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 [...]
My two cents...see ya, don't let the door hit you on the way out, Pastor. Rev. Keith Ratliff, pastor of Maple Street Missionary Baptist Church in Des Moines, Iowa and who serves as president of the Iowa-Nebraska conference of the NAACP...Show More Summary
Rev. Keith Ratliff Sr. of Maple Street Missionary Baptist Church in Des Moines, the President of the Iowa/Nebraska NAACP and a vocal anti-gay activistand Bob Vander Plaats supporter, says he may leave the organization after its endorsement of marriage equality...
May 25th is when students from Georgia’s Southwest DeKalb High School will have their graduation ceremony. In order to accommodate al the students and their families, the event will take place at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, the home of … Continue reading ?
Omarosa becomes ordained minister: After a year of duties at the Weller Street Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles, the Apprentice star has announced that she has a new title: Rev. Manigault. With that, of course, comes additional...Show More Summary
Darrell Gilyard, 49-year-old, the former pastor who was convicted of child molestation at his former megachurch, Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, in Jacksonville, Florida is back at another church just two months after his release from prison. Darrell Gilyard, 49-year-old, is a pastor who was convicted of child molestation at his former megachurch, Shiloh Missionary Baptist [...]Show More Summary
A Jacksonville, Fl., church has been barred by a court from having children at the services because the preacher is a convicted sex offender. Darrell Gilyard of Christ Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church was released from prison inShow More Summary
The divorce petition filed by Vanessa Long against Eddie Long, pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, has been dismissed. It is the second time in three months that Vanessa Long has called off plans to divorce the controversial preacher.
Does this surprise you??? The divorce petition filed by Vanessa Long against Bishop Eddie Long, pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, has been dismissed, according to DeKalb County court filings posted online that were later confirmed by
Last week I watched the YouTube video, just like everyone else did. Crowds appearing to cheer, testify and shout as New Birth Missionary Baptist Church's Bishop Eddie Long stood, sheepishly, being wrapped in a so-called Holocaust Torah -- perhaps it even had the "dust of Auschwitz and Birkenau" remaining on the precious scroll. Show More Summary