The North Carolina NAACP has announced that its new president: the Reverend T. Anthony Spearman, a Hickory-area pastor with many years of leadership experience in the organization. In an announcement Thursday, Spearman signaled that he will be following the course set by the Reverend William Barber II, who announced earlier this year that he would […]
A spokesman for the tiny Winston-Salem church from which the Rev. Rob W. Lee IV felt it necessary to resign after speaking out against racism said Friday the congregation had … Click to Continue »
A descendant of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee says he stepped down as pastor of a North Carolina church after negative reactions to his comments supporting racial justice during an MTV awards show “made it clear that I was no longer welcome there.”
As Joel Osteen opened his Houston megachurch to those seeking shelter from Hurricane Harvey after a day of online criticism, religious leaders are weighing in on what the role of a church is during disasters.