Almost a year ago, a formidable set of cases involving a lady named Shirley Johnson, who posted videos to YouTube that were vicious of a New Destiny Christian Center Church and Paula White Ministries. Pastor Paula White-Cain did not conclude a critique and sued Johnson for purported copyright infringement. The lawsuit was discharged and Johnson filed a countersuit for antagonistic charge with claims of romantic mistreat or, simply bullying.
The fit settled that Paula White Ministries did not reason a stream copyright registration or certificate to a calm in a videos posted during a time of a misrepresentations. It also claimed Johnson had suffered romantic mistreat as a outcome of White’s allegations. Although she unsuccessful to find medical diagnosis for a mistreat Johnson’s testimony about a mental agonise suffered was credible. Many of her purported symptoms were pronounced to be a outcome of her originality with a authorised routine and impassioned worry about her future. Johnson testified about a miss of sleep, discontinued delight in several hobbies, and altogether worry about a lawsuit and a consequences on her life.
White, a comparison priest during New Destiny Christian Center in Florida, is also one of President Donald Trump’s devout advisers. Her roughly blind support of a boss has caused her to come underneath serious inspection given Trump announced his bid for a Oval Office. Despite a many fallacies of a stream administration, White continues to oath invariable support of a former existence star.
Reportedly, White has famous Trump for years and “personally led him to Christ.” According to Eric Trump:
Paula is a superb lady and a smashing crony to a whole family. We are really beholden for her support and guidance. Faith is so critical and Pastor White continues to be an impulse to all those who know her.
Johnson testified that she initial became wakeful of White when she saw her on radio behind in 2001 or 2002. At that time, Johnson believed that White was purposefully rambling a Scriptures in her preaching. This stirred her to start vocalization out opposite White. Initially, she began by distributing combined documents, though after grown a website and combined a YouTube channel to “spreading her message” of concern. These videos did not enclose advertisements or find revenue. To date, Johnson has never attempted to monetize her videos or accept income from these activities.
The plaintiff is not alone. Many Christians, including evangelicals, slammed a gavel on a wealthy, thrice-married preacher, who has prolonged been compared with a wealth gospel, a set of beliefs that says God will prerogative really inexhaustible giving and faith, with financial blessings. The preacher’s critics indicate to a congressional review of her former church’s finances along with accusations that she has taken advantage of her mostly African-American parishioners by her fundraising.
Known for her charismatic character of preaching, White still has many fans. She travels opposite a creation priesthood and training beliefs from a Bible according to her belief. The obvious priest has now been sued for bullying. The statute is centered around White’s try final year to sue a woman. Pastor Paula has been systematic to compensate Johnson $1,207 in mercantile indemnification and $12,500 in noneconomic saving damages, totaling $13,707.
By Cherese Jackson (Virginia)
U.S. District Court Document: Johnson v New Destiny Christian Center Church
Christian Post: Judge Orders Pastor Paula White to Pay Woman Over $13,000 in Copyright Lawsuit
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