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Monday 18th August 2008

Terry MacAlmon leaves worship minister after extra-marital affair revelation

SINGER, pianist and worship leader Terry MacAlmon, who has risen to prominence through his appearances on Christian TV working with such figures as Benny Hinn, has announced that he is stepping down from ministry after having had an extra-marital affair. MacAlmon wrote in a letter to ministry supporters, "I don't have a timeline as to if or when I will return to ministry, but I know I cannot go forward with my soul in this condition."

MacAlmon's wife Greta said she planned to file for legal separation, saying counselling and a restoration process had failed. She said, "At this time Terry has chosen to leave his family, these [counselling] relationships and the ministry," adding that she believes MacAlmon will one day be restored. CR

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Reader Comments

Posted by Mary in Illinois @ 14:09 on Sep 11 2019

Well, here it is, 2019 and I am just reading about his affair. I am sorry he did this, but I am glad we serve a God who forgives. His music is anointed and I find comfort listening to it, when I am sick. I hope all is well with him and his family as time has gone by.



Posted by Alicabo Daniel in uganda @ 17:56 on Mar 6 2019

hello terry,
you worship unto God is like medicine to me.
i feel depressed now but i thank God that he gave you grace to restore broken souls through worship.may God use you and continue to use you



Posted by Rebecca Quintela-Smi in MN @ 01:31 on Nov 19 2018

God uses the broken and contrite of heart! God is with you and will fully restore you!! Your music has changed the earth, God's Love is everlasting, we shall see you again Ministering of his Grace & Forgiveness!



Posted by Russell K Moore in Camarillo California @ 09:01 on Oct 12 2018

Hi Terry, I was so drained the other night and you came up in my Spirit so I looked you up on youtube. I spend almost the whole night in prayer in worship. The anointing was so strong, my words were tears for hours as I worshiped along with you, video after video. Especially, "Even So". None of us can judge you, I want to encourage you to continue to minister as a the Bride's Ambassador to heaven. You remind me of David a man after God's own heart. Your worship is pure, genuine, intimate. I believe in these last days before the coming of the Lord, There is a special Grace for the Body of Christ to become a extremely intimate with the Son of God. I asked the Lord the other day. I'm always asking you to come and meet my needs and comfort me. But I asked him let me comfort you Lord, he grieves over mankind, those who have not given there lives to him. He knows there true destiny and he wants everyone to make it into heaven. May our Worship comfort heaven. May the Lord continue to use you my brother. I'll be praying for you, your ministry, your ex-wife and your new wife and family. While I keep a watch on my walk with Jesus Christ, I've been devoted to my wife but I can never get in pride, it's by God's grace that we remain faithful to him and our spouses. Russell Moore, if you ever want someone to just listen and pray. I would like for you to come to our church in Minister one day. We are in Los Angeles, CA.



Posted by Linda Terell in NC @ 12:24 on Apr 22 2018

The Lord forgives. I love you.



Posted by Mary Rita in Uganda @ 09:27 on Feb 27 2018

Am in love with your worship Terry more especially holy holy holy are you Lord its so anointed. may God continue using you in worshipping HIS holy name. be blessed



Posted by Kennedy Kiarie in Nakuru Kenya @ 08:43 on Jan 17 2018

Terry,
There is forgiveness in REPENTANCE,RESTORATION IN REPENTANCE AND CLEANSE OF SIN.
Accept you sinned and confess to GOD.The BLOOD OF JESUS is ABLE so much able to WASH,CLEAN AND RESTORE YOU and much more Deliver you from sin.



Posted by deon moffat in SALDANHA CAPE TOWN SOUTH AFRI @ 18:57 on Jan 5 2018

DEAR TERRY . JUST REMEMBER THE LORD LOVE US ALL AND HE FORGIVES US WHEN WE ASK FOR FORGIVENESS . AND ONE THING ABOUTH OUR LORD WE SERVED HE NEVER REMIND YOU OF YESTERDAY. THE LORD ANOINTED YOU TO BE A BLESSING FOR OTHERS AND THROUGH YOUR WORSHIP AND PRAISE MANY CAME TO OUR HEAVENLY FATHER. I AM ONE OF THESE. GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. HOPE ONE DAY I CAN SEE AND HEAR YOU PLAY. LOPVE YOU



Posted by Irene Ablett in Manchester England @ 17:40 on Dec 29 2017

Terry,
I so love your ministry. It leads me to the throne room of our lovely Saviour.
I have been a Christian for around sixty years and have lots of intimate times very special ones with the Lord, but your music is so anointed. I feel so close to him
I am greatly blest. Please carry on and accept the Lords forgiveness for you.
We love you.
Irene




Posted by Fran Chavis in Gilbert, S.C. @ 15:59 on Nov 7 2017

Dear Terry,

God gives gifts without repentance, So, If he has freely forgiven you, Who am I not to forgive.? I still listen to your praise music and still feel the annointing. It has NEVER BEEN ABOUT YOU OR ME , ONLY HIM!
If we all can remember that , we can all forgive more freely! Accept HIS forgiveness and allow God to heal all of your lives and move on to obey Him in whatever He calls you to. You did not take God by surprise! He knew all about you before the beginning of time and He is NOT THROUGH WITH YOU !!!!!!!!!



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