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Rapper Held on Aggravated Assault Charges After Shooting at Little Rock Nightclub Shooting

A rapper whose concert in Little Rock was the site of a shooting that left 28 people injured was arrested early Sunday on unrelated assault charges while outside an Alabama club where he was performing just 24 hours later, and authorities said several firearms were recovered during the arrest. (more…)

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Rapper Arrested on Unrelated Charges After Arkansas Nightclub Shooting

A rapper whose concert in Little Rock became the site of a shooting that left 28 people injured was arrested early Sunday on unrelated charges, authorities said. (more…)

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WATCH: SBC 2017 Highlights Prayer, Evangelism

Prayer and soul-winning evangelism are highlighted in a brief video recapping the spiritual emphases of the 2017 Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting in Phoenix. (more…)

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High School Graduate Accepted to Nearly 150 Colleges, Receives $7 Million in Scholarships

Shariah Edwards just graduated from Power Center Academy High School, a charter school in Memphis, Tennessee. Now, she's faced with a task many recent high school grads must do -- choose which college of those she was accepted to she wants to attend.  (more…)

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“Greenleaf” Star Merle Dandrige Shares How ‘Ministry Is In My Blood’ Due to Family’s Black Church Background, Says Show ‘Never Mocks Religion’

[Note: contains spoilers from aired episodes of Greenleaf.] After Wednesday night’s throwdown on OWN’s Greenleaf, Merle Dandridge figures she’s just glad to be alive. (more…)

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“MLK50: Gospel Reflections From the Mountaintop”: ERLC and The Gospel Coalition Announce Racial Unity Conference to Mark 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., on April 4, 2018, In Memphis

A racial unity conference on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. has been announced by the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission and The Gospel Coalition. (more…)

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7 Events from the Past Year That Have Impacted Race Relations In America

As April 4 approaches—marking the fateful day when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated 49 years ago in Memphis, Tennessee—it is clear that time has not healed all wounds. For many black families who feel excluded from the American dream, Proverbs 13:12 rings true: “Delayed hope makes the heart

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Despite Differences of Opinion, SBC President Steve Gaines Confident Denomination Won’t Separate Because It Is United Around the Gospel

Despite some differences of opinion taking place inside the Southern Baptist Convention, the president of the largest Protestant denomination in America is urging unity. (more…)

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Black Lives Matter Groups Joining Forces With Wage Activists to Hold Nationwide “Fight Racism, Raise Pay” Protests

A cluster of Black Lives Matter groups and the organization leading the push for a $15-an-hour wage are joining forces to combine the struggle for racial justice with the fight for economic equality, just as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. tried to do in the last year of his

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Mike Pence Postpones Trips to Arkansas and Tennessee to Fight for Obamacare Repeal

As the House nears a climactic floor vote on Republican leaders’ legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare on Friday, Vice President Mike Pence has postponed his previously scheduled visit to Arkansas and Tennessee. (more…)

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