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Pastor Dies while Confessing his Adultery to Church Members




Update: we have updated the story to reflect the tragic event happened a year ago


What a tragic way to go.

Bishop Bobby Davis in Connecticut, USA slumped when confessing his extra-marital affair to his congregation in March 2014, according to church members and police sources, states Connecticut Post.

According to an elder at the church, Judy Stovall, the confession came about after a service,

After the service on Sunday the bishop’s family asked us to remain in the church and the bishop confessed to us something that happened long ago. He wanted to come clean with all of us. He wanted to ask our forgiveness.”

The congregation of Miracle Faith World Outreach Church, was reportedly shouting words of support and affirmation, saying, “We forgive you, we love you”, when the pastor suffered a heart attack amidst the brouhaha.

Davis, a doctorate holder in ministry, and certified marriage and family therapist, had founded the church with his wife Christine at his side in 1967, and they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary recently, in June 2013.

Source: Connecticut Post

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  1. ifeanyi

    March 25, 2015 at 7:11 pm

    At least…He goes to Heaven!

    • Joan85

      March 25, 2015 at 7:20 pm

      That’s exactly what I was thinking o. At least, he’ll make heaven *sigh*

    • Pat

      March 25, 2015 at 7:46 pm

      Gbam!!! You took the words out of my mouth. Its sad that he passed on but imagine if he had died without confessing his sins. He is in a better place now. RIP Bishop

    • S!

      March 26, 2015 at 1:52 am

      Are you a gate keeper at heaven? Or a secretary in heaven? How do you know he made heaven?

  2. chi-e-z

    March 25, 2015 at 7:23 pm

    Glad he got that off his chest first but this is like a nollywood movie abi no be so ?

  3. Tolu

    March 25, 2015 at 7:30 pm

    BN, but this happened a year ago now.

  4. Bola

    March 25, 2015 at 7:30 pm

    As a Christian it’s not such a sad way to die, at least he confessed his sins before dying

  5. ok

    March 25, 2015 at 7:31 pm

    isn’t this a very old story?saw it last year

  6. Drknite

    March 25, 2015 at 7:40 pm

    So sad! RIP and prays for his family. I almost die too when my side-chicks find out I have a girlfriend.

  7. nwa nna

    March 25, 2015 at 8:00 pm

    Brings a new meaning to the saying “The truth shall set you free”… Condolences to his family

  8. @edDREAMZ

    March 25, 2015 at 8:05 pm

    God took him….

  9. riley

    March 25, 2015 at 8:45 pm

    hmm….i trust my naija pastors, revs, daddy GOs, and bishops would hit them shorties, sisters, choir mistresses, and even ashewos raw, catch some std type shit, and won’t confess for shit! Naija take note. Forgiveness should come with restitution.

  10. bruno

    March 25, 2015 at 9:42 pm

    he is going to heaven, how? because adultery is he’s only sin abi?

    the way some of u christains think, so stupid.

  11. imose

    March 25, 2015 at 10:05 pm

    Meanwhile……… some where far far away in a continent Africa, to be more specific in a country Nigeria, we all still await the robust reply!! God rest his soul…… heaven is worth a place to be .

    • Magz

      March 26, 2015 at 3:45 pm

      Abi o, almost two years, robust reply has not come……LOOOL!

    • Iris

      March 26, 2015 at 4:47 pm

      Right?! I’m glad this one acknowledged what he’d done wrong. Even in his time of ‘shame’ he has gained way more respect than Robust Reply Coordinator

  12. bruno

    March 25, 2015 at 10:07 pm

    he is going to heaven, how? because adultery is he’s only sin abi?

    the way some of u christains think, so stupid. smh

    • imose

      March 26, 2015 at 2:52 am

      @bruno you will be alright!!! 😀
      we thought so based on this singular act he did . you and i aren’t privy to any other sins he committed . so who are we to judge??? If you like don’t believe us Christians when we tell you about eternity it doesn’t change anything!!! love you still ….

  13. OfiliSpeaks

    March 25, 2015 at 11:20 pm

    Lucky guy…just chilling in heaven.

  14. rukky

    March 25, 2015 at 11:21 pm

    Wait ooo, what about if there are other sinshe has not confessed? There could be many others he has not come clean with.

  15. Zero

    March 26, 2015 at 8:37 am

    Heya..BP tinz..he must have been so scared to tell but his heart must’ve been so heavy…such stress..God take control….

