In an audio tape obtained by the Beacon Journal and Ohio.com, famed televangelist and anti-gay firebrand Ernest Angley admitted to his assistant minister that he had had sexual relations with a man who was employed by their church, Grace Cathedral in Cuyahoga Falls.
Angley’s admission came during a telephone conversation that was tape-recorded and made available to both publications last month’
The person who provided the tape did so for a promise of anonymity. That person felt called to action after reading about an exchange of lawsuits between Angley and another former Grace Cathedral pastor, the Rev. Brock Miller. Miller sued Angley in August, claiming that sexual abuse Angley inflicted upon him has caused permanent damage. Angley has countersued for defamation.
The source believed releasing the tape would show that Angley, who has preached vehemently against the “sin” of homosexuality, has a history of sexual abuse involving his employees. Angley has consistently condemned homosexuality. In a 1995 book called “Oh, God, What a Mess!” he wrote, “Homosexuality is vile, vile before God; and it will send souls to hell.”
In the audio tape, Angley appears to claim that the encounter doesn’t count as gay sex because neither man ejaculated.
And there’s more.
Here’s a November 2018 interview with the young pastor suing Angley for sexual abuse. Apparently his breaking point was when Angley wanted to kiss:
Talk about hypocrisy!