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Former children's minister at The Village Church indicted for 2012 child sexual assault in TX at church camp

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He was indicted by the Dallas County Grand Jury and is being prosecuted by the District Attorney's office. Matt turned himself in and is now out on bond. @MattTonne@villagechurchtx@MattChandler74@jdgreear@ERLC#sbc19#churchtoohttps://t.co/GwdujLQi9hpic.twitter.com/UzshGnRzOU — Amy Smith (@watchkeep) January 25, 2019


I was in the pews when this was disclosed. At a branch campus. It wasn’t told that this man worked in the children’s ministry alongside children at the church. 😡 We could no longer submit under their leadership. They r duplicit. Appearing to speak up for the abused and oppressed — Tamara Church (@TamaraChurch20) January 25, 2019


This is is very concerning:
We anticipate and understand questions about why Matt Tonne left staff and whether this case had anything to do with his transition. We removed Matt from The Village Church staff in June of 2018 for other reasons, and we communicated those specific issues to our staff, as well as to members and volunteers in his minis…