: ' John Hunter'

AME Exposed – First AME Church Sues John Hunter (L.A. Times Article)

As the pastor of the oldest black church in Los Angeles, the Rev. John J. Hunter earned a generous salary, lived in a $2- million home and drove a Mercedes-Benz paid for by the church. His [...]

AME Exposed – First AME in DIRE Financial Straits (LA Times)

Mo’Kelly Told…You…So… First African Methodist Episcopal Church, one of the oldest black congregations in Los Angeles, faces a financial crisis, owing roughly $300,000 to a long list of creditors, church officials said. Revelations of the money problems [...]

AME Exposed – The Latest Drama Regarding John Hunter

Although I’ve not continued my coverage of the AME Church internal scandals for quite some time, dozens of readers have asked me about the latest, regarding John Hunter, formerly of First AME in Los Angeles. Without [...]

AME Exposed – John Hunter Sexual Harassment Suit Settlement – 3 MILLION DOLLARS!

From the Los Angeles Wave… LORDY, LORDY — Remember how, in November 2009, the Rev. John J. Hunter, pastor of the powerful First AME Church, was sued by the Rev.Brenda Lamothe, one of the church’s associate ministers, who charged that [...]

AME Exposed – John Hunter Sexual Harassment Lawsuit: ‘It is Resolved’

“It is resolved.” That is the only statement either side can make regarding the outcome of the lawsuit of Rev. Brenda Lamothe against First AME of Los Angeles’ Rev. John Hunter.  There is a confidentiality agreement [...]

Black Church Protest of FAIR Education Act Typifies Hypocrisy and Misguided Leadership

Last week pastor Xavier Thompson of Southern Missionary Baptist Church met with other members of the Los Angeles-area clergy to pray and protest the FAIR Education Act (Senate Bill 48), which was signed into law in [...]

AME Exposed – John Hunter Takes on Major League Baseball?!

So First AME pastor John Hunter, who calls himself “Dr.” although he is neither an M.D. or PhD is protesting the treatment of Frank McCourt, the owner of the Dodgers? Of all the problems to address [...]

AME Exposed – The Sexual Harassment Trial of Rev. John Hunter Begins

Although it has been relatively quiet on the African Methodist Episcopal corruption front, the wheels of justice began to turn this week with the inception of the sexual harassment lawsuit trial between former First AME minister [...]