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How Gay Gospel Artists Left a Tainted Legacy- From Holy to Not At All [Part 3 of 3]

 

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How Gay Gospel Artists Left a Tainted Legacy- From Holy to Not At All [Part Three]

This is Part 3 which we will explore a gay gospel artist and minister and his part in starting a gay revolution in the black church by pure disobedience.

This is presumably the last part of our series: How Gay Gospel Artists Left a Tainted Legacy For Today’s Generation. We do not plan to add to this series as we feel this may complete the subject… for now. We will discuss a very important issue about how gay gospel artists emerged. We will specifically focus on one corner of the country that made a huge impact on gospel music and the gay culture in the church.

Sex Offender, Pastor Daryl Gilyard’s probation modified by Judge

Pastor Daryl Gilyard has been given permission to preach in the midst of children under age 18, as long as they are supervised by adults. 

In case you don’t recall, Pastor Gilyard was convicted of molesting two young girls that…Read full article, here.

 

Source: Sanctified Church Revolution

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AT2W Replay: Gospel Singer William Murphy III Arrested for having Loaded Gun at Airport, Says He Forgot

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Gospel Singer and Bishop William Murphy III Arrested for having Gun at Airport

AT2W Replay from June 2013:

First things first: When did William Murphy become a bishop? Did we miss something? Pastor Murphy was arrested on Wednesday afternoon at the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport for allegedly bringing a gun to the airport.

AJC.com reported:

Bishop William Henry Murphy III was carrying a 9 mm handgun in his carry-on luggage, according to the warrant by the Clayton County Police Department. A Transportation Security Administration official allegedly discovered the weapon during an X-ray screening. Murphy does have a license to carry permit, the warrant states.

Pastor Charged with Using Church Funds to Pay for Personal Vacations

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Pastor Charged with Using Church Funds to Pay for Personal Vacations

Gary Petersen, a former pastor of Wellspring Church in Hudsonville, is facing two counts of embezzlement for allegedly using church money for his personal vacations. He’s out on a $2,000 bond and scheduled to be arraigned April 23.

Court documents show how Petersen allegedly stole about $3,000 with a credit card that church leaders didn’t know about. The documents allege Petersen opened an American Express card connected to a Wellspring Church bank account in 2006.

Former President of Vision Forum Ministries, Sued by Kids’ Nanny for being used as sex object

The former president of Vision Forum Ministries, Doug Phillips is being sued by his kids’ nanny. 

She allegedly says he used her as a sex object.  If this is true, we certainly hope he repents and totally surrenders his life to…Read full article, here.

 

Source: Sanctified Church Revolution

Photo: Black Christian News

Former Youth Pastor and Dean of Charter School Acquitted of Sexual Abuse of Four

 

 Former Youth Pastor and Dean of Charter School Acquitted of Sexual Abuse of Four

A Ft. Lauderdale jury found a former youth pastor accused of molesting children not guilty on all counts.

When the jury resumed its deliberations Thursday morning in the trial of Jeffrey London, jurors had a question for the judge concerning the definition of “reasonable doubt.” The judge told the jury to go back and read up on the definition.

Just after 2 p.m. a decision was reached and London was acquitted of 27 counts of abuse.

What?

AT2W Replay: Exodus Gay Therapy Group Closing Doors, Been Living a 10 Year Lie Under President’s Watch

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Exodus Gay Therapy Group to Close Doors, President Apologizes to Those Who Did not Change

AT2W Relay from June 2013:

Report via NBC News  

If you want to know the real ministry behind Exodus and the lie they stood on for years, read below and get the surprise toward the middle and end of this post.

Former participants in a controversial program aimed at ridding people of their homosexuality congratulated its leader for deciding to shut down its ministry, but other groups said there was a role for the “reparative therapy” used in the “ex-gay movement.”

Snake-handling pastor arrested on narcotics charges

Here we go again, a snake handling pastor has been arrested, except this time for drugs. 

Now, if there was any anointing with snakes in ministry, then why was this pastor caught dealing drugs. Short has been seen…Read full article, here.
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AT2W Replay: Gospel’s Donald Creer May Have Not Taken Wife’s Cancer Diagnosis Well, Neighbors Say

Gospel’s Donald Creer May Have Not Taken Wife’s Cancer Diagnosis Well, Neighbors Say

AT2W Replay from June 2013:

We are trying to find out what and who caused the fire at the home of gospels Donna and Donald Creer in Little Rock on Wednesday morning. In a news report by THV 11 in Little Rock, they say one neighbor suggested that the husband, Donald Creer allegedly had a hard time accepting…

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AT2W Replay: Ex-TN Pastor and His Girlfriend Charged with Plot to Kill His wife, Wife Supports Husband

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Former TN Pastor and His Girlfriend Charged with Plot to Kill His wife

AT2W Replay from June 2013:

If you can believe this, then you weren’t born yesterday, at least in the mind, that is. We have certainly heard it all now. Why would a pastor’s wife defend her husband who planned to kill her along with his girlfriend.

CP reported that the pastor’s father-in-law, wife and members came to support him in court.