  16. amh

    March 26, 2015 at 9:06 am

    Hmm. The likes if pastor k a of h church. Still sleeping with the girls in his church.both single and married. Not to talk of his drug use and illegal bunkering of oil. The lord will expose you one day. Taking young girls to camp rooms as ur hotel. Your secret will be exposed one day.i pray thd married women hubby in your church you are Panshing catches you. Ole

  17. vivo

    March 26, 2015 at 9:17 am

    Read the story though its old. Nobody’s perfect so nobody should jugde him. The man confessed to his wife who then reported to the church members behind his back, she now ambushed him into confessing to the whole congregation. He contested itbut she insisted. This is a group of people he had pastored for so many years and then u make him do what he wasnt prepared for. The shame killed him and i feel so sorry for him. His family was not supportive even after he opened up to them. Read his son hit him and daughter poured water on him. Shame on all of them!!!!!! Now he’s gone they r happy. (Google and read it up).

  18. Ellious

    March 26, 2015 at 9:17 am

    Wateva sins he has not confessed is really none of our business, neither do we know if he is going to heaven ..

    But a really gr8 point to notice is d fact that he cud confess to his church unlike others dat may just decide to do it personally wit God, he took a really bold step…

    I think d people dat really nid to 4giv him are his family n God and we pray dat he does not av oda sins that wil tk him to hell…. so chill out guys n lets focus on oursef dat stil av d opportunity to mk our ways right wit God

  19. b-west

    March 26, 2015 at 9:40 am

    Christians never cease to amaze me with their sense of deduction on damage control, whew! i’m pretty sure the owner of this site is christian or should i say professes to be ( na only u waka come cos me no know wetin u dey pay obeisance to every morng ) . Pls did u have to carry this story? no matter what motive you would claim you had in mind. The secular world would report it & bash our faith , we kwa would also use our hands to plunder ourselves cos there’s an understanding of KINGDOM we lack!

    And before all the naysayers would start screaming bloody murder on my head , let me bring it home a lil bit for y’all… say for instance you have a philandering brother (who happens to be the black sheep of the family ) who goes ahead & brutally rapes one, two say three girls to the chagrin of the entire family. Sit down & tell yourself the home truth , gospel truth- would you at any time be the forerunner of running his story to every media house (that one too far sef ) using him as hottest gossip trending topic around ur neighborhood for his indecent condescending act ? i bet you ,you WON’T ! you’d rather want to cover his excesses in a very private manner yet unrelenting in chiding him & disciplining him wella to the best of the family’s abilities. Why, tell me, I pray thee ,do we then do that in the christian fold???

    Christians, don’t realize what binds us is more than the biological family blood line we hold so dear & try our best possible to ”uphold the family name” , but wont be as fast to blot out anything that will taint the name of Christ ( look beyond the culprit and at the bigger picture of what indelible damaging dent it would do to the body of Christ ). We are the 1st to cry foul & tell the sins of our brethren on the mountains top (in a self righteous bid or what sef i dunno).

    Pls don’t misconstrue me, i’m not saying such madness should be condoned, or even come to be accepted as a norm but does blowing it up on electric & social media channels nip it in the bud or helps the fallen one become restored in any manner ? it even worsens his plight & sends him into some darker tunnel for his flesh to completely ravage & destroy him?

    There are thousand & one ways leaders that falter can be brought to book biblically but we no dey read bible na so how we wan know , electronic /social media bashing be our way of putting him in a straight jacket ,okwia?
    Pls let’s have some sense christians! common sense! you think other faiths don’t have flocks that step out of line one too many times ? oh puhleaseee! wake up! (dem brekete scarra) how many of such (sexual) misdemeanors do you see blaring all over the place ? less than a handful ,if there is any sef.
    Like cats they are so good at “concealing” their matters because sadly they have a deeper understanding of COVENANT than the so-called Christians that God took out time to cut a covenant with ! chai! SMH .

    I earnestly pray that the eyes of our understanding be enlightened so w know what the hope of his calling for us is & walk therein in it. Restore your fallen christian brothers in LOVE or else you are no worse than him, cos you sin differently don’t make you no better. God’s grace always.

    • Tomatoes

      March 26, 2015 at 12:22 pm

      longer than the post itself…chaii

    • Blessmyheart

      March 26, 2015 at 3:11 pm

      The blogs probably do it for traffic. It might not be all bad though. This story for instance, shows that Pastors are infallible and as such should not be seen as God. Also, it makes us aware that death could come at anytime so we need to make sure our hearts are right with God at all times.

  20. PH Boy

    March 26, 2015 at 2:11 pm

    I pray God takes him in. Very few people get this golden opportunity. For some pastors in naija, its better they do not confess or else the whole church building may collapse! Their sins too plenty!

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