Christianity

Remembering Richard Twiss

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UrbanFaith honors the legacy of Richard Twiss, a prophetic Christian voice for social justice, racial reconciliation, and indigenous leadership. Read more

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Inauguration Prayers, Black History, and the Homosexual Agenda

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Myrile Evers-Williams, wife of slain civil rights icon, was set to share bookended inauguration prayers with Pastor Louie Giglio until Giglio decided to withdraw from the ceremony. Has a potentially historic African American event been usurped by the gay rights agenda? Read more

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Food for the Soul

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During this season of thanksgiving, gathering around the table for soul food reminds me of the profound African American story of which I’m a part — but also of how that story is tied to God’s greater story of redemption. Read more

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Attention Christmas Shoppers: Angel Tree Needs You!

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Angel Tree shares the true meaning of the season with incarcerated men and women and their children by providing Christmas gifts and financial support. Will you help? Read more

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Thanksgiving: What’s It All About?

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As Christians, we’re encouraged to use Thanksgiving to reflect on the blessings God has bestowed upon us. But where did the holiday come from? Here’s a quick list of Thanksgiving myths and facts. Read more

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Free Will and Same-Sex Marriage

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Author Michael Eric Dyson thinks the Black church needs to ‘get over’ the gay marriage issue. But is it possible to view homosexuality as a sin, yet support the right of same-sex couples to marry? Read more

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If Obama Wins, If Romney Wins …

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What can we expect if President Barack Obama is re-elected? What if Mitt Romney triumphs? Our panel of scholars prognosticates. Read more

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Puritans and Propaganda

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Is criticizing the racist cultural roots of Puritanism out of bounds? That’s what some Calvinists are debating following Christian rapper Propaganda’s scathing indictment of Puritan history. Read more

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Lord, Deliver Us from Smartphone Stupidity

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As the Internet goes mobile, phones and tablets have become symbols of our personal identity. But this latest digital divide could be bad for our souls. Read more

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Why You Should Stop Posting Meme Photos on Facebook

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Those photos with the snarky political and spiritual captions are doing more harm than good. If you value honest dialogue, resist the urge. Read more

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