Doug Phillips excommunicated by church he founded
The leaders of Boerne Christian Assembly in Waring, Texas, announced they have excommunicated Doug Phillips, the former president of Vision Forum Ministries.
Phillips was one of the founders of the church located just north of San Antonio and stepped down as an elder in January 2013. In October of last year, he resigned from Vision Forum Ministries, confessing a “lengthy, inappropriate relationship” with an unmarried woman.
In July 2014, a notice posted on the Boerne Christian Assembly website said Phillips had joined another congregation without receiving a letter of transfer from BCA. On Monday, a statement posted on the church’s website said the elders had excommunicated Phillips because they have not received “a response we deem satisfactory” to their concerns.
Phillips’ wife, Beall, posted a lengthy response to the church’s announcement on her Facebook page, disputing the church’s actions and offering her account of recent events. She noted her husband is “not able to respond by direction of legal counsel.”
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