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.
More than two years after his death, T.B. Joshua, one of Nigeria's most controversial megachurch preachers and televangelists, has been accused of secretly abusing and raping young women on three continents several times a week for nearly two decades.
With more than 37 million views and counting in the last five days, actor and comedian Katt Williams’ interview with former NFL player-turned-media personality Shannon Sharpe on his "Club Shay Shay" show on YouTube has become a viral event setting off conversations about the illuminati, good versus evil, and truth versus lies.
Citing Scripture from Titus, Christian Fox Sports 1 analyst Chris Broussard slammed a suggestion by televangelist T.D. Jakes as "offensive" and unbiblical that if unverified sexual misconduct allegations leveled against him were true, all he has to do is repent and keep on working.
TD Jakes: ‘If everything was true, all I got to do is repent sincerely from my heart ... but I ain’t got to repent about this’
Days after denouncing an unverified report casting innuendo about his sexuality and accusing him of being a frequent participant at sex parties hosted by producer and music mogul Sean Combs, popularly known as Diddy, televangelist T.D. Jakes called his accusers “liars” on Sunday and noted that even “if everything was true, all I got to do is repent sincerely from my heart.”
A representative for popular televangelist T.D. Jakes, who leads The Potter's House megachurch in Dallas, Texas, has dismissed as "unequivocally false and baseless" an unverified report casting innuendo about his sexuality and accusing him of being a frequent participant at sex parties hosted by producer and music mogul Sean Combs, known by his stage name, Diddy.
Board members of the Mount Hope Christian Church in Fayette County, West Virginia, say they have fired their lead pastor, Elbert Eugene Goins, popularly known as "Buddy Goins," a day after he was arrested for allegedly patronizing a minor victimized by sexual servitude. They said the incident has left them "shocked."
In a move school officials say is a bid to “cancel all faith-based organizations” working with public schools, the Massachusetts-based Satanic Temple caused a stir by announcing its first “After School Satan Club” chapter in Tennessee, where they will teach children things like there is no Hell and “Satan is not an evil guy.”
Bombarded by food insecurity, poor sleep habits, fast food and too much screen time, more American children between the ages of 2 and 4 are being diagnosed with severe obesity, which "is strongly associated with high blood pressure, dyslipidemia, prediabetes, and early mortality," a new study finds.
A church leader is worried that Gaza's Christian community will be wiped out in Israel's war with Hamas after Israeli soldiers were accused of fatally shooting two Christian women on the grounds of Gaza City's only Catholic church on Saturday.
As rents soared and programs focused on preventing evictions and housing loss ended, homelessness hit a record high in 2023, with roughly 20 out of every 10,000 people in the United States found to be experiencing homelessness on a single night, a new report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development shows.