Murder, attempted murder and rape are some of the more heinous crimes, but the list goes from the horrendous to the absurdity of a preacher stealing a dildo in a house robbery.The results that follow are taken directly from the news and reflect just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the sins of the “fathers.” Protestant preachers are every bit as noxious as Catholic priests are when it comes to child molesting and throw in a few twists, such as selling drugs and robbing banks.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.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.Riva Tims, 38, also left the church and filed for divorce in 2008.The couple share joint custody of their four children.
Try “Preacher arrested 2010.” The search is not difficult, but since there is no hierarchy for any religion outside of mainstream Protestantism, there is no trail to follow like the Catholic church that stretches all the way to Rome.
Robert Nelson of Naugatuck, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexually assaulting the three young girls he met at church.