Reparations could be coming soon to the descendants of slaves who helped build a northern Virginia religious college campus.
Youth minister and pastor Will Grandberry joins Tisha Lewis on The Good Word podcast ahead of his Prayer for America mission. The Chicago native now calls the District home and plans to host a sunrise prayer on Capitol Hill and outside the White House.
A Mississippi wedding venue that refused to host an interracial couple on their big day — reportedly citing "Christian belief" — has seemingly backtracked after the owner reread the Bible and spoke with her pastor.
Contemporary gospel singer Jarmel Evans with Worship Forever joins is Tisha Lewis on The Good Word. Jarmel was born and raised in DC and has a new single out called “Suddenly.”
The "Harry Potter" series has been banned from a Catholic school in Tennessee because the fictional magic used "actual curses and spells," according to a pastor who described the beloved books as "a possible threat" to their beliefs.
Pope Francis spent 25 minutes in a stuck Vatican elevator Sunday until firefighters were able to free him.
Dr. Marissa Pei joins Tisha Lewis on The Good Word! She shares insight from her new book “8 Ways to Happiness from Wherever You Are.” Pei also shares how to feel balanced, happy and at peace with yourself, both in life and in relationships. Plus, she discusses her encounter with Oprah. Join us!
Akisha Jefferson, also known as “The Job Coach,” joins Tisha Lewis on The Good Word. Jefferson is back by popular demand after her first appearance on the podcast was met with rave reviews.
Fashion designer Dionna Dorsey joins Tisha Lewis on The Good Word! At 39 years old, Dorsey says faith fueled her success in the fashion industry.
At first glance, the handwritten postcards and letters look innocuous, even warm, sometimes signed off by "Uncle T." or "Your uncle, Father Ted."
In unusually forceful language, the leadership of the Washington National Cathedral condemned what it called the "racialized rhetoric" of President Donald Trump and directly compared him to 1950s anti-Communist demagogue Sen. Joseph McCarthy.
Two-time Emmy Award-winning and three-time NAACP Image Award-winning television and film producer Rushion McDonald joins Tisha Lewis on The Good Word. McDonald host a popular iHeart Media podcast called Money Making Conversations and shares how he balances faith and finances. Plus, McDonald tells us his best practices for achieving financial success.
Fairfax County Public Schools Board Member Elizabeth Schultz joins us on The Good Word. Fairfax County Public Schools is the 10th largest school district in the country.
DC native, teenage mother and author Rennee Hubb joins us Tisha Lewis on The Good Word. Hubb had two daughters by the time she was 18 and shares her powerful message of perseverance, faith and overcoming the obstacles of teenage motherhood. She also shares how her faith transformed her hopelessness into hope and success. Hubb is the author of "From Bound 2 Found." Join us!
DC native and "Get Yourself Together First" author Gavata Smith joins FOX 5's Tisha Lewis on "The Good Word!" Smith shares how she helped her mother break a 24-year addiction to crack cocaine by using love, faith and forgiveness. Smith said drug addiction is real and that denial is dangerous and destroys people and families. But Smith's faith helped her save her family and now she is helping others to do the same. Smith is an encouraging reminder that forgiveness can happen! Join us!
Marriage: The Wholly Hook-Up founders Dr. Cedric Brown and Bobette Brown join Tisha Lewis on The Good Word! The Browns have been married more than 30 years and take everything they have learned about relationships on the road. The two host powerful events on relationship development including The Wholly Hook-up conferences nationwide.
Special needs advocate Shanna Ruffin joins FOX 5's Tisha Lewis on The Good Word! Ruffin is a special integration coordinator in Northern Virginia and works closely with adults who have special needs. She shares how her faith inspired her to pursue her career and how it continues to motivate her on a daily basis to help those who need it the most.
Northern Virginia couple Victoria and Joseph Riollano, who are building a church from scratch, join us on The Good Word! The couple has six children and Joseph is a Yeoman in the U.S. Coast Guard and Victoria is the author of The Victory Walk. The couple shares how, with faith, they manifested their dreams of building and leading the Enlighten Church in Stafford, Virginia. The Riollanos say Enlighten Church will focus on community outreach. They also share how their faith helps them balance starting a church, raising a family, all while managing their careers, fulfilling their dreams and embarking on new projects. Join us!
Grammy-Award winner Kirk Franklin joins Tisha Lewis on The Good Word podcast to discuss his new music, faith and more. Franklin chats about his new album "Long Live Love" and his career success. The legendary gospel singer also discusses his faith and forgiving a father he almost never knew. He also calls out prosperity preachers serving "diet Jesus." Join us!
Skye Jones becomes the youngest guest to appear on The Good Word as the 15-year-old entrepreneur discusses how and why she embraces her faith at such a young age. Skye is the founder and creator of Above the Skye greeting cards, which promote positive images for young girls and women. Many of her designs highlight women wearing their natural hair and crowns. Skye also discusses how her faith impacts her creative designs and why each card comes with an inspirational scripture and message. Skye will be attending Washington D.C.'s Duke Ellington School of the Arts this fall. Join us!