The 2023 Stellar Gospel Music Awards will shine in Las Vegas on July 15, 2023.
A gospel song put some positive energy into slumping Philadelphia 76er forward James Harden just in time to help his team tie an NBA Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Boston Celtics.
According to a Pew Research study released last week, Black Protestants have experienced a substantial bounce in physical attendance in church, from a low of 14% in July 2020 to 41% in the recent survey.
Major Gospel awards are not new to artist Tamela Mann. She has garnered Grammy, Stellar, Dove, and American Music Awards, respectively.
Five-time Grammy nominee Chloe Bailey says her love of God and music merged while filming the Peacock original movie, “Praise This,” which debuted on Good Friday, April 7, 2023.
When I saw this phrase on t-shirt over the Christmas holiday a few years ago, I could not resist it. I had to buy it and not just because it was on sale. The underlying message of the shirt that imperfections were what made us more interesting (and unique) seemed to make a lot of sense to …
Hundreds of fish fry fundraisers, most at Catholic churches, are held on Fridays during Lent, and St. Alphonsus “The Rock” Church is no exception.
Since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic three years ago, observers of religious life in America have wondered whether – and how – the upheaval would impact religious worship.
From book bans to eliminating critical race theory in schools — much of modern life in the United States centers on silencing Black voices and erasing our history and experiences. It is rooted in anti-Blackness.
Bishop William L. Harper, Jr., Prelate, Missouri Eastern First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Church of God in Christ, Inc. was remembered in a touching celebration of his life on March 2, 2023 at Kennerly Temple.
Women of faith filled every seat in The Stifel Theatre last Thursday (Feb. 23) for a sold-out evening of The Hope Revival Tour featuring Sarah Jakes Roberts and special guest Dr. Anita Phillips.
The unmistakable voice of Whitney Houston is powerful and timeless.
The annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration changed names but still featured amazing Gospel artists and inspirational tributes.
Black religious leaders from Florida and throughout the nation will join Feb. 15-16, 2023, to “Stop the Black Attack” on African American history.
Multi-platinum gospel recording artist Erica Campbell is sharing her joy with the release of a new single “Feel Alright,” which she describes as “an up-tempo affirmation of the power you find in choosing joy even when life is messy and unpredictable.”
Author of “Eternal Justice: How God Intervenes for the Least of Us,” Philip Remington Dunn, has a passion for telling the stories of those he has crossed paths with as a criminal defense attorney and a man of faith.
Bishop William J. Barber II, co-leader of the Poor People’s Campaign and renowned civil rights leader, will become the director of Yale Divinity School’s new Center for Public Theology and Public Policy.
Musician Dizzy Gillespie embraced the Baha’i faith and its belief in universal humanity — a concept he saw reflected in jazz, which he viewed as a blending of musical elements from Africa and Europe.
Multi-instrumentalist James Casey has two goals of establishing a musical legacy and spreading cancer awareness.
The multiple award-winning recording artist, who began singing and ministering professionally when she was 15, has released a holiday song and video titled “Great Christmas.”
There is a parable of the Chinese bamboo tree, a true story that teaches us lessons about patience, faith, perseverance, growth, development and, most importantly, human potential.
For many Christian churches the First Lady serves specific roles. She’s traditionally married to the head pastor; she’s invested in the community and serves as the eyes, ears, and hearts of the Church Family.
Black author Dorena Williamson’s new children’s book is an outstanding holiday gift idea because it centers on Jesus and the family that surrounded him during his life.
The death of Rev. Calvin O. Butts III of historic Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem is still resonating through the religious world.
CeCe Winans made Dove Awards history during this year’s 53rd Annual celebration on Oct. 18, 2022, in Nashville when she became the first Black female solo artist to win Artist of the Year.
Washington Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church begins celebration of its 120th Anniversary with revival service at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday, Nov. 1-3. The church is located at 3200 Washington Ave. at the corner of Compton and Washington in Midtown St. Louis.
Washington Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church begin celebration of its 120th Anniversary with revival service at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday through Wednesday, Nov. 1-3. The church is located at 3200 Washington Ave. at the corner of Compton and Washington in Midtown St. Louis.
Clergy members representing many St. Louis area’s denominations will join in the Vigil to Save Children’s Lives at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, to collectively mourn over 100 children that have died in the St. Louis region over the past four years due to gun violence.
Keith “Wonderboy” Johnson, who propelled to the summit of gospel music charts with hits including “Be Right,” “Let Go and Let God Have His Way,” “Send A Revival,” and “Hide Behind the Mountain,”died at his home on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. He was 50.
Hulu will premier and exclusively air “Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story,” a biographical movie that examines the life of the Queen of Gospel.
The Ebenezer Baptist Church held a special church service to commemorate the 95th birthday of the longest serving congregant in the history of one of Atlanta’s oldest churches.
African American adults who reported more frequent participation in religious activities and/or deeper spiritual beliefs may be more likely to meet some of the American Heart Association's key metrics for cardiovascular health, such as regular exercise, a balanced diet and normal blood press…
Gospel music has long been a part of the fight for fairness, inclusion, and racial justice in America, and a St. Louis choir presents an opportunity for singers to continue the chorus.
It was instantly apparent to all that Pastor Melvin E. Moore, Sr. was a man who put his faith, his family, and his community first.
Along with an important showdown featuring the St. Louis Cardinals and defending world champion Atlanta Brave, fans can celebrate Gospel Day at Busch Stadium beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, August 27, 2022.
New Life in Christ Interdenominational Church (NLIC) has awarded $19,000 in scholarships to nine Metro East high school graduates and one college student who is currently enrolled in seminary school.
Ebbi Nicole, founder and chief flufftivist of Fluffy GRL Movement, highlights body awareness of the plus and curvy community.
The Rev. Mike McClure, who performs as singing sensation Pastor Mike Jr., has become a household name outside the gospel genre after dominating the 37th Stellar Gospel Music Awards on July 16 in Atlanta.
While delivered six weeks ago, a Father’s Day sermon by Bishop T.D. Jakes about the state of families and contemporary women is causing a firestorm on social media.
Nate Looney is a Black man who grew up in Los Angeles, a descendant of enslaved people from generations ago. He’s also an observant, kippah-wearing Jew.
Author Cheryl Wills poured her soul into “Isn’t Her Grace Amazing!” a book that tracks the impact of women in gospel music.
The Operation Ten City Tour got off to a rousing start in St. Louis, providing economic and spiritual resources for business owners, training for next generation of leaders, employment opportunities, and small business loans.
The Missouri Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church [MACUMC] has released season three of the Faith and Race Podcast, which highlights the legacies of five of Missouri’s Historically Black United Methodist Churches.
Who would have thought that the “Queen of Gospel” – whose inspired singing, for many years, was known to many households in America – would be nearly forgotten only a generation after her departure?
Gospel music will sound off in support of mental during the How Sweet the Sound competition on June 4, 2022, in Greenville, South Carolina.
Bobby Jones, international gospel artist and host of BET’s longest running show, “Bobby Jones Gospel,” joined with more than 75 clergy and faith community members to light the flame of the Urban league of Metropolitan St. Louis Grill to Glory faith-based initiative on May 5, 2022.
A Jan. 22, 2022, CBS News report detailed the devastating impact COVID-19 has had on churches nationwide.
April 4, 1968, the day Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered, is a significant date to be remembered. On that date this year, Bishop William J. Barber II of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival held a press conference at the National Press Club to show how ext…
All congregations of Jehovah’s Witnesses throughout the world were again holding in-person meetings starting April 1.