CNN has an interesting article up that looks into scandal ridden pastors. I love this quote:
"There is a suspension of common sense, a refusal to put two and two together," Thompson said. "For a lot of people, this is the man who gave them the keys to a whole new way of living. They can't separate the good they received from the man himself, so they feel it would be a betrayal to turn on him now."
Read More: Why people stick by scandal-plagued pastors?
I’ve asked myself the same question. I don’t really have an answer.