By FIONA HENDERSON July 29, 2014
PASTOR Scott Williams was described as “charismatic” by former Ballarat East High School staff and students.
However, concerns were also raised about the ex-teacher’s daily lunchtime meetings with senior students during his Ballarat tenure to discuss religious matters.
Williams on Monday night was accused of horrific sexual and physical abuse at his religious cult Christian Assemblies International (CAI) by the ABC’s Four Corners program.
He is also accused of misusing vast amounts of money donated by CAI members and building up a worldwide multi-million dollar property portfolio.
Mr Williams taught at Ballarat East High School in the early 1970s before heading to Germany as a missionary, where he worked in Feldafing as a pool attendant at a military school for young men.
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