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Historic Alfred Street Baptist Church Donates $1M to Smithsonian’s African-American History Museum

 From Left: Lonnie G. Bunch III, founding director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture; the Rev. Howard-John Wesley, pastor of Alfred Street Baptist Church; Patricia Johnson, chair of the ASBC Deacon Board; and James McNeil, chair of the ASBC Board of Trustees                                                                                                               ...

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Is Peter the rock upon which the Church is built?

The rock upon which Jesus would build his church could refer to Peter, since Jesus changed Peter’s name to “petros” meaning “rock.” This would make Peter the foundation of the church. But is that what Jesus meant? Scholars and theologians have battled over this point for ages. It’s a bigger fight than all the “Rocky” movies combined. ...

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