MinistryWatch President Warren Smith will comment on one or more stories in the week’s news, adding an additional perspective or, sometimes, a behind-the-scenes look at how the story came to be.
Last week, Coram Deo Church in Bremerton, Washington, published a letter explaining why the congregation would be leaving the church-planting Acts 29 Network chaired by mega-church pastor Matt Chandler.
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MinistryWatch President Warren Smith comments on one or more stories in the week’s news, adding an additional perspective or, sometimes, a behind-the-scenes look at how the story came to be.
Dallas-area megachurch pastor Matt Chandler returned to the pulpitDec. 4 after a three-month leave of absence. His congregation greeted his return with a standing ovation.
Dallas-area megachurch pastor Matt Chandler hinted on social media that he plans to return to the pulpit at The Village Church “soon,” ending a leave of absence instituted by the church’s board in August.
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Chandler sent overly familiar direct messages to a woman over Instagram, violating church policy.
(RNS) — A popular Dallas-area megachurch leader has been placed on indefinite leave for online communication with a woman who is not his wife.