An attorney for one of the White men standing trial in the death of Ahmaud Arbery told the judge Thursday he doesn’t want “any more Black pastors” in the courtroom after the Rev. Al Sharpton sat with the slain man’s family.
The largest United Methodist church in the Atlanta metropolitan region announced it is leaving the denomination over the reassignment of its lead pastor. Rather than leave the church, where he has served since 2016, the pastor announced he was surrendering his credentials as an ordained
In Georgia, Florida, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, and elsewhere, many faith leaders perceive a threat to voting rights that warrants their intervention in a volatile political issue. Here is what some of the faith leaders are saying.
Faith leaders in Georgia are fighting back against a new law that bans offering food and water to people waiting in line to vote, with many voicing opposition or planning protests against a statute they say targets people of color.
Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith of Mississippi is facing criticism for saying people should avoid political activities on Sundays to keep the Sabbath holy — an idea that Hyde-Smith, herself, has not always followed.
Jeremiah 38, as seen in photos of Georgia State Rep. Park Cannon being placed in handcuffs by Georgia State Troopers after being asked to stop knocking on a door that leads to Gov. Brian Kemp’s office while Kemp was signing a voter suppression bill in
Even before a member of a Southern Baptist church was accused of the Georgia spa massacre, motivated, he told police, by guilt over a “sex addiction,” the Southern Baptist Convention was under scrutiny over its teachings on gender and sexuality.
Editor Brian Kaylor reflects on the quick move by a Baptist church in Georgia to kick out the man who killed eight people at three massage parlors. And Kaylor wonders where Jesus would have instead shown up in Atlanta on Sunday.