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Deitrick Haddon speaks with Kevin Terry on the Oct. 22, 2014 episode of Oxygen’s “Preachers of LA”.

It’s been nearly a year since gospel singer Kevin Terry’s gay sex tape leaked online and had church folk up in arms.

Next week’s episode of “Preachers of LA” will feature Terry, himself, discussing the video’s fallout with cast member Deitrick Haddon, who knows a thing or two about becoming scorched by the church.

“I’ve been there. I’ve had my own stuff. I’m not here to judge you at all,” Ha

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The story of legendary football coach, Bob Ladouceur, is hitting the big screen in the new movie, “When the Game Stands Tall.” But it is Ladouceur’s actions off the field that get the most attention.

Coach Ladouceur’s quiet leadership overshadows De La Salle High School’s winning streak of more than 150 consecutive games.

When he signed on to teach religious studies at the school in 1979, the Spartans had never won a football game. But that did not discourage him from adding coaching to his s

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“Welcome to the Kingdom” messages have been pouring to actress LisaRaye McCoy after she posted a brief video clip of her at-home baptism online.

Though some remember the 46-year-old as Diamond from the Player’s Club, the single mom has, for a while, been a Bible-carrying member of the Jesus club.

In early 2011, during an interview with Steve Harvey, McCoy publicized her spiritual journey and solicited prayer as she worked to grow in her Christian faith.

Now, three years later, the

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“Preachers of LA” star Deitrick Haddon has upset members of the faith community by saying on national television that co-habitation before marriage is okay.

During an Oxygen special last week, the 41-year-old argued that there are “different reasons” he deems acceptable for shacking up. But EEW Magazine’s President Dianna Hobbs weighed in, calling it “bad advice.”

During a network special that aired last week, ahead of the Season 2 premiere of the controversial reality show, th

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There were very few stories that shook the Christian community like the love triangle involving Gospel artists Deitrick Haddon, Damita, and Isaac Carree. Through it all Damita Remained silent for over two years while going through the divorce process and continued to stay silent far beyond that. Ridiculed by ex-husband Deitrick Haddon on social media, the singer hit rock bottom when all the drama took place closely after her mother’s death.

Now for the first time the newly remarried singer s

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Kirk Franklin

Kirk Franklin fans don’t have to worry about seeing him on “Preachers Of LA.” He tells “The D.L. Hughley Show” he would never join the cast. Listen to Kirk Franklin explain why he’s disappointed in the show, although he has good friends who are part of it. In addition, hear Franklin’s perspective on gospel and secular music and how he balances the two in the latest edition of This or That!

SOURCE: The D.L. Hughley Show

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Reports indicate that former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who is a legend for his zany antics during his tenure with the company, has had his $2 billion bid for the rights to the LA Clippers, a top-tier NBA franchise, accepted by Shelly Sterling. Sterling is the wife of disgraced team owner Donald Sterling, who is infamous for making racist comments that were recorded by his former girlfriend, V. Stiviano.

As both a tech head and a rabid sports fan, I think this is treme

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A man who shot at officers, leaving two wounded, remained barricaded inside an Inglewood home - with at least two hostages - on Wednesday evening, hours after the standoff began.
A SWAT team responded after two officers were injured during the shootout. (Credit: KTLA)
Multiple rounds were exchanged after officers responded to a "family disturbance," with the gunman first firing and then police returning fire, Inglewood police Lt. Oscar Mejia said at a news conference at 4:30, about four hours
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101813-national-preachers-of-la-show-oxygen-network.jpgI'm going to say on the front end that I'm not a fan of reality television.
The most popular genre in television programming has no real redeeming value to changing the realities of the society in which we live. I call it "Channel Zero."

But in an anti-intellectual society, channel zero works for people who know nothing about nothing and they are prepared to watch the type of dumb stuff that we all know is scripted reality. Well, a dumbed-down society has reached a new low. It has now included
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Money. Women. Fame. Church.
That's a day in the life of "The Preachers of L.A.," a new reality show centered on the lives of megachurch pastors of the so-called "prosperity gospel."
The show, which premiers Wednesday night on the Oxygen Network, is a chaotic mix of prayer, "house porn," and neatly orchestrated dust-ups between senior pastors and their "first ladies."
In some ways, the combination of the prosperity gospel with the "Real Housewives" format is a match made in Oprah-produced hea
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Screen-Shot-2013-09-26-at-3.35.41-PM.pngControversy erupted last winter when the TLC network launched a new show called "The Sisterhood" about first ladies of Atlanta-based churches. Then in April, BET premiered "The Sheards," about the lives of a gospel superstar family in Detroit.

Now, this fall television season will usher in two more "faith-based" programs on major cable networks. "The Preachers of L.A," which focuses on the lifestyles of six mega-pastors in Los Angeles, will premiere on Oxygen media next month. "Thicker Than
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Preachers of L.A., the controversial new reality show featuring men of the cloth, premieres this week but you can watch a sneak peek of the full 1st episode in its entirety right here, right now!

Minister Deitrick Haddon, Pastor Wayne Chaney, Pastor Jay Haizlip, Bishop Ron Gibson, Noel Jones, and Bishop Clarence McClendon, are six pastors with fascinating backgrounds, strong faiths, beautiful women and a ton of material possessions.

In Episode 1, Deitrick Haddon faces his controversial past

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Noel Jones Knows Full Well that the Bible says We Should Not Even Let  Heterosexuals Serve in the Church if They are Living in Sin such as Fornication or Adultery; In Fact, Noel Jones has a pastor friend who had to step down as pastor of his church simply because he got a divorce
By the way, Bro. Jones, what's up with carrying around a dog dressed in pink?

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According to O'Guin, Allen and Semenik in their book Advertising and Intergrated Brand Promotion, the new world of advertising is full of companies who are looking for new ways to get their brand across to audience and potential consumers. In this seemingly ad cluttered environment, small businesses are caught in the struggle between big corporation on how to make their brand visible and recognizable, send out culturally relevant messages in a refreshing way and become top-on-the-minds of audien
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