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  • Pastor: 'Demonic activity palpable' at Trump rally

    02/21/2017 3:30:38 PM PST · by COBOL2Java · 95 replies
    WND ^ | 21 February 2017 | JOE KOVACS
    The pastor of a Melbourne, Florida, church who attended President Trump’s rally in his hometown over the weekend is claiming “demonic” activity and vitriol were palpable at the event, traumatizing his 11-year-old daughter. “I have been in places and experiences before where demonic activity was palpable,” wrote Joel Tooley, pastor of the First Church of the Nazarene in Melbourne. “The power of the Holy Spirit of God was protecting me in those moments and was once again protecting me and my daughter in this moment.”
  • Pastor busted after misleading claims about Trump rally (Joel Tooley anti-Trumper)

    02/21/2017 4:09:11 PM PST · by Az Joe · 10 replies
    Blasting News ^ | 2/21/17
    Twitter account exposes Pastor Joel Tooley as a fake and rabid anti-Trumper
  • Christian pastor tells South African congregation to drink RAT POISON to 'show forth their faith'

    02/10/2017 8:41:26 AM PST · by Morgana · 22 replies
    dailymail.uk ^ | Feb. 10, 2017 | Hannah Al-othman For Mailonline
    A Christian pastor in South Africa has sparked outrage after encouraging worshipers at his church to drink deadly rat poison. Pastor Light Monyeki told worshipers at the Grace Living Hope Ministries to drink from a bottle of water laced with noxious Rattex to 'nourish their bodies' and 'heal their sickness'. After the pastor took a sip from the bottom, 'a multitude of congregants voluntarily ran to the front to have a drink of the deadly poison', the church claimed. Sharing pictures of Monyeki pouring the poisoned water down congregants' throats, the church wrote in a Facebook post: 'The man of...
  • Trump's Refugee Ban 'at Odds With the Gospel,' Says Megachurch Pastor of 30% Immigrant Congregation

    02/07/2017 7:52:11 AM PST · by Gamecock · 70 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 2/6/2016 | STOYAN ZAIMOV
    Pastor Dan Scott of Christ Church Nashville, 30 percent of whose congregation is made up of immigrants, says President Donald Trump's attempts at a travel ban for refugees is "at odds with the Gospel." Scott told The Christian Post in a phone interview that Christ Church, a "spirit-filled evangelical Christian community" in Tennessee, has been helping refugees from different nations settle into the United States for many years now. Christ Church, he explained, has been assisting many people from Nepal, as well as from a number of nations in Africa and Asia, along with Latin America, learn the language and...
  • Self-Described ‘Radical Muslim’ on Terror List Accused of Executing Christian Pastor ( Colorado)

    02/04/2017 5:18:58 AM PST · by george76 · 21 replies
    politistick ^ | February 2, 2017 | Matthew K. Burke
    A self-described “radical Muslim” man, Joshua Cummings, 37, who was on the FBI’s terror watch list, is accused of murdering in cold blood a Christian pastor of over 30 years, Pastor Scott Von Lanken, who was working as a contract security officer for the Regional Transportation District (RTD) in the Denver, CO, area to make ends meet when he was brutally executed by being shot in the back of the head. Police told Fox 31 Denver that jihadist materials were found inside a backpack at the time of Cummings’ arrest after security camera footage helped track him down. ... Scott...
  • Man forces popular Florida pastor to flee house naked

    02/01/2017 5:29:48 AM PST · by Gamecock · 53 replies
    WKBW ^ | 1/31/17 | Justin Boggs
    A Florida pastor fled from a house naked earlier in January after a man arrived home to find the pastor having sex with the man's wife, the Tallahassee Democrat reported. Citing a police report, the Tallahassee Democrat reported that Pastor O. Jermaine Simmons was being chased by the man with a handgun after the husband caught the cheating wife and pastor in the couple's daughter's bedroom. Simmons escaped the home and hid behind a fence as the husband went looking for the pastor. The man's wife called the police as the incident took place. Simmons and the woman opted not...
  • Black Pastor: “People Cry for Harambe, But They Have no Love for Babies Killed Every Day”.....

