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Bishop T.D. Jakes on SCOTUS Gay Marriage Ruling:  "We Shouldn't Lose Our Minds" (Photo Credit: Instagram via @BishopJakes)

Bishop T.D. Jakes on SCOTUS Gay Marriage Ruling: “We Shouldn’t Lose Our Minds”

Bishop T. D. Jakes weighed in on SCOTUS upholding gay marriage saying, “We shouldn’t lose our minds over the world being the world.” Christian Post:  “I’m not really as concerned about this as a lot of people are,” said Jakes during service on Sunday, according to a video excerpt of […]

by · July 4, 2015 · Religious News
Ex-Gay Donnie McClurkin Blasts SCOTUS for Upholding Gay Marriage (Photo Credit: Facebook via Donnie Mac)

Ex-Gay Donnie McClurkin Blasts SCOTUS for Upholding Gay Marriage

Ex-gay Pastor Donnie McClurkin blasted the US Supreme Court upholding gay marriage on Friday, writing on Facebook, “God has set the only standard for marriage to be between man and woman..in biology, in physiology, in history, biblically and scripturally.” We’ve just received the answer from man’s Supreme Court….we already received […]

by · June 28, 2015 · Religious News
Dear White Pastors, Bishops, Apostles and Leaders: Your Silence is Deafening [Pictured Andre Barnes]

Dear White Pastors, Bishops, Apostles and Leaders: Your Silence is Deafening

Ref: Silence Amongst Injustice Scripture Reference I Chronicles 12: 32; And of the children of Issachar, which were men that had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do; the heads of them were two hundred; and all their brethren were at their commandment. To My Brothers and […]

by · June 23, 2015 · Religious News, Today's Headlines
Billy Graham's Grandson, Tullian Tchividjian, Resigns Megachurch After AFFAIR (Photo Credit: Twitter via @PastorTullian)

Billy Graham’s Grandson, Tullian Tchividjian, Resigns Megachurch After AFFAIR

Evangelist Billy Graham’s grandson, Tullian Tchividjian, resigned as senior pastor at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., following an admission of having an affair. Tchividjian, once a prominent member of the Religious Right movement, admitted “moral failure,” the church confirmed. He resigned immediately after confessing about the affair […]

by · June 22, 2015 · Religious News
Former Marine Monifa Sterling Files Court-Martial Appeal Over Bible Verses

Former Marine Monifa Sterling Files Court-Martial Appeal Over Bible Verses

Former Marine Lance Cpl. Monifa Sterling files court-martial appeal after facing charges over posting Bible verses to her desktop computer. She was told to remove the verses from her workspace and refused. Her supervisor removed them and she put up new copies.   Military Times:  The case involves former Lance […]

by · May 27, 2015 · Religious News
Connecticut Pastor Augustus Sealy Shot in Drive-By Shooting (Photo Credit:

Hartford Pastor Augustus Sealy Wounded in Drive-By Shooting Outside Church

Hartford pastor Augustus Sealy wounded in drive-by shooting while planting flags for Memorial Day. Pastor Dr. Augustus Sealy was shot in a drive-by shooting in Hartford, Conn., on Sunday, as he planted flags in the grass outside the Hartford First Church of Nazarene. Deputy Police Chief Brian Foley and other officials have […]

Sweet Cakes Fined $135K for Refusing to Bake Lesbian Couple’s Wedding Cake

Sweet Cakes Fined $135K for Refusing to Bake Lesbian Couple’s Wedding Cake

An Oregon judge ruled that a lesbian couple turned away by baker who refused to make their wedding cake on religious grounds, should receive $135,000 for their emotional suffering, the Oregonian reports. The administrative law judge Alan McCullough for the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries said Rachel Bowman-Cryer and […]

by · April 25, 2015 · Religious News
Pastor Charles Stanley’s Anti-Gay Views Akin to Self-Righteous Pharisees

Pastor Charles Stanley’s Anti-Gay Views Akin to Self-Righteous Pharisees

Southern Baptist preacher Charles Stanley recently made news when he declined an award from a Jewish organization because of his anti-gay views. For many years, I read his In Touch devotional everyday. Well, that ended when he said “AIDs was God’s punishment to America for accepting homosexuality” He said homosexuality […]

by · April 24, 2015 · Religious News
Pastor Charles Stanley Declines Award After Jews Question Anti-Gay Views

Pastor Charles Stanley Declines Award After Jews Question Anti-Gay Views

Pastor Charles Stanley slammed for anti-gay views Atlanta pastor Charles Stanley was slammed for his anti-gay views and has declined an award for his support of Israel. Stanley, whose son Andy Stanley leads megachurch North Point Community Church, was set to accept an award from the Jewish National Fund on Thursday, […]

by · April 21, 2015 · Religious News
Pastor Andy Stanley: Churches Should be ‘Safest Place on Planet’ for Gay Youth

Pastor Andy Stanley: Churches Should be ‘Safest Place on Planet’ for Gay Youth

Pastor Andy Stanley on gay youth Atlanta megachurch pastor Andy Stanley says the church should be the “safest place on the planet” for gay youth “to talk about anything.” Um, this is sure to irk right wing evangelical Franklin Graham. But then again, he may not care, since North Point […]

by · April 19, 2015 · Religious News