A prominent televangelist appeared before a worldwide television audience Tuesday to admit that he had an affair with a woman years ago â€” and to allege that three people had tried to extort millions of dollars from him to stay quiet about his infidelity.
The Rev. Marcus Lamb, who created DayStar Television Network with his wife Joni, said he and his wife had healed their marriage and had hoped to keep his adultery private, but went public because they would not pay extortionists. The three people demanded $7.5 million, he said.
"They're trying to take our pain and turn it to their gain," said Lamb, during a one-hour live broadcast with his wife by his side and supporters surrounding him. "We're not going to take God's money to keep from being humiliated."...
Apparently Mr. Marcus Lamb (I won't call him pastor, except as,
John 10 12 "He who is a hireling, and not a shepherd, who is not the owner of the sheep, beholds the wolf coming, and leaves the sheep, and flees, and the wolf snatches them, and scatters them. 13 "He flees because he is a hireling, and is not concerned about the sheep. 14 "I am the good shepherd; and I know My own, and My own know Me,---NASB
If a news headline doesn't name the name of the "prominent" person, it's someone you've normally never heard of, or else they would have used the name in the headline. Case in point, I've never seen the name "Rev. Marcus Lamb" before.