Leonardo Blair

Christian Post Reporter

US, Brazil Officials Investigate Word of Faith Church Accused of Using Students, Tourists 'Like Slaves'

Officials in Brazil and the U.S. announced Wednesday that they are investigating the controversial evangelical Word of Faith Fellowship Church in Spindale, North Carolina, after the sect was accused of enticing young members of the Brazilian branch of their church to come to America on tourist and student visas, then coercing them to illegally work "like slaves" with little or no pay.

Perry Noble Still Biblically Unfit to Preach, NewSpring Leaders Say

Despite Perry Noble's return to preaching after successfully completing rehab, leaders of NewSpring — South Carolina's largest church — say their founder, who was fired from his job as senior pastor last July for alcohol abuse and other "unfortunate choices and decisions," is still not biblically qualified to preach.

Mohamed Noor Identified as Officer Who Fatally Shot Bride-To-Be Justine Damond, Family Speaks Out

The Minneapolis police officer involved in the mysterious fatal shooting of bride-to-be and alternative healer Justine Damond outside her home in Minnesota late Saturday night has been identified as Mohamed Noor, a rookie police officer whose addition to the force last May was lauded by Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges as "the newest Somali officer in the Minneapolis Police Department."