Leonardo Blair is an award-winning investigative reporter and feature writer whose career spanned secular media in the Caribbean and New York City prior to joining The Christian Post in 2013. His early work with CP focusing on crime and Christian society quickly attracted international attention when he exposed a campaign by Creflo Dollar Ministries in 2015 to raise money from supporters to purchase a $65 million luxury jet. He continues to report extensively on church crimes, spiritual abuse, mental health, the black church and major events impacting Christian culture.
He is a 2007 alumnus of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where he was an inaugural member of the Toni Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism. He lives with his wife and two sons in New York City.
After spending years trying to fight Follicular Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Cory Schibler, the worship pastor at Beacon Baptist Church in Bryan, Texas, is now facing a deadly mutation of the cancer as his wife, Crystal, now grapples with a grave cancer diagnosis of her own.
Pastor John Wilkerson of First Baptist Church of Hammond in Indiana, who also serves as president of Hyles-Anderson College apologized to church members after he was criticized for allowing a man from a local creationist group to address the church and school while sporting hair they considered too long and quoting Scripture from the NIV translation of the Bible.
The Virginia-based organization GRACE, founded by attorney Boz Tchividjian, has shot down claims made by leaders of the International House of Prayer Kansas City that they made multiple attempts to contact the organization about investigating sexual abuse allegations against their founder Mike Bickle.
Michael Voris, president and founder of Saint Michael's Media, which operates as a news website in Michigan under the officially registered name of Church Militant, has resigned for breaching the organization’s “morality clause.”
The national of the Assemblies of God-affiliated campus ministry Chi Alpha has resigned months after the ministry was accused of enabling an itinerant minister and convicted sex offender to prey on scores of young males for more than two decades.
Former Southern Baptist Convention President Steven Gaines, the senior pastor of Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis, Tennessee, told his congregation Sunday that he has been diagnosed with kidney cancer.
Former megachurch pastor Bishop Carlton Pearson, who was once one of the most sought-after preachers in America until he stopped believing in the traditional concept of Hell, died peacefully on Sunday night after a brief battle with cancer, his family has announced. He was 70.
Nearly 90% of parents, the majority of whom say their child gets Bs or higher grades in school, believe their children are also performing at or above grade level in reading and math. However, data from standardized tests suggests the reality is much worse than what they think.
Amid claims by a founding member and two former leaders of International House of Prayer Kansas City that founder Mike Bickle engaged in clergy sexual abuse, citing allegations involving eight women, a report released by the Missouri-based ministry Wednesday states it wasn't presented with “any actual evidence.”
Bishop Lamor Whitehead, who was robbed at gunpoint of at least $1 million worth of jewelry while delivering a sermon at Leaders of Tomorrow International Churches in Brooklyn, New York, in July 2022, is thanking God after one of three suspects involved in the robbery pled guilty in court on Tuesday.