LISTEN: Colonial Enterprise in the Caribbean, Part 2; An Arena of Political Life; Crime...

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/the-history-of-black-americans-and-the-black-church-46 Our Scripture Verse for today is Proverbs 14:34 which reads: "Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people." Our History of...

Jarena Lee: Trailblazing African American Preacher and ‘Self-Made’ Woman

One Sunday in 1817, Jarena Lee attended a service at Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Philadelphia. A former servant, Lee had...

Thabiti Anyabwile Remembers the Remarkable Tenure and Steadfast Faithfulness of Lemuel Haynes – a...

A Model of Fidelity and Love “If the church is to prosper and mature, she will need faithful men to lead and care for her....

LISTEN: Colonial Enterprise in the Caribbean, Part 2; An Arena of Political Life; Lack...

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/the-history-of-black-americans-and-the-black-church-45 Our Scripture verse for today is Job 19:25 which reads: "For I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the...

LISTEN: Colonial Enterprise in the Caribbean, Part 1; An Arena of Political Life; Lack...

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/the-history-of-black-americans-and-the-black-church-44 Our Scripture verse for today is Romans 5:10 which reads: "For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly...

LISTEN: One Way Passage, Part 4; An Arena of Political Life; Reconstruction and Retaliation,...

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/the-history-of-black-americans-and-the-black-church-43 Our Scripture verse for today is Romans 5:10 which reads: "For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death...

LISTEN: One Way Passage, Part 3; The Church & Education; Reconstruction and Retaliation, Part...

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/the-history-of-black-americans-and-the-black-church-42 Our Scripture verse for today is Isaiah 53:5-6 which reads: "But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the...

A Black Man on a Mission Can Do Amazing Things: Remembering The Incredible Life...

Bill Federer remembers incredible life of ex-slave Richard Allen Richard Allen was born to slave parents in Philadelphia and was sold with his family to...

LISTEN: One Way Passage, Part 2; The Church & Education; Reconstruction and Retaliation, Part...

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/the-history-of-black-americans-and-the-black-church-41 Our Scripture verse for today is 1 John 1:9 which reads: "If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us...

LISTEN: One Way Passage, Part 1; The Church & Education; Reconstruction and Retaliation, Part...

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/the-history-of-black-americans-and-the-black-church-40 One Way Passage, Part 1; The Church & Education; Reconstruction and Retaliation, Part 9 (The History of Black Americans and the Black Church #40) Our...

What Dr. King Said About the King of Kings

When Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was living, and even after he died, some people tried to discredit him by suggesting that Dr. King...

Mildred Fay Jefferson: A Doctor Who Broke Color Barriers and Championed Life

It’s good for us to remember the heroic faith of those who’ve gone before us. And then to go and do likewise. Glenn Sunshine is...

BCNN1 Editors Publish the “100 Most Influential Black Christian History-Makers” (View Now)

Click Here to View Now. If you are having trouble viewing the FlipViewer link above, click here to view the PDF version. Previously: 70 Most Influential...

The April Sunday When Richard Allen and Other Methodists Decided They Wouldn’t Tolerate Prejudice...

One April Sunday, Richard and fellow black Methodists decided they wouldn't stand for prejudice anymore. No major Protestant denominational family in post-Revolutionary America was immune...

George Washington Carver: A Brilliant Scientist Who Said he Was ‘Nothing’ Without Christ

He created over 300 products from peanuts that are useful in the home and on the farm. And he created over 100 products from...

The ‘Hidden Figures’ of African-American Pulpits: How Black Women Preachers Spoke Truth to Power

Each semester I greet the students who file into my preaching class at Howard University with a standard talk. The talk is not an...

The Underground Railroad to Heaven

Thank God for the Underground Railroad that delivered so many slaves from the horrors of slavery in the south. When we think about the...

Rosa Parks: A Woman Praised

Proverbs 31:30 states, “Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised”. Rosa Parks was the...

How Revival Preaching Helped Birth the Independent Black Church

The African Methodist Episcopal and other black churches were born partly as a result of revival preaching, partly because of white segregation. Christian History...

Marching to Zion: The Origin of the AME Zion Church Is a Story of...

"When the first Methodist Episcopal Society was established in New York (whites), among whom were several colored persons, the two races found no difficulty...