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Televangelist James Robinson Denies Meeting Victim and Her Family with Robert Morris

Televangelist James Robinson denied in a video last week allegations that he accompanied Gateway Church founder Robert Morris to meet with a woman who claims Morris abused her when she was 12 years old. As Crosswalk heading As previously reported, Morice has resigned as pastor of Gateway Church in Southlake, Texas. Cindy Creminsher Wartburg Watch Her husband abused her for about four and a half years in the 1980s, beginning when she was 12 years old.

in video In a post on X last Friday, Robinson denied reports that he and his wife, Betty, knew about Morris’ visits with the Creminshires or knew her age at the time the abuse took place.

“People have asked questions about my relationship with Robert. Some have claimed I was there when Robert met with the victims’ families in 1987 and that I knew the girls’ ages when these incidents occurred. This is false. In fact, it is a lie,” said Robison, the president of Life Outreach International.

according to The Christian StandtThe televangelist noted that Creminsher corrected the record after the initial report and that he has a statement from the victim’s attorney saying he was not present when Morris met with her family. He also said he only recently learned Creminsher’s age from last week’s report.

“I am shocked,” he said. “I knew Robert had made moral mistakes in the past, but I had no idea it was a crime involving a child. This is completely unacceptable. Robert’s response was completely wrong. Wrong. Child abuse should not be tolerated. I will do anything to empathize with Cindy and her family. Betty and I are praying for all those hurt by these horrific cases.”

In his 2011 book, Morris wrote: Began He was traveling with Robinson within a year of becoming a Christian, eventually becoming an associate pastor at age 20. He also recalled that he got a job at Robinson’s Prayer Center about a month after he retired from pastoral ministry in the 1980s because “the Lord was arranging things so that I would leave the pastorate.”

However, Morris’ book does not go into detail about his temporary departure from the pastorate. pride.

“After a month working the night shift as a security guard at a Motel 6, I felt I had made great strides toward humility and thought I might be ready to return to pastoral ministry,” he wrote. “So I contacted the Rev. James Robison pastorate again to see if they had any openings. I was happy to find that they needed a morning supervisor for the Prayer Center from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m.”

In a statement to CP before his resignation, Morris confessed to having engaged in “inappropriate sexual activity with a young woman in a house where he was staying.” The conduct continued for years, and included “kissing and fondling only, but no sexual intercourse,” but Morris acknowledged he was wrong.

He added that he left the ministry to undergo counselling after the allegations were made public in 1987, and returned in 1989.

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Milton Quintanilla A freelance writer and content creator, he is a contributing writer for CrosswalkHeadlines and the host of the For Your Soul Podcast, a podcast focused on sound doctrine and biblical truth. He holds a Master of Divinity from Alliance Theological Seminary.

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