CHICAGO (RNS) — MacDonald is set to preach Sunday (March 22) at Calvary Chapel South Bay in California — albeit via livestream as many churches have moved services online to slow the spread of COVID-19.
CHICAGO (RNS) — MacDonald is suing Chicago radio personality Erich ‘Mancow’ Muller for defamation after the radio host used his show to — in the host’s words — ‘bring down the cult of MacDonald.’
CHICAGO (RNS) — A law firm's review blamed the megachurch's ousted pastor's “powerful and subversive leadership style.”
(RNS) — Harvest Bible Chapel says founder James MacDonald, who was fired as its pastor earlier this year, is no longer fit for ministry.
(RNS) — Critics say the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability ignored 'glaring improprieties' in Harvest Bible Chapel’s finances for way too long.
CHICAGO (RNS) — The move comes as the Chicago-area megachurch transitions to a new board of elders this week and prepares to move forward under new leaders.
CHICAGO (RNS) — The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability, a Christian financial watchdog group, has terminated the membership of Harvest Bible Chapel.
CHICAGO (RNS) — The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability has suspended Harvest Bible Chapel, the Chicago-area megachurch that recently fired its founding pastor, James MacDonald, amid allegations of financial impropriety and domineering behavior.
CHICAGO (RNS) — The Chicago-area megachurch announced that the entire executive committee of its elders will resign over the next few months — one of several changes coming after the ouster of its founding pastor, James MacDonald.
(RNS) — Elders announced that the church founder was fired for 'engaging in conduct that the Elders believe is contrary and harmful to the best interests of the church.'
CHICAGO (RNS) — The move comes as its elders announced a 'peacemaking process that seeks both reconciliation and change where needed' in an update posted Wednesday (Jan. 16) on the Harvest Bible Chapel website.
CHICAGO (RNS) — Harvest Bible Chapel has announced it will drop a defamation lawsuit against two bloggers, their wives and a freelance reporter after a court ruled that documents subpoenaed in the case could be made public.
(RNS) — Megachurch pastor James MacDonald and his congregation filed suit recently, claiming two bloggers and a freelance writer were spreading false information about the church.