“Andrew Argent, former minister of Praise and Worship, FBC, Cleveland, TX, and Willow Creek Baptist Church, Fort Worth, TX, pleaded guilty. He was sentenced to two 20 yr. sentences for indecency with a child and sexual assault of a child to be served concurrently. Abuse involved 3 boys age 11-14 yrs. and 1 boy age 13. Abuse came to light in 2005.
OUTCOME: Convicted of aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child in 2006; sentenced to 20 years. One victim was described as under 14 and another as under 17. Incarcerated in Texas. Included on a list of church leaders convicted of sex crimes published in 2007 by the Baptist General Convention of Texas.
Listed on Houston Chronicle Database
Bishop-accountability.org www.hcnonline.com, 7/18/06″
Source: SBC Database
Released to Guidepost Solutions, Sunny Lee, 2/28/2022