Embattled gospel singer James Fortune who pleaded guilty last week to a bone-breaking assault on his now estranged wife, Cheryl, said he thought of taking a "whole bottle of Xanax" at one point but was "saved" by a conference for worship leaders organized by fellow gospel artist Tasha Cobbs.
"I had a whole bottle of Xanax back in Houston I was gonna take. I need somebody to know iLead saved my life," Fortune confessed in a clip from the event posted by Cobbs on Instagram a week ago.
According to Cobbs' website the "iLead escape is the place for the Worship leader to Refocus, Regroup, and Refresh!" more >>
Just days after popular gospel singer James fortune pleaded guilty to a bone-breaking assault on his wife, Cheryl, last Tuesday, leader Empowerment Temple Church in Baltimore, Maryland, the Rev. Jamal H. Bryant, denounced domestic violence as a scourge that should be addressed in the church.
"Let me say uniformly, domestic violence is wrong. Domestic violence is out of order. Domestic violence is not the will of God. Domestic violence is not always exacted with a closed hand or a fist but sometimes domestic violence is emotional," said Bryant during a Periscope session with Fortune and others last week.
"Sometimes domestic violence is verbal and I cannot afford with what is taking place in this hour to go silent, and the Church is being silent," he added. more >>
Ciara Harris is officially engaged to Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson.
After close to one year of dating and sharing intimate details of their journey with the world, both the 30-year-old singer and 27-year-old Christian athlete announced the news on social media.
Marriage is always a hot topic, no matter when it's brought up. Obviously, there are a lot of current conversations taking place over the Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriages, but there has always been a great deal of discussion on major issues in the area of marriage, including unhealthy marriages, divorce statistics, and unfaithfulness, as well as the major question, "How does someone ever have a healthy marriage?"
There is an almost infinite number of articles, books, and conferences that attempt to educate us on what marriage is, what it should look like, how to get or stay married, and who should be able to marry.
Most of us spend the majority of our time educating ourselves on what the culture, the government, and our friends have to say about marriage. Sadly, we spend a lot less time searching out what the Inventor, Creator, and Determiner of marriage has to say in his Holy Word about the topic of marriage. more >>
An Illinois man who was fired from his job as the music director at a Catholic church after he announced that he got married to a man, has filed a lawsuit against the church and its archdiocese.
John Colin Collette filed the lawsuit Monday against his former employer, Holy Family Catholic Community in Inverness, and the Archdiocese of Chicago in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Eastern Division.
Reality television star Josh Duggar has ended his six-month stay at a Christian rehabilitation facility, his family confirmed Thursday.
Duggar, who admitted to a pornography addiction last August, has been staying at the Reformers Unanimous healing program in Rockford, Illinois, for the past several months.
The Duggar family, which previously starred in TLC's "19 Kids and Counting," announced on Thursday that the 28-year-old had completed his rehab stint. more >>