After the elders at Harvest Bible Chapel issued a statement declaring founder and former pastor James MacDonald as "biblically disqualified" from its ministry, the fired pastor issued an apology on Facebook.
The elders at Harvest Bible Church offered clarity on founding pastor James MacDonald's standings with the church on Sunday saying he has been "biblically disqualified" from being an elder or preacher at the church.
Within weeks, one of my heroes has fallen, and some of my friends in pastoral ministry have taken detours in their destiny as well. Failings among leaders are becoming an epidemic. No one is beyond the reach of Satan’s grasp.
Less than a week after dropping their lawsuit against three critics of the church, Harvest Bible Chapel has announced that its founder and lead pastor James MacDonald will be taking an “indefinite sabbatical.”