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D.E. Paulk is the Senior Pastor of the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit in Atlanta, GA OUR FOUNDERS Don Paulk, Clariece Paulk, Norma Paulk, Earl Paulk (left to. Donald Earl Paulk is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Donald Earl Paulk and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and. Bishop Earl P. Paulk, an influential evangelical preacher who helped build a Georgia megachurch but who was humbled by accusations of.

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But this time, he could be in trouble with the law for lying under oath about the affair. Pastor Laulk Paulk accomplishes this through a series of sermons about what he calls Kingdom Principles. His father was a minister in the Church of God Cleveland, Tennesseeeventually rising to assistant general overseer of the denomination.

Today, though, membership is down to about 1, the church has 18 pastors, most of eafl volunteers, and the Bible college and TV ministry have shuttered — a downturn blamed largely on complaints about the alleged sexual transgressions of the elder Paulks. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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She was a Sunday School teacher who married Bobby Brewer, a minister at the church, in paukl Paulk remained active in the civil rights movement during this time. Paulk was her half-brother rather than her cousin had come eatl no surprise to her, she said. During its early years, the church held services at St.

Don Paulk later said that he has forgiven his brother, and said D. Senior pastor of Cathedral at Chapel Hill D. In a deposition stemming from the lawsuit, the archbishop said under oath that the only woman he had ever had sex with outside of his marriage was Brewer.

Paulk graduated from Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina in the s, [2] and earned his divinity degree from Emory University ‘s Eael School of Theologybecoming the first Pentecostal to attend the historically Methodist seminary.


The living proof of that lie is year-old D. Jan Royston, who left the church instarted an online support group for former members to discuss pajlk crushed faith and hurt feelings. The shocking results of the paternity test are speeding up a transformation already under way in the church after more than a decade of sex scandals and lawsuits involving the Paulks, D.

Hall chose not to become involved in the Brewers ‘ laulk in part because of the length of time since her relationship with Paulk. Mona Manning Brewer came to the church at the paul, of 19, four years after her conversion to Christianity.

While there, the church experienced massive growth, enlarging the building several times, having services in a tent, then moving its services into a building known as the “K-Center. Brandi Paulk supports her husband’s vision and leads the worship team at the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit.

However, in February pauli, DeKalb County Judge Mark Anthony Scott threw the case into limbo when he ruled that she was “of sound mind” when she and Paulk began their relationship. Once had 10, members For years the church was at the forefront of many social movements — admitting black members in the s, ordaining women and opening its doors to gays.

With a vision from God for Atlanta, Earl was joined by his sister and brother and their families to begin a unique ministry — loving all people regardless of race or religion. Views Read Edit View history. A forerunner in the church community, Bishop Paulk brings forth a challenging message of hope and restoration.

Retrieved 15 April However, the test confirmed that he was the product of an illicit relationship between Earl Paulk and his sister-in-law, Clariece Paulk, who was married to Don. Not long after taking over at Hemphill, Paulk became a member of “Concerned Clergy,” an interracial group of Atlanta pastors who opposed racial segregation. However, he admitted the adulterous affair which forced him out of Hemphill Church of God 32 years earlier.

Ina church member claimed she was pressured into a sexual relationship with Don Paulk. These days, Earl Paulk has a much-reduced role at the cathedral, giving minute lectures as part of Sunday morning worship each week. A member of the Atlanta Christian Council, Pastor Paulk signed the Atlanta Manifesto condemning the attitude of some who threatened to close schools rather than integrate.


Unpopular and misunderstood at first, these teachings on the true meaning of the Kingdom of God gradually gain acceptance resulting in exponential growth in the congregation as well as drawing pastors and leaders from all across the country to Chapel Hill. This stance wasn’t popular even with some members of his own church; when the first blacks set foot in the church in the early s, several whites walked out in protest. Inhe was honored by Cornerstone University in Lake Charles, Louisiana with an honorary doctorate degree for his in-depth theological research and writings.

According to her, he had confessed and promised to reform, but reneged on his promise.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Martin Luther King, Jr. On Monday, March 5,at a pretrial hearing, the Brewers’ lawyer wrote out a request for dismissal of the case by hand and handed it to lawyers for Paulk and the church.

For over 55 years, the Cathedral has opened its doors to people from every walk of life.

Megachurch leader in mega-sized sex scandal

Paulk died early ewrl the morning of March 29,at Atlanta Medical Center after a long battle with cancer. Later, he and his brother picketed a produce market which sold food to blacks at inflated pahlk. FaithSex scandal Advertise. As a result, Paulk was charged with perjury on January 14, The first sermon preached from the pulpit of the first Neo-Gothic Cathedral to be built in the South was entitled Whosoever Will.

International Board of Preachers.