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“The Nasty”

Reverend Colin A. Jones is a native of Columbus, OH and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion in 2003 from Morehouse College. He was licensed by New Salem Baptist Church in October of 2005. Reverend Jones entered Princeton … Continue reading

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Children and Youth: The Invisible Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence

My name is Rev. Aleese Moore-Orbih. I have over 20 years of experience in Pastoral leadership, Women’s Spiritual Discipleship and Direction and 10 years of experience in family violence advocacy and leadership training. Most importantly, I am a Black Christian … Continue reading

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How Can I Love You If You Tie Up Both My Hands?

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The National Black Church Initiative will feature blogs written by Reverend Dr. Aleese Moore- Orbih, CEO and founder of Front Line Consulting and The Lighthouse. Reverend Aleese has more than 10 years experience in … Continue reading

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Am I, Are You, Are We Sexual Illiterates?

The National Black Church Initiative is excited to feature guest bloggers for the months of July and August. Our guests will include seminarians and pastors from across the country.  We look forward to hearing your feedback and comments.  Our first guest, Minister … Continue reading

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Open Letter to My Little Sister As You Graduate from High School

This is the season where many young people are graduating from high school and college, having achieved a major milestone, excited and anxious about the next station in life. Many young people still have not had a caring adult speak … Continue reading

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Courages Words and Bold Actions: Black Women and Reproductive Justice

Over the past couple of days I have been watching all the commentary given on the President’s speech regarding the Israel-Palestine conflict.  In my opinion, the position that our President has taken is a bold step to move this country … Continue reading

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Dreamers

I don’t know about you, but I’m a dreamer. Sometimes I can be in the middle of something intense and all of a sudden out of somewhere a vision or a dream drops into my spirit.  Now when this happens … Continue reading

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