Showing posts from September, 2015

Wow, Paula White, Kenneth Copeland, David Jeremiah, And Others Praying Over Donald Trump!

Reader's I vomited a little watching and listening to this foolishness. I couldn't even keep a straight face. Dr. David Jeremiah calls for strong African American Pastors to stand with Donald Trump.

I really think "The Donald" was caught off guard here. It makes me wonder if  Trump has ever prayed. Kenneth Copeland prays, Paula White prays then Jewish Jesus Rabbi Schneider gives an Abrahamic Jewish Blessing.  Watch during the first part of the prayer as Trump does not really bow his head. He is looking around with his eyes closed at times and other times they are open.

 He shakes his head yes to many of the things being prayed for, and even occasionally looks at the camera. I believe this was a new experience for Donald, even as the rabbi put his hand on his forehead to pray in Hebrew. Only God knows what was going on in his mind and heart during the prayer.

What made it more interesting is that Paula White ended the prayer. While I don't agree with many of thes…

If You Scared Say You Scared: Justice Or Else Is Not A March!

Reader's according to the honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan latest post. Justice Or Else, is not a march, but a gathering of those who are not scared and are sober minded, plus serious about placing a demand on the United States government and putting power behind that demand to force the government to give us what we deserve.

This is not a march, but a gathering of those who understand that freedom has never been obtained without the loss of life and who step forward willing to give whatever sacrifice that the time and the God of this time demands. We are certain that God would not bring us out to slaughter but He does require that we take the ultimate stand in order that He may show his power. We recognize that there comes a time in the life of all suffering people where there must be a willingness to lay down their lives for the cause of freedom and a future.

This Is Why Kierra Sheard Is the Future of Gospel Music!

Reader's a standing ovation to native Detroiter and reality TV star, Kierra Sheard. Who is busy with her new clothing line for curvy girls, Eleven60. Kierra recently posted a video of her covering Beyonce's "If I Were A Boy." In the video Kierra explains how the modified lyrics apply to single Christian women. A beautiful acoustic guitar accompaniment Kierra's powerful vocals are definitely worth checking out. She even did a song for us mean folks....LOL!!

OWN New Series 'Belief' Has The Backing Of Many In The Religious Community!

Reader's unlike the queen of T V I don't believe that all faiths lead to God, there is only one way to get to heaven and that is through the shed blood of Jesus, "anyone who enters in another way, the same is a thief and a liar!" Not my words, but of Jesus!!

Anyhow, OPRAH WINFREY hosted a special screening of her landmark television series "BELIEF" with faith and spiritual leaders from around the world. Check out some of the guests and see what they had to say about the new series....some took to social media to plug the new show:

Pastor Rob Bell, Devon Franklin, Marianne Williamson, Dr. Serene Jones, Dr. James Perkins, Rabbi Jill Jacobs, Imam Mohamed Magid, Suhag Shukla, Dr. Rajwant Singh, and more.

 Bishop Joseph Walker, Senior Pastor of the Mt. Zion Baptist Mega-Church in Nashville, TN
Prepare yourself for an experience of a lifetime. @Oprah@OWNTV have produced a series that will ignite a much needed conversation about tolerance, faith and love. As a fa…

Alright Now: Bishop TD Jake's Show Has Solid Ratings During Four-week Test!

Reader's after concluding its four-week test, Debmar-Mercury will take talk show T.D. Jakes out for sale with the intention of clearing it for a national launch next fall, according to co presidents Mort Marcus and Ira Bernstein.
“The last two weeks were the highest rated of this test,” said Bernstein, “and would you rather have a show where the arrows were going up or going down?” 
The Jakes test started somewhat slow but showed significant growth over its run. According to Debmar-Mercury, T.D. Jakes grew by 33% in households, 157% among women 25-54 and 160% among adults 25-54 from start to finish across its four Tegna markets—WFAA Dallas, WXIA Atlanta, KARE Minneapolis and WKYC Cleveland. Due to that growth, Debmar-Mercury feels stations should give the show a shot next fall. Source:

Rev.Raphael Warnock Hints He Will Run For U.S. Senate.

Reader's the pastor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic church Rev. Raphael Warnock might be leaning toward challenging Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson. Rev. Warnock outlined what would be his platform in a campaign against the two-term incumbent.

Fix It Jesus: If Your Church Is Controlled By A Board, Your Church Is Out Of Order??

Reader's in my opinion, so many pastors has misappropriated so much money is why so many churches have to step up and taken control, especially when they see unnecessary spending.

 The below post is what a displeased, unhappy, disappointed and disgruntled pastor posted to Facebook. Do you agree?

