Tag Archives: church

  • Preacher Stats: 50% of Pastors Are Divorced; 70% Don’t Have a Close Friend

    Apr 8, 13 by Brittney M. Walker 2 Comments

    *”Several years ago I had the great blessing of having been selected as one of about 20 clergy who enjoyed an all expense paid self-care focused pilgrimage to Israel,” writes Rev Dr Melinda Contreras-Byrd of All Christian News. “At least for me it was life changing! I was shocked at what I learned (and now […]

  • Fighting Same Sex Marriage

    Mar 22, 13 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *As gay couples fight for the right to wed, a little-known but determined force is working to stop them: Brian S. Brown, a 39-year-old father of eight who has raised millions of dollars from religious conservatives — especially his fellow Roman Catholics — to become the nation’s leading opponent of same-sex marriage, reports the New […]

  • Brooklyn Church Comforts After Teen’s Shooting Death

    Mar 18, 13 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *In the East Flatbush community of Brooklyn, N.Y. where 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot dead by undercover officers of the New York City Police Department (NYPD) last Saturday, the grief is still raw and emotions are running high as one church group struggles to stanch the pain, says The Christian Post. On Friday, under the […]

  • When Church Staff Go Wild – Treasurer Steals $160,000

    Feb 18, 13 by Brittney M. Walker 2 Comments

    *A Tennessee church that’s weathered nearly 200 years of history is concerned about the immediate future and years to come. It’s all because of one of their own, their treasurer, reports 9News.com. Members said the treasurer stole more than $160,000 from the funds at Douglass Chapel United Methodist Church in Gallatin. “It’s just pretty upsetting and discouraging […]

  • Eddie Long Victim (Centino Kemp) Publishes Tell-All Book

    Feb 7, 13 by Brittney M. Walker 2 Comments

    *Out of the dusty caves of the past crawls the memory of that dreary time in Bishop Eddie Long’s life – “The First Lady,” the story of (and by) Centino Kemp, a young man who claims to have been led into the sexual secrets of the church leader. In the book he discusses the struggles he encounters […]

  • Bishop Larry Trotter’s Daughter Javon Defends Daddy & ‘the Photo’

    Jan 23, 13 by Brittney M. Walker 8 Comments

    *After posting a photo of himself and his 4-year-old granddaughter in the bathtub, Chicago Bishop Larry Trotter has been slammed with loads of criticism and outrage. He and the little girl appear to be shirtless, but very happy in the photo. However, observers say bathing with a little girl looks pretty bad and pedophilic. RELATED […]