Should Christian leaders be ‘holier than thou’?

Televangelist and gospel singer Juanita Bynum has made no secret of the life she led before she found “purpose and destiny” through Christ.   The celebrated speaker, who celebrates her 57th birthday today, documented her one-time sexual exploits in her 1998 book No More Sheets: The Truth About Sex. And in 2012, Bynum gave a…

From porn to prayer: could you date a former adult film star?

A popular porn star has given up the adult entertainment business, insisting that God has “changed me completely”. Adult film star Austin Taylor (below), famed for her explicit videos with black men, took to her WordPress blog last month to explain that she had given up her porn career and changed her life, thanks to…

Faith and fidelity: UK cheaters believe God forgives affairs

The Bible says: “The Lord our God is merciful and forgiving” (Daniel 9:9). And it seems that most British cheaters believe this to be true. In a bid to examine the correlation between faith and infidelity, social network Victoria Milan surveyed over 2,500 cheaters in the UK, asking them if they believe that God forgives…

Personal glory vs. God’s glory: Can the two mix?

Gospel star Kirk Franklin (pictured below) recently took to Twitter to reveal his reservations about recording a new album. The 44-year-old Hosanna hitmaker, who released his last album Hello Fear in 2011, said he was struggling to decide whether his motivation for making a new record was to reach lost souls or gain further popularity….