Category : Religion

by Staff - 6 hours ago

Legendary Musician Rodena Preston passes away

Legendary Musician Rodena Preston passes away By Cora Jackson-Fossett, Religion Editor The gospel music community lost a legendary giant with the passing of Dr. Rodena Preston Williams on Sept. 15 in Los Angeles. Known throughout the industry as an e...

by Staff - 1 week ago

What Does “Jihad” Really Mean to Muslims?

Brian Handwerk for National Geographic News Maher Hathout, author of Jihad vs. Terrorism, believed there was a twofold need to set the record straight about jihad. “Number one was the discovery that everyone is defining us except us, everyone is expl...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Noted Ophthalmologist Wang Speaks at Fairfield Church

Staff Reports NASHVILLE, TN —Dr. Ming Wang, M. D., Ph.D, ophthalmologist and 3D cataract and lasik specialist, recently served as the speaker at Fairfield M.B. Church in Goodlettsville, for both services at 8 a.m. & 10:35 a.m. The noted health pr...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Gentrification: The new Jim Crow

“This man is my brother: He has nine and ninety ewes, and I have (but) one: Yet he says, ‘commit her to my care,’ and is (moreover) harsh to me in speech.” - (David) said: “He has undoubtedly wronged thee…

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

What’s in the water?

There was a hesitation in writing this article at this time. When people in Texas, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, India, the Caribbean Islands and other places unbeknownst to us are dealing with the aftermath of water-related disasters, I wrestled with writi...

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

“Following Jesus requires a total effort”

Rev. David Deal Q & A: What does Reverend Deal say this week! “Following Jesus requires a total effort”      Question: Were all of the original disciples killed for Jesus’ sake?      Answer: Apostle John was the only original disciple not...

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

Covenant Observes 63rd Anniversary

NORFOLK Covenant Presbyterian Church observed its 63rd anniversary on Saturday, August 26, with a program spotlighting its history. A luncheon followed in the fellowship hall. The church dates its founding services to the Daily Vacation Church School...