James MacDonald

Harvest Bible Chapel founder James MacDonald faces foreclosure on $1.6M home

"James MacDonald, controversial founder of Harvest Bible Chapel in greater Chicago, is now in danger of losing his custom-built home in Elgin, Illinois, for failing to pay his mortgage with the Republic Bank of Chicago, according to a new lawsuit." - CPost

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James MacDonald is suing critics again

"Harvest Bible Chapel’s founder and former leader James MacDonald has slapped Chicago radio personality Matthew 'Mancow' Muller with a lawsuit alleging multiple counts defamation and is seeking at least $50,000 in compensatory damages for the spread of false information which caused him emotional distress and significant harm to his reputation." - Christian Post

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Harvest Bible Chapel founder James MacDonald signals ‘early 2020’ return to ministry

"'Early in 2020, around the anniversary of my last local church sermon, we will begin considering interim preaching opportunities,' MacDonald said in a message on his ministry website, jamesmacdonaldministries.org, where he lists Vertical Church and Act Like Men as ministries that are 'coming soon.'" - Christian Post

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James MacDonald Posts Repentance Letter on Facebook

“I was, am, and will remain very sorry for the careless and hurtful words that were illegally recorded and publicized,” the apology states. “I immediately sent written apologies where appropriate, grieving what it revealed about the state of my heart at the time, as well as the hurt caused to those who trusted us to be a more consistent example of Christlikeness. I have no excuse and am truly sorry.” - Christian Headlines

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James MacDonald ‘biblically disqualified’ for ministry, says Harvest Bible

"In a statement released Sunday (Nov. 3), the church elders found MacDonald was prone to anger, 'had a pattern of improperly exercising positional and spiritual authority over others to his own advantage,' and sought to profit from the church’s ministry." - RNS

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