LTRP Note: This is a story we have been following for three years now. To read some background information, click here.
By Jeff Schapiro,
(Out of house article – this is not an endorsement of the Christian Post, which promotes contemplative spirituality and the emerging church but rather is for informational purposes.)
On Tuesday, an Amish-Mennonite pastor was found guilty of abetting international kidnapping, and on the same day a lawsuit was filed against him and several organizations that allegedly conspired to make the crime happen. Among those who are named as defendants in the suit are the Liberty University School of Law and Thomas Road Baptist Church, which is led by Senior Pastor Jonathan Falwell.
A federal jury in Burlington, Vt., found Kenneth L. Miller guilty of abetting international parental kidnapping after he helped a woman flee the U.S. with her daughter in order to avoid sending the daughter on court-ordered visits with the woman’s former lesbian partner.
Now Miller, who was convicted of helping Lisa A. Miller (no relation) flee to Nicaragua with her daughter, Isabella Miller-Jenkings, in 2009, could face a sentence of up to three years in prison, The New York Times reported Wednesday. Click here to read more.