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Bruxy Cavey, Canadian megachurch pastor, resigns after sexual misconduct probe

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RNS The pastor of one of Canada’s largest churches was forced to resign after an independent investigation found evidence of his sexual misconduct. Bruxy Cavey, who grew The Meeting House into a megachurch with some 5,000 people attending 19 campuses in the larger Toronto metropolitan area, was accused of sexual misconduct by a woman who […]

Californian megachurch pastor dies days after announcement of COVID-19 diagnosis

Bob Bryant Water of Life Community Church

RNS A pastor of a southern California megachurch died on Monday, days after the church announced he had been diagnosed with COVID-19. Pastor Bob Bryant died earlier in the day Monday, according to a statement by Water of Life Community Church in San Bernardino County, which had been part of a network of churches that urged Governor Gavin Newsom […]

US megachurches continue to grow and diversify, steer clear of politics – report

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RNS America’s megachurches have ­­continued to thrive over the past five years, attracting more worshippers, becoming more diverse and opening new locations. A pre-pandemic, national survey of megachurches from the Hartford Institute for Religion Research found the median megachurch draws about 4,100 attenders to its worship services, up from about 3,700 in 2015.  Lakewood Church […]

Funeral of Lois Evans, wife of Tony Evans, set for their Dallas church

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RNS Lois Evans, the wife of megachurch pastor and radio broadcaster Tony Evans, is being remembered at a funeral on Monday at Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas. Lois Evans, 70, died on 30th December after being diagnosed with biliary cancer. Lois Evans died on 30th December, 2019. PICTURE: Via She had been an […]