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NE: Omaha Church Hires a Formerly Registered Citizen

Here’s a day-brightener: Omaha’s Lifegate Church hired as a pastor a man who used to be on the Iowa sex offender registry. [The pastor] didn’t serve any jail time and his name has been removed from Iowa’s sex offender registry after 10 years.

In a news release, Lifegate Church said, “In considering Mike and Sharla for our Lifegate team, we fully informed ourselves through an exhaustive research, interview, prayer and consulting process that lasted several months.” Full Article

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The place the source was taken from was a news radio station. Here is the beginning of their story: A pastor’s criminal past won’t prevent him from joining the ministry of a church. ___ ____, 46, will serve on the Papillion campus of Lifegate Church. Ten years ago he was convicted in Iowa on three misdemeanor counts of sexual exploitation by a counselor or therapist. All involved inappropriate contact with a 17-year-old girl near Des Moines. ____ didn’t serve any jail time and his name has been removed from Iowa’s sex offender registry after 10 years. Even after being… Read more »

Good job on exposing the true back story to this article. Thumbs up to your critical thinking.

So dumb. We have a guy who has paid his debt to society, registered as required for 10 years, moved on with his life and no longer required to register. So, who or why is this such a big deal? Total joke of an article.

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