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
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 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
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 › ]
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.
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.
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
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
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 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.
Black churches are booming. Why they are not sending. The number of black churches in the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) has surged more than 80 percent in the last decade to 3,400 U.S. congregations. However, the number of African...Show More Summary
A memorial service for longtime National Religious Broadcasters board member Dr. Alex Leonovich is planned for Emmanuel Baptist Church in Manville, N.J., on Saturday. Leonovich, who was the director of Slavic Missionary Service, "went to be with the Lord" on Wednesday after nearly seven decades of missionary, pastoral, and evangelistic work, NRB stated.
Praise dancers from Left to Right, TreNiya Polk, Thaddeus Jordan, & Keonza Scales at Homecoming 2012, of Prosperity Missionary Baptist Church, Murfreesboro, TN, where the Pastor is Pastor Odie Lawrence. youtube
“Something needs to be done, and something needs to be done now!” Reverend Booker Steven Vance’s canorous voice enveloped the crowd that filled West Point Missionary Baptist Church in Bronzeville. “Something needs to be done now,” repeated a rather tall, middle-aged man in a black wool coat, turning to a young college student beside him. Show More Summary
FOREST HILL, TX – The pastor for Greater Sweethome Missionary Baptist Church was beaten to death with an electric guitar by a man who drove his car into the church and was later found dead in the back of a police car. At about 11:15 a.m. Show More Summary
A church pastor in Forest Hill, Texas, was killed Monday by a man who rammed his car into the church, pursued the pastor and beat him with an electric guitar. Rev. Danny Kirk Sr., the pastor of Greater Sweethome Missionary Baptist Church, was being assaulted with the guitar as police arrived. The attacker was struck with a Taser and died shortly after being taken into custody.
Heaven has another angel and the devil got him a new soul too. A Texas man bludgeoned a black pastor to death at the Greater Sweethome Missionary Baptist Church in Forest Hill after purposely driving his car into the church.
Stop and frisk should start at the home. That, at least, was the message Mayor Bloomberg brought to the East Ward Missionary Baptist Church yesterday. And despite the sky-high stop-and-frisk numbers in the city, the Church's minister was all for the idea of starting the practice in the home. In fact, he brought it up first. [ more › ]
A former church leader and his wife are accused of stealing nearly half a million dollars that they allegedly spent on gambling excursions. Charles Gilford, who was pastor at the Bethel Institutional Missionary Baptist Church in Houston,...Show More Summary
For some reason, the Oakland Unified School District in California has helped subsidize the 195 students at Saint Andrew Missionary Baptist Church Private School for 12 years for tens of thousands of dollars. That’s just one problem. Here’s another: The school lied about the 195 kids. There are actually fewer than 20. And those 20 [...]