Articles Posted in the " church scandal " Category


  • What 5 Lies The Church Tells Women

    What 5 Lies The Church Tells Women

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    What 5 Lies The Church Tells Women

    We live in the 21st century, but if we’re honest we have to admit that in some ways the church is still in the Dark Ages, especially when we look at the way the church treats women.

    Even though the Scriptures never portray women as secondary to men, male-dominated religious system still promotes a warped view of female inferiority.  Women are tired of this in the church! These are man-made rules, not God’s rules!

    Here it is: Lies The Church Tells Women…



  • NY Pastor Edward Smart Not So Smart Though: Investigation into His Love Offerings?

    NY Pastor Edward Smart Not So Smart Though: Investigation into His Love Offerings?

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    NY Pastor Edward Smart Not So Smart Though: Investigation into His Love Offerings?

    The Rev. Edward B. Smart, a venerable pastor at upstate New York’s oldest black church, is the target of a multi-agency criminal investigation into allegations he improperly took tens of thousands of dollars from a nonprofit youth development organization and received public benefits, including Medicaid, by understating his income, according to court records, law enforcement sources and a complaint filed with the state Attorney General’s Office.

    Smart, 67, who lives on South Main Avenue, became pastor of First Israel African Methodist Episcopal Church on Hamilton Street in Albany in 2004.


  • SC Man Attacked Church Member Repeatedly with a Knife Last Sunday

    SC Man Attacked Church Member Repeatedly with a Knife Last Sunday

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    SC Man Attacked Church Member Repeatedly with a Knife Last Sunday

    A churchgoer in South Carolina repeatedly stabbed a fellow parishioner during a service on Sunday, police said.

    Billy Lewis, 65, of Wedgefield, was attending Sunday school at the St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church when he allegedly stood up and attacked the unidentified man in the pew in front of him.

    Witnesses claimed the vicious attack on the older man was entirely unprovoked, WLTX reported.

    “There’d been no argument,” Sumter County Sheriff’s Department public information officer Ken Bell said. “As far as we know, there’d been no animosity between the victim and the suspect.”



  • Charleston Shooter Dylan Roof Goes on Trial in November

    Charleston Shooter Dylan Roof Goes on Trial in November

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    Charleston Shooter Dylan Roof Goes on Trial in November

    A federal judge said Tuesday jurors will be picked this fall in the trial of a white man accused of killing nine members of a historic black Charleston, South Carolina, church. 

    Chief U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel on Tuesday set Nov. 7 as the day to begin selecting jurors for the federal trial of Dylann Roof. His trial could start about two weeks later.

    Roof faces numerous federal counts, including hate crimes, in the June 17 shootings at Emanuel AME Church. He attended Tuesday’s hearing.