“Preachers of Detroit” Is Next Big Reality Show on Oxygen

Bishop Charles Ellis

Watch out, Hollywood!  Detroit-area pastors are smiling for the camera as a new reality series, "Preachers of Detroit," begins filming in Motown.The show is a spin-off of the popular "Preachers of L.A.", which has been a big hit for the Oxygen cable network, whose investors include Oprah Winfrey.  Like "Preachers of L.A.", the show will follow its cast of preachers and their families in and out of the pulpit.  Faith, family and friendship will be the topic in the much-anticipated se … [Read more...]

No, Your Friend Can’t Sleep On My Couch: A Facebook Manifesto

I have a liberal policy toward Facebook friend requests.  Priests from Santa Clara, college kids from Boston, teens from Poughkeepsie, moms from Atlanta, fashion models from Paris, missionaries from Libya:  I accept them all. That doesn’t mean I read everything they write.  I block games and applications, for example—so if you’re cleaning my fish tank every week, God bless you, but don’t expect me to reciprocate by feeding your black phantom tetras.  If you’re reaching new levels in Mafia Wars, … [Read more...]