"If the board controls and dictates to the leader, your church is out of order. If your church hires and fires their pastors, your church is out of order.  If your church doesn't allow your pastor to oversee the finances, your church is out of order. God never left the church in the hands of no board. He left the church in the hands of the apostles and told them to occupy till He returns.  Your church is out of order, and cutting off it's blessings, when you make the church a corporation, and hire and fire the pastor, and dictate what he can and can not do. You will trust him to oversee your soul, but not your money. You are out of order. You are using a Walmart marketing syst…

Woman Finds Out Her Husband Married Another Woman During Church?

Reader's I swear you can’t make this stuff up. Dude, couldn't even go to a different church with the new wife, let alone a different state. Just lazy! Girl why you didn't tell anyone you and Patrick got a divorce?!" What the heck are you talking about? We didn't! "It must be a different Patrick then because Pastor just announced that he just got married."

 While attending a church service, Florida resident Miltha Plaismond learned that her husband had secretly married another woman, reports the Orlando Sentinel. The pastor stood at the altar before the entire congregation and announced that Plaismond’s husband of 21 years, Patrick Celicourt, had in fact married another woman. The incident took place at End Time Sabbath Worship Center near Pine Hills.

Gospel Hall Of Fame Musician Richard Smallwood Calls Choir Performance Of His Hit Song “Total Praise” Before Pope Francis “One of the Top Honors of my Life”

Reader's mad respect for this song being sung at the White House. Richard Smallwood is the greatest modern-day gospel songwriter. He was the first to blend classical and gospel. Source:

Congratulations Pastor Jamal Bryant:

Reader's congratulations to Pastor Jamal Bryant for making The Root 100 Influential List.

Black Church Work With Law Enforcement To Turn In People With Warrants.

Reader's a time is coming when your preacher/pastor might turn you are one of your loved ones in for a reward. I don't agree with this at all. I would be interested in knowing how many "slates" have been wiped clean and offenders released with charges dropped. Are these ministers being used to lead the sheep to the slaughter? Source:

The Kendrick Brothers Are Now Partnering With Bishop Jakes.

Reader's has anyone heard the news? The Kendrick brothers, known for their Christian movies (most recently war room) are now partnering with Bishop TD Jakes after speaking alongside him at Bill Winston's conference in Chicago. But everyone are not in support of this partnership.

According to the online rumors, Alex Kendrick has been keeping very suspicious company since he left the staff of Sherwood Baptist. In March of 2015, Alex Kendrick was a featured speaker at the “Missions and Marketplace Conference” in Chicago, Illinois. Among the featured speakers at the conference was well-known Word of Faith Oneness Pentecostal pastor and author, T.D. Jakes.

War Room: A Review of the Movie and the Industry Surrounding It

Did The Show Empire Shade Pastor Donnie McClurklin?

Reader'sPastor David Alexander Bullock, asked his Facebook fans and followers who watch the show Empire last night, did the show throw shade at ‎Pastor DonnieMcClurkin‬?

A lot of people seems to think so, and so do I. Now I don't think it was cool at all  that the show did that to Pastor Donnie. He really has gone through some tough stuff as a kid due to abuse. In my opinion, the show was straight up wrong. Lee Daniels can have his show make your money well and good.  But don't go shading people who have been through so much and who don't deserve that at all. God don't like ugly. What are your thoughts?

Why Are Black Pastors Attending A Faith Meeting With Donald Trump?

Reader's according to "The Brody File" they have learned the names of some of the pastors and religious leaders who will attend a meeting next Monday with Donald Trump at his office in New York. The meeting, which is expected to include discussion of his views and strategies on a number of different issues along with a time of prayer, is private and not affiliated with his presidential campaign.

 The meeting will give those in the room a chance to form their own opinion about Trump rather than hearing information secondhand. Pastor Darrell Scott from Cleveland, Ohio is organizing it. He heads up the non-denominational New Spirit Revival Center in Cleveland Ohio, a church of Pentecostal/Charismatic persuasion. Pastor Paula White, a longtime friend of Trump’s is also said to be playing a role in this as well.

Why Were These VESTMENTS Not Recognized By Pope Francis?

Reader's the following is from my timeline:
Where were all these "important, anointed, exalted, enthroned NEGROES" when the Pope's plane landed? they were MIA I turned to CNN and I didn't see them at the White House marching in on the South Lawn behind the Pope and his entourage? What is going on? I thought His Grace Bishop Neil Ellis had territory jurisdiction in America? I thought these bishops had dominion?? Rest here: Facebook:

Using The Church As A LaunchPad For Your Brand?

