Friday, 3 July 2009

NY city megachurch pastor resigns 2 months after installation

http://www.christianpost.com/article/20090703/ny-city-megachurch-pastor-resigns-2-months-after-installation/index.html
by Eric Young (Christian Post, 03 Jul 2009)

A renowned NY megachurch, Riverside Church, officially accepted the resignation of their senior pastor Brad Braxton on Thursday, less than 2 months after they installed him.

Reasons cited in his resignation letter was discord and antagonism in the church community over his election and installation. The article mentions Braxton as a progressive Christian, who might have been seen as moving the church away from its interracial progressivism and conservative style of religious practice. On top of that, there was the much-publicised lawsuit surrounding his $600,000 annual compensation package.

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See related articles:
Riverside Church lawsuit (22 Apr 09)

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