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  • Lutheran pastor assaulted for preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ

    07/14/2024 8:42:06 PM PDT · by Morgana · 5 replies
    Tyrel Bramwell youtube ^ | July 3, 2024 | Tyrel Bramwell
    Those who celebrate sexual immorality and defying God claim that I am the reason they're in Ferndale, CA. Okay, well then I'll go preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ to them... for about a minute and a half. At that point, I was assaulted and my microphone was broken. So how about reasoning with those I brought to town? Yes! Let's do that. video is 36 minutes long
  • Megachurch pastor Robert Morris’s board blasts him over alleged sex abuse of girl, 12, after previously claiming he was ‘reformed’

    06/18/2024 9:29:06 PM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    New York Post ^ | June 18, 2024 | Ronny Reyes
    A Texas megachurch pastor is out of a job, and his own board reversed course on defending him after allegations emerged that he sexually abused a preteen girl for years, beginning when she was 12. Robert Morris, the founder of the Gateway Church in Southlake and a one-time spiritual adviser to former President Donald Trump, resigned and was slammed by the church’s Board of Elders on Tuesday — just days after the group vehemently defended him as a reformed man. The elders claimed the sudden U-turn came after learning the full allegations from accuser Cindy Clemishire. “Regretfully, prior to Friday,...
  • Woman defrocked from United Methodist Church over same-sex relationship reinstated

    05/24/2024 9:02:14 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 05/24/2024 | Michael Gryboski
    A former United Methodist Church pastor who was defrocked about 20 years ago for being in a same-sex romantic relationship has been reinstated by the mainline Protestant denomination. The UMC Eastern Pennsylvania Annual Conference voted overwhelmingly during a closed session of around 200 clergy on Tuesday evening to readmit Beth Stroud. Bishop John Schol, head of both the Eastern Pennsylvania and Greater New Jersey annual conferences, said he was “deeply grateful for the discernment of the clergy” and “grateful that the church has opened up to LGBTQ persons.” “I couldn’t be prouder as your bishop, and you couldn’t have given...
  • TX Pastor Fired Over Child Pornography Charges

    05/23/2024 11:01:23 AM PDT · by Morgana · 45 replies
    Ministry Watch ^ | May 20, 2024 | Theresa Abell Haynes
    A Houston-area church has fired its longtime pastor after local police arrested him on child pornography charges. In a public statement, Calvary Chapel of The Woodlands announced its board had unanimously stripped 63-year-old Bruce Hollen of his lead pastor role on May 8, the same day that Montgomery County authorities arrested him. “The board hereby has determined that Bruce Hollen no longer has authority, authorization, or permission to conduct any business on behalf of Calvary Chapel of the Woodlands,” the church website said. “He may not hold himself out as a leader in any capacity for the church, and he...
  • Gunman arrested after trying to shoot Pennsylvania pastor during church sermon in wild caught-on-camera moment

    05/06/2024 8:03:40 AM PDT · by mikelets456 · 20 replies
    NY Post ^ | 5/6/2024 | NYP
    A gunman has been arrested after pulling a firearm on a Pennsylvania pastor over the weekend in the middle of a sermon in a terrifying caught-on-camera ordeal. Bernard Polite, 26, was nabbed after trying to shoot pastor Glenn Germany at the Jesus’ Dwelling Place Church in North Braddock on Sunday afternoon, cops said. A terrifying livestream of the ordeal showed the pastor ducking for cover as the perp brandished the weapon. (Video at link)
  • New York church sued for gender bias picks male pastor again, continuing 200-year tradition

    04/17/2024 10:17:00 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 04/17/2024 | Leonardo Blair
    Kevin R. Johnson, founding pastor of Dare to Imagine Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has been recommended to take the helm of the historic Abyssinian Baptist Church in New York City, ensuring that the church’s long line of male pastors remains unbroken after the church was sued earlier this year by a woman who sought to become the congregation’s first female pastor.“The Pulpit Search Committee is confident in Rev. Johnson’s ability to lead and uphold the history and legacy of our institution of faith,” an internal church memo dated April 13 and cited by The Associated Press said. “We look forward...
  • Shocking moment retired California pastor scrawls a SWASTIKA on his Jewish neighbor's groceries

    03/04/2024 10:20:44 AM PST · by NohSpinZone · 50 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3/4/2024 | By Isabelle Stanley
    A retired California pastor has been caught on camera drawing a Swastika on his Jewish neighbor's groceries. Leah Grossman confronted her neighbor, Mark Nakagawa, at 10.15pm on December 5, seconds after her doorbell camera caught him scrawling on a box of seltzer. The single mother of two told CBS she was 'shattered' when she saw it was a Swastika, and asked him 'Is that a Nazi symbol?' Nakagawa initially denied drawing the Swastika, but when confronted with the video evidence, claimed he was trying to teach her about the history of the symbol. Grossman said it wasn't her first run-in...
  • Las Vegas woman 'ran finger over her throat weeks before murdering pastor neighbor in front of his family, after feud over her chickens and dogs erupted into deadly violence'

