Joshua Dubois steps down as President Obama’s Director of Faith-Based Partnerships

Joshua Dubois steps down as President Obama’s Director of Faith-Based Partnerships

Besides Michelle Obama, there has been another person who has been there to encourage President Obama since the beginning of his presidency in 2009: Joshua Dubois. The Nashville, TN native recently resigned as  Special Assistant to President Obama and Executive Director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. Aside from the long […]

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Do Guns, Schools & Prayer Mix?

Do Guns, Schools & Prayer Mix?

“The fact that we can\’t prevent every act of violence doesn\’t mean we can\’t steadily reduce the violence.” President Barack Obama declared just 5 days after the Newtown, Connecticut shootings. Just weeks later, a 15-year-old girl, Hadiya Pendleton—who had one week earlier performed at the Presidential inauguration—was fatally shot by stray bullets while standing on […]

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“What\’s Going On, Really?”

“What\’s Going On, Really?”

The 1971 classic hit may have summed it up best with “What\’s Going On?” On the heels of a polarized election, it\’s a relevant question since—even though the election is over, America’s charged political civil war continues. What\’s going on with the church and politics? “The church has a responsibility to bring to bear the […]

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Group of Black Pastors (CAAP) Opposes President Obama on Same-Sex Marriage

In Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, July 31st the Black clergy group, The Coalition of African American Pastors (CAAP) led by Rev. William Owens, President and Founder, announced at a conference their opposition towards President Obama’s stance on gay marriage. Other leaders of the nationally televised press conference included Rev. Dean Nelson, the Executive Director for the Network […]

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A Christian Gentleman\’s Take on Same-Sex Marriage

A Christian Gentleman\’s Take on Same-Sex Marriage

What makes a gentleman? Today, we call any man who conducts himself with distinction and grace a “gentleman.” But in the preface to his classic book, Mere Christianity, author C.S. Lewis gives a historical background on the word: “The word gentleman originally meant something recognizable; one who had a coat of arms and some landed […]

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Mayor Bloomberg: “You Can’t Kick God Out of America” – Obama & Giuliani Quote from Scripture at 9/11 Memorial

On Sunday, September 11, 2011 America and the world paused to remember the historic and tragic terrorist attacks that befell America. Among the premier memorial events was one that Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York City organized led by President Barack Obama, former President George W. Bush, Governor Andrew Cuomo, New Jersey Governor Christie, former NY Governor George Pataki, former New Jersey Governor Donald DiFrancesco, Mayor Bloomberg and former Mayor Rudy Giuliani. Notably, Bloomberg's program excluded any clergy leading many to question the decision and some to protest--"Was America trying to kick God out" of this watershed moment in our nation's history?

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Obama: The Anti-Marriage President

By Harry R. Jackson, Jr. The President’s announcement, Wednesday, February 23rd, that he will no longer defend the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was shocking to millions of Americans. Yet his timing was not just an act of personal conscience, it was done in concert with the deliberations of the Maryland State Senate which […]

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