The Christian Post is reporting that Nashville pastor Bishop Joseph Walker III of Mount Zion Baptist Church is being accused of sexual assault along with five other church leaders who took part in these alleged occurrences. As more information is released on the incident, so far sexual misconduct is the least of the accusations according […]

According to DeKalb County court filings posted online that were later confirmed by the minister’s lawyer, the divorce petition filed by Vanessa Long against Bishop Eddie Long, pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, has been dismissed. The online postings in the case of “Long vs. Long” dated Monday indicate the petition was […]

Singer Kim Burrell sings to Whitney Houston to honor her for receiving the BET Honors for Entertainment in Washington, January 16, 2010.   Ask Pastor Kim Burrell about her good friend Whitney Houston and she will be quick to tell you that Houston is in heaven right now, celebrating with God.   The Love & Liberty Fellowship […]

Noted Detroit gospel singer and pastor Marvin Winans has been approached and confirmed to give the eulogy at Whitney Houston’s funeral to be held by invitation only on Saturday, February 18th in Newark, NJ where the late singer was born. According to reports from USA Today, Whitney Houston’s mother Cissy Houston, requested Winans (pastor of […]

Los Angeles, CA — The fiery preacher with a booming voice delivered a final message from the pulpit Sunday morning. “You shall live and not die,” Bishop Barnett K. Thoroughgood shouted in his signature baritone, exhorting his congregation of more than 2,000 members to squeeze as much as they can from their lives before going […]

Dr. Steve Parson, Pastor Steve Parson, Sr. is the founder and Pastor of Faith Alive International Ministries also known as the Richmond Christian Center (RCC) located in the heart of Virginia’s capital city, Richmond. Dr. Parson was born in Buffalo, NY in 1949 and as a child was raised in the Baptist church. As a […]

PATERSON — A northern New Jersey pastor accused of stabbing another preacher has pleaded not guilty to charges of attempted murder and unlawful possession of a weapon. The Record reports that the Rev. Edward Fairley of Paterson was arraigned Friday in state court. The judge set bail at $1 million and sent the case to […]

A New Jersey pastor infamous for decrying Facebook because he thinks it can lead to adultery apparently didn’t need a social networking site to lure him into having an affair himself. The Rev. Cedric Miller, who made headlines last week for ordering 50 married officials at his Living Word Christian Fellowship Church to delete their […]

The pastor of a Georgia mega-church has publicly announced he is gay. Jim Swilley, bishop of Conyers’ Church in the Now, said he hopes his coming out will change attitudes toward homosexuality.

This story caught my attention just on the premise of the startling and oh so unfortunate headline. This past Friday, the praises were going up in the sanctuary, but bullets are what came back down as a Texas youth leader, Pastor Eddie Contreras, was shot in the face and hand by a troubled young man. […]

What exactly is considered a “megachurch” these days? By definition, large aggregations or churches that have a weekly attendance rate of 2,000 or more persons is considered to be “mega” and/or a high profile church in your city. But this week, those megachurches all across the nation have reportedly been investigated or studied to find […]