#Faithworks: Southern Baptist Convention ousts six churches including St. Timothy’s Christian Baptist in Baltimore

By Marnita Coleman, Special to the AFRO The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), the nation’s largest Protestant denomination, conducted spring cleaning a bit early this year by voting out five member churches with women in pastoral positions. A sixth SBC church was ousted for alleged clergy sexual abuse.  Although each congregation is self-governing, the SBC’s guidelines


After Breonna Taylor shooting, feds find police discrimination

by Dylan Lovan, The Associated Press The U.S. Justice Department found Louisville police have engaged in a pattern of violating constitutional rights and discrimination against the Black community following an investigation prompted by the fatal police shooting of Breonna Taylor. Attorney General Merrick Garland made the announcement Wednesday. A Justice Department report found the Louisville/Jefferson


Peterson Okopi is Bringing “The Peterson Experience” to Uyo this March | ft. Chioma Jesus, Ugee Royalty, Others

Mult-Award Winning Nigerian Gospel music minister Peterson Okopi is bringing his live concert “THE PETERSON EXPERIENCE” to the city of Uyo this March. This follows the Lagos edition which was held last year (2022) leaving many soaked in an intense worship experience and atmosphere they are yet to recover. This next edition of THE PETERSON