The Black Church: Significance and Relevance by Dr. CAM Jr

Columbus BlackBlog Series Vol. 1, Dr. Charles A. Montgomery

In my last blog, I discussed Dr. Eddie Glaude’s poignant article surrounding the relevance of the Black Church.  Again, I want to reiterate that I am someone who has been nurtured, trained, and developed in a myriad of ways by this historic institution. Suffice it to say she is “home’ to me.   I am undoubtedly indebted and wholeheartedly grateful to the Black church, … Read More

The Black Church: Relevant or Relative? by Dr. CAM Jr

Columbus BlackBlog Series Vol. 1, Dr. Charles A. Montgomery

Several years ago, Dr. Eddie Glaude  of  Princeton University wrote a provocatively powerful piece entitled, THE BLACK CHURCH IS DEAD. In the article, Glaude posted that the idea of this venerable institution as central to Black life and as a repository for the social and moral conscience of the nation has all but disappeared. The reaction to the article revealed … Read More

Making a Commitment to Serve Others by Dr. CAMjr.

Columbus BlackDr. Charles A. Montgomery

Recently my wife and I flew down south for a weekend vacation. By the grace of God, we arrived safely at our destination, fraternized and frolicked with friends — and after reclining in some rare moments of relaxation, we made our way back to the airport only to discover that our flight back home had been delayed. The flight was not delayed because … Read More