President Barack Obama on Saturday expressed hope that a new national museum showcasing the triumphs and tragedies of the African American experience will help to bring people together as the nation reels from recent racial upheaval...
The former president has a new hope for racial justice— starting with the church. T his fall, the New Baptist Covenant will hold its first national meeting since 2008. convened by President Carter in the late ’90s, the association of...Show More Summary
A Southern Baptist grandmother and florist fined fore refusing an order for a gay wedding has been given new hope after the Washington Supreme Court agreed to hear her religious freedom case.
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
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...
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
Heading back into the classroom tomorrow, but I hope to make time to get through these new releases at some point. Best of luck to all of you who are preparing for a new school year as well. Edward E. Baptist, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism (Basic... Continue reading
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
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 […]
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 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
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 ]
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
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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
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.....
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...