March 13th, 2017 Baltimore Sun
Only 43 miles separate Zion Baptist Church in Baltimore from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in our nation's capital, but it would be hard to imagine two more different — and culturally distant — places.
For two hours on a recent Tuesday morning, I sat in on what is called Turnaround Tuesday — a creation of a citizens organization, Baltimoreans United In Leadership Development and...
Message: John 5:1-11
5 Some time later, Jesus went up to Jerusalem for one of the Jewish festivals.
2 Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep Gate a pool, which in Aramaic is called Bethesda[a] and which is surrounded by five covered colonnades.
3 Here a great number of disabled people used to lie—the blind, the lame, the paralyzed.
 [b] 5 One who was there had been an...
August 8, 2017 6:00 PM By Mike Schuh
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The figures are pretty dismal. 75 percent of those who are released from prison, will be back behind bars within five years.
And only half of those who remain free have jobs. That’s why what’s happening in the basement of Zion Baptist Church every Tuesday is so remarkable.
It’s called “Turnaround Tuesday,” and it’s used to help get those who have...