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Pastor T.D. Jakes comments about families and women during sermon raises eyebrows
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Pastor T.D. Jakes comments about families and women during sermon raises eyebrows

Comments Pastor T.D. Jakes made about families and women during a recent sermon has drawn a lot of criticism on social media. During a sermon titled “Real Men Pour In,” the megachurch pastor suggested families are being compromised by some of today’s cultural norms, and said “we are raising up women to be men. And you are not applauded for your femininity. You are applauded in the contemporary society by how tough, rough, nasty, mean, aggressive, hateful, possessive you are. And you're climbing the corporate ladder, but we are losing our families.” During the sermon, Pastor Jakes said that when men are led by women, it “breaks the divine order” of creation. He also goes on to say, in part: “Real men pour in. When Adam is created and Eve is pulled out of him, he breaks the divine orde...
Florida pastor arrested, allegedly caught with pants down with teen boy he met on Grindr
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Florida pastor arrested, allegedly caught with pants down with teen boy he met on Grindr

A Florida pastor was arrested after he was allegedly caught with his pants down with a 15-year-old boy inside of his car. Authorities were responding to a 9-1-1 call about loud music coming from a golf course in Palm Coast when a deputy saw a Toyota Camry parked near it. When the deputy approached the vehicle and flashed a light on it, the deputy noticed the vehicle shaking. The deputy saw the pastor, 48-year-old Alphonso Joseph, and the boy, pulling their pants up, according to Flagerlive.com. Deputies interviewed the two separately and discovered the boy was 15 years old and the two had talked on a popular app gay men frequent called Grindr before the pastor picked the boy up from his house. The app is intended for people who are at least 18 years old. Joseph reportedly told the de...
Black pastor running for office shot twice with BB gun by White suspect in Washington
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Black pastor running for office shot twice with BB gun by White suspect in Washington

A Black pastor running for office in Washington state was reportedly injured after he was shot twice with a BB gun while he was canvassing. Pastor Dr. Carey Anderson of First AME Church in Auburn and Seattle, was shot at close range by a "young white male" in a black sedan while he was canvassing in Auburn, according to MyNorthwest. In April, Dr. Anderson officially announced his candidacy for State Representative for the 30th Legislative District. The 30th district is new and encompasses Auburn, Algona, Des Moines, Federal Way and Pacific. Dr. Anderson, a Federal Way resident, is contending for the House seat vacated in March. More about Dr. Anderson can be found here.