Singapore Convicts Megachurch Leaders of Fraudulently Funding Evangelism

October 28, 2015

On Sunday, the senior pastor of Singapore's second-largest megachurch bowed three times to his congregation and apologized.

Last week, Kong Hee and five other leaders of his 17,000-member City Harvest Church (CHC) were found guilty by Singapore's charity commissioner of siphoning $35.9 million in church funds to support the singing career of Kong's wife and church co-founder, Sun Ho, in the United States and Asia. The megachurch maintains that Ho's pop music was intended as a form of outreach to non-Christians.

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