Daily Direction

Daily Direction, featuring Dr. Melvin Banks, is the two-minute daily radio program based on the themes found in UMI’s annual commentary Precepts for Living. Here’s the latest broadcast.

About Dr. Banks

Melvin E. Banks is the founder and serves as chairman of UMI (Urban Ministries, Inc.). Under his direction, UMI has grown to be one of the leading publishers of Christian education resources for churches in the African American community.

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Inspired by a desire for unity and Christian fellowship among Primitive Baptists in the United States of America, this national organization was organized in 1907 as the Colored Primitive Baptists of America (now known as the National Primitive Baptist Convention, USA). Representing churches in 18 states, its mission is to promote unity among its people; foster the cause of education, evangelism, and mission; and participate in worship experiences.