Gilyard said his probation officer OK'd his arrangement with Christ Tabernacle. He also didn't want to violate the terms of his three-year probation, which include avoiding contact with minors. Clergy sex offender released from prison.
A native of Palatka, Fla. The attention helped Gilyard attain several pastorates, until confidence in him eroded after a series of sex scandals in the early s.
Former rising star preacher pleads guilty to molestation. The Dallas Morning News reported that many were angry about how darrell gilyard is a registered sex offender in Peterborough was done. While I was unable to find out how long Gilyard pastored Christ Missionary, news reports today say the registered sex offender is now the pastor of Mount Ararat Baptist Church in Jacksonville.
Some of them were mere college students. He was considered a rising star. Consider how many have likely been hurt. Just two weeks laterDarrell Gilyard was preaching in the pulpit of another church.
Consider how many have likely been hurt. Just two weeks laterDarrell Gilyard was preaching in the pulpit of another church. So where are the voices of Paige Patterson and Jerry Vines now? Jacksonville church was aware, insurer claims.
Why didn't Baptist leaders stop him sooner?
He told the Times-Union after his conviction he had made serious mistakes, knew that he had disappointed many people and vowed to make it up to them. Florida Department of Corrections spokeswoman Jo Ellyn Rackleff said he is now serving three years probation.
Site Archive. Church leaders said they see God's hand in Gilyard's availability and willingness to preach Christ Tabernacle. Gilyard, 49, said he accepted the late January offer to preach at Christ Tabernacle Baptist Church because he needed money and felt God calling him back into ministry.