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Episode 25: #Grief, Black Men, AND the Black Church featuring Rev. Dr. Prince Raney Rivers. Dr. Rivers is the Senior Pastor of Union Baptist Church in Durham, North Carolina. He earned degrees from Morehouse College, Duke University Divinity School, and a Ph.D. in Leadership Studies from North Carolina A&T State University. Dr. Rivers is the author of a commentary of sermons on the gospel of John entitled John published by Helwys in 2019. Dr. Rivers currently serves as a Trustee at Wake Forest University in Winston Salem, North Carolina.
When I listen to questions that men bring to me and the sermons that they respond to, they want to wake up in the morning and know that their life counts.Rev. Dr. Prince Rivers
In this episode of A Sojourner’s Truth Podcast, I sit down with Dr. Rivers and discuss what it means to be a black man in today’s culture. Dr. Rivers provides insight into the thoughts and experiences of black men including, what he sees in the men he ministers to and in his own personal life. Our conversation also touches on the black church and how it influences and impact the community.
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