On June 14-15, the Southern Baptist Convention held its annual meeting in Phoenix, AZ, and made one of the most historic decisions of its existence when it elected Pastor Fred Luter (Franklin Avenue Baptist Church, New Orleans, LA) as first vice president.
Bishop Paul S. Morton, Founder/Presider of Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship had a special Father’s Day message. But prior to his preaching, he took the opportunity to address the plight of Bishop Eddie Long.
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On Sunday, June 12, 2011, Bishop Walker made the next transitionâ€”one of historic proportions. He is now the Presiding Prelate of the Pentecostal Churches of Jesus Christ.
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After service on Sunday, June 12, 2011, news reports rang out when Atlanta Pastor, Dr. Creflo Dollar encouraged any visitors who had left New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, abd were considering joining the ministry he leads (World Changers) to go back where they came from. â€œIf youâ€™re from that church,â€ said Pastor Dollar, â€œand you trying to join here, I donâ€™t want you to join here.â€
When it comes to Kingdom building in todayâ€™s society, a lot of mature Christian leaders are transitioning but theyâ€™re not dead and gone; and the power of â€œweâ€ is more essential than ever!
as I remember the story in the Bible, David never settled! Long did. Long may now be slightly at rest, but the congregation and the on-the-fence believers are not. The question is, where will the settlement money be taken from. Will it come from the serving of the community or the comfort of the leadership?
All in all â€“ I think this church should keep going. I stand with New Birth and Bishop Long â€“ and I say keep preaching, teaching, and eating Jesus! Do not let onlookers and the media destroy the work that God has begun. Your vision is still relevant. Your purpose is still big. Your anointing hasnâ€™t left you.
On Sunday, June 12, 2011, thousands packed into the new sanctuary of the Prayer Tabernacle Cathedral in Bridgeport, CT to witness the â€œEnthronementâ€ service to officially install Bishop Walker into the office of Presiding Prelate of the Pentecostal Churches of Jesus Christ (PCJC).
Mike Chandler, CEO of Rejoice Musical Soulfood Radio Network. “We have to become owners. We in the faith-based industry have to do something to recapture our airwaves. We need to own record labels, distributorships, TV stations, etc., and that is what I am trying to do.”