He was arrested after the 75-minute “counseling session”. Sources: AP/_Atlanta Journal/Constitution_ 11/14/92; _USA Today_ 12/18/92; _Boston Globe_ 1/9/93. Three of the victims were Air Force Officers, others were a sergeant, a sergeant’s wife seeking counseling, and an enlisted woman. The founder of the notorious First Christian Fellowship Church of Waukegan, Rev. Davis is believed to have molested children since the 1960s. He is accused of victimizing a female piano student instructed by his wife for 4 years. The church, citing critical proportions, has a 3-year time limit for reporting sexual misconduct by church officials.
He has been suspended as principal of Community Christian School of First Baptist Church in Port Charlotte, & as minister of First Baptist Church, which operates the school. The senior Protestant chaplain sought out vulnerable women seeking help for emotional upsets. Lloyd Davis, 57, flanked by many supporters, was sentenced to 31 years in prison for criminal sexual assault, child pornography & sexual abuse. Former church members accuse him of running a cult making sexual demands on supporters & locating all churches near Naval bases, where he is known for trying to lure young sailors into his churches for sexual purposes. The vote must be ratified by 2/3 of the church’s 171 regional presbyteries. Mitchell, 56, was convicted on 6 of 23 charges of sexual assault involving a Tibetan woman who testified he sexually abused her as a teenager after offering to sponsor her education in this country.
Williams claimed thiswas _Bible_-based: “Our belief is that biblically if you have a problem within yourself, it is because of sin or weakness, and about the only thing that’s goingto cleanse you of that is if you expose it before the Lord.” Source: _Palm Beach Post_ 2/26/92. Port Charlotte church school principal Albert Joseph Clerico Jr., 47,charged with sexual misconduct by a psychotherapist by means of therapeutic deception, claims to be licensed by a nonexistent “scripturally based” group, National Christian Counselors Association & to have attended the nonexistent Carolina University of Theology. About 75 supporters from the Christ Universal Church picketed before the Criminal Courts Building in Chicago in support of Rev Paul Hall, 47, convicted of sexually abusing a boy, 13, in 1989. “It would not be this way if it had been a black minister molesting a white child,” she said. Wendell Beets, of Sound Doctrine Church, resigned following a claim of sexual impropriety with a female church member, 19. A Louisville jury of 6 men & 6 women found in favor of the Presbyterian Church (U. A.) in a million sexual-harassment suit brought by Janet Gellhaus.
Walter’s defense was to accuse his wife of concocting the charges to get even with him because he had an affair with a young church member! The 6’2″, 200-lb pastor overpowered the 5’6″, 140-lb victim at a bedside counseling visit. The suit alleges that Marshall had committed other crimes, & that the 2 Baptist groups should have known about them. Charged are Pablo Geraldo Boas, 28, & David Ernest Brimmer, 39. Police say their investigation shows he molested a boy, 17, numerous times over the past 5 years, & once molested his brother, now 12. Holy Way leader Clarence “Brother Will” Williams was arrested after a 19-year-old woman said he brainwashed her into having sex starting when she was 15.Olaf College in April, admitting sexual misconduct with minors, college students, and male parishioners from 1973-1985. The Lutheran pastor resigned from First Lutheran Church in Pine River following accusations he admitted to sexual misconduct there, but denies earlier accusations. Granite State Baptist Church volunteer David Kirsch, 39, of Salem, was convicted of sexually assaulting 6 young girls through the church from the late 1970s to the mid-1980s. The abuse came to light when the 9-year-old told a school official, who contacted police. However, the family said that in 1987 Eller had molested or made lewd comments to 4 women at his church, and forcibly kissed and touched 2 girls age 13. Pastor Roy Mc Kinley, 45, who stepped down from Milan Friends Church after being charged with molesting a teenage girl, pleaded guilty to gross sexual imposition and related charges. A female employee at World Harvest Church in Columbus has filed a lawsuit saying the father of the pastor sexually harassed her, also naming the church & its pastor as defendants. Bridgen, 57, was accused of molesting 11 girls, aged 4 to 14, during the 4 years he was at the Alva church.He confessed only after a parishioner approached a staff member at the 4,000 member church with allegations in March. Bishop Roger Munson, who oversees the Northeastern Minnesota synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, said, “The church will assist in providing counseling to work through this turmoil & pain so that healing & wholeness can be experienced in their lives.” Source: _Star Tribune_ 10/22/92. Deputies raided the home of Veterans Administration chaplain Rev. Phillips, of Butler County, seizing 500 video tapes, movie equipment and restraints following a tip that he produced pornographic movies with young girls. Three women had lodged formal complaints with the church, but the only action was to transfer him from Aurora to Hamlet. Supporters, including a minister, crowded the courtroom where Mc Kinley pleaded for mercy. His congregation put the church up as bond, insisting he was innocent. Brigden blamed his arrest on a girl, 4, whose parents were the first to take the children’s allegations seriously.Wayne Tellekson has confessed to sexual misconduct while he was pastor from 1975 to 1988. He gave nationwide worships and lectures based on a book of advice for clergy