Grandson of Singer Otis Redding, Pastor Brandon Parker’s Death Gets Street Named After Him
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.
Self Proclaimed Prophets Being Prosecuted for False “Miracle Cures” by African Governments
Led by charismatic preachers and self-proclaimed prophets, African churches are swelling with promises of miracle healings, signs and wonders.
But in recent months, governments across the continent are trying to rein in these churches.
Africa’s experience with Christianity has for the most part been positive. About 63 percent of Africans identify as Christian, and Christian denominations founded and still run schools and hospitals. They have played critical roles in helping to keep communities together and stitching together a fraying social fabric.
Bishop TD Jakes Daughter Cora Jakes Coleman Dislikes Le’Andria Johnson’s Behavior on Reality Show
A popular mega pastor’s daughter is totally turned off by a new faith-based reality show and she’s not afraid to speak out.
Like father, like daughter.
When Oxygen’s “Preachers of LA” first hit the small screen, Bishop T.D. Jakes called it “junk.” Now the mega pastor’s daughter is sounding off against the latest franchise installment, “Preachers of Atlanta.”
“I’m sorry. I don’t agree with it,” said Cora Jakes Coleman in a Periscope video condemning the unsavory behavior of cast member, Pastor Le’Andria Johnson.
Singer Kelly Price Blasts Christians for Judging her Performance “As We Lay” While not Knowing it was a Staging Mistake
Kelly Price’s Secular Performance Sparks Her Post Response Stating Christians Makes Jesus Look Bad
Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Kelly Price is upset with the church after being slammed for singing “As We Lay,” which is an adultery anthem on a Gospel stage.
The platinum-selling artist began trending on social media Monday due to the blowback over her performance at the Indiana Black Expo.
Here’s what happened.
Because of a scheduling change, Price, who was booked to sing her R&B hits Sunday, July 17, ended up in a different time slot, which put her in front of a Gospel-loving audience.
Death of Pastor William Schooler By Brother Was Fueled by Inheritance Dispute
The man being held in the fatal shooting of his pastor brother at an Ohio church sued the minister over an inheritance dispute five years ago.
Dayton police said Sunday that the Rev. William B. Schooler, 70, was shot Sunday at St. Peter’s Missionary Baptist Church.
CBS affiliate WHIO reported that the pastor was gunned down just before 12:30 p.m. in his office in back of his church while the choir was singing at the end of Sunday services.
Defamed Gospel Artist James Fortune Finally Steps Up to The Plate as an Abuser
In an exclusive interview with CBN News, the singer is opening opening up for the first time about what unfolded in his home in 2014, and what’s followed in the last nearly two years of his life.
Fortune is a preacher’s kid from Houston, Texas. He has recorded seven albums, earned two Grammy nominations, and performed for packed crowds around the world.
“This was something that was difficult for me,” Fortune shared.
Ashley Madison Facing FTC Probe After Scandal Broke Last Year
The parent company of infidelity dating site Ashley Madison, hit by a devastating hack last year, is now the target of a U.S. Federal Trade Commission investigation, the new executives seeking to revive its credibility told Reuters.
The breach, which exposed the personal details of millions who signed up for the site with the slogan “Life is short. Have an affair,” cost Avid Life Media more than a quarter of its revenue, Chief Executive Rob Segal and President James Millership revealed in an interview, the first by any senior executive since the incident.