Category : Religion

by Staff - 13 hours ago

‘What you should know’

Rev. David Deal Q & A: What Does Reverend Deal Say? ‘What you should know’      Question: Do you know the story of Christmas? Now is the time to test your biblical knowledge about this special holiday. The scriptures to the answers...

by Staff - 14 hours ago

Marriner’s Moment: Harmony, Happiness and Hope – Part 2

The holidays can be a stressful and sometimes depressing time of the year, if we allow it to be so. However, we can and should choose to approach this season with joy, hope and love. If we – children of […] The post Marriner’s Moment: Har...

by Staff - 1 day ago

Simeon Booker, an Icon of Black Journalism, dies at 99

Simeon Booker, a trailblazing Black journalist, who covered the Civil Rights Movement for the iconic African-American magazines EBONY and Jet and who was the first Black person to work as a full-time Washington Post reporter, has died. Booker, who’s...

by Staff - 1 week ago

MT. OLIVE SDA CHURCH HOLDS FIRST BIBLE CLASS GRADUATION

MT. OLIVE SDA CHURCH HOLDS FIRST BIBLE CLASS GRADUATION — Top photo: Mt Olive SDA Church Bible Class first graduation for new 2017 members; center photo, l to r: Lydia Brown, John Rachael, Sara Shaw, Shirley Albury, Dr. Betsy and Pastor Lucious...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Marriner’s Moment: Harmony, Happiness and Hope – Part 1

What a year – the good, the bad and the ugly! Between politics, gun violence and massacres, Black-on-Black crime, and natural disasters, it’s not always easy to experience harmony, happiness or have hope. Far too many people today are accepting [R...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Sisters of Mission Host Pre-Christmas Concert

CHESAPEAKE The Sisters of Mission held their final event of the year on Sunday (Dec 3), hosting a pre-Christmas concert at Straight Gate Baptist Church in Chesapeake. The spiritual praise concert featured Bishop Elijah Smith and the Angels of God [&#...

by Staff - 1 week ago

‘The primary symbol of Advent is the wreath’

Rev. David Deal Q & A What Does Reverend Deal Say? ‘The primary symbol of Advent is the wreath’      Question: Tell me a few things about the Advent:      Answer: The Feast of St. Andrew the Apostle ushers in the days of Advent. The Feast Day m...

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

Miami and our U. S. Government let us all get real

Miami and our U. S. Government let us all get real The reality is about Haiti. When Haiti had the enormous destructive earthquake and billions of dollars were collected and donated to Haiti from the Clinton Foundation Organization the Haitian country...

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

‘Our bodies are the Temple of the Holy Ghost’

Rev. David Deal Q & A: What Does Reverend Deal Say? ‘Our bodies are the Temple of the Holy Ghost’ As the month of November comes to an end, I would be remised not to mention that Diabetes Awareness Month is November. Apostle Paul’s first letter...

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

Marriner’s Moment: Emerge Into Giving Thanks – Part 4

During this season of Thanksgiving, it is my hope that we can all emerge into giving thanks. It may not always be convenient to give thanks, but we must make the time to do so. Here’s a reminder of some […] The post Marriner’s Moment: Eme...