Harvest Bible Chapel Goes From Being Suspended in March of 2019 by the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability to Being Terminated in April of 2019

This is a look at the relationship between Harvest Bible Chapel and ECFA from late 2018 until a few days ago. ECFA found Harvest in good standing in December. Then they were suspended in March and finally terminated in April. What happened in December of 2018? Did Jeff Sharda and Jeff Smith engage in fraud and attempted to mislead ECFA?  Continue reading

Why Mancow Muller Should Consider a Class Action Lawsuit Against Harvest Bible Chapel to Open up the Black Budget. Plus Why Capin Crouse and ECFA Should be Included

Mancow Muller spoke about a class action lawsuit against Harvest Bible Chapel if James MacDonald doesn’t resign. Its my hope that Mancow along with many former members from Harvest will file a class action lawsuit to open up the black budget. That is the only way Fred Adams will speak. In a class action lawsuit Capin Crouse and ECFA should be included. Both organizations enabled James MacDonald amidst shady behavior, massive financial problems and a black budget.  Continue reading

What Role Will Naples, Florida Play in the Harvest Bible Chapel Scandal?

What is the role of John Secrest’s Harvest Bible Naples? Why did Harvest Bible Chapel in Chicago shift from the hub and spoke model to plant in SW Florida? Is that how James MacDonald is going to escape Harvest Bible Chapel Chicago? It is this blogs belief that John Secrest’s days are numbered as the Senior Pastor of Naples. This blog would also like to ask how is Harvest Naples financially structured? Is it in the same 501(c)(3) as Harvest Bible Chapel Chicago or is it separate? This is important to know as Dan Busby’s Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability is drilling down into Harvest Bible Chapel’s financials in Elgin today. Continue reading

Walk in the Word, a Black Budget at Harvest Bible Chapel and Finances that Resemble a Criminal Syndicate More Than a Ministry

This is a post that looks at James MacDonald’s Walk in the Word Ministry. It appears in 2013 that it was folded into Harvest Bible Chapel. The question to be asked is if James’ Walk in the Word salary was added to his Harvest Bible Chapel salary. In addition sources provided The Wondering Eagle with the salary information for the MacDonald clan in the 2015 timeframe. Plus there is also the issue of the “black budget” which allegedly has been used by the XLT to pay off people and buy their silence. In studying and writing about the financials of Harvest Bible Chapel the question to be asked is the following. Why are the financials reminiscent of a criminal syndicate? Why can’t James MacDonald be transparent?
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Jeff Parham of Harvest Bible Chapel is Reported to the Elgin Police for Embezzlement, and Why James MacDonald Will Likely Not Allow a Full Audit

Jeff Parham was reported to the Elgin Police by Harvest Bible Chapel for suspected theft. The original case report was given to The Wondering Eagle. Despite what is said about performing an audit its this blogger’s belief that James MacDonald doesn’t want a full audit given the financial problems at Harvest Bible Chapel.  Continue reading