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Meditation apps proliferate, even if what they provide is not enlightenment

October 24, 2019

By Caitlin Yoshiko Kandill Religion News Service (RNS) — Search your smartphone’s app store for “meditation” and you’ll get more than 1,000 results. There’s Headspace, which offers beginner courses on how to meditate; Simple Habit, which features short, mostly five-minute guided meditation sessions such as “letting go of work worries” and “mini retreat for moms”;…

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‘Our rights come from God Almighty’: President Trump reassures Christians at Values Voter Summit

October 18, 2019

by Mikaela Mathews ChristianHeadlines.com contributor  President Donald Trump appealed to Christian leaders this weekend at the Values Voter Summit, reminding the audience of his commitment to preserving religious freedom. “Our rights come from God Almighty, and they can never be taken away. Together we will protect those God-given rights,” he said, as reported by CBN…

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Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists Announces its 2019 President’s Award Honorees

October 18, 2019

Distinguished former 6abc senior reporter Vernon Odom and groundbreaking former television anchor and newspaper journalist Linda Wright Moore will be honored PHILADELPHIA, PA (October 8, 2019) – The Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists (PABJ) has selected two extraordinary journalists to receive the President’s Award at the organization’s annual awards and scholarship gala on Saturday, November…

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Guest Commentary: The Black Church Needs an Honest Prayer

October 4, 2019

Tearing down the wall that separates many Black churches from the beauty and pain of Black people By Rev. William H. Lamar IV  Guest Contributor  B|E NOTE Few memories stick with you as permanently as your first night in jail. It was my first night. It wasn’t his. More about him in a moment. Replaying…

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She’s My Sister, 5KWalk/Run on Oct. 5

September 20, 2019

She’s My Sister, the Anti-Human Trafficking Ministry of Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church, will host its Fifth Annual 5KWalk/Run, on Saturday October 5, 2019.  The Walk-Run will take place in Fairmount  Park, Memorial Hall at 8:00am.  The ministry seeks to bring awareness to and assist in combating the horrific crime of human trafficking.   Victims of…

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45 percent of college students want ‘In God We Trust’ removed from currency

September 13, 2019

By Michael Foust ChristianHeadlines.com Contributor  ChristianHeadlines.com Nearly half of college students believe the national motto, “In God We Trust,” should be removed from U.S. currency, according to a new survey.  The poll of 1,001 college students found that 45 percent believe it should be removed and 53 percent say it should remain. The survey was…

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Mental Health and Stress Management conference to be held at New Covenant Church of Philadelphia, October 5

September 6, 2019

On Saturday, October 5, the “Empowered Through Mental Health & Wellness 2019 Women’s Health Conference” will be held on the campus of the New Covenant Church of Philadelphia, located at 7500 Germantown Ave, from 8:00am-2:30pm.  Mental health and stress management is this year’s conference focus. The day’s agenda includes a panel discussion in the morning…

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First Day Prayer @ Martin Luther King High School

August 30, 2019

The community is coming together, joining hands, circling MLK High School and covering students, schools and educators in prayer on the first day of school. On Tuesday, September 3, 2019, the community will join the office of State Representative Isabella Fitzgerald, the Northwest CommUnity Coalition for Youth (NCCY) and Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church outside Martin Luther…

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