    01/31/2017 8:51:53 AM PST · by Morgana · 9 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | January 31, 2017 | Micaiah Bilger
    FULL TITLE: Black Pastor: “People Cry for Harambe, But They Have no Love for Babies Killed Every Day” in Abortions Bishop Vincent Mathews Jr. of the Church of God in Christ issued a strong call to Americans to stand up against the injustice of abortion on Friday during the March for Life. Mathews, a leader in the predominantly black denomination, led the prayer that kicked off the march, which drew hundreds of thousands of pro-lifers to the nation’s capital on Friday. Before praying, Mathews talked about how the abortion industry targets the black community, and how churches like his are...
  • Trump's Inaugural Pastor Getting Blasted by 'Very Strong' Hate

    01/18/2017 12:03:11 PM PST · by Maudeen · 27 replies
    WND ^ | 1/18/2017 | Joe Kovacs
    A Christian pastor who will be among the faith leaders at Friday’s inauguration of Donald Trump as the next president is being flooded with messages of “very strong” hate, but says he’s unfazed by the vicious comments. “Some are very, very strong in their emotions about me doing this,” Bishop Wayne T. Jackson, who leads Great Faith Ministries International in Detroit, told TMZ. “I’ve been called a sell-out.”
  • Controversial megachurch pastor Eddie Long dies at 63

    01/15/2017 4:18:11 PM PST · by Morgana · 14 replies
    cnn ^ | January 15, 2017 | John Blake and Chandrika Narayan, CNN
    CNN)Bishop Eddie Long, the controversial leader of one of the nation's largest megachurches, has died, according to the suburban Atlanta church he presided over. He was 63. Long died after a battle with an aggressive form of cancer, according to a statement by the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. Long was a national figure and one of the most innovative and polarizing pastors in the contemporary church. He was also a paradox. He was a preacher who led an infamous march against same-sex marriage and denounced homosexuality, but he also settled a lawsuit by four young men who said he...
  • Pastor apologizes for taking video of disabled woman whose wheelchair had broken down

    01/09/2017 10:56:05 AM PST · by Morgana · 39 replies
    fox4kc.com ^ | January 9, 2017 | Molly Balkenbush
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A local pastor is taking heat on social media after posting a video to Facebook that gained more than one million views. Sunday night, Pastor Lamond Rushing is apologizing to the handicapped woman it offended. FOX 4's Molly Balkenbush spoke to that woman and the pastor. That video had more than 11,000 shares before Pastor Lamond removed it from Facebook, after our interview with him.
  • Trump Helps Family Of Pastor Held In Iranian Prison

    10/28/2016 6:53:19 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 28 replies
    Dennis Michael Lynch ^ | 10-28-16 | Ike Mclean
    Iranian-American Pastor Saeed Abedini has recently come forward to show his gratitude and support for Donald Trump in this upcoming election. While the pastor from Boise, Idaho was stuck in a Iranian prison for three and a half years simply because of his faith, Donald Trump gave Abedini’s family $10,000 to help provide for his family in need. In a Facebook post on Sunday Abedini wrote “I am finally free in a free country. Last year on the same day I was sick and in chains for Christ, and now I can vote to choose my next president.” “And most...
  • Pastor Defends Having a Late-Term Abortion: “It Was the Right Course of Action for Me”

    10/26/2016 4:42:03 PM PDT · by Morgana · 59 replies
    Life News ^ | October 26, 2016 | Micaiah Bilger
    Another woman with a painful pregnancy story defended her late-term abortion this week in reaction to Donald Trump’s remarks at the last presidential debate. During the Oct. 19 debate, Trump exposed the brutal nature of late-term abortions and the extremism of pro-abortion challenger Hillary Clinton, who supports late-term and partial-birth abortions up until birth. “I think it’s terrible if you go with what Hillary is saying in the ninth month you can take the baby and rip the baby out of the womb of the mother just prior to the birth of the baby. Now you can say that that’s...
  • Hispanic Pastor: Hillary Clinton’s Pro-Abortion Position Worse Than Donald Trump’s Border Wall

