THE RELIGION CORNER: Clear Out the Clutter Before the New Year!

This column is here to suggest that before you go out and spend all of your hard-earned cash for the Christmas holiday, you should consider doing some special holiday cleaning in your life.

Annual Star-Laden Holiday Play Returns to Md. Church

A bombastic gospel musical that has fast become a holiday staple in the D.C. region is back, and friends and family are again packing an Upper Marlboro, Maryland, church for the Broadway-style production that pulls out all the stops.

THE RELIGION CORNER: The District of Columbia Without Marion Barry

My sister texted me from Kinston, North Carolina, the other day. "How do you define D.C. without Marion Barry?" she wanted to know. I have been wondering the same thing.


When we are so busy we cannot hear His voice; we spin our wheels, going back and forth, not accomplishing much. We fail.

THE RELIGION CORNER: The Simple Side of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving needs a bit of a makeover; maybe we can go back to the good ol' days, when we celebrated the holiday for what it really meant, a day of thanks.

THE RELIGION CORNER: Are You Wasting Time?

Let's talk about how so many of us are complacent, just watching the tide roll in and out, wasting time.

THE RELIGION CORNER: Be, Do & Have Whatever You Want!

Thoughts are extremely powerful. You can think yourself into becoming whomever you wish, or you can think yourself into the failure you continue to keenly visualize in your mind's eye.

Renowned Pastor Myles Munroe, Wife, Killed in Bahamas Plane Crash

Prominent evangelist Myles Munroe and his wife, Ruth, were killed Sunday with seven others when a private jet crashed in the Bahamas.

THE RELIGION CORNER: And Justice for All!

Black women aren't seen as victims because the courts are not empathetic to the fear black women have for their lives. They're seen as expendable, replaceable, easily forgotten.

THE RELIGION CORNER: The Law of Impermanence

I have my philosophy: One should understand the law of impermanence — that all things are unstable and have no essence that's unchanging.

THE RELIGION CORNER: Why Residual Effects of Domestic Violence Cause Some to Snap

Some of us get out of domestic violence successfully, while others, like a former co-worker of mine, simply snap.

THE RELIGION CORNER: Stop the Violence

This week, I once again return to a subject that very few people like to discuss: domestic violence.

D.C. Church to Hold Annual Fair, Thanksgiving Dinner

The First Rising Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Northwest D.C. is inviting the community to its 10th annual community fair and pre-Thanksgiving dinner on Saturday, Nov. 15.

THE RELIGION CORNER: 'Nocturnal Agony'

What a hookup! There will be a trailer preview at the All Nations Baptist Church's annual Women's Day High Tea, Brunch and Awards Program on Oct. 18 at Trinity University. Film producer Shuaib Mitchell plans to bring along some of ...

THE RELIGION CORNER: Domestic Violence Finally a Front-Page Story!

Though Ray Rice is guilty of disrespecting his fiancée, this time, it wasn't a "big secret" — instead, it turned out to be the "big story."