The Root DC Live: Faith


Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 06/11/2012

D.C. Jazz Festival highlights popularity of the gospel brunch

The D.C. Jazz Festival concluded with an inspirational gospel brunch at The Hamilton on Sunday.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  03:55 PM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Faith

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 04/18/2012

Jericho City of Praise pastor ousted

A look at the historic church, again struggling with a crisis in leadership.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  01:12 PM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Faith

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 12/27/2011

Union Temple celebrates Kwanzaa

The 45-year-old celebration is alive and well at Union Temple in Southeast Washington.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  01:05 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Faith, Hamil R. Harris

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 12/12/2011

Succession planning: churches learn from Apple

In the church world, succession planning is rarely discussed. As a result, churches are often thrown into chaos when a leader dies.

By Erika E. Cole  |  03:06 PM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Root DC Live, Faith

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 12/07/2011

D.C. faith leaders prepare to confront developers

Washington Interfaith Network charges that businesses are profiting from city-subsidized projects but aren’t hiring city residents as required by law.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  11:31 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 12/05/2011

Marvin Sapp, the Winans star in Evangel’s Christmas Celebration 2011

After decades of hosting lavish productions Evangel Cathedral in Upper Marlboro, Md. unveiled a more sober Christmas Celebration.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  04:43 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 11/11/2011

Links Inc. dedicates renovated new home

The Links Inc. celebrated renovated home at the ribbon cutting ceremony Friday morning in Northwest D.C.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  03:02 PM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Christian ‘Misfit Tour’ visits Howard University

Christian “Misfit Tour” visits Howard University as part of the university’s 95th convocation.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  01:49 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Faith, Hamil R. Harris

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 10/14/2011

Diverse choir to celebrate MLK at dedication

Choir members rehearse hymns at Michigan Park Christian Church for Martin Luther King Jr.’s dedication on Sunday.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  11:45 AM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 10/11/2011

Gospel singer Marvin Sapp returns to stage

After losing wife to cancer, award-winning gospel artist Marvin Sapp returns to stage. He talks about how his faith was challenged but now it’s stronger than ever.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  11:09 AM ET, 10/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 10/07/2011

At the revival: People’s Congregational

It was revival time at Peoples Congregational United Church of Christ and the guest speaker was the Rev. Otis Moss III, pastor of President Obama’s former church in Chicago.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  05:05 PM ET, 10/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Faith

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 09/20/2011

Ministering to more than the soul

First Baptist hopes to “give exposure to as many people as possible and to a variety of things that God is doing,” said Pastor John K. Jenkins.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  10:31 AM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 09/12/2011

Psalm 46:1 “God is our refuge and strength”

“God is our refuge and our Strength,” was the message that Pastor Derrick Harkins delivered on Sunday, Sept. 11 at the 19th Street Baptist Church in Washington, D.C.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  11:32 AM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Root DC Live, Faith