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Let There Be Emoji…the New Bible Emoji App

Bible Emojis is an app that translates the books of the bible into colorful emoji.

Bible Emoji is yet another example of the surge in religious technology.

By Samara Lynn

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‘The Passion’: Tyler Perry Hosting TV Musical About Jesus

Fox greenlights deal for two-hour event set to coincide with Palm Sunday 2016

Fox has ordered a two-hour live musical event hosted and narrated by Tyler Perry called…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Christian Controversy: Starbucks Under Fire Over Holiday Cups

Arizona-based evangelist accuses brand of being anti-Christmas

Josua Feuerstein, an Arizona-based evangelist, is calling for Starbucks to put Christ back into Christmas…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Baltimore Mega Church Pastor Running for Congress

Jamal Bryant says Washington needs new leadership and seeks to replace Rep. Elijah Cummings

The Rev. Jamal H. Bryant, pastor at Empowerment Temple in Baltimore, will run for the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Black Church Leaders Embark on Israel Visit

Iran deal among issues part of efforts by COGIC leaders

According to reports, Christian leaders from metro Detroit with the largest African-American religious group left…

By Janell Hazelwood

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‘War Room’ Producers Opt for Majority-Black Cast in Landmark Gesture to Diversify Christian Films

New York Times bestselling author Priscilla Shirer makes movie debut

“War Room,” new film produced by award-winning Christian moviemakers Alex and Stephen Kendrick seeks to…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[WATCH] Bishop T.D. Jakes Talks Black Church and Homosexuality

Potter's House chief pastor says LGBT community and church can coexist

Bishop T.D. Jakes expressed his beliefs on the black church’s stance on homosexuality and interaction…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Episcopal Church Elects its First Black Presiding Bishop

Bishop Michael Curry elected as 27th presiding bishop

The Episcopal Church elects Bishop Michael Curry of North Carolina as its presiding bishop.

By Courtney Connley

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Delatorro McNeal II Delivers Closing Keynote to 80 Countries

The professional speaker talks breaking into the industry

Delatorro was named the closing keynote speaker at The Million Dollar Round Table Annual Convention…

By Roz A. Gee

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Militant Group al-Shabab Kills 147 at Kenyan College

Christian students targeted in attack, reports say

More than 140 students and staff members were killed in an al-Shabab attack at a…

By Essence Gant

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Report: School Bans Rastafarian Teen For Refusing to Cut His Dreadlocks

Louisiana officials say hair violates school dress code

One Rastafarian teen has been banned from attending his Louisiana high school for refusing to…

By Courtney Connley

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‘Black Jesus’: Cartoon Network’s New Show Sparking Outrage

Group says pot-smoking, hard-drinking character mocks Christianity

Group says Adult Swim’s black, pot-smoking, hard-drinking “Jesus” mocks Christianity.

By Richard Spiropoulos

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My President is Black … And So is the Pope?

African cardinals could make history if elected after Pope Benedict XVI's retirement

With more than 270 million Catholics of African descent, Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation brings question…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Who was the 1st Black Man to see Jesus?

Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., discusses the first black man who may have seen Jesus

The New Testament refers to a number of black people as well, including Simon of…

By Black Enterprise

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In Ghana, the World’s Most Religious Country, Non-Believers Struggle to Find Their Place

Ghana is the world's most devout nation.

Businesses begin their days with morning prayers in Ghana.

By Laurence Afums

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Careers in Faith and Religion: Theologian Banks on Thought Leadership and Intellect

Professor found purpose in molding next generation of faith professionals

Anthony Bradley, associate professor of theology and ethics at The Kings College in New York,…

By Aisha M. Taylor

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Careers in Faith and Religion: A Woman’s Story of Balancing Ministry and Entrepreneurship

Businesswoman seeks equality in both enterprise and spiritual path

Aisha Taylor, minister and entrepreneur, accepted what she says was a calling to preach and…

By Aisha M. Taylor

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Careers in Faith and Religion: Young Imam Took Spiritual Path to Promote Interfaith Unity

Khalid Latif works to promote change in perception of Muslims worldwide

As an imam at New York University, Khalid Latif strives to change perceptions of Islam…

By Aisha M. Taylor

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Cool Jobs: Travis Simons Advocates for Young Adults in Faith

Spirituality and professional leadership go hand-in-hand for powerhouse minister

Travis Simons, director of ministry at T.D. Jakes’ megachurch, The Potter’s House, embraced a passion…

By Aisha M. Taylor

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Rapper-turned-author Gene "Malice" Thornton

Rapper Gene “Malice” Thornton Finds God & New Career as Author

From artist-to-author, the Virginia-based MC explains how God changed his life

Malice of the Clipse shares how his path to God led him to be a…

By Anslem Samuel

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