Why Midterm Elections Matter
We should vote because we need more good in our government. We should know our leaders from city hall to capitol hill
‘Tell what happened’: Pastor and last surviving eyewitness urges Christians to remember Emmett Till
The brutal murder of Emmett Till became a catalyst for the civil rights movement and has enduring relevance in today’s anti-racist activism.
While clean water isn’t a partisan issue, it is a faith issue
Protecting clean water is a moral call.
Halloween and the Holy Ghost
Is it a foolish glorification of all things wicked and evil, or just a fun holiday that celebrates the adrenaline rush of being scared and collecting tons of candy? Is there a right choice for Christians?
Civil Rights & Civic Engagement: An Interview with Rep. Jim Clyburn
UrbanFaith sat down with Congressman Jim Clyburn to discuss his faith, his legacy, and his work to strengthen democracy and justice in the United States.
Battle Cry: An Interview with Jason Wilson
Jason Wilson has been training and mentoring men and speaking about emotional, mental, and spiritual health for decades. His new book Battle Cry shares his insights and principles for winning the war within
PBS docs depict Frederick Douglass’ and Harriet Tubman’s paths of freedom, faith
‘Religion for both Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass was the foundation in many ways of who they are,’ said co-director Stanley Nelson.
How to Live out Your Faith in the Public Sphere
As a Christian, you may ask yourself at times how to live out your faith in the public sphere. Here are some ways we can approach it
Stop Asking For Permission with Stephen Chandler
Have you ever wondered how to press into your purpose? Pastor Stephen Chandler to talk about his new book Stop Asking For Permission which helps us unlock our God given potential.
You’ve seen ‘The Rings of Power,’ but have you heard of this tiny museum housing J.R.R. Tolkien’s treasures?
WHEATON, Illinois (RNS) — It started with an inkling. It was the 1950s. Clyde S. Kilby, then an English professor at Wheaton College, had a feeling about a British author he’d been reading named C.S. Lewis — that he was “probably going to be famous one day,” according...
Killing Comparison: An Interview with Nona Jones
Nona Jones helps us get past the temptation of jealousy and attack of insecurity in her new book Killing Comparison
The Journey: An Interview with Dr. Tony Evans & Priscilla Shirer
UrbanFaith sat down with Dr. Tony Evans and his daughter Priscilla Shirer to discuss their documentary Journey with Jesus and their book Divine Disruption
Testimony Tuesday: Surviving Cancer
Thank God, I didn’t get stuck but moved past my circumstances, when I was diagnosed with my first brain tumor.
Faithful Service: An Interview with Rep. Val Demings
UrbanFaith exclusive interview with US Congresswoman Val Demings
Single and Free to Be Me: An Interview with Clarence Schuler
Dr. Clarence Shuler, an author, minister, and relationship coach shares his insights on how to pursue a godly life while being single
‘Fifth Little Girl’ of 1963 Klan bombing reunites with nurse
On Sept. 15, Birmingham commemorated the explosion that proved to be a turning point in the Civil Rights Movement, became a catalyst for change in the United States, and ultimately prompted global efforts for equality and human rights.
How St. Louis churches are revealing the disparities in the air we breathe
Congregations in St. Louis are working with local scientists to monitor the air quality in communities affected by industrial pollution.
Always: An Interview with Chris Tomlin
Our interview with influential songwriter and worship leader Chris Tomlin about his new album Always
Marriage Be Hard: Interview with @Kevonstage and @Mrskevonstage
Marriage Be Hard, but people be fake. Kevin and Melissa Fredericks aka KevOnStage and MrsKevonStage keep it real in this interview about their new book Marriage Be Hard
How faith leaders are responding to Jackson’s water crisis
‘Churches throughout the city of Jackson across denomination, class and race have engaged in water distributions at their churches or by giving water away in other ways,’ said C.J. Rhodes, pastor of Mt. Helm Baptist Church.
Pushing ‘closure’ after trauma can be harmful to people grieving – here’s what you can do instead
But what is closure? And should it really be the goal for individuals seeking relief or healing?
True Life: I’m a Father In A Blended Family
Having a blended family is not for everyone. But with intentionality, grace, and patience it can be an amazing experience of God’s love
First known depictions of biblical heroines Jael and Deborah uncovered in Israel
A rendering of one figure driving a peg through the head of another initially led the team to identify the figures.
Why Christians Need to Talk About Sex
Here are 3 major reasons why Christians need to talk about sex.
Speaking Across Generations: Interview with Dr. Darrell Hall
UrbanFaith sat down with Darrell Hall to discuss his new book Speaking Across Generations
EntreVangelism: Stepping Out of the Church and Into the Marketplace
For years, I struggled to reconcile my passion for ministry and the marketplace.