Reader's isn't the Church already "branded?" Sometimes I want to think the 21st-century Christian church whole focus has now shifted from gaining souls for the kingdom of God, to gaining and keeping customers.

The American Marketing Association defines a brand as a "name, term, sign, symbol or design, or a combination of them intended to identify the goods and services of one seller or group of sellers and to differentiate them from those of other sellers." In layman's terms, that means whatever you call your congregation, as well as whatever symbol you use or whatever design you incorporate into all your signage, letterhead, presentations and building areas, distinguishes your church from all others.

I am So SICK Of These Fake Christian Movies!

Reader's it is a very dangerous thing to speculate about things the Bible is silent on. We may find ourselves violating the very nature of God in doing so. God knows the reason why there is only one Biblical account of Jesus's childhood. I can only imagine the erroneous implications this movie will make about Jesus and His nature.

As a Christian, it'll be interesting to see what they base most of the movie off. once the story of the nativity is finished, the gospels jump straight into Jesus' ministry......go figure.

Jewish Group, The Fellowship, Takes COGIC To Israel And Gains Black support!

Reader's NPR is reporting that Israel has reached out to a group of Black pastors and is in the process of learning how to navigate American racial and political issues. The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) have been reaching out to African-American churches to gain support for Israel, and late last month, they received new allies in one of the largest Protestant groups in the country. The Fellowship took 21 of the top ministers from the COGIC church to Israel.

A group of Black pastors from the Church of God in Christ recently conducted a week-long trip to Israel paid for by the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews. The organization has traditionally built relationships with white evangelical churches. Like white evangelical churches, members of the Church of God in Christ also believe the modern state of Israel is a manifestation of a promise from God.

 However, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, founder of the International Fellowship of Christia…

What Does Pastor John Hagee Know That GOD Doesn't Know?

Reader's John Hagee, a non-denominational pastor from San Antonio, told The Daily Express that the upcoming lunar eclipse means "the end of this age is coming." Since when did the fringe "Christians" start using witchcraft again, oh yeah, when they want to scare the crap out of the gullible to steal their money. I wish I had a dollar for every time someone has predicted the rapture in my lifetime. I've been seeing a lot of this end time mess on my timeline as of late.

As the Bible teaches..beware of false prophets. What does Pastor Hagee know that GOD doesn't know? Only GOD knows when the end of times will be..not even the angels of heaven know when the end will be. So I highly doubt if Hagee knows. I grew up in the Christian church and I know the end is coming sooner than we think with all that's happening, but I don't worry about it.

 Reader's are you worried about the coming end?

Jesus Take The Wheel: Pastor Takes Restraining Order Out Against Grandmother???

Reader's the Rev.Tim Maddox has slapped Shirley Robinson (age 69) with a restraining order - says he fears for his life. He is trying to use restraining orders to get back into a church that he was voted out of Sunday. Using the courts to do their dirty work.   Source Here!

Everything I Know About Racism I Learned In The Church!

Reader's this post is a good read.  Everything I Know About Racism I Learned in the Church by Christena Cleveland. The opening paragraph reveals one of Christena’s earliest memories of church:
 Exasperated, she yelled at the top of her lungs, “Get in here, niggers!!” Being six and all, I had no idea what the word nigger meant; I just knew that it referred to me and that it was negative. I ducked my head in shame and ran toward the classroom. The teacher’s words violently contradicted the VBS theme: “God loves all the children in the world” and made me question whether God’s love was meant for me too. The church taught me that God’s love is only for the white kids. 

Church Announcement: Rev. Jamal Bryant Pulls-out of Congressional Race Against Rep. Elijah Cummings!

Reader's in a surprise move, the Rev. Jamal Bryant announced yesterday that he was dropping out of the race for Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings’ seventh district seat. Bryant, who is the pastor of the Empowerment Temple AME Church in West Baltimore, announced his intentions to run for Congress only eight days ago. At the time he said he was hoping Cummings would run for Barbara Mikulski’s soon to be open seat. Mikulski announced earlier this year that she was retiring. The Bryant announcement was quickly followed, however, by a Cummings announcement of his intention to run for re-election. Source:

1st Lady Serita Jakes Have Come Under Fire For Her Sixty Dollar Candles??

Reader's home--a safe haven to rest your mind and body and gives comfort to you and anyone who comes into your home and feel loved and know the presence of our Lord.

 According to my timeline, clearly 1st lady SERITA has prepared an awesome foundational HOME for The Bishop and the five JAKES children. Everyone is NURTURED &THRIVING as INDIVIDUALS.

With that being said, everyone not feeling those whopping $60.00 dollars a pop over price scented candles and have taken Ms. Jakes to task for it on social media.

