(RNS) — Bryant, the son and grandson of African Methodist Episcopal clergy, talks about why he’s making the transition, what it says about black megachurches and his hopes for his new role.
(RNS) — The Rev. Jamal-Harrison Bryant, pastor of Empowerment Temple in Baltimore, has been named the new senior pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in the Atlanta suburb of Lithonia, Ga.
LITHONIA, Ga. (USA Today) Long had been battling health issues for several months.
(RNS) Bishop Eddie Long is facing a suit from former members of his suburban Atlanta megachurch who say he encouraged them to invest in a company that was operating an alleged Ponzi scheme.
(RNS) A special commission created by the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability has called for clearer IRS guidance and greater involvement among donors to address “outliers” among congregations and other nonprofits that are not being financially accountable. By Adelle M. Banks.