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LISTEN: John Gray, Oprah, and the Call for Fair-Minded Americans to Recognize and Stand Against Intolerance (The Torch Leadership Foundation’s Cross in Culture Podcast #26 with Daniel Whyte III)

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/john-gray-oprah-and-the-call-for-fair-minded-americans-to-recognize-and-stand-against-intolerance Welcome to the Torch Leadership Foundation's Cross in Culture Podcast where we consider different perspectives on what is happening in our culture and apply a biblical worldview. I am your host, Daniel Whyte III. This is episode #26. This episode is titled, John Gray, Oprah, and the Call for Fair-Minded Americans

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Ava DuVernay Re-Teams with Oprah To Bring Limited Series About Central Park Five To Netflix

Ava DuVernay is continuing her relationship with Netflix, bringing a limited series about the Central Park Five case to the streaming giant, Variety has learned. (more…)

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WATCH: Oprah Picks Cameroonian Author’s Debut Novel ‘Behold the Dreamers’ for Book Club; Says It Has ‘Everything That’s Grabbing The Headlines In America Right Now’

This morning, Oprah Winfrey announced her latest selection for “Oprah’s Book Club” ― and it’s as topical as it is gripping. Behold the Dreamers is a powerful novel by 36-year-old Imbolo Mbue, whose own experience as an immigrant from Cameroon is woven through a tale of Jende and Neni Jonga,

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Oprah Throws a Party In Honor of “Wonder Woman”

Sadie's not so sure about her wonderwomanness. #WonderWoman pic.twitter.com/trErDCv5i0 — Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah) June 13, 2017 This Tuesday at Oprah Winfrey’s house was perhaps a little more festive than an average day at Oprah’s house—which is, presumably, quite grand. But Tuesday at Oprah’s was “Wonder Woman Day,” when the big O invited

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Kevin Hart Wants to Be the Oprah of Comedy: Actor and Comedian Opens Up About his Addict Father, his Burgeoning Media Empire, his Ambitions & More In Interview with ‘Variety’

Stop trying to get Kevin Hart to eat another french fry! (more…)

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Tyler Perry Named TV Producer of the Year By ‘The Hollywood Reporter’; Talks Race in Hollywood, Bill Cosby, and Creative Freedom In Feature Interview

At his new Atlanta studio, THR's TV Producer of the Year opened up about his failure as a onetime used car salesman ("I couldn't dupe people"), the advice he got from Oprah and inclusion in entertainment: "I don't think Hollywood is black or white, I think it's green." (more…)

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Preach, Oprah! Oprah Tells Class of 2017 at Agnes Scott College That ‘the Biggest Reward Is Not Financial Benefits’; ‘Having a Closet Full of Shoes Doesn’t Fill Up Your Life’…What Will Fill Up Your Life Is ‘Substance Through Your Service’

President of Agnes Scott College says Oprah will be a great president As graduation season rolls around and universities attempt to recruit well-know speakers for their commencement addresses, Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia hit the jackpot. (more…)

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LISTEN: Oprah Criticized for Airing Show on John Gray (UCNN 4/22/17)

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/oprah-criticized-for-airing-show-on-john-gray-ucnn-42217 1. Digital Spy - Oprah Winfrey has found herself on the end of some more-negative-than-usual tweets this week after her latest reality TV show aired. The Book of John Gray follows the life of the leader of the largest congregation in the United States, pastor John Gray, described by the

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Houston Chronicle Says Pastor John Gray Is The Picture of Faith

Lakewood pastor debuts new book, a reality series, and a "Super Soul Sunday" with Oprah John Gray isn't a typical preacher, you know, buttoned up and preachy like. (more…)

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LISTEN: A Homosexual Choir Director Fired, A Powerful First Lady Lies, A Pastor Shakes Her Groove Thing at the Club, Another Pastor is a Snake in the Grass, and Why You (Still) Shouldn’t Leave the Church (BCNN1’s The Gospel According to Greenleaf Podcast #12)

http://www.buzzsprout.com/3192/494741-bcnn1-s-the-gospel-according-to-greenleaf-podcast-12.mp3 Greenleaf’s second season continued last week with an episode titled “Strange Bedfellows.” Several things stood out that I want to discuss briefly today. First, Lady Mae took the step of firing Carlton, the church’s homosexual choir director. This came after half of the church’s deacon board and some of the church

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LISTEN: God’s View of Homosexual Pastors, Homosexual Ministers, Homosexual Music Directors, and Worship Leaders in the Church (BCNN1’s The Gospel According to Greenleaf Podcast #11)

http://www.buzzsprout.com/3192/492000-god-s-view-of-homosexual-pastors-homosexual-ministers-homosexual-music-directors-and-worship-leaders-in-the-church.mp3 In 2012, Oprah asked T.D. Jakes in an interview for her Next Chapter series if he thought being a homosexual was a sin. He said, “I think that sex between two people of the same sex is condemned in the Scriptures, and as long as it is condemned in the

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“Greenleaf” Season 2 Begins: Catch-up with “The Gospel According to Greenleaf”, BCNN1’s 10-Episode Commentary Podcast on Season 1

Season 2 of Oprah’s hit show about the black church that tackles issues the real church is facing begins Wednesday, March 15th at 9pm CST/10pm EST. Listen to “The Gospel According to Greenleaf”, BCNN1’s 10-episode Commentary Podcast on Season 1. Episode 10 serves as a bridge from the last episode of

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WATCH: Oprah’s Back! ‘Greenleaf’ Season 2 Trailer Debuts

OWN’s hit drama “Greenleaf,” starring Merle Dandridge, Keith David and Lynn Whitfield, explores a family that runs a megachurch in Memphis — but with deep-seated secrets. The series has been a ratings success for the cabler — and Netflix recently nabbed SVOD rights. (more…)

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