Aretha Franklin

The predominantly male-oriented eulogy at Aretha Franklin's funeral is having a ripple effect as an example of lingering sexism across black churches. Read more

Local Church

Aretha Franklin's family says they are offended by a eulogy at her funeral that they and others say demeaned single mothers, as Ms. Franklin was. Read more

In the World

Daughter of a preacher, Aretha Franklin offers a magnificent role model for what it means to put on the whole armor of God, writes the Rev. Bill Steward. Read more

Ordained Ministry