Bakersfield Pastor’s Fate in the Hands of Judge

Bakersfield Pastor’s Fate in the Hands of Judge

We are praying for the church and the pastor. They are the only ones who know the whole story in this case. We pray the best interest for the body of Christ is God’s favor.

The internal struggle has forced parishioners at one of our county’s largest black churches to take sides.


“All we’re asking is that they follow the bylaws,” said parishioner Holly Mitchell.


St. John Missionary Baptist Church is a spiritual house divided.


“We want the membership to vote on whether Pastor Alfred should continue as the pastor,” said Mitchell.


Six parishioners have sued, demanding a vote to fire Pastor Alfred from his job. They say they signed petitions and brought the issue up at business meetings before the church’s deacons.


Read more at: Church Scandal Report!