When his husband Julion Evans died at age 42 of a disease called amyloidosis, Kendall Capers (below) did what any respectful partner would do. Honoring his husband's family traditions, he planned for a funeral service at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Tampa, Florida, the congregation Julion's family belongs to. Show More Summary
A pastor at Tampa’s New Hope Missionary Baptist Church became a hot contender for Worst Person Ever this week, calling a mother attending her deceased gay son’s funeral to let her know that the services were being abruptly canceled. The church’s reason? The deceased, 42-year-old Julion Evans, was gay. Evans’ mother Julie Atwood tells WFLA […]
The day before Julion Evans' funeral was scheduled to happen at Tampa, Florida's New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Evans' mother reportedly got a phone call from a pastor. Because the deceased was gay, he said, the church would have to cancel the funeral. Read more...
Facing mounting turmoil and disenchantment among his flock, the Rev. Kevin R. Johnson, prominent senior pastor of the storied 103-year-old Bright Hope Baptist Church in North Philadelphia who famously criticized President Barack Obama for failing black Americans last year, will effectively resign his post on Oct. 31.
Congregation members of a small predominantly black church in Montgomery County, Tennessee, discovered a burned cross at the entrance of the church’s parking lot. Police say, the incident occurred at New Hope Baptist Church in Clarksville. News Channel 5 reports, “Pastor Vernon Hooks said a member of his congregation found the burned cross leaning against [...]
FALFURRIAS, Texas—“Is there another lunch for my brother?” a little girl in Falfurrias, Texas asks a volunteer from the Houston area who has come to the impoverished town to bring help and hope. Members of the First Baptist Church of Seabrook (FBC) just completed their annual mission work to this small South Texas community. Show More Summary
Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-South Carolina, told campuses at Houston's 65,000-member Second Baptist Church June 28-29 that people who are hoping for an Abraham Lincoln or Ronald Reagan in the political sphere or a Martin Luther King in the social arena will be disappointed. Today's media, political, and cultural atmosphere focuses on tearing down people who seek leadership.
FILLED NEGRO Made A CHOICE About What He Would Publish Today On His Blog No Offense To Pastor Kevin Johnson Of "New Hope Baptist Church". I Know Where His Church Is In North Philly. When I Do A "Google Map Search" With Reference To The...Show More Summary
About 800 to 1,000 Southern Baptist congregations cease to exist annually, largely due to a stagnant vision among the leadership and lack of impact within their communities, says a church planting director. However, church leaders say the closures are often the symptom of a greater problem.
On March 19, Fred Phelps of the Westboro Baptist Church passed away in the night. Who will picket the funeral of the man who picketed so many? Let’s hope, no one. First because there may be no funeral to picket, and second because — well, we’re better than that. I know the urge to celebrate […]
According to Gawker, former Westboro Baptist Church leader Fred Phelps is dying in Topeka, Kansas. And considering those words just filled your heart with a sliver of hope and joy for the future, I really don’t have anything else to say here. You’re welcome. THE SUPERFICIAL | About • Facebook • Twitter Photo: APRead More...
Fred Phelps, the one-time leader of the infamous "GOD HATES FAGS" church, is on his deathbed in Kansas. Hopefully, you can carry on with your day having learned of this terrible news. Read more...
It started in 1989 as a partnership between two Vienna churches, Vienna Presbyterian Church and First Baptist Church of Vienna, to repair homes and assist the elderly. But by the mid-1990s, they’d fixed all the homes they could find in the small town. Some of their members were doctors who had traveled to Haiti, and […]
No offense but whenever there is a murder in North Philly it helps me to understand the relative location by plotting it against the location of "Bright Hope Baptist Church" - a location that I am familiar with. The same is the caseShow More Summary
NOTE: For My Own Purposes I Am Using The Location Of The "Bright Hope Baptist Church" In North Philly As A Reference In Order To Grasp A Spacial Inference To Where The Latest Murder Scene In North Philly Is On A Relative Basis. When The Murder Happens In Southwest Philly I Use The "Malcolm X Park" At 52nd And Pine St As A Similar Pin Point.
I assure you that no other blog is going to keep track of the antics that are going on today in the "Political Black Church" in front of the face of their congregants.With all due respect to Pastor Johnson - as an ex-pat of Philadelphia...Show More Summary
More than 20,000 people have been invited into homes, businesses, and high school locker rooms in the North Texas area by members of Prestonwood Baptist Church to hear the Gospel message as presented by Billy Graham and his ministry association in an inspiring video shown during this entire week, which included the iconic preacher's birthday celebration on Thursday.
The wrecking ball never seems to rest in Atlanta. Case in point: Capitol View Baptist Church in southwest Atlanta.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Dianne Braddock will return to her old church in Birmingham this Sunday, 50 years after her little sister was killed, along with three other girls, during the sunday school hour at 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. Like many … Continue reading ?
Southern Baptist theologian Russell Moore challenged his fellow Christians to recover the Church's prophetic voice by first transforming the Church from the inside to reflect the hope of the kingdom of God to the world, and to not lose sight of the Cross as their central mission. Show More Summary