The President of Louisiana Christian College Charged With Sexually Assaulting Student | RELEVANT Magazine

President of Christian Bible Faculty of Louisiana Reverend Cornelius Tilton has been charged with sexually assaulting a pupil, in response to the Division of Justice. He was charged with abusive sexual contact, which carried a penalty of as much as two years on jail and a high quality of as much as $250,000.

Tilton was touring again to Israel with a bunch of scholars when he allegedly began touching a 19-year-old male pupil sitting subsequent to him in a sexual method. When Tilton tried to coax the scholar to reply, the scholar rose from his seat and alerted a flight attendant.

Individuals who had been aware of Tilton expressed shock and grief to Fox 8.

“The person that I know, he was a pastor of the Irish Channel Community Church. A very sweet person. You know, if you go to him and you need anything, if he can help, he would,” mentioned Marline Younger, whose mom labored carefully with Tilton. Im simply shocked and really harm to listen to one thing like this about him.

Tilton is married and has 4 youngsters, eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Earlier than serving as CBCL’s president, Tilton labored for the New Orleans space Habitat for Humanity and the New Orleans Mission and Jail Fellowship Ministries. He additionally runs Tilton Journey and Cruises which organizes sight-seeing journeys to Israel.

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