Salem ‘Pastor’ Expelled for Wiccan Connections Targets Street Evangelists in ‘Witch City’

Salem ‘Pastor’ Expelled for Wiccan Connections Targets Street Evangelists in ‘Witch City’

SALEM — A pastor who was expelled from his denomination for forming close friendships with witches took issue on Thursday with a number of evangelists who were preaching repentance on the streets of the Halloween capital of the world. Phil Wyman and his group “The Gathering” have been attending Halloween celebrations in Salem for nearly […]

Dean of Washington’s National Cathedral: It’s a Sin to Oppose Homosexuality

Dean of Washington’s National Cathedral: It’s a Sin to Oppose Homosexuality

WASHINGTON — The dean of the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. claimed during his weekly address this past  Sunday that it is a sin to oppose homosexuality. The message was part of a weekend tribute to the homosexual youth at the National Cathedral, and a commemoration of the death of Matthew Shepherd, whose slaying sparked the […]

‘Reformation Project’ Recruits Volunteers Nationwide to Influence Churches to Embrace Homosexuality

‘Reformation Project’ Recruits Volunteers Nationwide to Influence Churches to Embrace Homosexuality

WICHITA — A homosexual advocacy group is recruiting volunteers to influence churches nationwide to embrace homosexuality. The Reformation Project describes itself as “a Bible-based, Christian non-profit organization that seeks to reform church teaching on sexual orientation and gender identity.” Based in Wichita, Kansas, the organization aims to “accelerate the acceptance of LGBT people in the […]

Memphis Presbyterian ‘Church’ to Donate Funds From ‘Race for Grace’ to Abortion Facility

Memphis Presbyterian ‘Church’ to Donate Funds From ‘Race for Grace’ to Abortion Facility

MEMPHIS — A pro-life group in Memphis, Tennessee is expressing concern that a local Presbyterian church is set to donate funds from their upcoming 5K race to an abortion facility in the city. John Brindley with the Abolitionist Society of Memphis recently told reporters that one of the pastors at Shady Grove Presbyterian Church in […]

Penn. United Methodist Minister May Lose License for Officiating Son’s Same-Sex ‘Wedding’

Penn. United Methodist Minister May Lose License for Officiating Son’s Same-Sex ‘Wedding’

LEBANON, Penn. — A United Methodist minister from Pennsylvania has been summoned to stand before the Eastern Pennsylvania Methodist Conference for officiating his son’s same-sex ‘wedding’ against the denomination’s prohibitions against it. Frank Schaeffer, 51, oversees Zion United Methodist Church of Iona in Lebanon. In 2007, he traveled to Massachusetts to officiate a ceremony between […]

‘Pastor’ Says ‘Church S*cks’ for Focusing on Sin, Adds Katy Perry, Maroon 5 Songs to Services

‘Pastor’ Says ‘Church S*cks’ for Focusing on Sin, Adds Katy Perry, Maroon 5 Songs to Services

EUGENE — A minister in Oregon has a launched a sermon series entitled ‘Church S*cks,’ and is announcing seeker-friendly changes to his Sunday services, as a way to attract people who dislike church. Tony Crank, who leads One Love Church in Eugene, claims that churches talk too much about sin, and are not welcoming enough to […]

No Hell Bell to ‘Talk About God’ on Oprah Winfrey’s ‘Super Soul Sunday’

No Hell Bell to ‘Talk About God’ on Oprah Winfrey’s ‘Super Soul Sunday’

Rob Bell, author of the best-selling and controversial book Love Wins, which challenges Christian teachings on Hell, is set to appear on Oprah Winfrey’s Super Soul Sunday to discuss his new book What We Talk About When We Talk About God. The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) has announced that Bell recently sat down with Winfrey […]

Pennsylvania Church Fires Minister for Officiating Same-Sex ‘Wedding’

Pennsylvania Church Fires Minister for Officiating Same-Sex ‘Wedding’

A church in Pennsylvania has fired their pastor for officiating a same-sex ‘marriage’ ceremony contrary to the congregation’s stand on the Biblical definition of marriage. While the name of the church has not been revealed, State College Mayor Elizabeth Goreham has spoken to several outlets about the circumstances surrounding the recent termination of Ken Kline […]

‘God Wanted Us to Be Rich’: Reality Show to Feature Millionaire Gospel Musician’s Lavish Lifestyle

‘God Wanted Us to Be Rich’: Reality Show to Feature Millionaire Gospel Musician’s Lavish Lifestyle

NASHVILLE — A new reality show is set to launch this fall featuring a Gospel musician and his blended family, who claim that they were called by God to be rich. Ben Tankard is a best-selling jazz musician, who has won 12 Stellar awards for his instrumental Gospel albums, and has received multiple Dove and […]

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