Since news broke last week of a prominent Georgia pastor allegedly using his religious authority to justify sexual relations with young male congregants, people have wondered why ministry leaders were silent about the accusations--wondering who among his peers had his back.
One of America's leading pastors, Bishop T.D. Jakes of the Potter's House in Dallas, TX spoke out about the recent allegations of sexual coercion aimed at Bishop Eddie Long of New Birth Cathedral in Lithonia, GA, a suburb of Atlanta. (CLICK ABOVE TO VIEW THE VIDEO.)
During Sunday morning service Jakes said Christians should not jump to any conclusions, but just pray about the situation. To those who were expecting him to make a public statement to address the matter, he explained why he didn't saying, "There's nothing to say. You can't make great decisions with poor information. Until you can separate facts from conjecture there's nothing to say. . ."