UPDATE Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 5:44 p.m.: Stan Archie is no longer president of Missouri’s State Board of Education http://20poundsofheadlines.wordpress.com/2013/01/25/flash-kc-pastor-stan-archie-resigns-from-state-school-board-after-sex-abuse-lawsuit-filed/
(AP) — A former congregant at a Kansas City church alleges the new head of the Missouri State Board of Education used his position as pastor to engage in sexual misconduct, the second such lawsuit filed against him in a little more than a year.
The latest lawsuit, filed late Wednesday in Jackson County Circuit Court, alleges that the Rev. Stan Archie made lewd comments about his sexual prowess after he began counseling a 15-year-old female member of the congregation, who is now 23. Archie also is accused of encouraging the teenage girl to act promiscuously and report her experiences to him, often by Skype. The suit said Archie sometimes would masturbate as she told him her experiences.
The suit said Archie told her he was her pastor and mentor and that nothing they were doing was wrong.
A lawsuit filed last year claimed that Archie engaged in inappropriate sexual…
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