Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

Trend Results : Missionary Baptist Church


Blog Post Results (1-20 of 138)

FILTER RESULTS

Woman Sullies Pastor Charles Jenkins, Writer of Popular Worship Song 'Awesome' With Release of Nude Photo in Alleged Extortion Plot

Charles Jenkins, pastor of the historic Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago, Ill., and writer of the popular worship song "Awesome," which has become an anthem in churches across the United States, is now at the center of an embarrassing scandal after a woman released a nude photo of him online in an alleged extortion plot gone bad.

Services for Otis McDonald

They're set for Friday. According to the linked article, "BELLEVUE, WA - Funeral services for gun rights champion Otis McDonald will be held this Friday at the Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Harvey, Ill., the Second Amendment Foundation has learned,...

Who Would Jesus Stone?

The Rev. James Manning wants to stone all homosexuals. The pastor of Atlah Missionary Baptist Church in Harlem said as much in a recent YouTube video, where he called upon his fellow Christians to take up stones against gays or be guilty...Show More Summary

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Reportedly Orders Execution of 33 People for Talking With Christian Missionary to Start 500 Churches

North Korea's supreme leader, Kim Jong Un has reportedly ordered the execution of 33 people for converting to Christianity and receiving money from a South Korean Baptist missionary to start 500 underground churches.

North Korean Tyrant Kim Jong-Un to Execute 33 Christians

Kim Jong-un, the supreme leader of North Korea, has called for the execution of 33 people for reportedly working as accomplices to South Korean Baptist missionary Kim Jung-wook and planning to help him create 500 underground churches. Show More Summary

South Korean Missionary Jailed in North Seeks Mercy

(PYONGYANG, North Korea) — A South Korean Baptist missionary who was arrested more than four months ago for allegedly trying to establish underground Christian churches in North Korea told reporters Thursday he is sorry for his “anti-state” crimes and appealed to North Korean authorities to show him mercy by releasing him from their custody. Show More Summary

Video: Harlem Church Angry At Obama For Unleashing "Homo Demons"

In case you're not familiar with ATLAH Worldwide Missionary Church, which was established in Harlem back in 1957, it is essentially a slightly less controversial Westboro Baptist Church of NYC. It's true that ATLAH hasn't quite stooped to the level of, say, protesting veterans' funerals, but it has served as a mouthpiece for raging bigot Dr. Show More Summary

Eddie Long Settles With Megachurch Members in Lawsuit Linked to Alleged Ponzi Investor Ephren Taylor

More than a dozen members of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church have managed to recoup some of their losses, originally totaling nearly $1 million, in a civil suit involving Bishop Eddie Long and alleged Ponzi scheme mastermind Ephren Taylor.

'Miracle Month:' Pastor to Bless Random Tither at Church Every Month in Brown Bag Lottery by Paying a Light Bill, Mortgage or Car Note

Congregants at James Missionary Baptist Church in Baconton, Ga., clapped their hands and praised the Lord on Sunday after their pastor, Lawrence Knighton, announced that tithers will now have the chance to win a mortgage, light bill or car note payment from the church through an initiative called "Miracle Month."

Orphaned Teen Searching for Family Is Getting a Christmas Miracle

Post by Jenny Erikson. Remember the 15-year-old Florida orphan that wrenched our hearts a couple of months ago with a plea to be adopted? Davion Only stood in the pulpit of St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church and said, "My name is Davion and I've been in foster care since I was born," he says. Show More Summary

Pastor Who Banned Fried Chicken at Church Gets Major Obamacare Navigator Grant

Dr. Michael Minor, pastor of Oak Hill Missionary Baptist Church became an Obamacare navigator this year, attempting to get people to enroll in the Obama health insurance exchanges. But long before that, he was fighting obesity in his community by banning fried chicken. Show More Summary

Pastor who banned fried chicken leads Mississippi Obamacare push

HERNANDO, Mississippi (Reuters) - When Dr Michael Minor first became pastor at Oak Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Hernando, Mississippi, in 1996, he discovered a population overcome by an epidemic of obesity.

Davion Only: Church ‘Flooded’ With Calls From Interested Families

Davion Only was born in a Florida prison. Within days of his birth, he was taken from his mother and placed into foster care. Three weeks ago, the 15-year-old stood before the congregation of St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church asking for something he never had — a “forever family.” The Florida orphan currently resides in... Show More Summary

Quinn Calls For A Minimum Wage Hike

On Sunday, Quinn visited the Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church where he made another call to raise the minimum wage in Illinois from $8.25 to $10 an hour. [ more › ]

Bishop Eddie Long Reportedly Leads Football Team to Christ After Player's Tragic Death

New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, led by Bishop Eddie Long, shared that a high school football team made the decision to receive Christ during an altar call on Sunday, just two days after 16-year-old high school football player De'Antre Turman died after breaking his neck during a scrimmage on the field.

Tenn. Pastor Disagrees With Zimmerman Verdict; Tells Church to Boycott Florida

A Nashville pastor was one of many throughout the country that voiced their discontent with George Zimmerman's verdict in the killing of Trayvon Martin, in their Sunday sermon. Enoch Fuzz, pastor of Corinthian Missionary Baptist Church took to Facebook and the pulpit yesterday to urge his members to boycott the entire state of Florida, in solidarity for justice.

Mournful Zimmerman Verdict Reactions In Florida, New York

9 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Clockwise: MIAMI GARDENS, FL - JULY 14: Chad Collins, 5, holds on to his mother's hand while church goers pray at the entrance of the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church a day after the verdict to the George Zimmerman murder trail July 14, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Florida. Show More Summary

University of Miami Professor: If Bieber Wore Hoodie, No One Would Shoot Him Coming Home From 7-11

At a local event held at the new Harvest Missionary Baptist Church, the Miami-Dade chapter of the NAACP brought speakers in to discuss the fallout from the Trayvon Martin case. One of those speakers, University of Miami law professor...Show More Summary

Young Alabama Preacher Becomes Pastor of First Missionary Baptist Church at 19-years-old

Courtney Meadows, currently 19 and preaching since the age of six, was finally able to answer his calling when he was installed as pastor of First Missionary Baptist Church in White Hall, Ala., during a recent and well-attended Sunday service.

Bishop Eddie Long's Mother Passes Away After Long Illness

Bishop Eddie Long of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Atlanta will be laying his mother to rest Monday after announcing late last week that Hattie A. Long had passed away at the age of 91. She had been suffering from a "long illness," according to Long's media representatives.

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC