photo credit Fox 59 Well you know if you can attract 2,000 teenagers to a church event, it’s considered a good thing. But the large number of teens at a 12-hour lock-in event last night at Light of the World lead to several fights and resulted in several juvenile arrests outside the church. According to […]

  Scores gathered at one of Indianapolis most iconic monuments to Pray for Peace and an end to the continuing violence that has plagued numerous Indianapolis neighborhoods and victimized persons of all races and Faiths.  Organized by Light of the World Church Senior Pastor Dr. David Hampton and St. Luke United Methodist Church’s Senior Pastor […]

Last Friday night, literally hundreds of teens and some young adults, descended on a North Michigan Road address. They’d heard about an event there from parents, other adults, friends and peers. They’d gotten word on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. So they descended on the location, crowding the facility to capacity.  Teens were lined up around the […]

So there I was sitting in one of two highback chairs on the rostrum of one our city’s megachurches, getting ready to question the country’s second woman and second African-American Secretary of State. I was privileged to ask questions and get answers on education from former Secretary of State Dr. Condoleezza Rice, who was in […]

A fiery sermon on God’s Promise by the Rev. Al Sharpton (listen below) was the climax to a moving ecumenical service that combined hip hop praise dancers, Baptist preaching, personal testimonies and a formal ordination in the Disciples of Christ faith tradition as Dr. David A. Hampton was installed Sunday as the new Senior Pastor […]

After a year long transition, Dr. David Hampton is being installed as the fifth pastor in the history of Light of the World Church. Dr. Hampton appeared on Afternoons with Amos to talk about the activities at the church during installation weekend along with where h how he plans to move the church ministry forward. […]

                  EXCLUSIVE UPDATE: Dr. David Hampton, Senior Pastor-elect of Light of the World talked live to Afternoons with Amos about the reasons for Sunday’s protest and arrests outside his church. It was the biggest display of civil disobedience by an Indianapolis church in many years as thirteen […]

Audio Included in Post. Runs 12 Minutes ©2011 WTLC/Radio One. Bishop T. Garrott (Tom) Benjamin, one of Indianapolis’ and the nation’s leading pastors for over 42 years has announced his retirement as Pastor of Light of the World Church, effective December 2012. Bishop Benjamin talked exclusively to Afternoons with Amos about the reasons for his […]

Audio Included in Post. Runs 20 Minutes. Audio ©2010 WTLC Radio One. One of Indianapolis’ most distinguished ministers, Bishop T. Garrott Benjamin, Senior Pastor of Light of the World Church, talked with Afternoons with Amos about improving police community relations.  Bishop Benjamin was joined in the interview by Light of the World’s Minister of programs […]