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.
Members of the Lake Houston Methodist Church, in Harris County, Texas, were left shaken Sunday morning when a man who allegedly made threats against their pastor was shot dead inside the parking lot by a church member now being hailed a hero.
As some pastors experiment with using artificial intelligence to generate a church sermon, a new study released by Barna shows that the majority of Christians don’t believe AI is good for the Church.
In an announcement she called a "slow motion update," Gina Gauthier, the ex-wife of former megachurch pastor Carlton Pearson, who is currently battling terminal cancer, called on the "people of God" Thursday to prepare their hearts "to release him."
Just over a month after leaders at Fellowship Church announced that their charismatic founder and leader Albert Tate was placed on a leave of absence over "inappropriate text messages and questionable comments," he apologized to his congregation Sunday and admitted he is in a "daily fight with embarrassment, shame and guilt" over his sin.
A new study from Lifeway Research has revealed the main reason most church-going Americans say they left one church for another, and the top reason is not because they didn’t like the pastor’s preaching.
Actor Matt Damon has joined the fight to save a historic 12-member church on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City from being sold to developers who want to demolish it to make way for a $30 million luxury condominium.
F.L. "Bubba" Copeland, the late mayor of Smiths Station, Alabama, and pastor of the First Baptist Church of Phenix City, faced some “dark days” before fatally shooting himself in the wake of withering backlash over his secret online alter ego known as the "transgender curvy girl” outed by a local publication, friends say.
A week after announcing that International House of Prayer Kansas City founder Mike Bickle is being investigated for “serious allegations including sexual immorality” made against him by multiple women, leaders of the organization said one decades-old claim has “some credibility” so far, but they have hired an outside law firm to help them make sense of the situation.
A Michigan pastor and civil right leader charged with criminal sexual conduct and bribery after he was accused of misconduct by in two separate incidents thanked the judge and jury involved in his case after he was found not guilty last Thursday.
A Florida pastor who allegedly lashed students for misbehaving at a private school run by his church is coming under fire from some parents who believe he should be arrested for using old-school disciplinary measures on the decline in the United States.