Metro Chicago Faith News
"It was a slap in the face," Shahbaz, a Muslim, said.
“We’re not the enemy”: Muslim fans respond to Chicago Cubs patriarch’s emails
by: Aysha Khan, Feb 5, 2019 (RNS) – Imran Shahbaz, a 40-year-old Chicago native, grew up watching the Cubs play baseball. He and his father, a Pakistani immigrant, bonded byRead More
The goal of "Ministry and #MeToo" was to create resources that help Christian leaders understand and respond to sexual misconduct and abuse
Willow Creek Association releases resource on ministry and #MeToo
by: Emily McFarlan Miller Jan 31, 2019 CHICAGO (RNS) – There are a lot of abuse survivors who don’t feel safe in church – and a lot of abusers whoRead More
The move comes a week after Harvest dropped a defamation lawsuit against two bloggers, their wives and a freelance reporter...
James MacDonald on “indefinite sabbatical” from Harvest amid renewed criticism
by: Emily McFarlan Miller Jan 16, 2019 CHICAGO (RNS) – Pastor James MacDonald will take an “indefinite sabbatical from all preaching and leadership” at Harvest Bible Chapel, the influential Chicago-areaRead More
MacDonald claimed the defendants had "harmed our ministry through their careless campaign to discredit,"...
Harvest Bible Chapel drops lawsuit against bloggers, writer
by: Emily McFarlan Miller Jan 8, 2019\ CHICAGO (RNS) – Harvest Bible Chapel, an influential Chicago-area megachurch, will drop a defamation lawsuit against two bloggers, their wives and a freelanceRead More