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COVID-19: Black Churches Employ Innovation to Worship During a Pandemic

Black churches in America have faced the challenges of wars, arson and racism written into the law. Following several slave revolts, including Nat Turner’s Rebellion in 1831, Virginia passed a law that required that a white person be present... Full story


The Lord Appears to Solomon

11 When Solomon had finished the temple of the Lord and the royal palace, and had succeeded in carrying out all he had in mind to do in the temple of the Lord and in his own palace, 12 the Lord appeared to him at night and said: “I have heard your... Full story


Write Your Own Obituary. Your Life Depends on It.

My immediate reaction to a recent sermon I heard was to share it. Although this was not the topic of the message, the pastor’s comment about life and death made me think about my own obituary. It... Full story


Parents, are your children saved?

Have they confessed their sin and accepted Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior? Life here on earth ends and most times without notice. Just because you are saved does not automatically make them sav... Full story



The resurrection of Jesus Christ is the foundation of the Christian faith. Without the resurrection, the belief in God's saving grace through Jesus is destroyed. When Jesus rose from the dead, he... Full story


Hey Black Child

LaDreme Stinson recited the poem Hey Black Child during the Black History program at Love Joy Missionary Baptist Church in River Rouge Hey Black Child Countee Cullen Hey black child to you know who... Full story

 By KB Steward    Faith    March 7, 2019

In remembrance of my Mom

It's been seven years since God gave you your wings. Not a day goes by that your name or presence touches me. It took me this long to share these words of you and a tear is always near and follows,... Full story


The Devil is Full of Many Tricks So Don't Be Fooled

You know, I’ve got to give it to the devil. He truly is as slick as they come. It is my understanding that he has some power in this physical world and what amounts to zilch in the eternal kingdom... Full story


Community Blessfest returns to Taylor

The 6th Annual Blessfest returns to Taylor on Sat. May 18 and held in beautiful large facilities at New Hope Church, 14000 Racho Blvd. in Taylor from 12 Noon to 3 PM. (Doors open to vendors at 10... Full story



After the death of Moses, the servant of the Lord, the Lord said to Joshua, son of Nun, Moses' aide: "Moses my servant is dead, now then, you and all these people, get ready to cross the Jordan River... Full story



How good and pleasant it is for [sisters] to dwell together in unity” (Psalm 37:4). Where there is unity, there is strength. I often hear women say that it is difficult to get along with other women. An aunt once told me, ‘women don’t to dress...


Prophet Cedric Banks Interviews Gospel Recording Artist Freddi Rene and Playwright Cliff Robinson

Prophet Banks: We have a great show for you today. We have a dynamite singer here today Recording Artist and very anointed woman of GOD, Freddi Rene and we have playwright Cliff Robinson. Mr.... Full story


PASTOR PROFILE Pastor Gerald Overall

As we continue with our interviews of local pastors, this week I sat down with Pastor Gerald Overall who is the Pastor of Runner for Christ Ministries located at 27085 Outer Drive in Ecorse. How long... Full story

 By Gina Steward    Faith    January 31, 2019

Rev. Dr. John E. Duckworth

As we continue with our interviews of local pastors, this week I sat down with Rev. Dr. John E. Duckworth who is the Pastor of Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church located at 29066 Eton in Westland.... Full story

 By Gina Steward    Faith    January 17, 2019


This week's Pastor Profile is on Rev. Mark Zockheem. He is the pastor of United Church of Faith Methodist located at 6064 Fourth St in Romulus. This is his first Pastorship and he has been a pastor fo... Full story



This week's Pastor Profile features Rev. Everett Thomas. He is the Pastor of Mercy House located at 15 E. Charlotte in Ecorse. He has been the pastor there for six years. Although this is his first... Full story


Joshua Rogers Presents A Christmas Giveback

In Mr. Roger's neighborhood it is all about the kids. On December 15 the community came out to prove just that. At the home of All God's People Ministries located at 25295 Chippendale in Roseville,... Full story


Greater Middle MBC and Highland Park police department support students

An anonymous donor has partnered with Rev. Arthur Willis from Greater Middle MBC for the past four years to be a blessing to families in the community at Christmas time.. This year they chose... Full story


Top 10 Reasons Why Jesus is the Reason for the Season

Every Christmas time we see and hear the phrase, "Jesus is the reason for the season". But who is the author of this quote? I've looked high and low and cannot find who first said: "Jesus is the... Full story


Local Minister Uses His Passion for Music to Reach Others for Christ

Rev. Willie Cooper can recall as a child that his father would take him on a morning drive in the family car through Inkster. As they traveled through what was then countryside, Cooper remembers... Full story


Pastor adopts four children this holiday season

The holiday season is upon us, and On the Scene is totally in the spirit. Like so many across the nation, in between family time, feasting, and shopping, I am reflective and considering all that we mu... Full story


Give Honor Where Honor Is Due

The bible speaks of a widow in Timothy 5:5 NIV The widow who is really in need and left all alone puts her hope in God and continues night and day to pray and to ask God for help and not just for... Full story

 By Pastor Overall    Faith    August 9, 2018

Letter to My People

What is sad is that we will all mourn the recent murder spree in Chicago but we will not do anything to find out why we Black People keep killing each other. Many say it's because we don't have...


BLESSFEST free resource fair returns to Downriver Saturday, June 2

TAYLOR – Downriver's BLESSFEST, "A Day of Hope", returns Saturday, June 2, 12pm-3pm. This year's BLESSFEST will be held at New Hope Assembly, 14000 Racho Blvd, Taylor. (two blocks north of... Full story

 By James Washington    Faith    May 31, 2018

When the World Attacks You, Find Strength in Christ's Power

I remember reviewing the letters of Paul in Bible study. In doing so, I was constantly reminded that one cannot look at Paul without really seeing Jesus' amazing handiwork. Now you need to know that... Full story


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