Lyndia Grant
Faith

THE RELIGION CORNER: Use Your Faith to Achieve Success

It is my mission in life to share “Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill with readers across America. My life was changed the day I read that book. The Holy Bible now makes more sense to me because of this read. Principles as outlined in “Think and Grow Rich” were researched for 20 years by Hill. He teaches how our thoughts control our actions and thus can make or break us. Here is how it all began. [read more…]

Leaders of the nation's major Black churches, including (from left) the Rev. Dr. Earl D. Trent Jr., the Rev. Dr. Timothy Tee Boddie, the Rev. Jesse V. Bottoms Jr., the Rev. Brian K. Brown, Bishop Carroll A. Baltimore and Bishop James B. Walker, presented over 10,000 pastors' signatures to Congressional Black Caucus members in support of President Obama's Clean Power Plan. (ir+media)
Faith

Black Churches Show Support for Obama’s Environment Plan

WASHINGTON — Leaders of the nation’s major Black churches — representing nearly 13 million African-American members — presented over 10,000 pastors’ signatures to Congressional Black Caucus members in support of President Obama’s Clean Power Plan. The leaders said they are making the effort to push forward the bill, which has a goal to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 32 percent by 2030.
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Lyndia Grant
Op-Ed

THE RELIGION CORNER: What Do YOU Believe?

Join the DC Belief Host Committee this week as we celebrate Oprah Winfrey’s “Belief Series.” Delighted to join folks from around the world in promoting this docu-series, I thank God for this opportunity. Oprah Winfrey presents this exciting new seven-day series, a groundbreaking, international television event exploring humankind’s ongoing search to connect with something greater than ourselves. This original series invites viewers to witness some of the world’s most fascinating spiritual journeys through the eyes of the believers. [read more…]

Greats to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Evangel Show
Faith

Christmas Arrives Early in Prince George’s CountyGreats to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Evangel Show

It’s not too early to think about Christmas. And it’s certainly never too soon to get into the spirit of the most recognized holiday in the world, said Kevin Matthews, the elder of the more than 4,000 member Evangel Cathedral in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. The 25th anniversary of the most spectacular Broadway-style musical in the DMV, the annual Evangel Christmas celebration, begins on Saturday, Dec. 5 at the cathedral.
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Rev. Calvin Butts, III, the church’s eminent pastor, did not shirk from the charges, but he cited several problems for the delinquency.
Faith

Economic Woes for Abyssinian Development Corporation

When it rains, it pours—at least that’s the deluge Abyssinian Development Corporation is experiencing nowadays. It was troubling enough to learn that the corporation, the real estate arm of the prestigious Abyssinian Baptist Church, had been denied more than $3 million in city contracts, but now there are reports that the corporation failed to pay out $2 million to East Harlem Triangle. [read more…]