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Boy Sang Gospel Song Until His Kidnapper Set Him Free: Report

Boy Sang Gospel Song Until His Kidnapper Set Him Free: Report

Source: The Huffington Post On the night of March 31, 9-year-old Willie Myrick was playing with his pet chihuahua outside his Atlanta home when a man grabbed him and forced him into a car, police said. “He was cursing at me telling me to shut up and didn’t want to hear a word from me,” […]

Ex-Con, Wanted For Murder, Found Living As Church Deacon

Ex-Con, Wanted For Murder, Found Living As Church Deacon

Source: CBS News HARRISBURG, Pa. – U.S. marshals say an ex-convict wanted in connection with a 1981 Pennsylvania homicide is under arrest after he was found to be living under an alias and serving as a church deacon in Texas. It isn’t clear what led law enforcement agents to a man named Roy Eubanks in […]

Nigeria Preacher: Healer Or Controversial Leader?

Nigeria Preacher: Healer Or Controversial Leader?

Source: AP / St. Louis Post-Dispatch LAGOS, Nigeria — It’s Sunday, and 15,000 people are seated in the enormous arena-like church, fanning themselves against the dusty humid air in Nigeria. The preacher in a blue flowered shirt taps his microphone to announce “prophecy time.” He places his hands on worshippers, who spin in circles, wave […]

Brandeis University Backs Away From Giving Honorary Degree To Islam Critic

Brandeis University Backs Away From Giving Honorary Degree To Islam Critic

Source: Josh Feldman / Mediaite Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a very outspoken critic of Islam, especially the treatment of women in the Islamic religion. Brandeis University had planned to award Hirsi Ali an honorary degree, but rescinded that announcement today, saying “We cannot overlook that certain of her past statements are inconsistent with Brandeis University’s core values.” […]

Chicago Preacher James Meeks Dumps Dems, Backs GOP Gubernatorial Candidate

Chicago Preacher James Meeks Dumps Dems, Backs GOP Gubernatorial Candidate

Source: Mike Tobin / FoxNews The choir sang hallelujah as the congregation of 15,000 clapped and sang along. Reverend James Meeks ratcheted up the intensity of his speech. “Man looks at the outside,” he shouted rearing his head back. “But God looks at your heart! Are you with me here?” Judging by the response, Meeks had the […]

‘Every Woman Wants A R.O.C.K’ – Dr. Alduan Tartt

‘Every Woman Wants A R.O.C.K’ – Dr. Alduan Tartt

What happens when a Pastor uses the word “hoes”? Roland Martin speaks to relationship expert Dr. Alduan Tartt to get behind the issue and starts the conversation around African Americans and sexual intimacy. “African Americans aren’t having conversations around sexual intimacy, which opens the doors for both parties to cheat,” Dr. Tartt says. So we […]

Atlanta Archbishop Apologizes For Lavish Living, May Sell Mansion

Atlanta Archbishop Apologizes For Lavish Living, May Sell Mansion

Source: Reuters The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Atlanta has apologized for building a $2.2 million mansion to use as his home, a move that made him the object of derision and complaint, and said he may sell it. Archbishop Wilton Gregory said he took his “eye off the ball” after the archdiocese received a $15 […]

Pope Replaces “Bishop Of Bling” After Scandal Over Pricey New Home

Pope Replaces “Bishop Of Bling” After Scandal Over Pricey New Home

Source: AP / CBS News VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis on Wednesday permanently removed a German bishop from his Limburg diocese after his $43-million new residence complex caused an uproar among the faithful. Francis had temporarily expelled Monsignor Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst from Limburg in October pending a church inquiry. At the center of the controversy was the price […]

Roland Martin Unfiltered: Everybody Ain’t My Brother’s Keeper

Roland Martin Unfiltered: Everybody Ain’t My Brother’s Keeper

Roland Martin delivered the word at the New Olivet Baptist Church of Memphis, TN.

Fred Phelps Westboro Baptist Founder, Dies

Fred Phelps Westboro Baptist Founder, Dies

Source: Bart Jansen / USA Today Fred Phelps Sr., a fierce opponent of homosexuality whose protests at military funerals prompted two federal laws, died shortly after midnight Thursday, his daughter Margie Phelps says. She didn’t give the cause of death or the condition that recently put him in hospice care. He was 84. Phelps headed the Westboro […]

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