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Indianapolis has a lot of churches. They don’t pay property taxes, don’t pay income taxes — but they do find ways to meet the spiritual and many times material needs of the communities they serve.

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“The God who made the world and everything in it is the Lord of heaven and earth and does not live in temples built by human hands. And he is not served by human hands, as if he needed anything. Rather, he himself gives everyone life and breath and everything else. From one man he made all t…

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This is a renewed season of Pan African agency and global solidarity. Recently, 54 African nations called the United Nations to an urgent meeting on racism and asked for an investigation into the killings of people of African descent at the hands of police. The meeting was not only a respons…

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“See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the desert and streams in the wasteland.” – Isaiah 43:19

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The title of this article is borrowed from a book by George Grant. Micah is the prophet who boldly proclaimed the mandate. Micah lived from about 735 B.C. to 690 B.C. He prophesied primarily to the southern kingdom. Moresheth, his hometown, was about 20 miles southwest of Jerusalem near the …

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When the pleas of a fully grown, 46-year-old man reach the point of moaning for his mother, that man is broken in heart, mind and spirit. The oppressors knowingly — with a false sense of superiority, sprinkled with glee — self-appointed themselves to be the judge, jury and executioner of Mr.…

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A few years ago, I was in conversation with a sister and fellow ministry colleague about this thing called life. We talked of how people go about life in their own way, doing what they deem best for them. Sometimes what’s best for them, in their eyes, doesn’t always look and feel like the be…

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“Open your mouth for those who cannot speak, and for the rights of those who are left without help. Open your mouth. Be right and fair in what you decide. Stand up for the rights of those who are suffering and in need.” Proverbs 31:8-9(New Living Translation)

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“You shall appoint judges and officials throughout your tribes, in all your towns that the Lord your God is giving you, and they shall render just decisions for the people. You must not distort justice; you must not show partiality; and you must not accept bribes, for a bribe blinds the eyes…

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Instead of greeting other congregants with handshakes and hugs, congregants throughout the city have been meeting virtually for church services every week. For some churches, that won’t change, even as congregants fill their sanctuaries once again.

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“So he stood at the entrance to the camp and said, 'Whoever is for the Lord, come to me.' And all the Levites rallied to him.” Exodus 32:26

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“Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the Lord, and Satan also came among them.” -Job 1:6

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But many do mislead (men) by their appetites unchecked by knowledge. Thy Lord knoweth best those who transgress. Qur’an: Chapter 6: Al-An’am (The Cattle) verse: 119