Posts Tagged ‘Megachurch’

The media and the megachurch

Monday, May 23rd, 2022

It was early May and Pastor Peter Mortlock​ was preaching to the converted. There had been trials and tribulations, highs and lows, but Mortlock had much to be pleased about. He founded Bays Christian Fellowship on Auckland’s North Shore in July 1982 and watched it grow and grow. In the early 2000s, the church, now Read more

A megachurch reels after learning pastor let his professed pedophile son work with kids

Thursday, July 16th, 2020

The leaders of a California evangelical megachurch are under fire for bungling the church’s response to a youth ministry volunteer’s confession that he was attracted to minors. The Menlo Church volunteer in question first told Senior Pastor John Ortberg about his feelings two years ago, though congregants weren’t officially notified about the situation until January. Read more