Bishop Carlton Pearson’s Wife Gina Pearson Files for Divorce
Gina Pearson has filed for divorce from her traveling evangelist husband, Bishop Carlton Pearson, according to court documents.
Charisma News has obtained copies of the divorce papers, which were filed in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Aug. 25.
The papers cite “incompatibility issues which has completely destroyed the legitimate aims of the marriage of the parties and rendered its continuation impossible by reason of which petitioner is entitled to dissolution of marriage from respondent,” for the dissolution of the marriage.
Carlton Pearson is an award-winning vocalist and fourth-generation Pentecostal preacher, according to his website.
Bishop Phillip Davis of Nations Ford Community Church In NC, Dead of from Accidental Gunshot Wound
Founder and senior pastor of Nations Ford Community Church; Worked alongside his pastor wife of more than 40 years.
The Rev. Phillip Davis, founder and senior pastor of Nations Ford Community Church in Charlotte, was found dead inside his Union County home, apparently the victim of an accidental gunshot wound, law enforcement sources told WBTV Saturday night.
At Nation’s Ford, a Southern Baptist congregation that is predominantly African-American, Davis worked alongside his wife of more than 40 years, Cynthia Davis, a pastor who serves as community services officer. The couple have three children and three grandchildren.
Nigerian Priest Found Dead From Apparent Road Ambush
A Nigerian Catholic priest who served at two Louisiana parishes for 11 years before returning to his home country was shot and killed by unknown assailants in an apparent road ambush in Southern Nigeria last weekend.
The Rev. Dennis Osuagwu, who was serving in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Owerri in Nigeria’s Imo state and worked at the General House of the Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, was traveling in the town of Nekede last Saturday when he was ambushed and shot dead at point blank range.
Ex-Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Divorces Wife of 60 Years
Former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has filed for divorce from his wife of nearly 60 years on Wednesday as he continues to battle her over ownership of the team.
Sterling, 81, cited irreconcilable differences in paperwork submitted to the Los Angeles Superior Court, attorney Bobby Samini said. That paperwork was initially rejected by the court as incomplete, but it was corrected and resubmitted afterward. It lists their date of separation as Aug. 1, 2012.
OWN is continuing its scripted expansion.
The Oprah Winfrey– and Discovery-owned cable network has handed out a straight-to-series order for megachurch drama Greenleaf, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
The 13-episode series hails from Lionsgate Television and Craig Wright (Six Feet Under, Lost, Tyrant) and centers on the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, where scandalous secrets and lies are as numerous as the faithful.
Vickie Winan’s Nephew, Tim Bowman Jr. Gets Gospel Happy
You may not recognize his name, but that will soon change. Tim Bowman, Jr., son of smooth jazz guitarist Tim Bowman, nephew of Vickie Winans, cousin to that singing family we love, the Winans, wants you to know that he appreciates his musical journey so far.
Following the success of his debut album “Beautiful,” Bowman celebrates the release of I’m Good, his new hit single produced by Rodney Jerkins, Grammy® award winner and CEO of Lifestyle Music Group.
Texas Pastor Who Shot Church Burglar, Gets Arrested Again
Exactly one week ago, Lee Marvin Blue, Jr., was shot by a Baytown pastor, during what investigators say was a church burglary. His injuries were so serious that he has a scar around his neck with surgical staples.
That’s why it’s surprising that early Monday morning, Blue was arrested again on a new charge –breaking into a Burger King restaurant on Scott St.