OWN's 'Black Love' docu-series to feature married celebrity Christians

The Oprah Winfrey Network's new docu-series titled "Black Love," which will debut later this month, will feature married Christian celebrities and will explore the secret to a lasting and fulfilling marriage.

(REUTERS / David McNew)Actress Meagan Good attends the 17th Annual Instyle and Warner Bros. Pictures Golden Globes After Party. January 11, 2016.

OWN's "Black Love" was created by filmmakers Codie and Tommy Oliver. The couples who will be featured in the upcoming docu-series include Viola Davis and Julius Tennon, Meagan Good and DeVon Franklin, Tia Mowry-Hardrict and Cory Hardrict, Flex Alexander and Shanice, Erica Campbell and Warryn Campbell, and Vanessa Bell Calloway and Dr. Anthony Calloway, The Christian Post detailed.

The Christian couples included in "Black Love" have notably spoken up about the role of their faith in God in their relationships. Viola Davis told Essence magazine in 2013 that she had prayed that the Lord would give her a husband who was older than her, came from the South, and "loves God more than he loves himself.'"

Franklin and Good, on the other hand, are known for their book "The Wait: A Powerful Practice for Finding the Love of Your Life and the Life You Love." The Hollywood power couple's book covered the topics of dating, celibacy, and marriage. They previously told the Post that they hoped that their marriage could serve as an inspiration to other people to let God be the center of their relationships. 

Meanwhile, Hardrict opened up to Rolling Out magazine last year and revealed that he had promised his mother when she passed away that he would keep on working hard until he won an Oscar. Back then, he said that goal was still far away, but he credited his mom for the "great morals" she instilled in him.

According to Hardrict, his mother taught him to "trust God and have a lot of faith." He also learned the value of hard work from her and said he was unaware that their financial status was down during his younger years because she always provided for him, even though she was just earning minimum wage.

"Black Love" premieres on Aug. 29 on OWN.

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