Pastor Joe Flowers Pleads Guilty to Sex Abuse Charge

May 22, 2012

A local pastor, currently serving time in prison on a sex abuse charge involving a child, pleaded guilty to federal charges of transporting a minor with the intent to engage in criminal sexual activity.

Bishop Joe Flowers drove a child under the age of 15 to Florida to visit an amusement park in 2004. While there, he engaged in sexual activity with the child.

He faces a minimum of five years in prison and a maximum of 30, when he's sentenced September 6.

Flowers is currently serving a seven year prison sentence. A jury convicted him last year for sexually abusing a boy. That abuse occurred between January 2007 and March 2010 in Flowers' home.

Flowers is the founder of the Walk of Life Christian Center.


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