It was reported that loud shouts and yells of support were coming from the church members the moment the pastor died
The congregation was loudly confronting its longtime pastor about his alleged sexual sin — and in the midst of their yelling, the pastor dropped dead.
According to member That’s what happened Sunday at the Miracle Faith World Outreach Church.
Bishop Bobby Davis, pastor the Harriet Street church since its founding in 1967, was pronounced dead at Bridgeport Hospital.
“After the service on Sunday the bishop’s family asked us to stay in the church and the bishop confessed to us something that happened long ago,” said Judy Stovall, an elder at the church. “He wanted to come clean with all of us. He wanted to ask our forgiveness.”
Members of the congregation were very vocal with the pastor just before he passed out, but they were shouting love support for him, Stovall said.
“We were shouting, `We forgive you, we love you,’ but the stress of all of it — he had a heart attack,” Stovall said. “I held his head as he lay on the floor,” she said, her voice cracking with emotion. “Our congregation is hurting now.” Read More