Smith was fired from Exel, a Fort Worth-based computer logistics company. A girl, 15, was molested at a church-run school in Birmingham by Rev. As a church bus driver in Fort Collins, Colorado, he had received a deferred sentence for molesting a little girl, 5. Ken Adrian, church pastor, complained to media that the publicity was not good for his Phoenix church. He was convicted in 1990 of 27 counts of sex crimes against 4 boys and a girl, including oral sex, rape and pornography. Both had been teaching second-graders; the wife was called “culpable”.He also resigned Wednesday as pastor of Landmark Baptist Church, where he had served for 31/2 years. At least 7 church members in their 20s & 30s said they were molested by Truxton as children. The Bear Valley Church of Christ & its former minister Homer Wolfe agreed to pay 0,000 to a man whom Wolfe sexually assaulted during family counseling sessions. Fugitive religious leader James Randazzo, convicted in 1989 of sex crimes, had skipped the country in 1990 & was nabbed in Hungary after a manhunt.In one instance, a prosecutor showed the court a Powerpoint presentation of party photos that had been posted on Facebook by a 20-year-old defendant after he nearly killed another driver in a three-car collision.The pictures depicted him at a Halloween party dressed as a prisoner in an orange jumpsuit labeled “Jail Bird.” The judge slammed him with a two-year jail sentence.Deputy DA Karen Gray said the letters of support were “a sad testimony to the fact that Mr. The member of the sect said he forced sex upon her and other women more than 40 times between 1987-1990.
Still, there’s the danger that a photo taken out of context can be disproportionately damning.
Sample protestant sex scandals at the main newspaper publications do not publish in the headline news.
The media is so bias against the Catholic Church because they don’t publish protestant sex scandals in the front page. Truxton, 77 resigned his positions at the 5,000-member First Evangelical Free Church in Fullerton.
His wife of 13 years, Julie Smith, said the allegations stunned her. As far as I know he’s never hurt anyone’s children,” she said. The statute of limitations has expired; no criminal charges were filed. Sobbing Mormon Sunday School teacher John Allen Midgett asked for God’s forgiveness before being sentenced to 30 years in state prison for molesting & terrorizing 8 girls, ages 5-10. Paul Robinson agreed to pay 5,000 in damages to Mary Tenantry, mother of 5, for luring her into an extramarital affair while counseling her. Earlier, a boy, now 17, was awarded 0,000 by a jury for similar charges. He told parishioners to undress & massage themselves, & masturbated during counseling sessions, also touching parishioners. He will now be sentenced on 10 counts of sexual exploitation of children & drug use. Facing 11 felony counts stemming from molestations of 2 young brothers since 1987, Rev.
When parents 20 years ago complained to Mission Aviation Fellowship officials about Truxton, they were told a psychologist at Fuller Seminary evaluated him, concluding he was in no need of help. Walker, 43, was sentenced to 18 years in prison for molesting a relative for 2-1/2 years, beginning when she was 13. A parent testified Midgett turned her cheerful, trusting daughter into a frightened, scarred recluse. The fundamentalist Church of Christ teaches that nonchurch members will go to hell. Randazzo founded Spiral of Friends Church in Molina. Boardman Kathan says a damaging statement he gave police in July was coerced.