Bynum, a Pentecostal pastor, author and gold-selling gospel singer, and Weeks have been separated since spring. On Aug. 21, Bynum accused Weeks of beating, choking and stomping her to the ground in a hotel parking lot. He has been charged with aggravated assault, making terroristic threats and simple battery.
The husband of national evangelist Juanita Bynum is facing another court battle — this one from a former employee of Global Destiny Church who claims he owes her $90,000.
Bynum is featured in a story this month about her tumultuous relationship with Weeks. She discusses past incidents of abuse and the night of the alleged Aug. 21 attack that eventually led to the divorce.
National evangelist Juanita Bynum took issue Friday with her estranged husband’s claims that her interview in a popular woman’s magazine stretched the truth.
Essence magazine is running a two-part interview with Bynum in which Juanita Bynum talks about her relationship with Thomas Weeks. She describes several other accounts of alleged abuse she faced during their marriage.
Investigators said Weeks told his wife that he would kill her during the attack.
Evangelist Juanita Bynum’s $4.5 million house in Waycross will be auctioned off Nov. 6 on the steps of the Ware County Courthouse unless she pays nearly $39,000 in back taxes, interest and penalties, Tax Commissioner Steve Barnard said.
Less than two months after his arrest on a wife-beating charge, Bishop Thomas W. Weeks III is offering a steep discount on DVDs of his million-dollar wedding to televangelist Juanita Bynum and a book they wrote together.
Thousands of other women around the world get the daylights beat out of them daily, down to this very second. Unfortunately, they don’t have a multi-million dollar, book publishing, and preaching and prophesizing empire behind them.
First it was Juanita Bynum who was seeking a divorce from her husband. Now, it appears her televangelist husband is filing a counterclaim for divorce.
Thomas Weeks, the estranged husband of national evangelist Juanita Bynum, on Wednesday denied that his wife was a victim of cruel treatment in a response to her divorce filing.
Juanita Bynum likes money. Your money. Her husband’s money. Anybody’s money.
Some critics have accused Bynum of using the situation to gain recognition and a larger following. Bynum shot down such allegations.
Evangelist Juanita Bynum, in the midst of a divorce that became very public when she was allegedly beaten, choked and stomped by her estranged husband in the parking lot of an Atlanta hotel, said Wednesday that her heart is healing.
Conservative critics among the evangelical clergy have accused Juanit Bynum of exploiting the attack for publicity, calling her “loud,” “angry,” “aggressive” and “out of control,” while a group of black and Hispanic churches has demanded Thomas Weeks’s resignation.
The high-profile case involving Bynum and her husband, Bishop Thomas W. Weeks, experts say, underscores that domestic violence, also known as intimate partner violence, is no respecter of gender, social-economic status or even religious faith.
The husband of evangelist Juanita Bynum held a press conference Friday at his Duluth Church to tell the world he is not an abuser of women.
Televangelist Juanita Bynum’s husband said Friday he and his wife spent the night together the day before she says he beat her, and it had boosted his hopes for reconciliation.
The Rev. Thomas W. Weeks III had held out hope that he and Bynum could reconcile even after she filed a petition for divorce Monday, but now “has come to the personal resolve, that if Juanita is insistent on a divorce, he will not stand in the way,” his attorneys said in a statement.