The Making Of A Tradition In The Black Church: The Tag-team Preaching Of Rev. Otis Moss lll and Otis Moss Jr.
Reader good Friday morning to everyone, I 'm praying that everyone reading this post will have a wonderful and awesome day in the precious name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Like I've stated before in this space I grew up in the construct of the old black church and its teaching. I would not take anything from my journey nor experience, thus far. I don't have a clue in the
About 15 years ago, the Rev. Otis Moss III invited his father, the Rev. Otis Moss Jr., to tag-team preach with him on Father’s Day. The tradition began at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Augusta, Ga., and shifted when the 46-year-old preacher transferred to Chicago’s Trinity United Church of Christ. His father, 82, pastor emeritus of Olivet Institutional Baptist Church in Cleveland, is a civil rights veteran who marched in the 1960s with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
RNS, spoke to both father and son, whose churches are predominantly African-American, about their tag-team preaching, the state of the black church and what it means to pass the baton from one to the other.