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Vehemently Anti-Gay Pastor Arrested On 70 Counts Of Child Porn

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On May 9, Pastor David Reynolds, formerly of Cornerstone Bible Fellowship Church in Sherwood, Arkansas, was arrested on 70 counts of child pornography.

According to the Sherwood Police Department, Reynolds’ arrest followed a lengthy investigation which began with a tip to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in December.

KARK reports that Reynolds had at least three social media accounts which were registered under assumed names. He used those accounts to distribute and receive child pornography.

Sgt. Keith Wilson of the Sherwood Police Department told KARK that police also found a large number of pictures on Reynolds computer. One of the photos was of a 13-year-old girl who was identified as a member of Reynold’s church. The girl was able to help police identify other children who were in photos stored on Reynold’s computer.

Reynolds was removed from all duties with the church on March 7, after he admitted to church members that he had a ‘problem with pornography.”

Church elders released a statement regarding his removal, saying:

On March 7th the elders of Cornerstone removed Dave Reynolds from all responsibility at Cornerstone. Dave had informed two of the elders that he was engaged in pornography and thought the elders might learn of this from another party, hence he decided to inform us of his involvement in this sin. Those two elders specifically asked Dave if he had viewed under age pornography to which he replied that he had not knowingly done so.

Reynolds plead not guilty to the charges and is currently being held on a $250,000 bond.

Queerty reports that Reynolds sermons were often vehemently anti-gay. According to the website, the former pastor preached against same-sex marriage and consensual same-sex relationships of any kind, saying that all LGBTQ relationships are ‘sin.’

How anyone can preach that a relationship between two consenting adults is sin while at the same time sending and receiving images of innocent children for their own sick sexual gratification is beyond comprehension.
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One of the photos was of a 13-year-old girl who was identified as a member of Reynold’s church
Reynolds: "Judge, it's ok. She was a church member."
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Re: Vehemently Anti-Gay Pastor Arrested On 70 Counts Of Child Porn

If Whole Foods wanted to make an cake with an anti-pedophile slur on it for him, I would be ok with that.
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Maybe put this on a cake.

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I think we need to pass laws preventing pastors from entering public bathrooms.
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Reynolds: "Judge, it's ok. She was a female."
Fixed.
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I think we need to pass laws preventing pastors from entering public bathrooms.
I think we need a law banning pastors from churches. Just think of all the children who go to church! we got to keep these perv's away from the kids.
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Fixed.
<i>Mod note:</i> This seems to have been done in jest and we don't see as much any more but "fixing" posts in the Political forum is still not allowed... just quote the original and then make your comment. Thanks</i>
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<i>Mod note:</i> This seems to have been done in jest and we don't see as much any more but "fixing" posts in the Political forum is still not allowed... just quote the original and then make your comment. Thanks</i>
Oops. My bad.

So you can jokingly "fix" posts in other forums here but not on the political forum?
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Oops. My bad.

So you can jokingly "fix" posts in other forums here but not on the political forum?
Yeah... it's mostly an archaic rule now but we had to institute it because it was getting out of hand and the "fixes" weren't always done in jest. Sometimes it was hard to tell who was saying what w/o a lot of back tracking. For that reason the rule has stayed in effect here . Just easier to draw a "bright line" and say they aren't allowed.
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I think we need a law banning pastors from churches. Just think of all the children who go to church! we got to keep these perv's away from the kids.
While that might logically sense, what would likely would be suggested "let's stop TG people fromcoming into church because then just anyone can come in and say they are a pastor".
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Oops. My bad.

So you can jokingly "fix" posts in other forums here but not on the political forum?
Correct. Our panties are in too much of a bunch to take a joke when it comes to politics, effectively. It's a good rule.
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Fuck this guy. What a fucking cliche.
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Don't worry, I'm sure he's not a Real Christian.
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Don't worry, I'm sure he's not a Real Christian.
Not like Trump
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Why does it matter that he's vehemently anti-gay? Isn't this suggesting that there's a connection between homosexuality and pedophilia?
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Why does it matter that he's vehemently anti-gay? Isn't this suggesting that there's a connection between homosexuality and pedophilia?
I don't take it that way -- it's more the hypocrisy of condemning a massive group of people for their sinful lifestyle one minute then jacking it to kiddie porn (including one of his parishioners) the next.
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Why does it matter that he's vehemently anti-gay? Isn't this suggesting that there's a connection between homosexuality and pedophilia?
No, it's suggesting that the guy is a fucking hypocrite for condemning consenting adults for activities that harm no one while he's molesting kids.
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No, it's suggesting that the guy is a fucking hypocrite for condemning consenting adults for activities that harm no one while he's molesting kids.
Where in the article did you read that he was molesting kids?
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One of the articles specifically says that he had only one picture of underage member of his congregation, a sixteen year old girl wearing her bikini, on his phone. That's a long way from molestation.

It could even be innocent, if the context was a bunch of pictures of other people at the pool. We weren't told.
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Where in the article did you read that he was molesting kids?
What do you call it when an adult forces a minor to pose for pornographic pictures?

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One of the articles specifically says that he had only one picture of underage member of his congregation, a sixteen year old girl wearing her bikini, on his phone. That's a long way from molestation.
The article at the start of this thread says, "One of the photos [on Reynold's computer] was of a 13-year-old girl who was identified as a member of Reynold’s church. The girl was able to help police identify other children who were in photos stored on Reynold’s computer." Sure sounds to me like he was producing child pornography with his parishioners' children.
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I did not see that. I also made a mistake when I said the girl was 16 when she was 13. However:

SHERWOOD, Ark. - A former Sherwood pastor was arrested in connection with a child porn case, police say.

David G. Reynolds, 40, was arrested on Tuesday and faces 70 counts of distributing, possessing or viewing of matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a child.

In January, the Sherwood Police Department received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that an Internet account in Sherwood had accessed an online social media account with multiple images of child porn stored in it.

A subsequent investigation by detectives led to the former pastor, authorities said.

There is no evidence to indicate any local victims are among the sexually explicit photographs found in the social media account, according to the Sherwood Police Department.


Church leaders have been "fully cooperative" with law enforcement in the case, according to police.
http://www.arkansasmatters.com/news/...hild-porn-case

It still looks to me like the traded in child porn but didn't make any himself.
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Trading child porn makes you complicit in the molestation, even if you're not directly molesting a child yourself.
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Trading child porn makes you complicit in the molestation, even if you're not directly molesting a child yourself.

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