A media agency working with Papa John’s International Inc. decided to cut ties after the pizza maker’s founder and chairman, John Schnatter, allegedly used a racial slur and graphic descriptions of violence against minorities on a May conference call, according to Forbes.
Lakewood Church pastor, bestselling author, and television host John Gray will be taking over as pastor of Redemption Church in Greenville, South Carolina. Ron Carpenter, the megachurch’s founder and current pastor, made the announcement in a video this weekend.
Throughout the weekend NFL games featured a number of different players demonstrating on the field — or in the locker room — during the national anthem before games. There were also a pair of national anthem singers on Sunday who took knees while performing.
The Steelers will be on the field for the national anthem “moving forward,” quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said alongside defensive end Cam Heyward at a press conference Monday at the team facility. Roethlisberger and Heyward are the Steelers’ captains.