Religion Youth Pastor Watch
posted by March 6 at 10:19 AMon
A United Methodist Church minister from Conneautville arrested Wednesday on Internet pornography charges has been suspended from his ministerial duties—including that as the church district youth minister.
The Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General alleges [Rev. Steven Richard] McGuigan engaged in sexually explicit e-mail conversations in Internet chat rooms with what he believed was a 13-year-old girl seven different times between December 2007 and January, including one from chat from his place of employment—the church. Authorities also allege that during two of the conversations McGuigan sent sexually explicit videos of himself to her via the Internet.
A Clermont County man was found guilty Tuesday of molesting two foster sons, now 17 and 16…. Judge Robert Ringland of Common Pleas Court ordered Bell, 32, jailed until he is sentenced April 8.
Bell, a real-estate salesman and former youth minister, faces up to five years in prison and might have to register as a sexual offender for 25 years.
Robert Carter Terral and Trent Austin Coley, both of Fairhope and members of Boy Scouts of America Troop 47, received their Eagle Scout awards at a recent ceremony….
The invocation and benedictions for the Eagle Scout Court of Honor were delivered by Trent and Carterís pastor, Rev. J.D. McDuffie, of The Way. The Eagle Pledge was given by Gray Strickland, their youth pastor.