But in October 2007, Zachery Tims admitted “an indiscretion” before the congregation and then stepped down from his position to seek counseling.
He returned to the pulpit three months later, after counseling with a group of ministers.
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Riva Tims, 38, also left the church and filed for divorce in 2008.
The couple share joint custody of their four children.
In a written statement to Charisma, Tims, 40, said he has been involved in counseling since the affair became public.
Many members left the independent church after Judy Nguyen posted details of her affair with the pastor on the Internet.