Another Trump-Loving Pastor Just Resigned After Sexual Assault Allegation
Another high-profile evangelical pastor has resigned after being hit with allegations of sexual assault.
According to Local 24 News in Memphis, Tenn., Pastor Chris Conlee of Highpoint Church submitted a resignation letter to his staff after ongoing sexual abuse claims.
Highpoint Trustees released a joint statement to church members announcing his resignation.
“It is with profound sorrow that we share with you the news that Chris Conlee has resigned as Lead Pastor of Highpoint,” the statement read. “We have arrived at a point of respectfully agreeing to go in different directions for the Kingdom.”
Conlee, a fervent supporter of President Donald Trump, has been swept up in sexual assault allegations. He served under the leadership of Andy Savage, who was accused of raping a teenage girl right before preaching a sermon about purity.
Savage, resigned from his position in March, according to the report.