    01/25/2024 9:57:05 AM PST · by Morgana · 44 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | January 25, 2024 | Germania Rodriguez Poleo
    A Las Vegas pastor was murdered in front of his family following a feud with a neighbor over the chickens and dogs she kept in her property A disturbing image shows the moment Grace Point Church pastor Nick Davi, 46, was fatally shot his female neighbor Joe Junio, 36, who also wounded his wife Sarah Davi on December 29. The shooting happened after Junio had allegedly harassed the family for weeks, throwing feces on their backyard, flooding their home, and issuing threats after the Davis complained to the gated community's homeowner's association. During one of the incidents, Junio allegedly 'ran...
  • Pastor tried to push McDonald's cook's head into deep fryer: Police

    12/31/2023 10:28:44 PM PST · by simpson96 · 27 replies
    Business News ^ | 12/31/2023 | Syliva Quarles
    Police have accused a North Carolina pastor of attacking a McDonald's cook and trying to push him into a deep fryer. Dwayne Wadden, 57, was arrested and charged with assault after police were called to a McDonald's branch on S. Main Street in High Point, North Carolina, on Thursday. According to his Facebook page, Weeden is a pastor at Elevated Life International Ministries and works as a semi truck driver. According to police investigation records seen by Business Insider, he came to the fast food joint to assist his wife, LaToya Gladney, who is a manager-in-training at the branch. Gladney,...
  • Pastor Allegedly Tried to Deep-Fry McDonald's Cook After He 'Disrespected' His Wife

    12/31/2023 10:06:43 AM PST · by thegagline · 60 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 12/30/2023 | Staff
    A North Carolina pastor was arrested after allegedly attempting to deep fry a McDonald’s employee. According to Business Insider, the incident occurred on Thursday at a McDonald’s restaurant at High Point, North Carolina where 44-year-old Latoya Gladney, a manager in training, claimed her employees were “disrespecting” her.Gladney reportedly then called her husband Dwayne Waden, 56, for help. The incident report reviewed by Business Insider alleges that when Waden arrived at the restaurant, he walked around the counter and placed his hands around the neck of an employee and attempted to push his head towards a deep fryer. A fight reportedly...
  • ‘A Man of God’- Transformation Church Pastor Praises Faith of Bible-Denying, Hell-Denying, Trinity-Denying, Universalist, Unitarian Bishop Carlton Pearson at ‘Celebration of Life’ Service

    12/02/2023 10:40:54 AM PST · by Morgana · 15 replies
    Protestia ^ | December 2, 2023 | staff
    Transformation Church in Tulsa, OK, hosted a celebration of life for the pro-choice, pro-LGBTQ, hell-denying, Trinity-denying,Universality, Unitarian Bishop Carlton Pearson on Friday, with lead pastor Michael Todd praising him as a “man of God” who faithfully lived out the gospel message. The event drew thousands, with several dignitaries and preachers honoring Pearson for his great faith and love for the Lord, interwoven with music and praise breaks. Todd introduced the event by explaining: This is a celebration of life. We are going to celebrate the life of Carlton D’Metrius Pearson… (this) man of God that we are celebrating today held...
  • Who Is Jeff Poor? Editor Under Fire After Alabama Pastor's Death

    11/06/2023 10:01:00 AM PST · by DallasBiff · 32 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 11/6/23 | Aleks Phillips
    Jeff Poor, the editor-in-chief of Alabama outlet 1819 News, has been the subject of increasing social-media outrage, following the suicide of a pastor and mayor that his publication outed as a crossdresser. Law enforcement said on Friday evening that F. L. "Bubba" Copeland, the mayor of Smiths Station and pastor at the First Baptist Church of Phenix City, on the state border with Columbus, Georgia, had taken his own life. It followed a slow pursuit by officers attending a welfare check
  • Houston pastor ordered to pay $2.45M after allegedly giving woman herpes

    10/12/2023 3:10:30 PM PDT · by george76 · 32 replies
    KPRC Click 2 Houston ^ | October 11, 2023 | Deven Clarke
    A prominent Houston pastor has been ordered to pay $2.45 million to a woman that a jury found he gave herpes to. After a three-day trial and six and a half hours of deliberation, the jury unanimously found Rev. Ralph D. West II liable. “You can’t fix it, she’s got it for the rest of her life,” said Shaun Murphy, an attorney. Murphy spoke for his client, who a jury found contracted genital herpes from West after meeting on Facebook. As seen on the Church Without Wall’s website, he’s listed as the Eldridge Campus Minister. “The things that we look...
  • Houston area pastor arrested after allegedly raping underage family member over 600 times, impregnating her