    10/26/2016 9:06:39 AM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    Life News ^ | October 25, 2016 | Micaiah Bilger
    The Rev. Samuel Rodriguez urged his fellow Hispanics in America to consider Hillary Clinton’s radical pro-abortion position before voting in November. Rodriguez, a strong pro-life advocate in the Hispanic American community and the president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, emailed supporters Monday to explain how extreme Clinton’s abortion policies are, the Christian Post reports. “Latinos are pro-life. Latinos, whether they be Evangelical or Catholic, must never sacrifice truth on the altar of political expediency,” Rodriguez wrote. “By asking for our support, Sec. Clinton is asking us to sacrifice our most cherished values. She is asking us to defy...
  • Pastor at NY church pleads guilty in 14-hour beating

    10/22/2016 9:24:26 PM PDT · by Morgana · 33 replies
    nydailynews.com ^ | October 21, 2016 | David Boroff
    The pastor of a central New York church where two brothers were beaten during a 14-hour "counseling session" pleaded guilty Friday to manslaughter and assault. Three other members of the Word of Life Christian Church in New Hartford agreed to less serious charges for their roles in the beatings that killed Lucas Leonard, 19, and injured his 17-year-old brother Christopher. Pastor Tiffanie Irwin, her brother Joseph Irwin and mother-and-son church members Linda and David Morey are the last of nine people to be convicted in the brutal attack that investigators say took place after the victims discussed leaving the congregation.
  • ‘Inclusive’ Canadian Church Debates Suitability of Openly Atheist Pastor

    09/30/2016 12:16:25 PM PDT · by detective · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 30 Sep 2016 | Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D.
    The pastor of West Hill United Church has found herself in the middle of a firestorm ever since she came out publicly as a disbeliever, raising the question of just how far this big Christian tent can stretch. Progressive Christian churches that have adopted inclusivity as their defining virtue find themselves ill-equipped to oust a member, even when that member has overtly rejected the fundamental tenets of the faith.
  • Muslim Gunmen Murder Dedicated Church Elder In Philippines...

    09/29/2016 1:47:07 PM PDT · by VaeVictis · 16 replies
    ChristianToday ^ | September 29, 2016 | Hazel Torres
    Twelve-year-old Naomi could not understand why her father was mercilessly killed by two Muslim gunmen. Perfecto Padilla, 52, a dedicated church elder, was resting in a hammock just outside his house in Sultan Kudarat, Philippines, when the gunmen on board motorbikes came and peppered him with bullets on Sept. 11, a Voice of the Martyrs (VOM) report says. Naomi saw what happened, and she immediately ran to her father, crying and screaming for help....
  • Pastors Pray Against 'Concentrated Satanic Attack' Against 'God's Choice' Donald Trump

    09/23/2016 1:31:03 PM PDT · by LouieFisk · 40 replies
    ChristianPost.com ^ | September 22, 2016 | Leonardo Blair
    "New Spirit Revival Center church pastor Rev. Darrell Scott declared Wednesday that there is a "concentrated satanic attack" being waged against Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who is believed by some evangelicals to be God's choice for president."
  • Trump Criticizes Flint Pastor — But Misstates Key Facts About Their Encounter (NPR Alert!)

    09/15/2016 9:18:48 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 27 replies
    National Propaganda Radio ^ | September 15, 2016 | Scott Detrow
    Donald Trump is lashing out against an African-American pastor who interrupted him Wednesday to chide him for campaigning in her Flint, Mich., church. "Something was up," Trump told Fox and Friends on Thursday morning, calling the Rev. Faith Green Timmons a "nervous mess." "I noticed she was so nervous when she introduced me," he said. "When she got up to introduce me she was so nervous, she was shaking. I said, wow, this is kind of strange. Then she came up. So she had that in mind, there's no question."
  • IT WAS A SETUP! Flint Pastor’s Facebook Post Clearly Shows PRE-PLANNED AMBUSH of TRUMP

    09/15/2016 8:24:45 AM PDT · by bobsunshine · 87 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | September 15, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    On Wednesday Rev. Faith Green Timmons of the Bethel United Methodist Church interrupted Donald Trump during his speech at her church in Flint, Michigan. Pastor Timmons asked Donald Trump to refrain from attacking Hillary Clinton in her church. But prior to his visit to the church Pastor Timmons posted her intentions on Facebook. She said, “Today is the day! We have a chance to show DONALD TRUMP than this nation is filled with intelligent, wise black citizens fo integrity many of whom live right here in FLINT, MICHIGAN. What he will see is how we are braving a manmade catastrophe....
  • Pastor to Brock Turner's father: He is not the victim

