It boasts a multiracial ministry of social services, a 7,seat neo- Gothic cathedral and a television ministry that takes its message to most states, much of Central America and South Africa. Paulk has denied it. Two former church employees say they had affairs with the Rev. Two former church members say they were involved with the Rev. And a member of a sister church in nearby Cobb County says she was seduced by her pastor, the Rev. Alan Mushegan, another Paulk nephew.
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When Long started as pastor for New Birth Church, there were church members, which grew to 25, Also, civil lawsuits were filed against him alleging sexual abuse of underage male members of his parish. Long denied wrongdoing through his attorneys and privately settled the lawsuits out of court for undisclosed amounts. Floyd M. Long, Jr.
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He was one of the most controversial clergymen in all of the history of the church, because he was often accused of being a homosexual and was accused of molesting a young man named Tobias Fox as well. Also in the 70s, Bishop Husband was accused of being involved in many lesbian and gay sex scandals. It was also at this time that his wife divorced him for being unfaithful to her.
Tonight, one of the biggest names in the evangelical community is facing allegations he coerced three young men to have sex with him. He went on to become a summer camp counselor at the church and served as Long's personal assistant. We'll talk about the case with Ted Haggard, who was forced out his own megachurch four years ago after a scandal involving drugs and a gay prostitute.