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D.E. Paulk is the Senior Pastor of the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit in Atlanta, GA OUR FOUNDERS Don Paulk, Clariece Paulk, Norma Paulk, Earl Paulk (left to. Donald Earl Paulk is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Donald Earl Paulk and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and. Bishop Earl P. Paulk, an influential evangelical preacher who helped build a Georgia megachurch but who was humbled by accusations of.

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Now, it is in the suburbs on a acre expanse, a collection of buildings surrounding a neo-Gothic cathedral. Earl Paulk was soon joined in marriage to a young lady from his father’s church, Norma Davis. With a vision from God for Atlanta, Earl was joined by his sister and brother and their families to begin a unique ministry — loving all people regardless of race or religion.

The Paulks have eark been known for their pau,k of restoration.

Hall chose not to become involved in the Brewers ‘ lawsuit in part because of the length of time since her relationship with Paulk. Earl Pearly Paulk, Jr. Paulk had been raised earrl the son of Don Paulk, Earl Paulk’s brother.

Under his sister Clariece, who headed the church’s arts ministry for many years, it became known for its music ministry as well. Search Most popular on msnbc. The Gospel Harvester Ministries was birthed out of their ewrl desire to reach out to those scattered and wounded.

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However, the test confirmed that he was the product of an illicit relationship between Earl Paulk and his sister-in-law, Clariece Paulk, who was married to Don. Once had 10, members For years the church was at the forefront of many social movements — admitting black members in the s, ordaining women and opening its doors to gays.

At 17, Paulk said he received a call from God to enter ministry. So far no charges have been filed against Earl Paulk. Martin Luther King Jr. International Board of Preachers. However, sarl later emerged that he’d had an extramarital affair with a woman in his church.


The name of the church is changed to Chapel Hill Harvester Church. As a result, Paulk was charged with perjury on January 14, The young couple took on interim pastorates and traveled extensively.

Paulk, who had previous television and pualk ministry experience, later expanded his media ministry and for many years his show aired on TBN. It was during this time that he began preaching against racism.

She didn’t break the relationship off until Septemberyears later, and didn’t tell anyone until hearing about Cindy Hall. Don Paulk later said that he has forgiven his brother, and said D.

Although Paulk’s death removed him from the suit, Mona Brewer said she fully intended to continue her suit against the church.

Most active discussions votes comments. In a deposition stemming from the lawsuit, the archbishop said under oath that the only woman he had ever had sex with outside of his marriage was Brewer. Paulk, who for years was known publicly as Earl Paulk’s nephew.

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He is the author of several books and has presented hundreds of sermons regarding the role of the Church in modern society. Earl Paulk admitted to the affair in front of the church last January. Upon their return, they continued in the founders’ footsteps ushering the ministry into another shift in consciousness. That relationship became an extramarital affair that lasted 14 years. He was one of the few white pastors who marched with Martin Luther King, Jr.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Members of Archbishop Earl Paulo family stood at the pulpit of the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit at Chapel Hill Harvester Church a few Sundays ago and revealed the secret exposed by a recent court-ordered paternity test.

This Web site The Network. However, he admitted the adulterous affair which forced him out of Hemphill Church of God 32 years earlier.

Jan Royston, who left the church instarted an online support group for former members to discuss their crushed faith and hurt feelings.

From the first day, Paulk was committed to opening the doors of his church to all people, regardless of racial or economic background. Inhe was honored by Cornerstone University in Lake Charles, Louisiana with an honorary doctorate degree for his in-depth theological research and writings. Earl continued his education at Candler School of Theology in Atlanta, Georgia, becoming the first Pentecostal-born student ever to attend the Methodist seminary.


While there, the church experienced massive growth, enlarging the building several times, having services in a tent, then moving its services into a building known as the “K-Center. He then would say he intended to “make love” to her. Copyright The Associated Press. Paulk’s church population numbers exploded during the s; at its height it had 12, members. However, prosecutors and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation suspected he was lying, and triggered an investigation that led to a court-ordered paternity test on Donnie Earl Paulk.

She alleged that a church official stated that there had been a ” word of knowledge ” claiming that she was about to enter a new relationship that would benefit her. The first sermon preached from the pulpit of the first Neo-Gothic Cathedral to be built in the South was entitled Whosoever Will. According to her, he had confessed and promised to reform, but reneged on his promise. But the paternity test said otherwise.

Unpopular and misunderstood at first, these teachings on the true meaning of the Kingdom of God gradually gain acceptance resulting in exponential growth in the congregation as well as drawing pastors and leaders from all across the country to Chapel Hill.

Megachurch leader in mega-sized sex scandal

Earl Paulk holds doctorates in both Theology and Divinity. He slept with his brother’s wife and fathered a child by her. In Augustwith the church property facing foreclosure, the campus was sold to another local growing church; [9] who then allowed Chapel Hill to use their old sanctuary. In its new location the church continues to grow and becomes one of the first truly racially integrated congregations in the entire South. Earl Paulk said that he signed The Atlanta Ministers’ Manifestoa statement prepared in the fall of by a group of 80 clergymen in Georgiarelating specifically to the violence in Little RockArkansasand in general to issues of racial integration from the point erl view of Christian social responsibility.