Georgia Index

An excerpt of the news story can be read for each offender even though the link may be archived. Simply click on the name of the city and news excerpts for each story will be shown.

AtlantaDanny B MoodyMt Carmel Baptist Church in DouglasvilleFelony Peeping Tom ChargeAtlanta Journal and Constitution, 6/19/1999Minister Faces Felony Peeping Tom Charge
L.G. GilstrapPastor, Assemblies of God Church3 counts of child molestation involving 10 and 13 yr old boys. Sentenced to 33 yrs in prisonAtlanta Constitution, 9/22/1989L.G. Gilstrap
Kevin DeRosaYth Mnstr, Western Hills Baptist ChurchMolested several boysAtlanta Journal, 3/1994archived
Bishop Earl PaulkCathedral at Chapel Hillchild molestationAtlanta Journal-Constitution, 4/14/2001archived
Marcus and Janice BellewMt. Hermas Church of GodSeduced a 14 yr old girl and had group sexAtlanta Journal-Constitution, 12/15/1997archived
Henry Bazil WatersGrace Baptist Temple Church in StatesboroConvicted of fondling 3 boysAtlanta Journal, 2/18/1989archived
New Birth Missionary Baptist ChurchWoman Sues in Sexual Harrassment, 10/14/2010Man accuses Bishop in Mega Church of Sex Scandal

Woman sues New Birth Missionary Baptist

Eddie LongNew Birth Missionary Baptist ChurchChild molestationCNN, 9/24/2010Georgia Pastor to address Lawsuit

Fourth Lawsuit filed against Georgia Pastor

Barrow CountyBrian Richard GrayYth Minister, Monroe Church of Christ in Walton CountyChild molestation plus 58 additional charges related to child molestationAugusta Chronicle, 12/2/2010Area Youth Pastor faces 58 molestation charges
BishopLarry Michael HolmesBishop Baptist Church, Southern Baptist ConventionChild, 7/23/2001Molestation charges leveled against Pastor
CantonFirst Baptist ChurchSued for hiding a pedophile and not reporting abuseCourthouse News Service 8/7/12Courthouse News Service
CentervilleWiley LeverettePastor, Solid Rock Community ChurchChild Molestationhhjonline, 12/7/2013Georgia Pastor accused of molesting girls

Pastor free on Bond

Cherokee CountyJohn M EatmanSouth Cherokee Baptist ChurchChild MolestationAtlanta Journal-Constitution, 12/13/1998Deacon convicted of molestation
Cobb CountyAdam Lee GilliamYouth Pastor, met victim at Calvary Chapel North in CummingChild MolestationAtlanta Journal and Constitution, 12/19/1997Yth worker accused of 16 counts of child molestation
James Calvin McCurryGreater Zion Hills Baptist Church in SmyrnaChild MolestationAtlanta Journal and Constitution 05/30/1990Minister sentenced to 20 years in sex case
ColumbusWilmer D WilliamsTabernacle of Praise AOH ChurchChild molestationColumbus Ledger Enquirer, 5/25/2002Pastors case in hands of jury
Mario "Tony" LeyvaPentcostal Preacher, Tony Leyva Evangelistic AssociationChild Molestation and running a prostitution ringNew York Times, 3/29/1989Preacher's Long trail of Abuse

Tony Leyva

Rias Edward MorrisPentcostal Preacher, Tony Leyva Evangelistic AssociationChild Molestation and running a prostitution ringNew York Times, 3/29/1989archived
Freddie M HerringPentcostal Preacher, Tony Leyva Evangelistic AssociationChild Molestation and running a prostitution ringNew York Times, 3/29/1989archived
DekalbTroy BrownPastor, Greater Anointed Tabernacle Worship CenterChild MolestationWSB-TV, 5/30/2002Minister gets 70 years on Child Molestation
DouglasvilleRev. Bill WiningerDouglas County Kings Way Baptist ChurchAccused of Child Molestation by several women11Alive Atlanta, 11/1/2013

Douglasville Pastor Quits after Child Molestation Allegations

Pastor out at Kings Way Allegations

Bill Wininger arrested and accused of sexual contact with staffer

EastmanTerrance Lamont KingPastor at a small church in nearby Hawkinsville, GeorgiaRape and child press release, 12/13/2013Georgia Pastor convicted of raping and molesting girl in congregation

Pastor gets 30 years for statutory rape

Press Release

GrigginNorman LeGallienneUnion Gospel Holiness Church of GodChild molestationAtlanta Journal and Constitution, 04/25/1985Griffin Minister held on Molestation Charge
GwinnettWilliam FranklinNorthbrook Baptist Church in LawrencevilleSexual abuseAtlanta Journal and Constitution, 03/10/1993Parishioner claims pastor sexually abused her
Henry CountyThomas Brown IIIBentley Hill United Methodist Church in StockbridgeRape of a teenagerAtlanta Journal-Constitution, 8/4/19998Thomas Brown III
MariettaGunther FiekEastside Baptist Church18 counts of child molestationWSB-TV, 11/19/2001Fiek sentenced for child molestation
SavannahJerry SidellYouth Pastor First Christian Church of JonesboroMolesting 9 childrenAtlanta Journal-Constitution, 4/26/1984; 10/6/1985Family heals wounds over molestation

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