Word of Faith leader named in fraud scheme

Word of Faith leader named in fraud scheme The leader of a secretive church in Rutherford County has been named in federal court records as someone who “promoted” an unemployment fraud scheme involving businesses owned by members of her congregation.

Forgive Us Our Sins (And Theirs, Too)

Forgive Us Our Sins (And Theirs, Too) Last fall, a friend from church was distraught. She forwarded me a video that has since gone viral and left her confused and alarmed.

LDS Church kept the lid on its $100B fund for fear tithing receipts would fall, account boss tells Wall Street Journal

LDS Church kept the lid on its $100B fund for fear tithing receipts would fall, account boss tells Wall Street Journal Latter-day Saint officials kept the size of the church’s $100 billion investment reserves secret for fear that public knowledge of the fund’s wealth might discourage members from paying tithing, according to the top executive who oversees the account.

News & Reporting

news & reporting MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine religious group on Thursday denied allegations by American law enforcement agents that it was involved in a scheme to trick followers into becoming fundraisers and arrange sham marriages to keep them in the US.

Alpine's Historic 'Christmas Church' Sells For $2.1M — Pascack Press & Northern Valley Press

Alpine’s Historic ‘Christmas Church’ Sells For $2.1M — Pascack Press & Northern Valley Press ALPINE, N.J.—A nearly 150-year-old historic church in Alpine on Old Closter Dock Road—which has laid vacant for several years following its acquisition by the United Methodist Church after a protracted legal battle for ownership—was sold in December for $2.