Archive for the ‘Church Scandals’ Category

Black Churches Embracing Inclusiveness More than Ever [VIDEO]

Black Churches Embracing Inclusiveness More than Ever [VIDEO]

Duke University released a new study which has found has that acceptance of homosexual members in Black protestant churches has recently been on the surge.

According to the report, the percentage of churches accepting of gay and lesbian members has risen from 44% in 2006 to 62% in 2012. 22% of Black churches reported being accepting of gays in volunteer leadership roles, up from 6.5% six years prior.

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7 Lusts Traps Pastors Need to Avoid

7 Lusts Traps Pastors Need to Avoid

Below is from an article we just read that will be beneficial for any pastor who wants to stay our of the eye of looking like a predator; a sexual predator, that is. We found this to be very helpful and we think everyone in this position should take heed to this advice.

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SC Pastor Arrested for Playing Church Music Too Loudly?

Johnnie Clark (Photo: WLTX)

SC Pastor Arrested for Playing Church Music Too Loudly?

A Columbia pastor is serving jail time after his church repeatedly violated the city’s noise ordinance.

We’ve followed this story for close to two years about the dispute between neighbors and Rehoboth United Assemblies Church in Columbia concerning the amount of sound by the house of worship.

This week, a Richland County jury found church pastor Johnnie Clark guilty of unlawful sound amplification following a three-day trial where prosecutors laid out their evidence against him.

Clark was sentenced to two weeks in jail.

Church Members Locked Out of Church Building Because They are Inclusion

Church Members Locked Out of Church Building Because They are Inclusion

A church congregation that was expecting to share space with another was forced to worship outside on Sunday. Now, the pastor is threatening to take legal action.

The pastor of Powerhouse Church of Indianapolis gave 24-Hour News 8 a copy of the contract he had with The House of God Church to use its facility. He said when they showed up for their first service this morning, they weren’t allowed inside.

Paula White’s Former Without Walls Lakeland Church Sold!

UPDATE on Sept. 5, 2014:

After years of financial troubles, Without Walls International Church is finally leaving its West Shore campus.

On Friday, the church finalized its sale for $14.3 million to the Richman Group, a real estate developer that plans to build multifamily apartment units on the W Columbus Drive property.

Church officials told the Tampa Bay Times this month they plan to relocate. The church’s Facebook page says that its new, temporary location is Blake High School. The last service in its current building is Sunday.

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UPDATE on July 27, 2014:

The People of Praise Are Still in Litigation and Will Remove Current Sr Pastor, Dr. Jazz

The People of Praise Are Still in Litigation and Will Remove Current Sr Pastor, Dr. Jazz

The People of Praise Maryland are relentless and will not give up on their church! They have written a letter to Dr. Jazz, the new Senior pastor of Jericho City of Praise and have reminded her that her stay at the church will be short lived due to current litigations against the church board.

You have to love their pertinacity because they have not and will not give up after all of these years.

Mars Hill Church closing some locations

Mars Hill Church will close some locations, after several pastors allegedly stepped down. 

This does not surprise us, after all the alleged scandals, involving this ministry.   However, there is a reason why this has happened and…Read full article, here.

 

Source: Sanctified Church Revolution

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Philadelphia church’s battle with Pastor Daniel Sutton continues

God never agreed with division within the body of Christ. 
However, there will be issues whenever a pastor does not do right.  In the case of Pastor Daniel Sutton, he may not…Read full article, here.
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Victoria Osteen Chides Critics, allegedly making excuses for her remark about worshiping God

Usually, when you offend people, especially as a child of God, you say you’re sorry. 

Victoria seem to be putting the blame on her critics, saying  it’ ridiculous, and only the…Read full article, here.

 

 

Source: SanctifiedChurchRevolution.com

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TBN Will Have an Open House to Present Its New Chicago Studio: How many souls will TBN Win to Christ?

Trinity Broadcasting Network will open another studio in Chicago, but after the news about its founder’s alleged affiliation with the underworld, we question the reason for this new location. 

Is the mission of the Crouch family to reach more souls for Christ or-is it for…Read full article, here.

 

 

Source: Sanctified Church Revolution

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