Fred Hammond Electrifies Miami Crowd

Fred Hammond ministered to a receptive audience during the 11th annual Jazz in the Gardens Music Festival, held last weekend in Miami Gardens, Florida.

Area Churches Going Green to Save Money

Energy efficiency serves two purposes, church officials say: It saves money that can aid members, and improves aging facilities.

Kirk Franklin's '20 Years' Tour Comes to D.C.

Ten-time Grammy winner Kirk Franklin will perform two decades worth of gospel hits Saturday night as his "20 Years in One Night" tour rolls into the Warner Theatre in northwest D.C.

THE RELIGION CORNER: Destiny's Door — Turning Milestones into Steppingstones

The day I took that walk through Destiny's Door, trusting in God, was the first day steps were taken toward turning my dreams into reality.

D.C. Muslims Shine Light on Islamophobia

A group of D.C.-area Muslims held a panel to address growing Islamophobia in a hostile political climate, specifically in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

NAACP Image Award Ministers

The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III was the main speaker at a church in the Greater Washington Area on March 1.

THE RELIGION CORNER: After Good Works, We Reap What We've Sown

This week, the Lord has given me a testimony for this column.

THE RELIGION CORNER: To Find, You Must Diligently Seek

Finding is a principle reserved only for those who have worked and thus have planted, and you're now ready to reap from what you've sown.

THE RELIGION CORNER: Top Black History Group Marks 100 Years

Though Carter G. Woodson founded The Association for the Study of African American Life and History 100 years ago as the Study of Negro Life and History, on Saturday, the group — led by Sylvia Cyrus, the longest-serving executive director ...

THE RELIGION CORNER: Black Civil War Memorial Needs Your Help

I'm asking for your support for The African-American Civil War Memorial, now a national monument maintained by The National Park Service, yet no permanent park rangers have been assigned.

Retired D.C. Educator's Book Emphasizes Miracles of Christ

Retired D.C. Public Schools educator Christine Davis Easterling said her new book, "Divine, Miraculous, Magnificent," emphasizes the importance of Christ's miracles in both his lifetime and people of the modern world.

THE RELIGION CORNER: A Black History Month Salute to Lady Tramaine Hawkins

We celebrate Black History Month with this salute to the legendary Lady Tramaine Hawkins, someone who was a part of the ministry that gave yet another change to gospel music.

Virginia Pastor Honored with NAACP Award

The Rev. Howard-John Wesley says kindness and philanthropy should be done just to put a smile on people's faces.


Such a powerful organ, our brain, is more than we can imagine. However, when we bring together other like minds, the strength of the group becomes overwhelmingly powerful.

THE RELIGION CORNER: It Pays to Be Persistent

Many people see small problems, molehills, as a major mountain blocking their path. Only a few choose to see a mountain in their path as an opportunity to gain a broader perspective as they continue to travel along life's journey.