Times change, but sadly institutions often stay the same. That’s why people living around Park Place Methodist Church in Norfolk, Virginia, haven’t always felt welcome there. “The tradition of this church has been very formal and we have an informal community that has moved around the church. Unfortunately, we have a generation that has become estranged

to Christianity and estranged to the church nearby,” said Pastor Joe McDaniel, Park Place Ministries executive director. Over the weekend, McDaniel partnered with CBN and several other sponsors to throw a Hip Hop birthday party for Jesus–inviting all of their neighbors to attend. READ MORE