Archive by category Leaders

Nigerian Pastor Lays the Smack Down?!

Youtube has been abuzz over the last week over a shocking video which depicts Bishop David Oyedepo of Nigeria slapping a woman during a deliverance service (See “Part 1” below). Oyedepo is the pastor of Faith Tabernacle which boasts the largest sanctuary in the world at 50,000 seats. Forbes magazine has reported that his net worth […]

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Fun Facts From JJ Hairston!

Fun Facts From JJ Hairston!

In the January/February 2012 issue of Gospel Today, we chatted with gospel artist JJ Hairston about his upcoming album with his choir, Youthful Praise, titled Praise, Thanks & Declaration. He talked about the sound and style of the new project, but also shared how Youthful Praise is different from your typical choir and how he […]

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Changing Your Church’s Culture

[table id=4 /] If you read our January/February 2012 issue (and we sure hope you did!), you may have seen Dr. Samuel Chand’s Gatekeepers column, in which he discussed the realities of church culture, and what it takes to change it. Check out this great supplemental video piece on changing the culture of a church! […]

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AME Church Petitions For Postage Stamp For Founder Bishop Richard Allen

The African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church is seeking signatures as it petitions the United States Postal Service to create a stamp honoring Bishop Richard Allen, founder and first elected Bishop of the AME denomination. The full petition can be read and signed at the official website of the AME Church’s Social Action Committee– http://www.ame-sac.com.

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Tara Moss Hosts Dynamic Women’s Conference

Abaco, Bahamas was the beautiful site of a 3-day gathering of women from various nations– it was the Esther Network’s 4th Annual Kingdom Women’s Retreat and Conference. The annual conference, organized and hosted by Mrs. Tara Moss, empowered women spiritually, physically and emotionally. Gospel Today’s Dr. Teresa Hairston was among the guest speakers!

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44th Anniversary Celebration at The Palace! Rev. Ike’s Son to Consecrate Pastor Jack Bomar

Sponsored message from: United Palace Cathedral | 4140 BROADWAY at 175th STREET • NEW YORK, N.Y. 10033 | (212) 568-6700 Celebrity Guests Ydanis Rodriquez, Michael Beckwith, Carlton Pearson, Barbara L. King, and Lawrence E. Carter will Honor the Late, Great Rev. Ike and Installation of Rev. Jack L. Bomar as Pastor at the October 30th Homecoming Celebration at […]

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TBN Founders’ Son, Paul Resigns

In an unexpected announcement, it was disclosed to media on October 12, 2011 that Paul Crouch, Jr., son of Trinity Broadcasting Network founders, Paul, Sr. and Jan Crouch has resigned to “pursue other ministry opportunities. At press time, Paul Jr.’s plans have not yet been unannounced however, it is reported that Paul Sr. will take over the chief […]

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Pastor Leads Grassroots Movement to Knockout Personal Debt

Dave Ramsey isn’t the only one encouraging America to pay off debt and live debt-free. Recently, Pastor DeForest B. Soaries, Jr., the founder of dfree®, a strategy that encourages people to live within their means, without debt, deficits or delinquencies, announced the Billion Dollar Challenge, a national campaign to reduce consumer debt. “The most important […]

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