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December 3, 2014

NFL Player Spends $19,000 Buying Children Christmas Gifts

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Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson recently spent $19,000 on Christmas gifts for children.  His nonprofit The Andrew Johnson Foundation holds an annual event, and this year, the group sponsored 80 second shopping sprees for 11 kids who were in Texas’ Child Protective Services.  The kids were allowed to grab as many toys as the could during the shopping spree and also received a bike and a gaming system. In…

Texas School Board Member Who Posted Klan Pic Says He’s Not Racist

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For most people, Christmas is a time for unity and togetherness, but for one Texas school official, it’s a perfect time for sharing racially divisive Facebook posts. A Texas school board member is in hot water after posting a picture of the Ku Klux Klan on his Facebook page. According to local affiliate KTAL, Chris Harris, a member of the Hooks Independent School Board, posted a picture of the KKK…

Pastor Ousted for Sleeping With Church Members Wants His Job Back

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An Alabama pastor who was ousted from his church for sleeping with church members and not revealing his HIV status is fighting to get his job back. Rev. Juan McFarland was in court on Monday petitioning to be reinstated at his old job as pastor of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Montgomery. According to McFarland’s attorney, the church had already approved bylaws giving McFarland his job back so the decision…