Religion O They Will Know We Are Christians By Our…
posted by June 25 at 10:07 AMon
…pastor making bail for rape.
…pastor making bomb threats.
…pastor swindling elderly widows. This one deserves an excerpt. It seems that even those slow-on-the-uptake marks in the pews are beginning to notice a pattern:
The Rev. Robert N. Riddle was charged in April with swindling an elderly widow out of more than $100,000….
Churches are learning that the preacher in the pulpit should not be accepted on his word alone. Scandalous stories of bad pastors floating from one church to the next have also made some wonder whether denominations where there is little oversight over congregations are even more vulnerable to clergy abuse.