Area churches preparing for busy Holy Week

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Easter is April 16 and there are plenty of activities and services for residents leading up to the Christian holiday. Holy...

New Baptist Convention president to push for renaissance in Black community

BY HAZEL TRICE EDNEY TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE If Dr. Jerry Young, the new president of the National Baptist Convention USA, Inc., has his way, things...

West Volusia NAACP draws 500-plus to 29th banquet

PHOTOS BY CHARLES W. CHERRY II Deltona District 3 City Commissioner Maritza Avila-Vazquez, banquet speaker Hubert Grimes, Deltona City Manager Jane...

‘From the pit to the pulpit’

Former inmate to become a pastor at megachurch in Kansas BY LAURA BAUER KANSAS CITY STAR (TNS) KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Darryl Burton sits a few feet...

THE RELIGION CORNER: Healthy Mind, Body & Spirit

Lyndia Grant COURTESY PHOTO Philippians 4:8 reminds us, “…Think on these things; things that are virtuous, of good report and praise worthy….” As I celebrate the first anniversary...

Events

Revival starts Sept. 22 at Daytona Deliverance Daytona Deliverance Church of God is hosting its Fresh Fire Revival 2014 on Monday, Sept. 22 through Sept....

Mixed reactions about pastor’s same-sex marriage

Bishop resigns church after revealing she married another woman in March BY DONALD JAMES SPECIAL TO THE NNPA Bishop Allyson D. Nelson Abrams, outgoing secretary of the...

Allen Chapel A.M.E. member honored in Ohio

Tyrone Presley, a member of Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church in Daytona Beach, recently was recognized at the 35th Biennial Session of the Connectional Lay...

Remembering William Bowen Jr., White House butler

Inspired by director/co-producer Lee Daniel’s film, “The Butler,” starring Forest Whitaker as Cecil Gaines who served 34...

THE RELIGION CORNER: Healthy Mind, Body & Spirit

Lyndia Grant COURTESY PHOTO Philippians 4:8 reminds us, “…Think on these things; things that are virtuous, of good report and praise worthy….” As I celebrate the first anniversary...

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