ST. LOUIS — “It is impossible to be grateful and hateful at the same time,” the pastor’s son told hundreds of members of the Church of God in Christ. “We have to have an attitude of gratitude.”
Articles tagged “Church of God in Christ”
(RNS) While the language of the down low can afford us a certain glimpse at gay black identity, some researchers suggest the term’s use says more about racial forces at play in the wider culture.
(RNS) Though several black denominations oppose same-sex marriage, many also object to religious exemptions in nondiscrimination laws.
(RNS) The U.S. denomination alone is a United Nations of some 3.1 million faithful — with a membership that is 41 percent nonwhite, up from 31 percent a decade ago.
(RNS) Before Elvis and Chuck Berry and Johnny Cash. Before Aretha and Whitney and Beyonce. Before the blues met gospel and conceived rock ‘n’ roll, there was Sister Rosetta Tharpe.