Baptist Pastor Accused of Offering $80 for Prostitute, Texas Authorities Say

A man who served as associate pastor of The Woodlands First Baptist Church has been charged with prostitution, according to reports. Eddie Hilburn , 52, offered an undercover Harris County Sheriff's deputy $80 for sexual activities at a hotel, according to documents obtained by ABC13. He was arrested and appeared in court Thursday.The church website no longer lists Hilburn, who worked there since July 2012, The Houston Chronicle reports. He attended East Texas Baptist University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, the paper reports. The church sent a statement to ABC 13 that they were still gathering information about him. "We can assure you that a statement will be issued once all facts are known, and administration has had an opportunity to review them," the church said. "We appreciate your patience in the meantime, and we continue to look to God for guidance."  Continue reading...

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