    09/06/2016 10:50:33 AM PDT · by Morgana · 20 replies
    CNN/youtube ^ | Published on Jun 8, 2016 | CNN
    An open letter written by a North Carolina pastor to the father of Brock Turner has gone viral. CNN's Ashleigh Banfield spoke with the pastor. video only on link
  • Gay Activists Launch $104 Million Suit Against Christian for Preaching at Pride Parade [Canada]

    08/17/2016 5:45:44 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 14 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 8/17/16 | Pete Baklinski
    TORONTO, August 17, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) -- While ‘tolerance’ and ‘diversity’ are the rallying cry of the homosexual movement, the words appear not to apply to Christians with an unconventional message. Christians led by Canadian activist Bill Whatcott were slapped with a $104-million legal threat last week after infiltrating Toronto’s Gay Pride Parade in July dressed as “gay zombies” in green skintight suits to hand out info packets about the physical and spiritual dangers of homosexual practices. Former Ontario MPP George Smitherman, the province’s first openly gay provincial representative as well first openly gay cabinet minister, told Daily Xtra that he...
  • Perry Noble removed as pastor at NewSpring for personal behavior related to alcohol

    07/10/2016 12:21:58 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 51 replies
    The State ^ | 7/10/2016 | Abe Hardesty
    ANDERSON, SC The Rev. Perry Noble, who started NewSpring Church nearly 20 years ago, is no longer its senior pastor. Early in Sunday’s 9:15 a.m. service, Executive Pastor Shane Duffey announced that Noble had been removed as pastor on July 1, after the NewSpring board of directors had “made a difficult and painful decision” to make a change. Duffey said the termination by the state’s largest and richest church came after Noble “had made unfortunate choices,” and that the board members had confronted Noble on numerous occasions regarding his use of alcohol. The announcement came three days after a closed-door,...
  • Pastor Phil's First Rifle

    06/11/2016 5:21:09 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 17 May, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Eight years ago, I met the pastor of my brother's church in Northern Wisconsin.  Pastor Phil and his wife, Kathy, had answered the call when the church had entered some hard times.  His career had started in Chicago.  His parents were called to the ministry; his father had been a Marine.  The streets that he grew up on in Chicago had an international flavor.  There were Greek, Polish, and Germans, and they generally got along.  His family did not have any guns, and his lone experience with firearms was an informal couple of shots with a .22  at twilight,...
  • Pastor who claimed Whole Foods cake had homophobic slur drops lawsuit

    05/16/2016 7:52:26 AM PDT · by C19fan · 42 replies
    Fox 7 Austin ^ | May 16, 2016 | Staff
    The pastor who claimed he bought a Whole Foods cake that had a homophobic slur written on it has decided to drop his lawsuit against the company. Pastor Jordan Brown, who is gay, is a pastor of The Church of Open Doors, an LGBT welcoming congregation in Austin.
  • 2 Investigators: Pastor Says Chicago Cops Beat Her During Road Rage Incident

    05/04/2016 11:03:34 AM PDT · by Morgana · 37 replies
    cbslocal.com ^ | April 28, 2016 | By Dave Savini
    CBS) — A woman with two small children in her car tried to pull into her driveway. That simple task ended with Chicago police officers pointing a gun to her head and charging her with attempted murder. CBS 2’s Dave Savini has police video, the 9-1-1 calls and complaints against these officers. In 2013, Rev. Catherine Brown found herself in a violent struggle with Chicago police, which was caught on squad car cameras. It began when Brown was driving down her alley heading to her driveway. Around a bend she says she saw a squad car speeding towards her without...
  • Texas youth pastor accused of sexually assaulting at least three kids gets beaten up by good....

