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Mirror, Mirror: Governor Chris Christie's Contradictory Views on Drug Addiction

Last Tuesday, Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey addressed a large crowd at New Hope Baptist Church in Newark. The topic? Helping people struggling with drug addiction. Governor Christie holds some progressive views on addiction. He consistently speaks of it as a medical condition, not a moral failing. Show More Summary

Baptist Church Cancels Man’s Funeral After Finding Out He’s Gay

When his husband Julion Evans died at age 42 of a disease called amyloidosis, Kendall Capers (below) did what any respectful partner would do. Honoring his husband's family traditions, he planned for a funeral service at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Tampa, Florida, the congregation Julion's family belongs to. Show More Summary

Florida Church Cancels Man’s Funeral During Wake After Realizing He Was Gay

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

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 […]

Church Canceled Funeral Because Deceased Son Was Gay, Family Says

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

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...

Burned Cross Found Outside Predominantly Black Church In Tennessee

Congregation members of a small predominantly black church in Montgomery County, Tennessee, discovered a burned cross at the entrance of the church’s parking lot. Police say, the incident occurred at New Hope Baptist Church in Clarksville. News Channel 5 reports, “Pastor Vernon Hooks said a member of his congregation found the burned cross leaning against [...]

Filled Negro Says That He Is More Concerned About The Newest White Right-Wing Darling From Princeton University Than He Is About The Three People Of Interest Involved With "The Ninja Who Got Himself Kilt" By Stabbing In North Philly Yesterday

FILLED NEGRO Made A CHOICE About What He Would Publish Today On His Blog No Offense To Pastor Kevin Johnson Of "New Hope Baptist Church". I Know Where His Church Is In North Philly. When I Do A "Google Map Search" With Reference To The...Show More Summary

Historic Capitol View church that residents hoped would be part of new library is eyed for demolition

The wrecking ball never seems to rest in Atlanta. Case in point: Capitol View Baptist Church in southwest Atlanta.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Tim Tebow cancels Dallas church appearance over homophobic and anti-Semitic preacher

"While I was looking forward to sharing a message of hope and Christ's unconditional love with the faithful members of the historic First Baptist Church of Dallas in April, due to new information that has been brought to my attention, I have decided to cancel my upcoming appearance," Tim Tebow has tweeted.

Kansas Pastor Stands By Sermon Preaching Government Should Kill Gays

Curtis Knapp of the New Hope Baptist Church in Seneca, KS, stands by his view that the government should kill gays. “We punish pedophilia. We punish incest. We punish polygamy and various things,” Knapp told KTKA. “It’s only homosexuality...Show More Summary

CNN’s Ashleigh Banfield: Pedophilia, Incest Often ‘Not By Choice,’ But Being Gay Is ‘A Lifestyle Choice’

2 years agoNews : Mediaite

On Thursday morning, Early Start co-anchor Ashleigh Banfield felt compelled to weigh in on a story involving New Hope Baptist Church's Pastor Curtis Knapp, who made headlines for saying that gay individuals should be put to death. After...Show More Summary

Kansas Pastor: Killing Gay People Is Just Scripture

Kansas pastor Curtis Knapp is one of many religious leaders under fire this week for preaching violent anti-gay rhetoric, telling his congregation at New Hope Baptist Church that homophobia is good because it keeps gay people in the closet, adding, “Oh, so you’re saying we should go out and start killing them? No, I’m saying [...]

LISTEN: Kansas Pastor Says Government Should Slaughter Gays

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

What the bejeebus is up with the sudden onslaught of extremist preachers calling for the mass genocide of gays? An audio clip of Pastor Curtis Knapp of New Hope Baptist Church in Seneca, Kansas calls for a — ahem — final solution to “the curse of homosexuality.” Cutting in somewhere in the middle of his [...]

The Parable Of The Fishes And The Loathes

Who would Jesus have the government mass murder?  A Kansas Baptist pastor believes he has the answer... The pastor of New Hope Baptist Church in Seneca, Kansas says President Barack Obama has gone too far in supporting same sex marriage and it’s time for the U.S. government to begin killing gay men and lesbians. “Terrorists [...]

Kansas Pastor Wants Goverment To Kill Gays

Curtis Knapp of the New Hope Baptist Church in Seneca believes the government should kill gays, reports Towleroad (h/t AddictingInfo). “They should be put to death. That’s what happened in Israel. That’s why homosexuality wouldn’t have grown in Israel. Show More Summary

Kansas Pastor Says the Government Should Kill Gays: AUDIO

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

More anti-gay 'Christianism', this time from the Heartland, sourced by Jeremy Hooper at Good as You. Pastor Curtis Knapp of New Hope Baptist Church in Seneca, Kansas thinks gays should be put to death: "They should be put to death.....

Kansas pastor: Government should kill gays

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Curtis Knapp, pastor of Seneca, Kansas' New Hope Baptist Church: blockquote> "Oh, so you're saying we should go out and start killing them? No, I'm saying the government should. They won't, but they should." SOURCE: "Homosexuality and the Need For...

Westboro Baptist Church Releases ‘You Might Be A Slut’ Ad, Hopes To Get It On Limbaugh’s Show

3 years agoNews : Mediaite

Rush Limbaugh's radio program is in need of new advertisers, and now he's getting public offers from one group to advertise on the show. Only problem? It's the Westboro Baptist Church. Yes, those fun-loving people came out with two ads...Show More Summary

Stars Come Out for Whitney Houston Funeral

An emotional service and concert at New Hope Baptist Church recalls the life and influence of chart-topping diva Whitney Houston. In what can be considered a circular moment, music stars paid their respects to Whitney Houston at the church that first nurtured her talents. Show More Summary

R.I.P. Whitney Houston: The First Look At The Official Obituary Of The Fallen Icon

Gone, but never forgotten… Saturday, the world watched as New Hope Baptist Church In Newark, NJ held a home going service for local superstar-turned-international icon Whitney Elizabeth Houston. By now most of you have seen the service or at least

Whitney Houston “Homegoing” Funeral Program [OFFICIAL OBITUARY]

Whitney Houston was honored by her family and friends Saturday morning (February 18, 2012) in an invitation only “homegoing ceremony” held in New Jersey’s New Hope Baptist Church. The ceremony aired LIVE on several television stations and also streamed live on the internet, reportedly viewed by at least 14 million of her fans. [Whitney Houston's [...]

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