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Tough Minded. Tenderhearted. Transformed Nonconformist.

Church Revitalization: Keep the Doors of Your Church Open

September 21, 2015/Church and Community/0 Comments

**Originally published in the Clarion-Ledger** “The doors of the church are open.” On any given…

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Dr. Jerry Young: Envisioning the Future Exceptionally

September 14, 2015/Church and Community/2 Comments

September 7-11 marked the 135th Annual Session of the National Baptist Convention USA, Inc. (NBCUSA),…

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Great Expectations

August 31, 2015/Church and Community/1 Comment

“…It is certain that man never achieves a clear knowledge of himself unless he has…

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Alcorn: Where Knowledge and Character Matter

August 24, 2015/Church and Community/0 Comments

  Ken Gordon, a master photographer and graduate of Alcorn State University (ASU), posted to…

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Learning What Counts

August 18, 2015/Church and Community/0 Comments

As part of the national Million Father March, I was pleased to put on a…

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A Thinking Man’s Religion: A Religion I Can Feel Sometimes

August 11, 2015/Church and Community/2 Comments

“Given your faith tradition, why did you major in Philosophy?” That was the question my…

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Black and Purple: A Better Way Forward

August 4, 2015/Church and Community/2 Comments

I don’t remember how old I was when my dad took me to see the…

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Mississippi Christians Respond to State Flag Issue UPDATED

July 10, 2015/Church and Community/4 Comments

South Carolina, the first state to secede from our Union in 1860, voted through its…

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July 6, 2015/Church and Community/2 Comments

  June was a tragicomic month for black churches. The racially motivated terrorist attack at…

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