Sunday, October 09, 2011

Youth pastor Joe Cheater Jr. arrested

JoeCheaterHis name should have been a warning. Joe Cheater Jr.… Pastor Joe Cheater was arrested for allegedly molesting several girls. The victims were between the ages of 12 and 14. They were innocent children who trusted pastor Joe because that is what you do, Children trust their youth pastor. Right?

Cheater is a youth pastor for Catoosa area churches.   Several female children between the ages of nine and 14 have come forward about Cheater.  He is charged with two counts of first degree rape, and three counts of lewd and indecent proposals or acts with children under 16

Source: Catoosa area youth pastor charged with sex crimes

Pastor Joe Cheater qualifies as a serial youth pastor. I have to ask, is being a  youth pastor a lifelong profession? Or, is it a step along the way to becoming a pastor? When do we start asking questions about adult males who spend their careers in youth ministry? I don’t have answers here; just a lot of questions. People like Cheater make me question the motives of others. I think that’s the right thing to do. It falls right in line with my motto of trust but verify; especially a lifelong youth pastor named Cheater.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

I know this Guy. He isn't and has never been a youth pastor. He would take kids on outings without permission from church staff which is why he was run off by several churches. This is a creep not a pastor or youth pastor. He has been literally locked out of churches before!

Anonymous said...

thats a lie he was my youth pastor in catoosa..i was friends with the oldest son..so yeah everyone called him the youth pastor he and his wife taught every wednesday

IMAPOORMAN said...

I knew joe as a younger man and don't think he is capableof these crimes. I think this was a setup form his exwife and the local authorities somehow.

Anonymous said...

sometimes, you think that you know someone... but then they still surprise you, for good or for bad. i've found that humna beings have a great talent at hiding certain things about themselves from certain people.