By Lawrence A Robinson During Sunday Worship Service this week, a Black church in Orlando took the daring position of announcing it’s endorsement of the ‘BootStrapping Project.’ The congregation was asked to take out their phones and log into a prerecorded 4 minute presentation.
Before worship service begin, the ushers added a page to each member's program with instructions on how to login to the online community announcement update site.
by Samantha M Phillips (comments on Rev. Dr. William Barber Dem. Convention Speech) "I'm so concerned with those who say so much about what God says so little while saying so little about what God says so much" Rev Dr William J. Barber, II
I don't know for sure, but can safely assume from the full content of his speech that Dr Barber & I may not share the exact same position on every predominate policy of our time. However, we do agree on the majority of what his speech is saying and calling out to our nation for!
By Dr. Samantha M Phillips I CANNOT STAY SILENT on the issue. It's been something grieving my Spirit and today I must speak. IN LIGHT OF: - Kirk Franklin & Kelly Price's Appearance on Kanye West's new song 'Ultralightbeam,' Is this a God thing? Are Kirk & Kelly compromising? Is Kanye West really seeking to know the one true and living God?
- Preachers of Atlanta featuring those who bear the title PASTOR but who openly cuss and act in a very carnal manner using the reasoning of trying to reach lost people. Not ALL the cast does it but of course the focus in on those that do. Is it okay? Are they a disgrace to the church at large? Are they disrespecting God's holiness?
by Attorney Camara Williams Let us first address the dynamic of the "African American Preacher" and his congregation. It has been well expounded upon that after reconstruction era all the way until the end of the civil rights movement in the 70's. The Black preacher was considered the moral mouthpiece, heart, leader and often times "oral" newspaper for the community.