September Quarter 2020 Issue — On UrbanFaith.com
No Results Found
The page you requested could not be found. Try refining your search, or use the navigation above to locate the post.
Mind, Body, and Spirit
Learning from the example of spiritual retreats.
July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, and this is a perfect time to shed light on what many deem a nonexistent problem.
When speaking out against the loss of black lives, it is tough to separate those who die at the hands of police from those who die in a pandemic that has laid bare the structural racism baked into the American health system.
Physically isolating yourself can feel psychologically isolating too. But there are ways to maintain connections in these stressful coronavirus times.
Being healthy is pretty simple, but most people in the United States find it pretty hard. And for an African American, it’s over-the-top hard. Not only is the struggle of getting healthy and maintaining a healthy lifestyle embedded in the culture, but there are sometimes actual physical and financial obstacles to overall health.
Just last week, it seemed OK to have lunch out or maybe meet up with friends for a game of pickup soccer. Now, in the fast-moving world of the coronavirus response, that’s no longer the case. More and better social distancing is required. But what’s still acceptable?
Leaders asked for “Mississippi Baptists to make this a matter of prayer and to seek the Lord’s guidance in standing for love instead of oppression, unity instead of division, and the gospel of Christ instead of the power of this world.”
The Poor People’s Campaign, a grassroots group with branches in more than 40 states, is urging resistance to or noncooperation with state plans calling for the reopening of the economy just weeks after the coronavirus put most of the country on lockdown.
Baltimore barber Antoine Dow helps bring dignity to young black men whose lives were cut short by gun violence.
No matter what generation, being a teen girl is tough. And it’s not easy for girls to wrap their heads around the fact that the Bible can help them get through some of the more challenging times. Author Katara Washington Patton helps serve girls with Biblical guidance in what she calls “just-the-right-size portions.”
As our nation continues to fight issues of social injustice and racial tension, many question whether or not the ideals memorialized on MLK Day hold true throughout the year.
Books have always made great Christmas gifts. But what makes them so special, aside from being so easy to wrap?