I have become more sensitive to these types of ‘pastors’ because of my own dealing with controlling, self-serving people who claim to be ministers. I reckon I shouldn’t be surprised – this is where depravity, abuse of power, and a cult mentality leads you. First, start here. Then, there is another report out which shows that abusing people in the U.S. wasn’t enough – Scott went to where so many Prosperity Preachers and their ilk are going today – Africa: For more than three decades, Calvary Temple, a Pentecostal church in Sterling, has been a source of controversy.
I have good news to share with those of you out there that have been affected by Pastor Star R. Scott – he’s being investigated by the Internal Revenue Service.
Below is a story which ran this past Sunday in the Washington Post, concerning Calvary Temple, and it was a long one, so I am posting excepts, and not in any particular order, except maybe for context. Basically, Star declared himself Apostle and started to decided everything – including his second wife (a ‘virgin bride’ 35 years his junior). He has ordered a strict control over the families in his congregation, supporting divorce and child abandonment. He controls the church finances with no regard to for anyone, often using them for his own hobbies. He comes from the Assemblies