Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church’s Blue Nile Rites of Passage Ceremony for these beautiful young women were held at the Union Baptist Church, in Greenburgh, New York on May 25th, 2013. Continue reading
A Queens woman made history at a Harlem church Sunday night. That is when Rev. Keith Roberson, pastor of the Southern Baptist Church, and more than a dozen ministers from around the city ordained Cambria Heights resident Eva Duzant. Continue reading
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Former vice president of the Southern Baptist Convention Reverend Wiley Drake recently told Fox news in an interview earlier this month that was was engaging in “imprecatory prayer” or calling for a divine curse that would cause the president to die, reports the Associated Press.
“If he does not turn to God and does not turn his life around, I am asking God to enforce imprecatory prayers that are throughout the Scripture that would cause him death,” Drake told Fox’s Alan Colmes.
The Southern Baptist Convention was established in 1845 so slaveholders could continue to serve at missionaries. The church leaders and members were supporters of the South during the Civil War, in addition to supporting racial segregation during the Civil Rights Movement. The convention is also known for their resentment towards affirmative action and bussing measures to promote racial balance in schools. Republican Party candidate also shop for votes among the church members.