HOUSTON – Robert Bean is the youngest of four children born unto, Johnny and Mildred Bean in the small community of Call. Call is a cozy little segment which sits only a few miles outside of Kirbyville, Texas. Before Young Robert reached the age of two, his father passed away. His mother gracefully raised him, his siblings and several other grandchildren. Being nurtured in the loving, spiritual and family-oriented community of Call; Robert was privileged to have the influence and support of positive men in the surrounding area which “stepped up to the plate” to assist his mother with rearing him. He was also birthed into a Christian atmosphere, and that asset was one that later proved to be a very beneficial one to him. Throughout his childhood he remained a member of St. Paul Methodist Episcopal Church in Call. In 1989, he graduated from Kirbyville High School in the top percentile of his class. After graduating, he relocated to Houston. There he enrolled into the … [Read more...] about Religion Profile: Pastor Robert Bean
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Last week, it seemed the entire world was ooh-ing and aah-ing over the procession of over-the-top designer ensembles that graced the red carpet at the annual Met Gala in New York, wherein celebrities try to outdo one another in the theme of that year’s Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Exhibit (2018: “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination”). Collectively, the much-photographed looks surely cost millions of dollars, and while some outfits were worship-worthy, some were, sadly, garish as hell. Worse yet, some lacked imagination and some looked cheap! For all their money and fame, a few celebs surely would have not have passed through the Pearly Gates if the fashion police were guarding them, that's for sure. EXPANDAndrew Stuart Photography Right here in Los Angeles just a few days later, a way cooler, more punk rock and nearly as opulent spectacle took place, and for those of us obsessed with beauty and fashion, it really was like heaven! … [Read more...] about Kat Von D Beauty’s 10th-Anniversary Bash Was Pure Gilded Excess
0 View Gallery View Comments The Sanctuary stinks. People slept outside the night before in Colorado Springs' fiercest winter storm, and now they've joined the congregation in the church near Old Colorado City. The morning glow spills through the blinds, through the dank air. The Christian rock music softens as Eric Sandras takes the small stage. Before communion, the tattooed pastor reads The Sanctuary Church's mission. The music builds as he goes on: "If you are a saint, sinner, loser, winner, abused, abuser, whore, gambler, lost, fearful, ADHD, liar, hypocrite, bastard, lover, cutter, tweaker, alcoholic, adopted, abandoned, leftover, divorced, LGBT, alone, old, young, driven, cheater, success, infected, rejected ..." The guitars and drums crescendo, and people are on their feet rejoicing to hear Sandras shout: "Or if you're just a plain misfit, you are welcome here!" An hour before, people gathered down the hall in a room known as the Ragamuffin Café. A woman who … [Read more...] about At Colorado Springs’ ‘church of misfits,’ it’s OK to not be OK
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