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.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.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.Zachery and Riva Tims ended their 15-year-marriage in late July; two years after Zachery admitted the affair.The couple started New Destiny Christian Center (NDCC) in a hotel ballroom in 1996 and grew the Orlando-area church to more than 7,500 members.
Bush, said killing Chavez would be cheaper than starting a war to remove him. New Haven, CN—Robert Nelson pleaded guilty to attempted murder and was sentenced to seven more years, for a total of 22 years behind bars.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.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.