By 7:15 on Thursday night, women were already crying. By 7:30, a few were speaking in tongues, their arms raised heavenward, or kneeling in the chilly concrete aisles of the Dallas Convention Center's Area Hall C. Onstage, a muscular, clean-cut guy with sandy hair and a black V-neck T-shirt strummed ... More >>
The Relatives, back when Channel 39 was the best station in townWhile I finish up what's sure to be the most scintillating story you read all day about a famously failed real estate development, allow me to direct your attention to a vintage clip I discovered a few days ago on the Texas Archive o ... More >>
CNN Most people pray while on the freeway; others do their bidding whilst on the side of the road. I'm not going to lie: I can't tell a damned bit of difference between The 700 Club's story about how some God-fearin' folk believe Interstate 35 is the highway to heaven and CNN's story this morning o ... More >>
Last month, we cruised the Highway to Hell with Pat Robertson -- good times, good times. You remember, right? K, then. Anyway, mentioned in that 700 Club report was James Stabile, "a 19-year-old homosexual who'd come by to drink and party" on Cedar Springs and wound up, like, finding God or somethi ... More >>
Tammy and Kirk Franklin went on Oprah to admit his porn addiction. At our house, that's called Tuesday. At the end of last year, Grammy-winning gospel singer Kirk Franklin--who once graced the cover of the paper version of Unfair Park--made a stunning admission: The dude loves porn. Loveloveloves it ... More >>
Ole Anthony anointed himself the watchdog of America's televangelists. But who was watching Ole Anthony?
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The sad, ironic death of rodeo champion Bob Blackwood
When the Promise Keepers revival rolls into town, every soul in sight gets exposed