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Rev. Jamal Bryant said to be leaving Baltimore's Empowerment Temple for Atlanta's New Birth Missionary Church

Rev. Jamal Bryant said to be leaving Baltimore's Empowerment Temple for Atlanta's New Birth Missionary Church

The Rev. Jamal H. Bryant, the charismatic, politically connected and at times controversial founding pastor of the Empowerment Temple AME Church in Baltimore, will become the new senior pastor at a well-known megachurch near Atlanta, an official of the Georgia church confirmed Monday.

Bryant will take over as spiritual leader of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Ga., a church that boasts more than...

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