Tulsa church staff rape verdict in: 55 years

From The Inquisitr: A former janitor at a Tulsa megachurch was sentenced to 55 years in prison Wednesday after he pleaded guilty to raping a 13-year-old girl in the church’s stairwell. Chris Denman was sentenced to an additional five years of probation and a $12,000 fine.  In October, Denman pleaded guilty to first-degree rape, forcible oral sodomy of 

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Oh snap. Megachurch pastor divorce sheds light on bad church/personal finance decisions for Eddie Long

This is a great example of how NOT to run your church finances, or your personal finances for that matter. Eddie Long has had a rough couple of years… various sexual allegations with young men that were settled out of court, declining membership at his megachurch, and now a divorce… which is bringing new details 

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Megachurch opens $55 million facility in Anaheim

Gene Appel proves there IS life after Willow Creek. According to the Orange County Register: A sprawling building once devoted to the science of flight was rededicated Sunday with another reach-toward-the-sky purpose: as one of the largest churches in north Orange County. Eastside Christian Church paid $20 million for the former Boeing site and an 

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