Atlanta megachurch pastor Creflo Dollar testified Sunday about allegations that he had beaten and choked his 15-year-old daughter. Except he wasn’t in court.
Dollar is one of the most visible preachers in the United States, presiding over a 30,000-member congregation in College Park, Ga., and standing at the center of a constellated worship network of churches in Los Angeles, Dallas, Washington, D.C., and elsewhere.
But when allegations surfaced in the national media that Dollar had beaten and choked one of his daughters because of an argument over whether she could go to a party, Dollar ran into someone with a bigger microphone and a bigger audience. Continue reading