Pastor Fired over Sermons Sues State of GA for Religious Discrimination
A renowned public health expert has filed suit against the Georgia Department of Public Health, alleging that state officials engaged in religious discrimination by firing him over the content of his sermons.
Dr. Eric Walsh accepted a position with Georgia’s Department of Public Health to be the District Health Director for Northwest Georgia in May 2014. A week later, Georgia state officials requested copies of sermons he had preached as a lay minister in the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Topics covered in the sermons included following God, having compassion on the poor, health, marriage, sexuality, world religions, science, creationism, and more.
Is Borrowing from Payday Loans a Sin according to the church?
When was the last time you borrowed money? Were you convicted when you asked to borrow money from these corporate companies? I mean, the Bible does say that we are lenders not borrowers, but does that disqualify us to borrow when needed? Well, some Christians in 30 states from Alabama to Wyoming say it’s a sin to lend money to someone who can’t afford to pay it back. Most want the government to protect consumers from loans with excessive interest, although one in six Christians has taken out such a loan. And more say…
The Holy Bible: Top Most Challenged Book, Reports Say
Last year, the American Library Association (ALA) fielded 275 formal challenges to materials in schools and libraries. Making the top 10 list of challenges for the first time: the Bible. The reason: “religious viewpoint”. The ideological grounds for the religious book’s appearance on the 2015 Most Challenged List likely doesn’t tell the whole story, says James LaRue, who directs the ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF).
“You have people who feel that if a school library buys a copy of the Bible, it’s a violation of church and state,”
Pastor Brandon Parker, Grandson of Otis Redding, Had History of Violence with Girlfriend
As the accused killer of Otis Redding’s grandson Brandon Parker remains in jail, Tracia Hubbard’s niece said the couple had a history of violence.
The shooting early Saturday was not the couple’s only violent episode.
“There was actually a history of domestic abuse that a lot of people didn’t know about,” Sheriffs said. “She had broken bones and was on crutches a couple of months ago after he pushed her off a porch.”
Otis Redding’s Grandson Shot to Death by Girlfriend In Domestic Dispute
An argument at a downtown Macon restaurant led to the shooting death of Pastor Brandon Parker and the arrest of his girlfriend.
Tracia Yvonne Hubbard, 48, was charged with murder just before 2 a.m. Saturday, according to Bibb County jail records.
A Bibb County Sheriff’s Office news release stated that a woman was kneeling over Parker’s body when deputies arrived.
“This is a terrible tragedy,” Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones said.
Jones stepped in for Parker Saturday afternoon and accepted a proclamation in honor of the slain man’s grandfather, the Rev. Jacob Parker.
WNBA’s Brittany Griner & Glory Johnson Lesbian Couple Divorce, Quarreling Over Child Support
When was the last time you heard a lesbian divorcee forced to pay child support of children that’s not even biologically hers? Well, just in case you forgot; remember the article we wrote concerning Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson on: An Unnatural Affair: WNBA Gay Marriage of Brittney Griner& Glory Johnson. Well, the recent news is that the WNBA lesbian couple divorced and went their separate ways.
Joan Rivers Rebuked Denise Matthews and Others About Deliverance [VIDEOS]
This video is an interview from 1992 when Joan Rivers had her talk show The Joan Rivers Show. She interviewed Denise Matthews (formerly known as Vanity) and 1980’s actress and model Teri Copley.
The interview was based on these two entertainers becoming born again after revealing they were demon possessed and lived a vile lifestyle. A minister was also on the show along with another male entertainer Tracy James who said he was saved but continued his seduction lifestyle as a male model and stripper but attended church on the weekends with his grandmother.
Prince’s Former Girlfriend Denise Matthews Leaves Estate Mostly to Church
Denise Matthews, the 80s singer turned evangelist Vanity’s dying wish was to have her ashes scattered over the water off the Hawaiian coast followed by a big party – and left much of her estate to her church.
“Take my ashes and spread me out on the water,” wrote Vanity – who went by her given name Denise Matthews after becoming an evangelist more than 20 years ago.