Pastor

The past few years have been so unorthodox that even churches are becoming apart of huge Hollwood-like scandals. Salem Missionary Baptist Church  has been in Houston for more than 80 years, and now the temple has some drama that they’re not leaving to God to handle. According to reports, members of the 100 people congregation […]

JJ Hairston talked with guest host Maurette Brown-Clark and GRIFF about celebrating 7 albums in his 15 years of making gospel music. He marked this momentous occasion with a live recording of some of the popular hits and some of his new music, as well. He explains how his latest single, “You Deserve It,” was […]

Pastor Michael McBride of The Way Christian Center in West Berkeley talks about his newest initiative, the “Together We Vote” campaign, which aims to engage 1 million voters of faith nationally. With the stakes high for minority communities in the upcoming election, the initiative is especially significant in 2016. Sheena Meade, a policy advocate and […]

In this edition of Joy Living, Erica Campbell shares a message from Pastor John F. Hanna of New Life Covenant Church South East in Chicago. His church has about 19,000 members, and he posted a question to the masses: who or what has made you angry? This short sermon inspired Erica so much that she […]

Tuesday, July 26 2016 will always be remembered as a day that we lost a member of our family.  Pastor Michael Jones was not just an on-air personality for AM1310 The Light, he was a voice for the community, a consoler for the community, and a man of faith for the community.  After the passing […]

Finding a place where we can worship God in a safe and trusted environment is an important aspect of people’s faith. And being able to trust the people in those spaces is crucial. Although we hold those with leadership positions in the church to a hire standard, but at the end of the day, they are […]

An openly gay preacher in Austin, Tex. ordered a cake from Whole Foods, but upon returning to his car, was shocked to see what was written on the dessert.

*Arrested Development rapper Speech Thomas is putting his Grammy-winning skills and knowledge of the music industry toward a higher calling as a pastor. In an interview with Jet, the entertainer, who serves as minister of the Fayetteville, GA-based church The Seed, speaks on his new calling as well as his desire to help teach and […]

A 68-year-old Ohio man on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to charges of shooting his brother during church service Sunday, Reuters reports.

Police are investigating the shooting of the victim, identified as Rev. William B. Schooler, a former educator and community organizer said to have deep roots in the Dayton community. His death and the arrest of his 68-year-old brother, Daniel Gregory Schooler, has shocked the community the pastor served.

Marrero pastor arrested for rape of juvenile: Sherman Smith, 56, was booked with aggravated … https://t.co/P6NKvHpydQ #nola #neworleans — NOLARealEstateAgents (@NOLARealEstateA) November 12, 2015 A…