Married Hillsong Church Administrator Sexually Assaulted Philadelphia Pastor’s Daughter: Report
Another example of how being married doesn’t make a person more godly, mature, ethical, responsible, or loving than remaining single.
Who, you may ask, teaches that marriage makes a person more loving, godly, etc, than being single (if you have to ask, you are probably married, because single adults already know)?
Why, a lot of conservative think tanks, Christian preachers, and other Christian talking heads, that’s who, such as but not limited to, “National Marriage Project,” Brad Wilcox, Al Mohler, Focus On The Family, and others. None of these marriage- idolating bozos care that the Bible says in 1 Corinthians 7 that it is better to remain single, or that Jesus of Nazareth was a single and childless adult.
….Anna Crenshaw, a student at Hillsong College who says she was once abused by a church leader as a child, was allegedly assaulted by Jason Mays, son of the Australian church’s human resources head, in front of multiple witnesses, one of which told her not to tell anyone about it.
Mays denied the incident, but because the other witnesses were able to verify Crenshaw’s account, Mays was placed on paid leave.
He is now in an administrative role with the church. “Reporting what happened was the issue, not what happened to me,” Crenshaw said.
by Leonardo Blair
Feb. 12, 2021
Around the time they received complaints about inappropriate sexual relations between staff and volunteers at Hillsong NYC, the embattled Australia-based Hillsong Church was in the throes of investigating the sexual assault of a Philadelphia pastor’s daughter at its headquarters, a new report reveals.
According to (Link): a Vanity Fair report featuring interviews with a number of Hillsong volunteers and former congregants, in 2018, Anna Crenshaw, who is the daughter of Victory Church Senior Pastor Ed Crenshaw, reported that Jason Mays, a Hillsong staff administrator, volunteer singer and the son of the church’s head of human resources, sexually assaulted her at a social gathering while she attended Hillsong College in Australia.
It took a serious fight from Anna and her father to hold Mays, who is listed as creative director and head of sync at Hillsong Music, accountable.
Pastor Crenshaw told The Christian Post on Friday that he was forced to get the police involved when he found the church leaders’ response to the attack on his daughter wanting.
….She later learned Mays was married, some two years earlier based on photos posted on Facebook.
The assault left her overwhelmed by guilt and traumatic memories from her childhood when she was abused by a youth leader. She reportedly went to a counselor in Sydney who urged her to report the attack.
….Crenshaw’s father would later get the police involved in the case due to the way he said the church responded.
“It took them three months before they ever talked to Jason Mays even though they interviewed the victim multiple times, which is a huge no, no in terms of handling victims of abuse or assault,” Pastor Crenshaw told CP.