Church Leaders with Legal Problems  was originally published on

1. Pastor Juan McFarland

Pastor Juan McFarland

McFarland admitted to using drugs and mishandling church funds as well as contracting HIV in 2003. The virus became full-blown AIDS in 2008.

2. JImmy Swaggart

JImmy Swaggart

Sexual scandals in the late 1980s and early 1990s led the Assemblies of God to defrock him, and to Swaggart temporarily stepping down as the head of Jimmy Swaggart Ministries

3. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome was in hot water over his comment that God permits all sexua behavior nd that God is not angry about.

4. Mark Driscoll

Mark Driscoll

Mark has been removed from Seattle’s Mars Hill megachurchfrom his position but still sells books.