    10/10/2023 9:53:12 AM PDT · by deport · 25 replies ^ | October 9, 2023 at 9:39 AM | Deven Clarke
    The Houston area pastor accused of raping and impregnating one of his underage family members is now in custody and appeared in court on Monday. KPRC 2 first reported about Robert L. Carter last week when an arrest warrant was issued for the 39-year-old. He has since been charged with sexual assault of a child between the ages of 14 and 17 and continuous sexual abuse of a child. According to the arrest warrant obtained by KPRC 2 reporter Deven Clarke, Carter started assaulting the child when she was 7 years old in 2008. Court documents showed the assault continued...
  • John Peter Muhlenberg: Major-General, Congressman, Senator & Pastor; with his Pastor brother Frederick-First Speaker of U.S. House

    10/02/2023 5:59:35 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 6 replies
    American Minute ^ | October 02, 2023 | Bill Federer
    "For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven," preached Rev. John Peter Muhlenberg, from the book of Ecclesiastes 3:1. He closed his message by saying: "In the language of the Holy Writ, there is a time for all things. There is a time to preach and a time to fight. And now is the time to fight." John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg was a 30 year old member of the Virginia House of Burgesses, who was also a pastor. At the end of his sermon, January 21, 1776, John Peter Muhlenberg threw off his clerical...
  • Vietnam War: The pastor who survived 17 years in forgotten jungle army

    08/19/2023 5:11:03 PM PDT · by Saije · 4 replies
    BBC ^ | 8-19-2023 | George Wright
    Pastor Y Hin Nie, 75, preaches the gospel from the comfort of his church in the US state of North Carolina. But as a young man he survived nearly two decades in the jungle, giving sermons to his comrades fighting Vietnamese troops long after the war had ended - his AK-47 never far from his side. On the run and cut off from the world, Hin Nie and his unit of insurgents foraged for food and hunted for tiger skins to pay the Khmer Rouge. His "forgotten army" did not give up arms until 1992, after Hin Nie negotiated their...
  • Canadian Court Invalidates Covid Lockdowns Due To Illegal Implementation

    08/03/2023 4:46:56 AM PDT · by george76 · 7 replies
    Federalist, ^ | AUGUST 02, 2023 | Samuel Boehlke
    An Albertan court ruled on Tuesday that lockdown orders enacted in response to Covid were invalid. The ruling in Ingram v. Alberta will likely force prosecutors to withdraw charges against individuals, churches, and other organizations in several other standing cases. Justice Barbara Romaine ruled in favor of the applicants because the Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) delegated her decisions to the cabinet, which she was not authorized to do under Canadian law. The CMOH herself testified at trial that she provided only advice and recommendations to politicians but did not make the decisions herself. Justice Romaine did conclude that...
  • We cannot let his strange Gods into the White House: Christian evangelist goes on a Hinduphobic rant against Indian-origin, US Presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy

    07/26/2023 3:36:07 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 75 replies
    OpIndia ^ | July 25, 2023 | OpIndia Staff
    [Image] Hank Kunneman (left), Vivek Ramaswamy (right), image via Amazon and Al Diaz / Tribune News Service / Getty 48 On Sunday (July 23), an American pastor and televangelist named Hank Kunneman went on an anti-Hindu tirade against Indian-American entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy for running as a Republican candidate for the upcoming 2024 US Presidential elections. At about 51 minutes and 30 seconds into his programme, Kunneman claimed, “We are in danger as a country and listen to me Generation Z and millennials. Those of you, who are watching, may like this new young guy (referring to Vivek Ramaswamy). “If he...
  • Rev. Jesse Jackson handing the reins of Rainbow/PUSH to Dallas pastor

    07/15/2023 10:49:45 AM PDT · by Libloather · 18 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 7/15/23 | Darcel Rockett, Robert Channick
    The Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease eight years ago, is stepping down from the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, the influential Chicago-based civil rights organization he founded through its predecessor, Operation PUSH, more than 50 years ago. After ceding day-to-day operations last year, Jackson, 81, is formally handing the reins to his successor, the Rev. Frederick Douglass Haynes III, a senior pastor of friendship at West Baptist Church in Dallas. Haynes’ appointment is expected to be announced this weekend at the annual Rainbow/PUSH convention, sources said Friday. Haynes said it’s an honor to be chosen for this role....
  • Married Pastor Exposed By Transgender For Not Paying Tithes

    07/12/2023 10:12:39 AM PDT · by Morgana · 18 replies
    J.R. Wisdom ^ | July 8, 2023 | J.R. Wisdom
    Trick Pastor Gets Exposed By Transgender For Skipping Out On Bill In this video, a married pastor is caught cheating on his wife with a transgender woman. (This tic tok is making its rounds on youtube. "Pastor Joe" was meeting with a transgender woman in a motel then tried not to pay HIM. He recorded the pastor and posted it)