Friday, November 5, 2010

Discrimination Case Dropped

The Michigan Department of Civil Rights has dismissed a case against a 31-year-old Grand Rapids woman who was accused of violating the fair housing law. A private group called the Fair Housing Center of West Michigan first filed the complaint against her for posting a notice for a Christian roommate on her church bulletin board for a 900 square feet with one bathroom.

College Loses Provost

The provost at The King's College has quit a short time after the arrival of a new president. Marvin Olasky announced his resignation as provost of just months after the college chose Dinesh D'Souza as president. Olasky will become the school's "presidential scholar" which means he will be doing no more than handling the college's guest speaker series. He'll be putting his effort behind World magazine, a publication for which he serves as editor in chief. The evangelical college is located in the Empire State Building.

Exit Polls and Religion

A review of exit polling from this week's election by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life found Protestants, Catholics, and the unaffiliated followed their usual patterns, with a few critical variations that made the difference for Republicans. Read about it here.

Megachurch Pastor: I'm Gay

A Georgia megachurch pastor says he's gay. Jim Swilley is pastor of Church in the Now in Conyers. He's twice been married and has four children.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Pastor Denies Charges

Megachurch pastor Eddie Long is finally speaking about about accusations of sexual misconduct. The Atlanta pastor categorically denied the allegations in a court filing, saying he never coerced 4 teens into sexual relationships. Long had not directly addressed the accusations in a September lawsuit until now.