The Black Church: Service Is Not Over

The Black Church: Service Is Not Over

by Ebonie Johnson Cooper

While attending a recent service at Reid Temple AME Church, I was moved by the address from… Read More

[ESSAY] What's a Good Ex-Christian Girl to do? Pray.

[ESSAY] What's a Good Ex-Christian Girl to do? Pray.

by Sharda Sekaran

We lived on the second floor of an old house full of people. The family below us was led by a powerful matriarch. We all called her… Read More

Our Father’s Not in Heaven:<br />
The New Black Atheism

Our Father’s Not in Heaven:
The New Black Atheism

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Several years ago, I pitched a freelance piece about black atheism to a prominent magazine geared toward African-Americans. The pitch… 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… Read More

Home and Homegoing:<br />
Reflections on the Black Church

Home and Homegoing:
Reflections on the Black Church

by Blair L.M. Kelley

The church has been in the news a lot lately, from the Catholic bishops contesting women's access to birth control through the… 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… Read More

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