnesota’s 5th district, becoming the state’s first African American representative and the first Muslim... Read More

Baptized After 30: An Untraditional Path to Faith

Baptized After 30: An Untraditional Path to Faith

by Damon Young

I didn’t grow up in church, but I was surrounded by it. My parents weren’t regular attendees, so I wasn’t a regular attendee. But,... Read More

Michael Clayton:
The NFL’s Unlikeliest MVP

Michael Clayton:
The NFL’s Unlikeliest MVP

by #teamEBONY

When searching the record books of the greatest LSU Tigers of all-time, Michael Clayton’s name is one that can be found towards the top... Read More

[INTERNATIONAL PLAYER]
Damon Jones, the Spiritual Sojourner

[INTERNATIONAL PLAYER]
Damon Jones, the Spiritual Sojourner

by Danielle T. Pointdujour

Travel doesn’t always have to be about relaxation. Sometimes seeing the world can open your mind to different ways of thought and of life.... Read More

9 Habits That Lift the Soul

9 Habits That Lift the Soul

by Rev. A.R. Bernard

Over the years as I’ve taught the members of my congregation, I’ve often shared nine spiritual disciplines, habits that can reinvigorate you and keep... Read More

Taking a Lead on Faith: Four Black Pastors at the Forefront of LGBT Equality

Taking a Lead on Faith: Four Black Pastors at the Forefront of LGBT Equality

by Kimberley McLeod

The Black Church, a conduit for spirituality and social change, has cultivated countless leaders throughout history. With an increasing number of Black clergy speaking... Read More