What religion is Harvest Bible Chapel?
Harvest Bible Chapel is an evangelical Christian megachurch in Rolling Meadows, Illinois. Founded in 1988, it has grown to seven campuses in the Chicago metropolitan area.
|Harvest Bible Chapel
|Non-Denominational, Evangelical Christian
What does Harvest Bible Church believe?
We believe in and expectantly await the glorious, visible, personal, premillennial return of the Lord Jesus Christ. The blessed hope of His return has vital bearing on the personal life, service, and mission of the believer (1 Thessalonians 4:13–18). We believe in the bodily resurrection of both the saved and the lost.
What denomination is Harvest Church?
The Riverside-based Harvest Christian Fellowship will be joining the Southern Baptist Convention, the nation’s largest Protestant body that has about 15 million members. The Rev. Greg Laurie, pastor and founder of the 15,000-member Harvest, announced the move in June.
Why did Harvest Bible Chapel change its name?
Because of concerns with the leadership of a particular Harvest Bible Chapel – we no longer want to be associated with them by name. We are, and always have been an autonomous church led by our own local elder-board. Our name change will clear up any confusion for those wondering where we stand.
What happened to Harvest Bible Church?
On April 17, 2019, after years of claims of financial mismanagement, the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) terminated Harvest’s membership due to “significant violations” of four of seven of ECFA’s Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship.
How many people harvest the Bible Chapel?
“We recognize that $40 million in debt sounds sizable for a church, but we are a church that meets on seven campuses … with a weekend attendance of more than 8,500,” the statement said.
Who is the founder of Harvest Church?
It was founded in 1973 by Greg Laurie. Laurie has been the senior pastor since that time. Harvest is a megachurch with a congregation of 15,000.
What happened to Greg Laurie son?
Christopher Laurie, the son of Harvest Christian Fellowship leader Greg Laurie, died Thursday in an auto accident in Riverside County, the church announced Thursday.
What’s wrong with Calvary Chapel?
Over the past decades, Calvary has been plagued with accusations ranging from unaccountable leadership to covered-up sexual abuse, raising questions similar to those faced by Roman Catholic hierarchy about what kind of role the church’s top leaders were playing behind the scenes.