Pastor of Anti-Gay Church Arrested After Admitting Sexual Abuse

Pastor John Martin resigned from his post after confessing his crimes.

According to WHNT News, Florence, Alabama pastor was arrested after he admitted to sexually abused children at the church. John Martin, who has been a pastor at the Lighthouse Baptist Church for nine years, was charged with four counts of sexual abuse. Lighthouse Baptist Church is an anti-gay establishment.

On June 23, Martin confessed to the congregation that he had engaged in inappropriate behavior. People in the congregation quickly informed family justice center One Place of the Shoals. Martin was then taken into custody after the family justice center investigated the allegations.

Assistant District Attorney Coty Hand said, “It came to light he admitted to four counts of sexual abuse of a child.”

Martin resigned from his post after he confessed.

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