sexual assault

Christian Music Festival Co-Founder Guilty of Child Sex Charges

Christian Music Festival Co-Founder Guilty of Child Sex Charges
A New Jersey court sentenced a former pastor and co-founder of a popular Christian music festival to 18 years in prison, Friday. Harry Thomas, the former pastor at Come Alive New Testament Church in Medford, NJ, and co-founder of the Creation Festival, pled guilty to sexually assaulting a nine-year-old, engaging in sexual acts with three girls between seven-years-old and nine-years-old, and of exposing himself to another underage girl.

Megachurch Pastor Andy Savage Officially Resigns

Megachurch Pastor Andy Savage Officially Resigns

Andy Savage officially resigned from his role as teaching pastor at Highpoint Church in Memphis on Tuesday, March 20.

“Apologies are important, but more is required,” Andy Savage said in his resignation announcement letter. “I know that stepping down once, or even a second time, still doesn’t make things right for Jules. But addressing my own acts of abuse this way acknowledges the importance of confronting abuse in our culture and in the Church at large.”