Since I collected all of these to go along with a book I’m writing and then changed my mind about using them I thought I would share them with you, but I am still writing the book.
Adultery and Divorce A husband and wife pastoral team is getting divorced after the husband admitted a yearlong adulterous affair with a stripper.
In an e-mail interview with Charisma, Nguyen said she met Tims when he visited the men’s club in Paris where she worked.
She said the long-distance affair lasted from August 2006 to October 2007.
State police said Nelson tried to persuade a woman outside the prison to kill one of his victims.—Ardmore, OK—A Stephens County judge ordered a former Ardmore minister to serve a 25-year sentence on attempted murder charges. Lewis, who entered a blind guilty plea to charges he intended to kill his wife when he shot her in 2004, appeared before Associate District Judge Joe Enos.
Enos ordered Lewis to serve 19 years of the sentence behind bars.
A simple Google search will reveal a line-up of preachers, ministers and evangelists that fell a lot short of the law. Go to the Google search page and type in “Preacher convicted 2010” and pages of information will fill your computer screen.
Many members left the independent church after Judy Nguyen posted details of her affair with the pastor on the Internet.Harold Hunter and his wife Patricia each were charged with second-degree arson days after the early morning fire destroyed much of Bethel AME Church, which has since been rebuilt on its same location on North Main Street. —Albany, GA—The pastor of an Albany, Ga., church has been charged with first degree arson in connection with a fire that did severe damage to the church, the Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner’s office said. Joseph Howard III and Curtis Lee Jones were charged with one count each of first degree arson in the Dec.31 fire at Trinity Metropolitan Baptist Church, said Glenn Allen, a spokesman for Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine.The church’s offices and school were vandalized before the sanctuary was set on fire.Damages were estimated at 0,000 to 0,000. —Daphne, AL—A prominent Christian evangelist known around the world for his controversial writings about Islam and the Qur’an is in custody in the Baldwin County Correctional Center. Anish Shorrosh is charged with trying to burn down a condominium high-rise where he lived in Daphne.People make a lot of noise about the Catholic Church and its sex scandals as they rightly should for such abominable behavior, but there is a quiet outrage that is happening right under our noses on the other side of the aisle with Protestants.When it comes to misdeeds by the clergy, Protestants can hang with the worst of them, breaking their own rules and a few that missed the book.A paternity test revealed Paulk was the father of his nephew, who is now leader of the church. Paulk, who for years was known publicly as Earl Paulk’s nephew. Jim Creason told the officers who arrested him that he was financially desperate.The former church leader was at the center of a sex scandal in 2007 that ended with the revelation that he slept with his brother’s wife and fathered a child by her. The Sheriff’s office says they have more property crimes occur when the economy is down, but a psychologist says that it is not enough reason for someone to resort to crime. Arson Orangeburg, SC—A former pastor received probation in connection with the suspected arson that gutted his Summerville church in April 2005.The former pastor of Victory Temple Church was arrested after he shot at and wounded his wife.Lewis’ wife drove herself to the hospital with her husband in pursuit.