Bishop T.D. Jakes On his recently launched blog, Bishop T.D. Jakes of Dallas has responded sharply to a story by CNN correspondent John Blake that dismisses Jakes as a “prosperity pastor” who has shunned the message of the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. “Prosperity pastors such as Bishop T.D ... More >>
Hey, Ole, is that a mote or a beam in your eye?
Ole Anthony still doesn't like televangelists. And they probably don't like him. CBS News has quite the revelation this a.m. (revelation -- heh): Sen. Charles Grassley an Iowa Republican and the party's top man on the Senate Finance Committee, is looking into half a dozen televangelists to see if th ... More >>
Reuben Armstrong and Bill Cosby, who is clearly a good friend Reuben Armstrong is a local talk-show host -- his program's on the Web, from the looks of it -- and this week, he says he was supposed to publish a book called Snakes in the Pulpit. In it, he says, "Bishop T.D. Jakes, Joel Osteen, Eddie L ... More >>
Creflo Dollar: Now, there's a name you can believe in. One day a colleague dropped an article on my desk. I imagined it was an emphatic drop, as if he were saying, "Here. The Smoking Gun." So I read it. It was a New York Times story on black televangelist Creflo Dollar, and a working-class family in ... More >>
A preacher uses tithing to build a Latino megachurch
Inside the mind--and suitcase--of Sandra Bridewell, religious charlatan