Memphis megachurch pastor resigns following sexual abuse investigation

Memphis megachurch pastor resigns following sexual abuse investigation

USA Today Network – Ron Maxey, The (Memphis) Commercial Appeal, MEMPHIS — A pastor accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl in Texas 20 years ago resigned from his ministerial post Tuesday at a Memphis megachurch. Andy Savage, teaching pastor at Highpoint Church and part of the church’s senior leadership team, follows a leave of absence and lengthy investigation by Scott Fredricks, a Fort Worth lawyer whose specialties include assisting churches with child-abuse investigations.

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