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 ofÂ 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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The cover story for the Jan/Feb 2012 issue of Gospel Today is a must read! Hear from NFL All-Pro Running Back Eddie George and his wife, Taj George, who is one-third of the platinum selling band, SWV (Sisters With Voices).
To check out more from Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, purchase the Jan/Feb 2012 issue of Gospel Today to see what Rev. Rodriguez had to say in the GT Feature “The Changing Face of the American Church”
Several years ago, I sat on the stage of the Tavis Smiley\’s State of the Black Union set. I will never forget how it felt to be verbally attacked by Minister Louis Farrakhan and to seemingly be in disagreement with Michael Eric Dyson, Cornell West, and Harry Belafonte. The Lord knows I was not trying […]
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 […]
[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! […]
From the November, December 2011 issue of Gospel Today. Click here to purchase! Elder Charles Harrison Mason Patterson, Sr. succeeded his father, the late Bishop J. O. Patterson, Jr., as pastor of the historic Pentecostal Temple Institutional Church Of God In Christ. Elder Patterson is the great grandson of COGIC founder, Bishop C.H. Mason. […]
This editorial was written by Mika Edmondson, doctoral student at Calvin Theological Seminary. See full bio below. Don\’t get me wrong. I love good pastors and there are many out there. We should do more to support and honor them. (see 1 Timothy 5:17) But you know the scenario. A local pastor is caught in […]
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.
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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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 JanÂ CrouchÂ has resigned to “pursue other ministryÂ 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 […]
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 dfreeÂ®, 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. â€œThe most important […]
Incensed by what she calls a lack ofÂ reverence, Cynthia Stargell, a minister of music and entrepreneur has launched “a clarion call to stop texting and tweeting during worship services.” Billed as “Respect for the House of God,” Stargell and a band of 46 Facebook friends started there crusade on October 1-2, 2011. The next two […]
Religious Leaders Tweet in Protest to Troy Davis Execution What was your reaction to the Troy Davis execution? Were you outraged because you believe Troy Davis was innocent or was this a referendum on capital punishment? Did Christian leaders get more involved than they should have on this issue?