The National Baptist Convention USA's conference continues to draw thousands of devoted followers. That was the case this week when the historically black organization brought its 139th annual session to New Orleans.
Retirement from the ministry has afforded former Pastor Steve Rhodes the time to pursue more of his passion — mentoring men and helping foster the lives of youngsters.
The care and passion that Derrick Williams brings to his calling intoministry is the same that he brings to his calling as a sergeant with the Baton Rouge Police Department.
The preview showing of the locally produced "Law of Life" project last week at the AMC Mall of Louisiana theaters in Baton Rouge had all the star quality of an Academy Awards ceremony.
A little curiosity can go a long way toward connecting people, easing their fears and resolving racial and other differences in our nation, according to the Rev. angel Kyodo williams, a highly sought speaker on race, social and spiritual matters.
Hitting the greatest home run in the history of LSU baseball 23 years ago continues to give Warren Morris opportunities to share stories of that moment — and his faith.
A group of women found its longtime friendship rise to another level after adding Jesus to the mix.
Friends in Christ started with eight former high school classmates who grew tired of the party scene and “worldly” life during college 30 years ago and got serious about their commitment and service to God.
“We’ve got one thing in common, and that one thing is God,” said Jill Landry, of Baton Rouge, who founded Friends in Christ in August 1988. “And because of the love we share, we can share that same love among ourselves. And when we pray together and when we talk together, it keeps up together.”
The friends have been together since graduating from St. James High School in
Director Calvin Woods asked more than 200 campers to stand during the closing ceremony of the recent Louisiana Baptist Church Youth Encampment at Dillard University.
In an effort to pump new life into Young People's Department, the Fourth District Missionary Baptist Association got off to a good start with the recent Revamp Conference.
The significance of sharing her book, "Rising Above the Rubbish: Living Words for Dead Situations," during the Easter season is not lost on Kaylin Haynes.
In search of a new church for more than 12 years, Adell Brown made a visit to Mount Zion First Baptist Church of Baton Rouge and found everything he was seeking.
Major changes in the Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge and a gathering of thousands from various denominations were among the top stories of 2017 in the Baton Rouge-area faith community.
The strong church foundation that helped save Chris Spencer after personal loss as a young man prepared him for his calling to the United Methodist Foundation of Louisiana.