    05/01/2016 1:22:00 PM PDT · by Morgana · 100 replies
    nydailynews.com ^ | April 1, 2016 | David Boroff
    FULL TITLE: Texas youth pastor accused of sexually assaulting at least three kids gets beaten up by good Samaritans as he molests child A Texas youth pastor who has been accused of sexually assaulting at least three kids was beaten up by good Samaritans as he molested a child last week. Willie Bell, 29, was caught in the act attacking a 6-year-old kindergarten student behind an apartment building in Dallas on March 31. "If it wasn't for them, he probably would have done more to my child,” the child's mother told Fox 4. "It's painful. It's devastating. It's a nightmare."
  • Viral video: Middle Tennessee pastor’s rant about Target’s new bathroom policy

    04/27/2016 11:55:28 AM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    wate.com ^ | April 27, 2016 | wate
    MT. JULIET, Tenn. (WATE) – A Middle Tennessee pastor is stirring up controversy from both supporters and those opposed to the transgender bathroom bill. Pastor Greg Locke of Global Vision Bible Church in Mt. Juliet’s video about Target’s new bathroom policy has received over 14 million views. In April, the Tennessee House sponsor of the bill, which would have require students in public school grades K-12 and higher education institutions to use the restroom that corresponds with their sex at birth. Shortly after the bill was pulled, Target issued a store policy that allows transgender customers to use the bathroom...
  • ‘Anti-Gay’ Pastor To Speak At Black Church Meeting With Sanders [VIDEO]

    04/23/2016 5:16:24 PM PDT · by markomalley
    Daily Caller ^ | 4/23/16 | Ron Brynaert
    Three days before the Maryland Democratic primary, Bernie Sanders will be joining a community conversation at a black church with actor Danny Glover and the two leading members of his state steering committee there: former NAACP head Ben Jealous and a pastor who’s been criticized for perceived anti-gay and anti-women sermons. The “Community Conversations on Young Men of Color” is scheduled to start around 7:30 p.m. EST Saturday evening at Carter Memorial Church in West Baltimore. Sanders announced on March 28 that Jealous would become the chairman of his Maryland steering committee and that Dr. Jamal Bryant, who recently made...
  • Austin pastor claims Whole Foods cake had homophobic slur

    04/20/2016 6:33:26 PM PDT · by Morgana · 43 replies
    keyetv.com ^ | April 20, 2016 | KEYE TV
    AUSTIN, Texas (KEYE) — An Austin pastor says a cake he ordered from Whole Foods last Thursday had a homophobic slur written on the top when he received it. The attorney for Pastor Jordan Brown says he ordered a cake from the Whole Foods store on Lamar Boulevard with the personalized message "Love Wins," but when he received it said "Love Wins F--." "As a 30-year-old openly gay pastor, I have had to face years of discrimination and judgement for something that I had no control over," Brown says. He explains, that trauma resurfaced Thursday with the incident involving the...
  • Whole Foods to take legal action against pastor [tr]

    04/19/2016 1:53:40 PM PDT · by sparklite2 · 37 replies
    CBS News ^ | April 19, 2016
    Whole Foods to take legal action against pastor who claimed cake had homophobic slur AUSTIN, Texas -- A Texas pastor who claimed a cake he bought from Whole Foods in Austin had a homophobic slur written on it is now facing legal action of his own from the supermarket giant. The attorneys for Pastor Jordan Brown said he ordered a cake from a Whole Foods store with the personalized message "Love Wins," but when he received it, the cake said "Love Wins F**." But Whole Foods is disputing his claim. They say his accusations are fraudulent, and they intend to...
  • Pro-life activist challenges pastor who drove daughter to work at Planned Parenthood

    04/12/2016 1:10:38 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    liveactionnews.org ^ | April 12, 2016 | Carole Novielli
    A newly released video shows a pro-life activist confronting a pastor who drove his daughter to work at a Northern California Planned Parenthood abortion clinic. Don Blythe has been involved in pro-life ministry for 32 years and regularly witnesses the Gospel outside abortion clinics. In his many years, he has also observed a disconnect in the church regarding abortion. Blythe told Live Action News that there are many church leaders today that are both participating in abortion as well as defending it. He personally confronted one such Pastor who drove his daughter to Planned Parenthood years ago. The interaction was...
  • Pastor drops his daughter off to work at an abortion mill.

