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Rev. Clay Evans, civil rights leader, evangelical broadcaster and gospel icon, dies at 94 – Chicago Sun-Times
Rev. Clay Evans was “a prophet, a priest, and a pastor to both parishioners and pastors,” said U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) Source: Rev. Clay Evans, civil rights leader, evangelicalRead More
The report by Chicago-based law firm Wagenmaker & Oberly pinned...
Report pins Harvest’s ‘massive corporate governance failure’ on former pastor
by: Kit DoyleCHICAGO, Nov. 22, 2019 (RNS) — A “massive corporate governance failure apparently developed over several years” at Harvest Bible Chapel primarily because of its former senior pastor, JamesRead More
City reverses course... now funding UYM.
Aurora Mayor Irvin gives $20K in grants to Wayside’s UYM and Agape Connection
Aurora, Ill., Nov. 23, 2019 — Yesterday, Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin announced, in a media briefing, the distribution of two grants by the city of $10,000 each for Wayside CrossRead More
Charles Lyons resigned as pastor of Armitage Baptist Church in Chicago...
Chicago pastor resigns after 1960s sex abuse revealed
by BP and Illinois Baptist staffs Chicago, Nov. 7, 2019 (BP) — A Chicago Southern Baptist pastor has resigned after disclosing his long-term sexual abuse of a minor in theRead More
"Because of these findings, James [MacDonald] was biblically disqualified from the position of Elder..."
James MacDonald ‘biblically disqualified’ for ministry, says Harvest Bible
by: Bob Smietana Nov. 3, 2019 (RNS) — Former pastor and radio preacher James MacDonald is no longer fit for ministry, said the elders of Harvest Bible Chapel, the megachurchRead More
Honored at an eighth annual Champions for Justice dinner...
Methodists present Champion for Justice awards
AURORA, Ill., Oct. 10, 2019—A United Methodist pastor and a state representative were presented with 2019 Champion for Justice awards from Northern Illinois Justice For Our Neighbors (NIJFON) , aRead More