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Canaan’s Crossing 15th Anniversary reunion

Alabama’s Canaan’s Crossing marked a significant milestone recently when they celebrated their 15th anniversary with a celebration at their home church, Hopewell Missionary Baptist in Arab, AL. Current and former members got together to pick and sing together, and Tim Maze shared this photo of the whole […]

Southern Baptist Missionary Organization to Allow Members Who Have Spoken in Tongues

The missionary organization of the largest Protestant church in America has adjusted its standards for missionaries so that people who have spoken in tongues may join.

Will the South Teach the North About Police Reform?

As I mounted the pulpit at Charity Missionary Baptist Church in North Charleston, South Carolina on Sunday to preach the morning sermon and address the senseless and ruthless shooting by police of Walter Scott, I looked at Mayor Keith Summey, Police Chief Eddie Driggers and an array of media that came to hear my comments. Show More Summary

You're a Loving, Christian Family That Wants to Adopt a Child? Hold on. Don't Believe in Evolution, Do Ya?

2 months agoReligion : SoMA Review

The orphanage, which is run by a Southern Baptist missionary couple from a church in El Paso, Texas, wanted to know more about our spiritual beliefs, and sent us a list of questions.

North Charleston Minister: 'The Killing Of Walter Scott Was A Public Execution'

After Walter Scott's tragic death on Saturday, Easter Sunday brought the promise of new hope to some in North Charleston, South Carolina. Rev. Nelson B. Rivers III, a pastor at Charity Missionary Baptist Church, said it was on Sunday...Show More Summary

Expelled OU Frat Member: Sorry About That Song

Surrounded by black community leaders at the Fairview Missionary Baptist Church in Oklahoma City, one of the two Sigma Alpha Epsilon members expelled from Oklahoma University after being shown singing a racist fraternity song apologized. Show More Summary

Spongebob Squarepants’ Seven Severe Sins

The goal of Outlet College Ministry (OCM) in Atlanta, affiliated with Bishop Eddie Long's New Birth Missionary Baptist Church,... is to EQUIP students to be DEVOTED followers of CHRIST while RADICALLY transforming the CULTURE!The ministry...Show More Summary

Mike Brown's family announces lawsuit against Darren Wilson and the city of Ferguson

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Mike Brown Collage The fight for justice for Mike Brown is far from over. Just this morning, at a news conference at Greater St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis County, family attorney Darryl Parks, alongside Mike Brown's...Show More Summary

Together LA Conference: Pastor Rafer Owens to Share How He Took Back Compton From War Zone for Gangs (VIDEO)

Upon meeting Pastor Rafer Owens, who is both the dynamic leader of Faith Inspirational Missionary Baptist Church and a deputy sheriff serving in Compton in Los Angeles County, it is easy to understand why he was chosen to speak at Together LA, the three-day conference about discovering how to love the metropolis, beginning this Thursday.

The scourge of payday lending

Payday lending really pulls in people who need help and feel they have nowhere else to turn. The Rev. Lloyd Fields, pastor of Greater Gilgal Missionary Baptist Church in Kansas City, Missouri, remembers when he turned to that  type of  financing. Now 73 years old, he can remember a half-century ago when he was a married deacon […]

Mississippi Pastor Puts a Wedding Dress on a Horse to Protest Gay Marriage (Because He’s a Neigh-Sayer)

Rev. Edward James of Bertha Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Jackson, Mississippi is gliding swiftly down a slippery slope. In order to protest gay marriage rights, he stood in front of the courthouse downtown... next to a horse in a wedding dress.This is how bigots think.

Churches defaced with ‘KKK’ after opposing deputies’ call to ‘squash’ blacks like ‘cockroaches’

6 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The FBI is conducting a federal hate crime investigation after several predominately black churches in Florida were vandalized with racist Ku Klux Klan markings. New Bridge Hope Missionary Baptist Church and Pilgrim Rest P.B. Church in Crawford discovered before services on Sunday morning that the...

Sustained Indignation

Yesterday, I preached at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri. This was the same church where I delivered the eulogy for Michael Brown, the unarmed Black teenager killed by police officer Darren Wilson. Show More Summary

Sharpton on Darren Wilson's Resignation: 'The Fight Ain't Over'

On Sunday at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, the church where Michael Brown's funeral service was held, Reverend Al Sharpton gave a defiant sermon saying they lost the first round but the fight is not over because the resignation Officer Darren Wilson is not enough justice for the Brown family. Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN

Texas Pastor Refuses To Bury 93-Year-Old Woman Because She Didn’t Tithe Enough

Thanksgiving is supposed to be a time for being grateful for all that we’ve been blessed with, but according to Fourth Missionary Baptist Church pastor Walter Houston, it’s a day where you can refuse to bury 93-year-old woman because he feels she didn’t give enough. The daughter of 93-year-old Olivia Blair said  Houston refused to [...]

Texas Pastor Allegedly Refuses to Bury Church Member of 50 Years — Because She Hadn’t Tithed in a Decade

What would Jesus do? Probably not this:The daughter of 93-year-old Olivia Blair couldn’t believe it when Fourth Missionary Baptist Church pastor Walter Houston refused to bury her mother. “It was like the last insult in the world,” Barbara Day told KRIV in Houston. Show More Summary

Jesus Take The Wheel: Two Tennessee Hoodboogers Arrested For Murdering Popular Pastor And Stealing His Car

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

Bubba Versus the Blackman

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

Pastor With AIDS Who Admitted to Adultery With Church Members Won’t Step Down

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.

Pastor With AIDS Juan McFarland Refuses To Quit, Changes Church Bank Account, Hides Out In Office

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

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