via BCNN1: Of the nearly 1,300 students who graduated from Union High School May 13, Leo Johnson stood out. That’s because the longtime pastor of a small church in north Tulsa is 60 years older than the other graduates, who included two of his grandchildren. Johnson, 77, delighted in surprising the thousands of people watching […]

via FirstLadyB: Dr. Irishea Hilliard made history on Friday night, when she became the senior pastor of New Light Church in Houston, Texas. Pastor Irishea’s parents, Bishop IV Hilliard and Bridget Hilliard announced at the end of 2017, that Bishop Hilliard was stepping down from the Houston mega church and passing the baton to daughter, Irishea Hilliard. On Friday, […]

via Elev8: Mason Betha, also known as Mase, a multi-platinum-selling rapper from the late 1990s, who retired from the industry 13 years ago to become a pastor, is returning to the hip-hop scene once again. He is now looking back with regret at his faith formation and ordination. In a TBN interview, Betha, 34, first […]

via BCNN1: This Christmas, forego the wooden praying hands, the cross-stitched Bible verses, and the clever bobble-heads. When we asked pastors what they wanted for Christmas, most of their answers fell into one of three categories: appreciation, rest, and time. So think twice before grabbing that last-minute Starbucks gift card; this list is for those […]

Kev On Stage is the newly appointed leader of the Membership Relations Committee.

*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 […]

EEW Magazine Health News The African American community is disproportionately affected by colorectal cancer, with the highest incidence and death rates of the disease of any racial group. But the National Black Church Initiative (NBCI) is fighting back. Polymedco, a world leader in non-invasive colorectal cancer screening technology has teamed with NBCI, a coalition of […]

A South Carolina pastor braved dangerous floodwaters to save an unearthed casket, despite orders not to. “That’s somebody’s family out there,” Ridgeville pastor Wayne H. Reeves told News 2 reporter Matt Alba live on air Monday. “This family is suffering. They had their family out there popping up out of the ground and I think it’s […]


James Manning is known for insulting anyone – including the LGBT population – through his sermons and his church’s signs.   Harlem hate pastor James…


Members of a Georgia church are taking action against the pastor who banned a 103-year-old woman by ordering him to step down, the Atlanta Journal…

(Credit: Janeen Michael) Gifted, beautiful and God-fearing, Janeen Michael would have never imagined in her wildest dreams that she would become the victim of domestic violence. And yet, for 15 years, she stayed in a marriage to a senior pastor who was brutalizing her behind closed doors. So why did she stay so long? “Pride, […]