A debate over payday lending unfolds in the black church in some states

A debate over payday lending unfolds in the black church in some states

The Rev. Frederick Newbill isn’t the normal face associated with the payday financing industry.

Recruited by Florida’s biggest small-dollar loan provider, Amscot, the senior pastor in the beginning Timothy Baptist Church in Jacksonville had been among a few faith leaders to see the state’s money this season to lobby for a bill loosening payday laws.More