Associated Press Published 8:26 PM EST Dec 17, 2018 Kalkaska, Mich. – A TV station says a mid-Michigan sheriff who pleaded guilty to driving while impaired asked a deputy not to arrest him. WJRT obtained the police report and video of the Nov. 16 arrest of Midland County Sheriff Scott Stephenson. He was suspected of drunken driving after leaving a deer hunting camp in Kalkaska County. A breath test revealed a blood-alcohol level nearly three times over the limit. Stephenson is heard on the video asking that he not be arrested. He says, “Jesus Christ, I’m a sheriff.” Earlier, the video shows a deputy knocking on Stephenson’s window. He apparently was asleep behind the wheel while his vehicle was parked along M-66. Deputy Ashley VanSloten says on the video, “Someone thought you were dead over here.” Former Kalkaska County Sheriff Jerry Cannon arrived at the scene. After his arrest, Stephenson issued a public apology for his “poor … [Read more...] about Sheriff tried to avoid arrest: ‘Jesus Christ, I’m a sheriff’
By Michelle Robertson, SFGATE Updated 1:48 pm PDT, Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Bill Cosby, center, leaves the courtroom after he was sentenced to three-to 10-years for felony sexual assault on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, in Norristown, Pa. (Mark Makela/Pool Photo via AP) Bill Cosby, center, leaves the courtroom after he was sentenced to three-to 10-years for felony sexual assault on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, in Norristown, Pa. (Mark Makela/Pool Photo via AP) Photo: Mark Makela, Associated Press Bill Cosby departs from his sentencing hearing at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, in Norristown Pa. Cosby left in handcuffs to begin serving a three-to-10 year prison sentence for sexual assault. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) less Bill Cosby departs from his sentencing hearing at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, in Norristown Pa. Cosby left in handcuffs to begin serving a … [Read more...] about Publicist compares Bill Cosby conviction to persecution of Jesus Christ
MORMONS often put themselves out in the community knocking on doors - but how much do you really know about their beliefs? Here we explain what Mormonism is, what Mormons believe, and how popular it is. What is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? Followers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - often known as the Mormon Church - believe that other Christian churches have gone astray and theirs is a restoration of the Church as Jesus had intended. It was founded by Joseph Smith in 1830. It claims to have over 16million members - most of which are based in the United States. It is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, after moving to the desert state in the 1850s. What do Mormons believe? Mormons believe that the Book of Mormon tells the story of God's dealing with Americans in the ancient world. It was first published by Joseph Smith in 1830, and is believed to have been narrated by the prophet-historian Mormon who is said to have lived in the 4th century AD. … [Read more...] about What is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, what do Mormons believe and how popular is the religion?
Alice Johnson publicly thanked her “Lord and Savior Jesus Christ” and “President Donald John Trump” Wednesday afternoon, after being released from prison after serving 22-years. After Johnson’s case was brought to his attention by reality TV superstar Kim Kardashian West, Trump commuted her sentence.This was the scene Wednesday as Johnson was released. “First of all, I want to thank my Lord and Savior, thank Jesus Christ. Without him, I can do nothing. With him, I can do everything,” she said. “I want to thank President Donald John Trump. Hallelujah!,” she added, as the crowd around her cheered at the sound of the president’s name. “Thank you for giving me another chance at life and restoring me to my family.’ Speaking of Kardashian West, Johnson added, “Bless Kim, our little angel. Thank you, thank you.” Johnson, who is now 63, had been serving a life sentence in a federal prison in Aliceville, … [Read more...] about Alice Johnson Thanks Jesus Christ and President Trump for Sentence Commutation
World Christianity Religion Catholicism Argentina An Argentinian minister issued an apology to offended Christians after he was filmed eating a cake depicting the body of Jesus Christ, including bloody stigmata wounds, at an art exhibition.Culture Minister Enrique Avogadro wrote on Facebook that he “sincerely regrets” offending people’s “most intimate beliefs” by taking part in the exhibition and eating the body of Christ cake, as reported Argentina’s TN.Avogadro was attending a contemporary art fair at the Palermo exhibition center in Buenos Aires when he was shown a life-sized red velvet Jesus Christ cake made by artist duo Pool & Marianela. When offered a slice, he accepted and began eating. The video footage shows that he ate a piece of arm.Footage of the moment went viral in Argentina, a strongly Catholic country and the native home of Pope Francis. Avogadro was met with a backlash from Christians, a number of whom made … [Read more...] about Christians Outraged Over Life-Sized Jesus Christ Cake With Red Velvet Stigmata Wounds