Facebook-Banning Pastor Has Sins of His Own

On cue, an old scandal is back in the papers
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 20, 2010 2:00 PM CST
Facebook-Banning Pastor Has Sins of His Own
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks in the Galileo Auditorium on Microsoft’s Silicon Valley Campus in Mountain View, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010.   (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

The pastor who ordered church leaders off Facebook lest they be tempted with infidelity is now dealing with an embarrassing flap of his own complete with extramarital adventures. This week's attention has dredged up a 2003 court case in which Cedric Miller had to tell the court all about the sexual three-ways he had with his wife and a male church assistant, the Asbury Park Press reports. (It was a criminal case against the assistant that was eventually dismissed.)

"There are some very innocent people who could be hurt irreparably by the revisiting of this incident," Miller said. "I also stole a honey bun from a store when I was 7 or 8 which I was also reminded of. As with the Facebook issue, context is always important. I will be providing that context this Sunday morning." (More Facebook stories.)

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