with alcohol and drug addictions.The 21-year-old victim, who publicly identified herself as Mimi Coleman, noted the betrayal made her suicidal, gave her eating disorders and nightmares, shameful feelings over sex, continuing gynecological problems, feelings of someone always watching her, feelings of panic whenever she sees a man in a clerical collar, and feelings that she is a freak. First Congregational Church minister David Covert Moore was charged with 5 counts of criminal sexual conduct of 4 children under the age of 15. Menfrom a rural Baptist church known for its aggressive evangelizing of children are suspected of molesting as many as 22 boys & girls.Leonard was relieved of church duties involving children in August, after police started investigating him when a doctor reported suspected abuse in a child with a sexual disease.He also worked as instructor & gym teacher in the North Sharon Christian School, enrolling about 65 students.Clerico maintains his position as “pastoral counselor” exempts him under state law from charges. Gilsrap pleaded guilty to 2 counts of child molestation after the state high court in 1991 overturned a 1989 conviction for molesting young boys at church. My family’s forgiveness was second only to the forgiveness of God.” His brother, Bishop Earl Paulk, berated the media for exposing the “weaknesses” of others, an blamed “Satan”, promising Don would return. The million racially diverse 7,700-seat church with a TV program, social services, lost half of its 12,000 members following revelations that its minister, Bishop Ear Paulk, had an adulterous affair. It promotes a doctrine of “covering”, blessing cover-ups of sexual misconduct & requiring submission to authority. Davis, 57, is a prominent Waukegan minister with Christian Fellowship, Inc. He was also convicted o attempted seduction of a 19-year-old Air Force cadet who fought off advances in his chapel office. Louise & Clarence Ellis of Cedar Rapids say others have criticized them for speaking out against Beets. Church attorney Michael Valenti, apparently conceded the relationship when he said after the acquittal (shades of the U. Senate): “The lesson should be you need to immediately tell people about it, you need to immediately investigate your rights, you need to use some common sense & say ‘no’.” Source: Presbyterian Outlook_ 9/7/92. Indicted for 6 counts of aggravated sexual battery & 5 counts of sexual battery was Rev.Police miked the victim & recorded Clerico making sexual advances, soliciting her comment on his graphic fantasies & telling her to perform oral sex. Other church employees or members have stepped forward to say they had affairs with the bishop’s brother, Rev. Don Paulk accuses former church schoolteacher Rebecca Moses of seducing him, saying “I know now what it was like for Samson to place his head in the lap o Delilah.” Six victims have not filed suit, but are asking for legislation making it a felony in Georgi for clergy to have sex with members of their congregations. Two fellow ministers, Michael Camer, 30, and David Annstrong, 33, are indicted on lesser charges Young boys may have been brought from Tijuana, Mexico to Davis’ San Diego church for molestation. The Scott Air Force Base chaplain was court-martialed and given 3 months in jail. In exchange for guilty pleas, the Air Force agreed to a brief sentence and dropped other charges of indecent advances, possession of a pornographic videotape while in the United Arab Emigrates during the war against Iran, ordering an enlisted man to obtain a pornographic tape, and dereliction of duty. Starck said: “The burning question in this case is whether this man is a minister or a monster, a pastor or a pedophile.” Starck said he is all of those things. Guppy filed a civil suit for clergy malpractice, misrepresentation, fraud & other counts against Rev. George Walker, 64, of New Tazewell, who has pastored a number of area Baptist churches. The Presbyterian General Assembly, meeting in Baltimore in June, voted 446-78 to recommend abolishing the statute of limitations for reporting sexual misconduct by clergy.If you find one you will read it in the back page and with few description. Thomas Road Baptist Church in Phoenix failed to screen churchvolunteer John Herman Kuiper for a criminal record when it permitted him to drive a church bus & volunteer at youth events. Paul Lutheran Church youth counselor John Wayne Nase, 40, Phoenix, was accused of multiple counts of child molesting, sexual conduct with a minor & kidnapping. Redeemer Lutheran Church, Redwood City, made a secret settlement to a victim of youth counselor James A. The victim said the pastor and other church officials interrupted Weller when he was molesting the victim, then 13, but failed to report it. The founding president of Mission Aviation Fellowship admitted he was stepping down because of “molestation perpetrated by me in the past upon young girls within & outside this congregation”.WARNING: THIS ARTICLE IS ABOUT AN OFFENSIVE SITUATIONAND THEREFORE CONTAINS OFFENSIVE MATERIAL. ################################### He was held on 0,000 bond on two counts of possessing child pornography and one charge of promoting child pornography. He was charged with 2nd degree sexual assault, a misdemeanor. Kuiper, who had been convicted in 1991 of a felony charge of 3rd degree sexual assault, was arrested in Phoenix for molesting 5 girls. Police say he ordered a boy, 12, into the choir loft & performed sex acts on him after Nase’s Sunday confirmation classes. Weller had been dishonorably discharged from the Navy for sexual molestation and had a record when he was hired by the church. Truxton & his wife’s memberships were revoked They were told not to set foot on church property again.