MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A campus religious organization whose
president resigned because of rumors about an adulterous
relationship decided to tell the public because it wants to be
honest about the matter, a spokesman says.
James Kay of Franksville, board chairman of InterVarsity
Christian Fellowship, said the organization hopes the departure
of the Rev. Gordon MacDonald won't be equated with the sex
scandal involved in the resignation of Jim Bakker, former head of
the PTL television ministry.
MacDonald, who could not be reached for comment, resigned
Friday. He was quoted in a statement as asking the Madison-based
organization to forgive him.
"We just feel it would be too bad if we were put in the same
situation as PTL," Kay told a Milwaukee Sentinel interviewer. "I
think there is a substantial difference in the way Gordon handled