    03/30/2016 5:44:32 PM PDT · by Morgana · 34 replies
    Abolitionist Society of Reno youtube ^ | March 29, 2016 | Abolitionist Society of Reno
    This respected, pro-life pastor is confronted about his participation in his daughter's rebellion. Even though he seems to know that abortion is sin he refuses, at this point, to repent and instead justifies his own complicity and apathy in regard to the murder of orphans in his community. May God grant him grace. ******VIDEO ONLY ON LINK*********
  • Robert Jeffress Rebukes Glenn Beck for Criticism of Southern Evangelicals

    03/23/2016 4:44:46 PM PDT · by McGruff · 58 replies
    BREITBART ^ | March 23, 2016 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    Robert Jeffress, pastor of the 12,000 member First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, is rebuking talk radio host Glenn Beck for his recent criticism of evangelical Christians who live in the South and are not supporting Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) 97% ’s campaign to secure the Republican Presidential nomination. “All throughout the South the Evangelicals are not listening to their God,” Beck said at a rally in Utah on Monday. “Beck’s wacko comment speaks for itself,” Jeffress tells Breitbart News. “However, by using the phrase ‘their God’ to refer to the God we evangelical Christians worship, Beck is finally admitting...
  • VIDEO UNEARTHED=> Pastor Calls for Execution of Gays – Then Introduces Ted Cruz at Conference

    03/14/2016 6:06:43 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 107 replies
    GP ^ | 03/14/16 | Jim Hoft
    In November Senator Ted Cruz appeared at the National Religious Liberties Conference in Iowa, where he courted the support of the conference’s organizer, Colorado-based pastor and radio host Kevin Swanson.Cruz was introduced on the stage by Pastor Kevin Swanson – after he called for the execution of gays at the conference. Kevin Swanson: Yes, Romans Chapter 1 verse 32 the Apostle Paul does says that homosexuals are worthy of death. His words not mine! And I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Jesus Christ! And I am not ashamed of the truth of the word of God. And I...
  • Pastor Chuck Baldwin - Jesus: The Seed Of David, The Seed Of Abraham

    03/13/2016 5:34:33 PM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 13 replies
    Liberty Fellowship MT ^ | March 1, 2015 | Chuck Baldwin
    Jesus: The Seed Of David, The Seed Of Abraham This message was preached by Chuck Baldwin on Sunday, March 1, 2015 during the service at Liberty Fellowship. http://www.LibertyFellowshipMT.com/
  • Kyle Odom's Martian Chronicles

    03/10/2016 7:01:00 AM PST · by EBH · 43 replies
    KXLY News ^ | Rob Kauder
    Kyle Odom is an honorably discharged Marine, a Dean's List graduate from the University of Idaho and a man driven to kill a Coeur d'Alene pastor based on his belief that his life had been ruined “by an intelligent species of amphibian-humanoid from Mars.” In multiple documents in a thumb drive mailed to KXLY Monday and received Tuesday, Odom laid out his manifesto that a race of ancient Martians, with subterranean bases on Earth and under the surface of the Moon, had subverted all levels of the US and Israeli governments, ranging from top ranking members of the US Senate...
  • Suspect in shooting of Idaho pastor arrested outside White House

    03/09/2016 4:36:07 AM PST · by EternalVigilance · 17 replies
    CBS ^ | March 8, 2016
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho -- The man suspected of shooting Pastor Tim Remington, 30-year-old Kyle Odom, was arrested outside of the White House and in custody Tuesday evening in Washington D.C., police said during a press conference Tuesday evening. Coeur d'Alene Police Chief Lee White said Odom was apprehended outside of the White House by Secret Service. He threw several items over the White House fence, which included some flash drives and other unknown items. Hazmat and bomb teams are working to identify the items. Remington, who was shot six times, regained consciousness and is talking with his family, an associate...
  • Coeur d'Alene (Idaho pastor who introduced Ted Cruz yesterday) pastor shot at church

    03/06/2016 3:52:34 PM PST · by narses · 83 replies
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Just before 2:00 p.m. Coeur d'Alene police responded to the parking lot of the Altar Church at 9th and Best in Coeur d'Alene, for a shooting. The male victim was transported to Kootenai Medical Center with multiple gunshot wounds. His condition is unknown at this time. Parishioners of the Church tell KXLY that the pastor is Tim Remington and that he was shot in the back seven times. That has NOT been confirmed with police. Coeur d'Alene Police say the suspect in the shooting ran away before they arrived and has not been located.
  • Idaho Pastor Shot, Critically Wounded After Delivering Prayer for Ted Cruz

