12-year sentence for ex-Indiana pastor who had sex with teen

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The disgraced pastor of an Indiana Megav Church was sentenced to 12 years in prison for having sex with an underage girl.

Additionally, Schaap will have to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life. The judge also sentenced to 5 years of supervised release after he completes his prison term.

Federal prosecutors say Jack Schaap told the girl Jesus Christ wanted them to have sex. He was fired by the First Baptist Church of Hammond last summer.

Schaap pleaded guilty to taking a minor across state lines for sexual purposes.

Defense had originally asked for a 10-year prison sentence.

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