Seen & Unseen : An Interview with Marc Lamont Hill
UrbanFaith spent a few moments with Marc Lamont Hill to discuss his the new book Seen & Unseen: Technology, Social Media & the Fight For Racial Justice.
Inflation boosts demand at food banks as pandemic anti-hunger measures fall away
While President Biden recently signed the Keep Kids Fed Act, extending free meal programs for schoolchildren, many stopgaps funded during the pandemic have ended or are only available in some states.
From Freedom to Freedom: Memory & The Space Between
We are caught in the space between. No longer enslaved on plantations, but not yet with a freedom fully realized.
‘Blessing of Elders’ lauds 7 Black Christian luminaries at Museum of the Bible gala
Well-known names from the world of gospel music and the Black church gathered at the Museum of the Bible to hail the contributions of African American churches and to call for continued efforts toward building unity and bridging divides.
UF Ministry in the Barbershop
The barbershop serves as a default counseling center and community center for many Black men. But for barbers who are believers, it becomes a place for ministry.
Race Is Often Used as Medical Shorthand for How Bodies Work. Some Doctors Want to Change That.
Scientists widely agree that race is a social construct, yet it is often conflated with biology, leaving the impression that a person’s race governs how the body functions.
The Original Juneteenth-An Interview
UrbanFaith sat down with Valerie Boyer, an educator, minister and Galveston native to talk about the history of Juneteenth and its meaning today as a federal holiday in the United States of America.
A Freedom That Can’t Be Stolen
As many are focused on celebrating Juneteenth and freedom, are you still in emotional chains due to injustice?
Faith, Fatherhood, and Football The 2% Way Interview with Myron Rolle
How do you balance fatherhood with football and neurosurgery? UrbanFaith sat down with Dr. Myron Rolle to discuss his tactics and testimony in his book The 2% Way.
Pots and Kettles
Something I’ve always struggled with while studying the bible is the relationship between the Old Testament and New Testament.
Criminal justice algorithms: Being race-neutral doesn’t mean race-blind
Justice is supposed to be “blind.” But is race blindness always the best way to achieve racial equality?
Healing the Divide: An Interview with Derwin Gray
UrbanFaith sat down with Derwin Gray to talk about his new book How to Heal Our Racial Divide
Honoring God And Sharing Your Gift: Wisdom from Otis Kemp
Gospel Artist Otis Kemp shares a few key nuggets of authentic wisdom for people trying to be a blessing while being blessed.
Holiness: An Interview with Jackie Hill Perry
Why is it so hard to trust God sometimes? UrbanFaith interviewed Jackie Hill Perry about her new book Holier Than Thou which helps us answer that question.
Half of churches say Sunday school, other education programs disrupted by pandemic
Sunday school and other Christian education programs have suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic, with half of congregations surveyed saying their programs were disrupted
Uncompromising: An Interview with Steve White
Steve White, the President of Comcast uplifts the impact of his mother as he discusses his book Uncompromising with UrbanFaith in this interview!
Movement to build affordable housing on church land reaches Florida
As Miami-Dade County in Florida grapples with a housing affordability crisis, houses of worship are being recruited to build affordable homes on vacant or underutilized church land.
Students of color in special education are less likely to get the help they need – here are 3 ways teachers can do better
When compared to white students with disabilities, students of color with disabilities are less likely to get needed help. But that can be addressed.
Grand Rapids pastors mobilize in wake of fatal shooting of Patrick Lyoya
Pastors in Grand Rapids, Michigan, are taking action as the city reels in the aftermath of the fatal shooting of 26-year-old Patrick Lyoya by a Grand Rapids police officer on April 4.
Balance: Interview with Touré Roberts
UrbanFaith sat down to interview Touré Roberts, the visionary leader and founder of ONE (formerly OneChurch LA) to discuss his new book Balance. Touré Roberts is a man who wears many hats. He is a husband, father, producer, pastor, author, speaker, and...
How do skeptics explain the resurrection of Jesus?
Ever since Jesus died on the cross, critics of His resurrection have tried to explain His empty tomb.
Surprise deliverance: When Freedom Shows Up
Isn’t it time to try freedom with a Savior who understands and loves you?
The forgotten story of Black soldiers and the Red Ball Express during World War II
These Red Ball Express trucks and the Black men who drove and loaded them made the U.S. Army the most mobile and mechanized force in WWII
Faithful Service: An Interview with Stacey Abrams
UrbanFaith sat down with Stacey Abrams for this EXCLUSIVE interview to talk about faith, family, public service, voting rights, and her historic run for governor.