Baby “starved to death” because he did not say Amen

The case of the boy being starved to death for not saying Amen is now on trial. The mother thought the boy was going to be resurrected, and she still believes he is coming back. Score another one for "faith." For more than a week, Ria Ramkissoon watched passively as her one-year-old son wasted away, denied food and water because the older woman she lived with said it was God's will.Javon Thompson was possessed by an evil spirit, Ramkissoon was told, because he didn't say "Amen" during a … [Read more...]

Latest Haiti Numbers

From CNN: THE TOLL150,000: Latest estimate of the death toll, from the Haitian Health Ministry. The European Union and the Pan American Health Organization, which is coordinating the health-sector response, have estimated the quake killed 200,000 people. 194,000: Number of injured 134: Estimated number of people rescued by international search teams since the quakeTHE EFFECT9 million: Population of Haiti 3 million: Estimated number of people affected by the quake 1.5 million: Homeless … [Read more...]

4-Year-Old Hit By Bullet At Church Dies

Very sad: A 4-year-old boy who was struck by a stray bullet while at church died Friday.The incident happened around midnight Friday during a New Year’s Eve watch service at the Covington Drive Church Of God of Prophecy in Decatur, [Georgia].It was not immediately clear who fired the shot that came through the roof of the church and struck the child, who was identified as Marquel Peters."It's hard. He was my only child. He was only 4. He was a smart little boy, he was so sweet," said his m … [Read more...]