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August 8, 2017

Pastor Defends Use of Explicit Jay-Z Song in Service, Says He Curses in Prayer Sometimes Too

The Rev. Marcus Murchinson of Tree of Life Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles, California, is unapologetic. There is nothing wrong with a few expletives in church, he says, because he knows God can handle it. And he is standing... Continue Reading →


Evangelical Pastor Kidnapped by Fulani Herdsmen in Nigeria

A Nigerian evangelical denominational leader has been kidnapped and is now being held for ransom by suspected Fulani herdsmen, Nigerian media outlets are reporting. The Nigerian media networks reported on Monday that the national headquarters of the Evangelical Church Winning... Continue Reading →

SERIAL NOVEL: “A Thanksgiving State of Mind,” by Daniel Whyte III with Meriqua Whyte — Chapter 23 Now Available

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LISTEN: TD Jakes Prays Over Chris Hill (UCNN 08/08/17) 1. BCNN1 - During Sunday morning service at The Potter’s House Dallas on August 6th, 2017, Bishop T.D. Jakes publicly prayed over his “spiritual son” Chris Hill, kick-starting the restoration process in his life after the former Potter’s House... Continue Reading →

Church Buys Bar to Spread the Gospel Through Beer

A Norwich church is thought to have become the first in England to own a pub after the vicar decided it was the best way to spread the Word.  St Thomas's Church in Norwich bought the pub next door for... Continue Reading →

Acclaimed Singer & Actress Barbara Cook Dies at 89

Barbara Cook, whose shimmering soprano made her one of Broadway's leading ingenues and later a major cabaret and concert interpreter of popular American song, has died. She was 89. Cook died early Tuesday of respiratory failure at her home in... Continue Reading →

Glen Campbell, Entertainer of the 60s & 70s, Dies at 81 Glen Campbell, the grinning, high-pitched entertainer who had such hits as "Rhinestone Cowboy" and spanned country, pop, television and movies, has died. He was 81. Campbell's publicist Sandy Brokaw says the singer died Tuesday morning in Nashville. No cause... Continue Reading →

Bishop Joseph Walker III’s Mt. Zion Baptist and Pastor Mike Glenn’s Brentwood Baptist, Black and White Megachurches In Tennessee, Host Back-to-School Charity Event to Advance Racial Reconciliation

Two Tennessee megachurches, one predominantly African-American and the other majority Caucasian, co-hosted a back-to-school charity event Saturday to set an example of "what racial reconciliation looks like." Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Nashville and Brentwood Baptist Church held the "We're... Continue Reading →

WATCH: President Trump Warns North Korea Not to Make Anymore Threats Against the US, or They Will Face ‘Fire, Fury, & Power’

President Trump, facing a growing nuclear threat from North Korea, warned the country on Tuesday against any new provocations and issued his own threat of "fire and fury like the world has never seen." "North Korea best not make any... Continue Reading →

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