Lawd! Tennessee Couple Arrested For Killing Popular Pastor Via The Grio reports: The family of a Memphis pastor found dead Saturday may finally have justice. The Prospect Park Missionary Baptist Church pastor, Don Smith, was discovered dead near a pond
I visited Berean Christian Church last week ago to hear Jason Carter speak. I’m looking at the role of the black church in voter turnout and civic participation. Berean has become the new New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in DeKalb politics, now that Bishop Eddie Long is weighed down by allegations of abusing young men. Show More Summary
Deacons of the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Montgomery, Ala., have now filed a lawsuit against the Rev. Juan D. McFarland, who shook his congregation when he confessed to sleeping around with church members even though he knew he had AIDS, NBC News reports.
Juan McFarland, the pastor at a Montgomery, Alabama, church who confessed to having sex with members of his congregation when he knew he was infected with AIDS, is refusing to leave the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church — and has changed...Show More Summary
It's not unusual for a sermon to draw boredom and stifled yawns. But pastor Juan Demetrius McFarland of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama found a very special way to make congregants hang on his every word these past few Sundays.Last month, he began admitting, right from the pulpit, that he'd done some bad things. Show More Summary
Juan Demetrius McFarland had been the respected pastor of the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church for 23 years, so when on September 14 he made the shocking admission to his congregation that he was diagnosed as HIV-positive 11 years ago,...Show More Summary
It’s an announcement that continues to rock a Montgomery church and the surrounding community. WSFA 12 News confirmed with church leaders, including the now former pastor of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Juan Demetrius McFarland himself, that McFarland confessed from the pulpit a few Sundays ago that he had full blown AIDS and had slept with […]
Post by Jill Baughman. Well this is absolutely horrifying and will make you wonder what the heck is wrong with people in this world. Apparently former pastor of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Montogomery, Alabama, Juan Demetrius...Show More Summary
What would Jesus do!? Pastor Admits To Spreading AIDS To Female Church Members The church leaders, including the now former pastor of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Juan Demetrius McFarland himself, that McFarland confessed from the pulpit a few Sundays
An Alabama pastor reportedly kicked off his sermon with a litany of confessions that shocked the congregation at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Montgomery.
[Content Note: Death; police brutality; racism.]"Michael Brown's funeral is underway at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis. Mourners made their way into the chapel today with their hands up."—Aura Bogado at Colorlines,...Show More Summary
As Michael Brown’s life was celebrated on Monday at a packed ceremony at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church, the audience and speakers never lost sight of the reason they were there: Justice.
Hundreds attended Michael Brown's funeral at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis today, weeks after he was gunned down by Ferguson, Mo. police officer Darren Wilson. Brown's step-mother, Cal Brown, who called him "Mike-Mike," told the crowd, "He just wanted so much. He wanted to go to college. To be a good father." Read more...
A St. Louis Cardinals baseball at rests on top of Michael Brown’s casket before the start of his funeral at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/New York Times, Richard Perry, Pool) For...Show More Summary
Michael Brown’s funeral took place on Monday morning at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis. The temple seats approximately 2,500 people. The eulogy at the funeral was delivered by Reverend Al Sharpton, who is also a MSNBC television personality. Sharpton has been accused of “race baiting” by some who have watched his
Thousands are expected to gather today for Michael Brown’s funeral at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis. PBS NewsHour will live stream the event, which is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. EDT. The parents of Michael...Show More Summary
Mashable is following the funeral of Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager who was fatally shot in Ferguson, Mo. by a police officer on Aug. 9 The funeral begins at 11 a.m. ET at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis. Watch...Show More Summary
A featured site on Preservation Texas' Most Endangered Places list in 2012, the Union Missionary Baptist Church in Jefferson, Texas is not the original church that stood on the spot, but the historic building has survived its fair share of violence and turmoil. 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...