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.
The 15 adult men, two women and 14-year-old boy killed by the mentally troubled Robert Card during a shooting spree in Lewiston, Maine, last Wednesday, were remembered at a vigil Sunday inside the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul that attracted more than 1,000 people.
International House of Prayer Kansas City founder Mike Bickle has agreed to step away from public ministry as he is investigated for “serious allegations including sexual immorality” that have been made against him by multiple women.
Members of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee have expressed outrage online after learning that the committee was included in an amicus brief opposing extending liability in sex abuse cases, as no elected committee member had been consulted about the decision before it was made.
A California judge ruled Wednesday that Harvest Bible Chapel founder James MacDonald's diagnosed post-traumatic stress disorder makes him eligible for a mental health diversion program that would keep him out of prison for allegedly attacking a 59-year-old woman.
Former pastor and notorious blogger Jordan Daniel Hall, who was removed from ministry amid scandal, says being a pastor is an “awful existence” and he would never want to return to it.
At least 16 people are dead and dozens more injured after separate mass shootings at two recreational business venues in Lewiston, Maine, Wednesday as law enforcement continue a desperate manhunt for 40-year-old Robert Card who has been described as a person of interest in what could be the state’s deadliest shooting.
More than a billion people — or close to a quarter of the world's population — are struggling with loneliness, a new survey from Gallup and Meta shows. Younger adults are more likely to suffer from the condition, which health experts warn can have the same effect on health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day.
An Idaho mother who says she trusted a now-shuttered Christian boarding school in Missouri to rehabilitate her son struggling with behavioral issues has filed a federal lawsuit alleging the abuse and brutal gang rape by staff members he suffered at the school caused his early death last year at the age of 29.
One-time Donald Trump surrogate, Pastor Mark who admitted in 2016 that he lied about his military service and his educational achievements, says he plans to open a $200-per-month Christian military school in the next academic year to fight the influence of the “woke” agenda in American public schools and he wants parents to wear the school’s uniform to show their support.
The mother of a 22-year-old Florida man accused of fatally shooting the son of a pastor inside the parking lot of his church in Winter Haven on Sunday morning said he had been struggling mentally for several days prior to the killing and blamed his actions on a “demonic spirit.”