church

Open Thread: Are Jeans Okay In The Pulpit?

by
I want to thank One Church for a great service! Loved the atmosphere there. The presence of the Lord and the kindness of the people explain why Hollywood is buzzing about this young church and its rapid growth! Thanks @toureroberts and @sarahjakesroberts A photo posted...

103-year-old Woman Kicked Out Of Church Plans to Fight Back

by
Genora Hamm Biggs is 103-years-old and has been a member of Union Grove Baptist Church in Elberton, Ga. for 92 years. But the church recently put an end to that when they banned for because she spoke out against the pastor and his sermons. The...

There Will Be No Extra Crispy Or Original Recipe At This Church

by
I haven’t stepped foot into a church in a long time, so I’m not sure what type of food is currently being served at church picnics or baptismals. But from what one pastor is doing at his church, I guess it’s safe to assume there’s...

Black Pastor Requests ‘Only White People’ Greet Church Visitors

by
The congregation at Freedom House Church in Charlotte, North Carolina has a few bones to pick with their pastor, Makeda Pennycooke. Pennycooke sent an email asking that “only white people” stand at the front door to greet the congregation.  Apparently Pennycooke was trying to get...

Archdiocese Of Baltimore Deacon Busted For Child Pornography

by
William Steven Albaugh, 67, a deacon at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church on Belair Road in Baltimore was busted  for possessing numerous files of child pornography. The deacon was busted thanks to Verizon Fios, who found the porn loaded onto their cloud storage service. Not...

Is the Pressure to Be Perfect Christians Undermining the Church?

by
From The Grio — “You’re a Christian, right?” a friend asked me recently. Years ago, I would have given a knee-jerk, “Of course!” However these days, I find myself offering a long explanation, one that lays out my internal conflict with claiming Christianity without sounding like...