Jack Schaap: Jesus Approves of Adultery?

Jack Schaap: Jesus Approves of Adultery? March 14, 2013

We’re coming up on the sentencing of First Baptist Church of Hammond, Indiana’s ex-head pastor Jack Schaap. I believe it’s a week from tomorrow.

This morning coming out of station RTV6 comes word that the Feds have released some new information on the case during their sentencing memorandum filed Wednesday.

INDIANAPOLIS – The former pastor of a northwestern Indiana mega church awaiting sentencing for a sexual relationship with an underage parishioner allegedly told the girl Jesus Christ approved of their tryst.

Federal prosecutors included letters former First Baptist Church pastor Jack Schaap wrote to his victim in their sentencing memorandum filed Wednesday in federal court in Hammond.

The Times of Munster reported that Schaap, 55, wrote in the one letter to the then-16-year-old girl that their relationship “is exactly what Christ desires for us.”

 

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Quivering Daughters‘ by Hillary McFarland

Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement‘ by Kathryn Joyce

 

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