The church’s offices and school were vandalized before the sanctuary was set on fire.
Damages were estimated at 0,000 to 0,000. —Daphne, AL—A prominent Christian evangelist known around the world for his controversial writings about Islam and the Qur’an is in custody in the Baldwin County Correctional Center. Anish Shorrosh is charged with trying to burn down a condominium high-rise where he lived in Daphne.
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.
But in October 2007, Zachery Tims admitted “an indiscretion” before the congregation and then stepped down from his position to seek counseling.
He returned to the pulpit three months later, after counseling with a group of ministers.
I spent more time alphabetizing the crimes of Protestant clergy than collecting information.
The following information is an amalgamation of my picking and choosing over a few days.
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.