But I say continue blessings for Lady Serita! I love candles in my home as well. Why not EXPAND the BRAND to all home accessories, I love the idea.

Remembering Bishop G.E. Patterson!

Reader's right now, we pause to remember the life and ministry of one of God's anointed preachers of the Gospel as today would have marked his 76th birthday. Bishop G.E. Patterson was truly a man of God. When he spoke about God's Word he did it with such understanding and love for the Word of God. We who believe that Jesus is the Son of God could feel the love that he held in his heart for God and His people. His teaching has truly been missed.

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words:

Reader's maybe a big reason religion is in politics nowadays, is in part because pastors have become the 1%. What do you think?

Lord Have Mercy, Adult Coloring Books Emerging As Popular Spiritual Practice!

Reader's some adults find so much solace in coloring they are abandoning church for it. But a number of Baptist ministers say the practice should be used to enhance church life, not replace it.

Congratulations Viola Davis!

Viola Davis made history on Sunday by becoming the first black woman to win an Emmy for best drama series actress, but said there is still work that needs to be done in getting more diverse stories on screen. She won for her role as the professor and defense attorney Annalise Keating in ABC’s “How to Get Away With Murder,” which is just beginning its second season. In her acceptance speech, Davis quoted Harriet Tubman. She ended her speech saying; “there is a difference when it comes to actors of color in this business. If it’s been 67 years since an actress of color has won an Emmy then there is certainly a line.”

The Church House: Sexuality In The Black Church!

Reader's check out the first trailer for the upcoming documentary "The Church House: Sexuality In The Black Church.

"The Church House" documentary is slated to premiere September 28th in Newark, New Jersey at Rutgers University and the film festival debut will be at the International Black Film Festival in NASHVILLE October 4th.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: If ISIS Represents Islam, Then The KKK Represents Christianity!

Reader's Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has seemly upset some Christians on my timeline by stating a simple fact and a valid point that no one wants to hear. That the Klan claimed to be Christians, as do other extremists. While speaking to MSNBC’s Morning Joe, the retired NBA star said viewing ISIS as representing Islam would be like viewing the Ku Klux Klan as representing Christianity. Both groups derived their ideologies from religion, but neither can be said to make a claim for the vast majority of people within them. What Kareem is simply saying is there are extremists in all religions. Islam/ Muslims are not all terrorists. Historically all people have done things in the name of religion. Do you agree? Video clip here:

Did You Sow Your Thousand Dollar Seed Today, So That Bishop-elect Marvin Winans, And Congregation Can Move Into Their New Building?

Reader's Bishop Marvin Winans held this Sunday morning one of many vision services at Perfecting Church in Detroit MI.  Bishop-elect Winans took to social media this week to solicited donations to help speed up the long-delayed completion of the Perfecting Church’s future home, a 5,000-seat mega-church on Woodward Avenue just north of 7 Mile Road.

Construction started roughly ten years ago. Since then, the work has lagged, stalled and stopped cold when the money ran out. But now according to rumors work has started again, and the pastor is asking folks for a measly $1000,00 seed. Facebook: 

Fix It Jesus: Selma Man Arrested After Shooting 3 People During Church Service!

Reader's a Selma man has been taken into custody and charged after officials say he shot his girlfriend, infant and a pastor, during a church service on Sunday. Investigators say that witnesses recall around 10:25 a.m. James Junior Minter, 26, went inside the Oasis Tabernacle Church located on the 3700 block of Water Avenue and sat between the victim and the child. Shortly after Minter pulled out a gun and began shooting. Source Here:

Janet Jackson Converts To Islam!

Reader's there it is. So now I guess Janet will be branded a terrorist and arrest and detained at some point. What do you think? 

Why Is Jim Bakker Still Bilking Innocent Naive Folk For Their Money As He Has Always Done??.

Reader's fear mongering has always been good for business. It drives me crazy everytime I flip pass this man show, he's promoting survival kits, food, generators, organic powders, purified water the list goes on. He spends only a few minutes of his show talking about end times and hardly spends anytime telling unbelievers how to receive Jesus Christ As Lord And Savior. In these last and evil days, we need to be sharing the Gospel, not how you can spend $5000 dollars on food to survive tough times.

In whom will you beleive? Jesus said He will take care of you.... Just have faith in Him not in Survival kits. Many people have made personal fortunes scaring the hell out of others, and the church is not immune to this sort of thing; in fact, it is full of them. I’m talking about the people who constantly sell negativity and catastrophe, all the while preying on people’s emotions for the sole purpose of taking their money and giving them nothing valuable in return. In this case, w…