Harvest Bible Chapel Suffers 40 Percent Drop in Tithes and Offerings, Membership Down 3,500 After Scandal Involving Founding Pastor James MacDonald

Officials at the multicampus Harvest Bible Chapel in greater Chicago urged faithful supporters to give to the ministry after reporting a drop in membership of 3,500 as well as a 40 percent dip in tithes and offering a month after the firing of founding Pastor James MacDonald.