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.
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.
After pleading guilty to two federal firearm violations in June, Deja Taylor, the 26-year-old mother whose 6-year-old son shot his first-grade teacher in the chest at Richneck Elementary School in Newport News, Virginia, in January, will now have to spend 21 months in prison.
Anti-Christian hate crimes in Europe including arson, vandalism, threats, physical assaults, and even murder showed a collective increase in 2022 The Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination Against Christians in Europe has revealed in a new report.
While a majority of Americans still have a great deal or fair amount of confidence in scientists and believe science has had a mostly positive impact on society, an increasing minority are expressing strong levels of distrust in scientists and the impact of their work on society, a new study from the Pew Research Center shows.
Gospel singer Bobbi Storm, who is a featured vocalist on Maverick City Music’s The Maverick Way album, which is nominated for best gospel album at the 2024 Grammys, is making headlines for doing what she says the Lord recently told her to do – sing her new song called “We Can’t Forget Him” for passengers on a Delta Air Lines flight.
Residents in an Alexandria, Virginia, neighborhood known to be safe and family-oriented were left in shock Sunday after a man died from stab wounds he suffered inside a church.
The International House of Prayer in Kansas City has retained a local law firm to investigate abuse allegations against founder Mike Bickle after objections were raised to the hiring of Stinson LLP.
The Jamal Bryant-led New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Stonecrest, Georgia, opened a full health clinic on their campus Saturday becoming the first church in Georgia to do something like this according to Bryant.