Category Archives: Elder Resignations

HBC Chairman of the Executive Elder Committee Resigns in Protest

As you may recall, on October 24th, The Elephant’s Debt published a letter by David Wisen.  In that piece, we explained to our readers that David Wisen is the Teaching Pastor of Harvest Bible Chapel Springlake in Michigan; and more … Continue reading

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Fred Agase, a former HBC Elder, left the elder board and left Harvest Bible Chapel in the spring of 2013

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A fourth recently resigned elder, Russ Barney, speaks publicly in defense of Marquardt, Phelps and Slabaugh.

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Former Elders Scott Phelps and Barry Slabaugh are publicly ex-communicated by HBC and release a statement.

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Recently resigned HBC Elder, Dan Marquart, cites MacDonald’s behavior, secrecy regarding salary and HBC authority structure as the reasons for his departure.

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Three HBC elders, Marquardt, Phelps and Slabaugh, have resigned from the Elder board, and HBC releases a statement.

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