Gateway Church is a non-denominational, evangelical Christianmulti-site megachurch based in Southlake, Texas, near Fort Worth.  In 2024, its founding pastor, Robert Morris, resigned after allegations of past sexual abuse of a minor.

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Cindy Clemishire

Woman says Gateway Church pastor Robert Morris first molested her when she was 12-years-old In a statement, Morris admitted to "inappropriate sexual behavior with a young lady" 35 years ago. A woman accuses Gateway Church pastor Robert Morris of first molesting her on Christmas in 1982, when she was 12-years-old.  Cindy Clemishire, the accuser, tells WFAA the abuse continued until 1987 when...


Traveling preacher sentenced for 'video rape'

Date Shared: June 24th, 2024
Date Released: September 14th, 2014

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James Shelby Sharpe

In 1982, pastor Robert Morris was a 21-year-old husband and father who traveled the country telling young people about Jesus. Cindy Clemishire was a 12-year-old girl who dressed in flowery pink pajamas and still liked to play with Barbie dolls. On Christmas that year, Morris — who would go on to found Gateway Church in Southlake, Texas, and become a leading figure...

Lawrence Swicegood

“The inappropriate relationship Robert had with Cindy took place... more than a decade before Gateway Church was started.  Questions regarding Robert and Cindy should be addressed to them.” -  Lawrence Swicegood, Executive Director of Gateway Media