The pastor of the Greater Sweethome Missionary Baptist Church died inside the church he founded, fighting off an attacker who beat him with an electric guitar.
Steven Nelson, 25, did not react the moment he was sentenced to death by a jury after he was convicted of the murder of Clint Dobson, 28.
In Fort Worth, it was the third day of testimony in the Capital Murder trial of Steven Lawayne Nelson. The 25-year-old is accused of murdering Pastor Clint Dobson and critically injuring his ministry assistant, Judy Elliott, last year.
There is extra security at the Tarrant County Courthouse today. A judge wanted additional protection in his courtroom during the trial of a man accused of killing an Arlington Church pastor and severely beating his elderly assistant last year.
The Parker County Sheriff’s Department is searching for the missing wife of a Fort Worth pastor who was last seen Friday night.
It was an exhilarating Sunday service, one congregant recollected. Rev. Jerome McNeil, Senior Pastor of Christian Chapel CME Church, had the rhythm in his tone, and the spirit in his message, during a morning sermon. But it would be the last service of Rev. McNeil’s life.
On Wednesday, police are still investigating whether issue a ticket to the Fellowship Church over Pastor Ed Young’s sermon, which used a live lion and lamb without a permit.
You can find church groups who meet inside homes, coffee shops and even renovated theaters. But inside a bar? That’s where one Fort Worth group meets every Sunday for church.
West Virginia State Police are investigating the death of a 41-year-old North Texas pastor who killed himself while in custody on a sexual assault charge. Matthew Jarrell of Terrell, hanged himself with a bed sheet.
A North Texas pastor is being held on $75,000 cash bail in West Virginia on charges he sexually assaulted a woman he offered to drive home from a Charleston bar.
Monday afternoon Arlington police held a press conference with more details about the murder of an Arlington pastor and the person charged with the crime.
More than 200 people packed into NorthPointe Baptist church Sunday where a pastor was killed and his assistant was severely beaten in an apparent robbery earlier this week.