Firefighters extinguished a massive blaze nearly 15 hours after flames ripped through the historic 850-year-old Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France on Monday. Priceless art and religious artifacts were saved by heroic firefighters and priests.
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New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Macon, Georgia is capitalizing on the hype surrounding the Netflix thriller Bird Box. The film stars Sandra Bullock as a mother-of-2 who battles an unknown force to save the lives of her children.
Joel Osteen defended his decision not to provide shelter to Hurricane Harvey victims in Houston until he was shamed into opening his massive Lakewood Church late Tuesday.
Osteen, 52, defended his actions in an interview with the Today Show Wednesday morning. The prosperity preacher said the widespread flooding in Houston caused "safety issues" and the city didn't ask him to open his doors.
HGTV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines are being criticized for their same-sex views. The couple's home renovation show "Fixer Upper" is the only HGTV show that has not featured a gay couple.
Donald Trump supporters raised over $150,000 to repair a black church that was set ablaze by arsonists in Greenville, MS late Tuesday.
Public donations to a Gofundme account set up for Hopewell Baptist Church far surpassed the original goal of $10,000.
A partisan crowd of Hillary Clinton supporters shouted down Donald Trump during his visit to a black church in Flint, Michigan on Wednesday.
Trump made a swing visit through Flint on his way to a campaign rally Wednesday evening in Canton, Ohio.
Most churches collect tithes to pay salaries, utility bills, maintenance and repairs, the pastor's Bentley payments, etc. Churches require their flock to voluntarily drop one tenth of their annual income into the collection plate.
Skeptical parishioners can demand an accurate accounting of where their tithes go if they suspect improper record keeping. That's how parishioners discovered Rev. Peter Miqueli stole over $1 million from the collection plate to finance his fantasy homosexual lifestyle.
Arson investigators in St. Louis are trying to determine who burned down 5 black churches in the St. Louis/Ferguson area.
Investigators say someone set fire to the New Life Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday. It was the fifth black church to go up in flames this month. A sixth church, which has a mixed-race congregation, was set ablaze on Sunday.
Remember when church elders said tithing wasn't mandatory; and to just give whatever you can? Well, those days are long gone.