    03/06/2016 7:56:22 PM PST · by Nextrush · 76 replies
    NBC News ^ | 3/6/2016 | Alex Johnson and Becky Bratu
    The pastor of a prominent Idaho church was shot and critically wounded in the church's parking lot Sunday, a day after he delivered the invocation at a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, authorities told NBC News. Tim Remington, 55, senior pastor of the nondenominational Altar Church in Coeur d'Alene was in critical condition at Kootenai Health and Medical Center late Sunday afternoon, the hospital told NBC News. Police told NBC station KHQ of Spokane, Washington that when officers arrived shortly before 2 p.m. (5 p.m. ET), they found a man with several gunshot wounds. The gunman fled...
  • Woman sues Florida megachurch after failing to get hush money to keep affair with pastor a secret

    02/25/2016 1:31:17 PM PST · by Gamecock · 49 replies
    Christian Today ^ | 2/16/2016
    A woman has filed a lawsuit against a Florida megachurch after it reportedly did not pay her the promised hush money to keep her alleged affair with a pastor a secret. Church member Arlene Miranda filed the suit against Orlando Baptist Church based in Orange County, saying the church failed to pay the agreed $3,000 so she would keep quiet about her alleged affair with Pastor David Janney, 61, married, and the church's president. "They threatened me. If I didn't sign it, they threatened me," Miranda told WFTV. Miranda denied she filed the lawsuit for the money, saying "I committed...
  • Title: Today in 1933 -- Charles Tindley Died (that is, on July 26)

    02/23/2016 9:33:02 PM PST · by imardmd1 · 13 replies
    Wordwise Hymns ^ | July 26, 2010 | Robert Cottrill
    Today in 1933 -- Charles Tindley Died ======== American pastor and hymn writer Charles Albert Tindley's story is an amazing one of striving to overcome hardship and succeeding, by the grace of God. He was born in 1851, the son of Charles and Esther Tindley. Charles's father was a slave, but his mother was a free woman. Thus, he was born free but brought up among enslaved people. His mother died when he was 4 years old, and he was separated from his father a year later. Charles was raised by his Aunt Caroline. In that day, white slave owners...
  • Former Mars Hill Pastor Mark Driscoll to Start New Church in Phoenix

    Mark Driscoll finally made it official: He’s starting a new church in Phoenix. The culmination of a comeback that has been gaining steam over the past year, the former Mars Hill pastor announced the news of The Trinity Church on Monday by email, Twitter and a new website. In a folksy video on the site, which begins with a “howdy” from Driscoll, the pastor said he and his wife, Grace, sitting by his side, were “hoping, trusting, praying, planning and also a little” — he made a jokey grimace — “worrying about planting a church here.”
  • High-profile gay activist minister charged with sexually abusing boy in 1970s

    02/04/2016 2:20:40 PM PST · by NYer · 15 replies
    Life Site News ^ | February 2, 2016 | Pete Baklinski
    TORONTO, February 2, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) -- Canada’s most celebrated homosexual activist minister has been charged for allegedly sexually abusing a boy in the mid-1970s. Rev. Brent Hawkes, 65, of the Metropolitan Community Church in Toronto, has been charged with indecent assault on a male and gross indecency. He was summoned to court in Kentville, Nova Scotia yesterday to face the charges. Local police have refused to provide further details.   Hawkes, who lives with his male "husband," has become a major icon of homosexual activism in Canada. He famously flouted Canadian law by illegally "marrying" a homosexual couple in his Toronto church...
  • Cruz for President Announces Endorsement of Reverend CL Bryant

    01/18/2016 2:22:40 PM PST · by Isara · 7 replies
    Cruz News ^ | January 18, 2016
    Bryant: Cruz is the "right choice" on Martin Luther King, Jr. DayHOUSTON, Texas – Presidential candidate Ted Cruz today announced the endorsement of Reverend CL Bryant, an African-American Baptist minister, author, radio host, and Crystal Dove award-winning filmmaker."I believe the greatest responsibility placed upon the free people of America, is the duty to make the right choices when selecting our leaders," Reverend Bryant said. "I have prayerfully considered and listened to all candidates who would be this nation’s next Commander-in-Chief. I have no doubt that Ted Cruz has the faith, strength, and content of character to reestablish our nation as...
  • Cruz for President Announces Endorsement of Pastor Paul Blair

