"The Sisterhood" has been documenting the lives of pastors' wives in the form of a reality television show which has caused various church leaders, gospel singers and prominent individuals to speak out about TLC's new groundbreaking series.
The show premiered Jan. 1 and focuses on five preachers' wives trying to balance life in Atlanta, Ga. According to TLC networks, "THE SISTERHOOD provides an honest, behind-the-scenes look into the struggles, triumphs and unique experiences that shape these bold women as they ditch their Sunday hats and morph into the dynamic and influential figures they have become and aim to be."
However, some church figures, like well-known gospel recording artist and Perfecting Faith Church Pastor Donnie McClurkin, have created dialogue for Twitter followers after expressing disapproval of the show. more >>
"The Sisterhood" shocked many viewers with its premiere on New Year's day and it doesn't seem to be losing any steam by tackling the controversial topic of a Christian Bar Mitzvah.
Tara Lewis and her husband Pastor Brian Lewis are preparing for their 13-year-old son Trevor's Bar Mitzvah in the second episode of TLC network's groundbreaking show.
"So are you excited having your first big celebratory party," Tara questions her son on the show. more >>
Some people are accusing the CBS television station of subtly mocking Christians in a new Super Bowl XLVII advertisement, which was broadcast several times during an AFC Wild Card playoff game on Sunday.
The ad features Neil Patrick Harris, an openly gay actor and star of the hit comedy series "How I Met Your Mother," wearing football eye black which has the date of this year's big game – Feb. 3, 2013 – written on it.
WND.com reports the ad, which ran during Sunday's game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Indianapolis Colts, is reminiscent of the eye black once worn by New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow. Tebow, a popular Christian athlete, famously wore eye black with Bible references written on them during the games he played for the University of Florida Gators. more >>
Evelyn Lozada, "Basketball Wives" star, author and entrepreneur, recently shared her excitement about a recent church experience that left some talking about her spiritual growth.
Lozada, 37, attended One Church International in Los Angeles, Calif., on Sunday and seemed excited even before she stepped foot into the doors of the place of worship.
"Wondering if my LA church buddy @jskystyle is up," Lozada questioned wardrobe stylist Jason Sky on Twitter Sunday morning. "I'm excited about today!! Wake up hunty!!" more >>
"The Sisterhood," TLC's groundbreaking new reality television show, shocked many viewers with its premiere episode, but the preachers' wives featured on the show insist they are not attempting to prove that church leaders are perfect.
Ivy Couch, the first lady of Emmanuel Tabernacle church led by her husband Pastor Mark Couch, was prepared for the backlash from some viewers. However, she feels the transparency of the preachers' wives featured on the show can heal people.
"I think other Christians act like they don't have problems anymore once they become Christian. So it's really an opportunity for me to be transparent because I think that's how we help people heal," Couch told The Christian Post. "So I think He's using this reality show, it is going to be groundbreaking and we're going to upset a lot of people. But I do also think that we're going to bring a lot of people to know Him personally." more >>
The lives of preacher's wives may have been a mystery to many in the past, but five women are participating in TLC's groundbreaking reality television show "The Sisterhood" to kick off the new year and dispel some misconceptions about women of God.
While TLC Networks started the first day of the new year with the brand new series that will highlight women who are pillars in their faith-based communities, some of "The Sisterhood" cast members also spoke to The Christian Post about their participation in the show filled with the good, bad and realities faced by preacher's wives in Atlanta, Ga.
Although the first episode of "The Sisterhood" may entertain both Christian and non-Christian viewers with everything from a pastor teaching his daughters about sex with the use of fruit, dealing with interracial relationships and the struggle of women fitting into a new group, first lady Christina Murray admits that she was apprehensive about joining the show. more >>