Politicians urged to cut ties with ‘homophobic’ pastor

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04/18/2019

Two assembly members have been urged to sever their links with a controversial pastor who claimed homosexuality is a “sin”. Yang Tuck Yoong called homosexuality an “abomination” during a sermon. Darren Millar and Russell George are trustees of the Evan Roberts Institute which has financial links with the pastor’s Cornerstone Community Church. They say they do not share his views but human rights campaigners are calling for all ties to be cut. The pastor was reported to police in 2013 after saying: “Homosexuality is a sin and it is far more rampant, militant and organised than most of us actually believe it to be.” He also called on the church to “rise up and take a stand”.

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