UMI (Urban Ministries, Inc.) and Urban Faith led an open dialogue with millennial influencers on Millennials, Faith, and the Future of the Black Church at the 104th Hampton Minister’s Conference. The panel included: Precepts for Living Editor Allen Reynolds (moderator); Minister Christian Brown, Children and Youth Minister at Mount Moriah Baptist Church and author of the self-empowerment devotional Rise and Shine; Rev. Dr. Brianna K. Parker, curator and founder of the Black Millennial Café (BMC) and author of What Google Can’t Give; Minister Gabby Cudjoe Wilkes, who, along with her husband Pastor Andrew Wilkes, were featured in Essence magazine for their work with the young adult ministry at the Greater Allen A.M.E Cathedral of New York. and Reginald Wayne Sharpe Jr, former pastor of The House of Hope Church in Macon, GA.
This is the first part of a series of video shorts pulled from the hour-long panel discussion.