Ed Team

Gay Pastor Allegedly Tells Gay Teen to Kill Himself

Filed By Ed Team | May 21, 2015 9:13 AM | comments

Filed in: The Movement
Tags: Matthew Makela, Michigan

A few days ago Queerty discovered a married Christian pastor in Midland, Michigan had been talking to men on grindr, a social networking app for men to chat with and meet other men.

The screenshots obtained by Queerty revealed a very graphic conversation. The pastor apparently "likes to cuddle" and "top." The pastor is a married man with five children.

The pastor in the conversations was revealed to be Reverend Matthew Makela of St. John's Lutheran Church and School. Makela confirmed the authenticity and resigned from his position.

A parishioner of Pastor Makela's has now stepped forward and made accusations that the pastor told her gay son to kill himself and that he was going to hell.

Watch the video after the jump.

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