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Riva Tims Sues to Stop Pastor Paula White from Succeeding Zachery Tims as Pastor of New Destiny

After months of discussion about who would succeed Zachery Tims as Pastor of New Destiny Christian Center, the New Destiny Board of Regents and Board of Directors announced this week that Pastor Paula White, Co-founder and Pastor of Without Walls International Church in Tampa will be the new Senior Pastor of the Apopka, FL mega-church, […]

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Pastor Paula White Named Pastor of New Destiny

Since Pastor Zachery Tims died suddenly in August, questions have abounded about who would take over the 8,000 member megachurch he co-founded with ex-wife Riva Tims. That question was answered with this announcement from New Destiny on Thursday, Dec. 29. Here is the official statement from New Destiny: NEW DESTINY CHRISTIAN CENTER ANNOUNCES PASTOR PAULA […]

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Charismatic Movement Experiencing Rapid Growth Worldwide

According to a recent article from CNN, the charismatic Christian movement is seeing rapid growth across the globe, noting some of its hallmarks– “divine healing, prophecy and speaking in tongues”– and their resulting miracles as key draws to the movement. A recent Pew Research Center report provides research indicating that 305 million Christians worldwide follow the charismatic movement. The […]

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Top 11 Most-Discussed Posts of 2011

Top 11 Most-Discussed Posts of 2011

2011 was a big year in the body of Christ and here at Gospel Today! Here are our Top 11, most discussed posts of the year! Read, reminisce and add any parting thoughts as the year comes to a close. #1 — Confirmed: Pastor Zachary Tims Dead at 42 #2 —Bishop Eddie Long Ends Lawsuit #3 […]

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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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Give Gospel Today this Christmas!

Give Gospel Today this Christmas!

It’s the most wonderful time to give the gift of information, education, inspiration & empowerment! Give a 1-year subscription to Gospel Today to co-workers, family and friends this season. Gospel Today also make a great gift for your pastor or leaders at your church. Click here to order now: Click below to download this beautiful […]

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Correction: November/December 2011 Issue – “40-Something Trailblazers”

Correction: November/December 2011 Issue – “40-Something Trailblazers”

Corrections: 1) Pastor David Roberts In the November/December 2011 issue of Gospel Today, in the “40-Something Trailblazers” feature, the profile of Pastor David Roberts (p.24) contains misinformation. Pastor David Roberts is the Senior Pastor (not Senior Co-Pastor) of Cornerstone Harvest Church in Lima, Ohio. Further, the church has not grown to over 1,500 people in […]

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Gospel Today Magazine Transitions Leadership; Dr. Hairston Passes Legacy To Son, Roland Hairston II

GOSPEL TODAY MAGAZINE TRANSITIONS LEADERSHIP Dr. Teresa Hairston Passes Legacy to Son, Roland Hairston, II E.J. Gaines Appointed Editor of Popular Magazine October 27, 2011 — NASHVILLE, TN Gospel Today, America\’s longest-running urban Christian magazine has announced that Dr. Teresa Hairston will retire from the magazine she founded over two decades ago, marking a new […]

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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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