Former Youth Pastor Brian Neiswender Sentenced

Former youth pastor Brian Neiswender was sentenced today to eight to 16 months in jail, followed by 3 years of probation on three counts of corruption of minors and two counts of indecent assault. He had pleaded “no contest” to the charges last month.

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Anger and Christian Virtue

The linked article is a very good analysis of how Christian leaders have somehow distorted their understanding of perceptions of evil and their responses to it, particular as it pertains to child sex abuse by clergy. This article was written from the perspective of the Catholic church, but it can be transposed directly to apply to the Protestant church.

Anger and Christian Virtue