Rev. Jamal Bryant shares encouraging words to motivate the spirit

Jamal Harrison Bryant is the senior pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Stonecrest, Georgia. Bryant is a civil rights activist, a community organizer and a visionary. He has a gift of knowing how to bridge generations from the Civil Rights Movement to the Black Lives Matter era all while combining sound biblical teaching, […]

Pastors John and Aventer Gray excited about upcoming Relentless ONE Conference

Pastors John and Aventer Gray of Relentless Church in Greenville, South Carolina, agree that the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 was an awakening. “I think the pandemic has literally forced us to recenter,” Aventer Gray said. “It was [a] hardship but also an awakening. We had been so acclimated into our way of life … and […]

Pastor John Gray talks about ‘painful days’ amid 10th wedding anniversary

Pastor John Gray wished his wife, Aventer, a happy anniversary as he acknowledged the ups and downs they have faced amid his personal struggles. On Monday, Dec. 14, Gray shared an Instagram post with a lengthy statement dedicated to his wife. Along with a photo of their wedding, he reflected on the brighter days in […]

Pastor John Gray faces backlash after allegedly cheating on his wife — again

Pastor John Gray met the wrath of Black Twitter after revealing he cheated on his wife again. The famed South Carolina pastor of the Relentless Church took to Instagram on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, with a post honoring his wife, Aventer Gray. With her photo, John Gray included a lengthy caption as he revealed he […]

Pastor John Gray apologizes to wife and church for behavior (video)

Pastor John Gray announced he is taking a break from the pulpit after publicly apologizing to his wife and church for his personal shortcomings during a 50-minute virtual talk on YouTube on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. Gray, the pastor of Relentless Church in Greenville, South Carolina, is seeking to go into therapy, both professionally and […]

Pastor Christoppher Stackhouse shares inspiration behind George Floyd’s eulogy

The Rev. Christoppher Stackhouse Sr. has always had a calling to serve a higher power while giving guidance to his community. A graduate of North Carolina A&T State University and a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., he earned a master of divinity from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and a doctorate […]

Why Shaun King says depiction of Jesus Christ is form of White supremacy

Activist Shaun King recently faced backlash for challenging the European version of Jesus Christ. As individuals and groups across the nation call for the destruction of Confederate statues, King called for the Caucasian depictions of Jesus Christ to be dismantled. “If your religion requires Jesus to be a blonde haired blue eyed Jesus, then your […]

Award-winning gospel singer Jonathan McReynolds still making room for God

At only 30 years old, Grammy-nominated and multiple Stellar award-winner Jonathan McReynolds, is coming off perhaps his most successful year as a gospel recording artist. He sat down with rolling out to discuss his new book, Make Room: Finding Where Faith Fits, and EP, People, which drops Friday, April 24, 2020.

Joel Osteen’s virtual Easter service will feature Kanye West and A-list stars

Joel Osteen, the pastor of the Lakewood megachurch in Houston, will host his Easter Sunday service online with three entertainment heavyweights.  Osteen, 57, who is head of arguably the largest church in America at about 30,000 congregants, is holding the special service via the internet as a result of this era of self-quarantine and social […]

John Legend and Bishop T.D. Jakes tell people to stay home from church

In light of pastors and congregations who are defying states’ mandates to avoid assembling in great numbers in public, prominent personalities are pleading with the public to stay home from church for the time being. The Rev. Al Sharpton, rolling out has reported, already pleaded with parishioners to resist the urge to attend Sunday services. […]

Nation of Islam celebrates 2020 Saviours’ Day in Detroit

From Feb. 20-23, the Nation of Islam held its annual Saviours’ Day convention. Held at the TCF Center in downtown Detroit, the event is the annual Nation of Islam commemoration of the birth of Master Fard Muhammad, who appeared in North America on July 4, 1930. The convention features workshops, town hall meetings, and a keynote […]

Pastor John Gray owes $75K in unpaid employee wages, new lawsuit claims

Relentless Church Pastor John Gray is being accused of short-changing a former senior church official out of tens of thousands of dollars, a new lawsuit claims. According to the lawsuit that was obtained by the Greenville Times, former chief operating officer Travis Hayes said Gray failed to pay him more than $75,000 in wages. Relentless […]

Pastor John Gray returns to Relentless Church and delivers a defiant message

Pastor John Gray returned to his Relentless Church in South Carolina with a defiant message in the face of the landlord’s intention to evict the congregation. The landlord, Redemption Church, filed papers on Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, to legally evict Relentless Church after accusing Gray of failing to consistently make the required monthly payments. Last […]

Pastor John Gray’s Relentless Church facing possible eviction

Pastor John Gray, the nationally renowned megachurch minister and leader, was notified that his landlord on Thursday, Jan 3, 2019, is legally seeking to evict his Relentless Church in Greenville, South Carolina, from the property, the Greenville Times and WYFF-TV report. Gray’s Relentless Church, which rents its property from Redemption Church, was ordered to vacate […]

Kanye West holds Sunday Service for inmates in Houston (video)

Before Kanye West took his “Sunday Service” to Pastor Joel Osteen’s Church at Lakewood, he stopped at nearby Harris County jail in Houston to spread the Word with hundreds of inmates. West reportedly performed two services and sang selections from his “Jesus Is King” album before hundreds of actively involved congregants in the jail, CNN […]

Kanye West service at Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church requires tickets

In an effort to avoid bedlam and anarchy at Kanye West’s service at Pastor Joel Osteen’s mammoth Lakewood Church, folks will be required to present tickets to get into the highly popular service on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019. In anticipation of an overflow crowd at the church, Ticketmaster will offer free tickets Friday, Nov. 15, […]

Kanye West said Republican Party freed slaves during Utah service (video)

During the latest national tour stop of Kanye West’s Sunday services in Salt Lake City, the 42-year-old rapper proclaimed his undying allegiance to the Republican Party. Yeezy told the audience not long after commandeering the stage, that Abraham Lincoln and the Republican Party freed the slaves “Abraham Lincoln was the Whig Party—that’s the Republican Party […]