    01/14/2016 8:12:35 AM PST · by Isara · 22 replies
    Cruz News ^ | January 13, 2016
    Evangelical Influencer Supports Cruz for PresidentHOUSTON, Texas – Presidential candidate Ted Cruz today announced the endorsement of Paul Blair, President of Reclaiming America for Christ and the pastor of Fairview Baptist Church.Blair was raised in Edmond, Oklahoma, and spent five years in the NFL. Since 2001, he has served as the Senior Pastor of Fairview Baptist Church in Edmond, Oklahoma. Pastor Blair speaks around the United States on the topics of Christian apologetics, a biblical worldview, Islam, and the nation's Christian heritage. He is also a member of the Council for National Policy.Pastor Blair was named Oklahoma's Pastor of the...
  • Christian Farshid Fathi Released After Five Years in Iranian Prison

    12/23/2015 7:52:52 PM PST · by stars & stripes forever · 12 replies
    The Gospel Herald Society ^ | 12/23/2015 | Julie Brown Patton
    This Christmas brings joy rather than terror to Christian pastor Farshid Fathi, who was released from an Iranian prison after spending nearly five years in jail for his Christian faith. Fathi originally was arrested on Dec. 26, 2010, with 60-plus other Christians from house churches in Tehran by agents of Iran's Intelligence Ministry. World Watch Monitor announced Tuesday that the Iranian pastor was freed on Monday, despite the fact his sentence recently was extended...
  • Cruz for President Announces Endorsement of Leading Kentucky Pastor

    11/24/2015 4:59:31 PM PST · by Isara · 2 replies
    TedCruz.org ^ | 11/24/15
    Dr. Jeffrey Fugate supports Ted Cruz for PresidentHOUSTON, Texas – Presidential candidate Ted Cruz today announced the endorsement of Dr. Jeff Fugate, a prominent Independent Baptist pastor in Kentucky.Dr. Jeffery J. Fugate became the pastor of Clays Mill Road Baptist Church in 1991, with 18 people attending his first service as pastor. Now, more than 2,000 people call Clays Mill Road Baptist Church their church home. He has led many outreach ministries, specifically serving as founder of Commonwealth Baptist College and Clays Mill Road Baptist Christian Academy, and has been instrumental in starting 28 new churches in Kentucky and other...
  • Former Upstate youth pastor's wife dies after being shot, church says

    11/11/2015 9:39:30 AM PST · by madison10 · 15 replies
    www.wyff4.com ^ | 11/11/2015 | Carla Fiele
    <p>ANDERSON, S.C. —The pregnant wife of a former Upstate youth pastor has died after being shot in the head during a home invasion, according to church officials.</p> <p>Amanda Grace Blackburn, wife of Resonate Church pastor Davey Blackburn, died Wednesday morning, according to a Facebook post by the church.</p>
  • Algiers pastor who shot suspected copper thief outside church accepts plea offer

    11/10/2015 4:30:41 PM PST · by BBell · 23 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 11/10/15 | Ken Daley, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    Pastor and former New Orleans police officer Willie Littleton could face up to 15 years in prison after agreeing to a plea deal Tuesday (Nov. 10) for shooting a suspected copper thief outside his Algiers church in August 2014. Littleton, 63, was set to face trial on a charge of attempted manslaughter. Instead, he accepted the prosecutors' offer to plead guilty to aggravated second-degree battery. Littleton faces a prison term ranging from zero to 15 years when he returns Jan. 11 for sentencing before Orleans Parish criminal court Judge Robin Pittman. The agreement included prosecutor Bonycle Thornton stating in court...
  • Baltimore pastor announces bid for Congress

    09/14/2015 6:06:27 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 18 replies
    Washington Post ^ | September 14, 2015
    A pastor who was highly visible during the unrest in Baltimore after Freddie Gray’s death says he’s running for Congress. Bryant, who leads the Empowerment Temple, delivered the eulogy at the funeral for Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died after he was injured in police custody. He says a new generation must “deal with the ill effects of racism and sexism.