A VERY BRIEF OVERVIEW OF LLOYD'S EXPERIENCE
...OF THE WALSH–FAMILY's DAMAGING BEHAVIOUR...
 
Lloyd
is informed by Mrs Walsh, the mother of Andre Pienaar's wife, Jo-Anne Pienaar (Steve Walsh's sister),
that Jo-Anne's husband Andre is maintaining two girlfriends
one in Stellenbosch, and another in Sea Point, Cape Town,
and that her daughter knows about it.
 
Unfortunately, when
her brother, church elder Steve Walsh, is informed by Lloyd of his brother-in-law's continuing flagrant immorality,
he responds unlovingly – "She made her bed, she must lie on it."
 
So,
Lloyd writes a letter to Jo-Anne Pienaar concerning the exclusivity of a marriage relationship, and gets the church secretary (Storeen Lanz) to screen it due to its sensitive nature.
Consequently, Jo-Anne institutes divorces proceedings, and they physically separate (her husband moves out).
First Letter
to Jo-Anne
Subsequently,
some time later, Lloyd receives a heartbroken tearful phone-call from Andre's girlfriend in Sea Point to inform him that Jo-Anne is in the Kruger National Park with Andre, even though she (the girlfriend) and Andre were due to get married.
 
So, Lloyd then writes a letter to Jo-Anne informing her of the phone-call and cautioning her that her apparent reconciliation attempt has serious implications for her children in its spiritual effect of Andre's fathering of them.
Second Letter
to Jo-Anne
Subsequently,
Andre Pienaar arrives, with Steve Walsh (Jo-Anne's brother and church elder), at Lloyd's home and tries to force entry in order to denounce Lloyd in front of his children for writing the warning letter to Jo-Anne.
 
Lloyd manages to prevent their forced entry, but Jo-Anne becomes a contrived witness against Lloyd, in order to recover her financial security with Andre, which results in the termination of Lloyd's pastorate in Living Hope Baptist Church, Rondebosch, Cape Town, in August 1991.
 
 
Elder Steve Walsh then sends a circular letter to all Living Hope church members proclaiming an
immoral relationship between Lloyd and Jo-Anne and that Jo-Anne had repented but that Lloyd had not.
Sadly,
this action of Steve Walsh contributes significantly to the collapse of the Living Hope congregation and thus the termination of the church.
 
When the wisdom of Steve Walsh's action is queried directly with him by the Baptist Union Area Coordinator, in a meeting with him and Lloyd, Steve self-righteously justifies his circular letter to all church members on the grounds of his own sincerity.
Lloyd then
begins attending Pinelands Baptist Church with his children, but his son complains that he prefers the worship-singing at Living Hope, so, concerned that they should continue their church attendance with him, he begins taking them to Living Hope church services (arriving at start time and leaving immediately after the service to alleviate any embarrassment to those distressed by the manner of the termination of his pastorate), but Steve Walsh together with the new pastor then
confront Lloyd at his home in Pinelands and forbid him to attend any meetings of the Living Hope Baptist church.
Lloyd moves home with his children to the new suburb of Summer Greens, Milnerton, and supports himself as an independent financial consultant.


See:
Pastor Vroom's
letter regarding Lloyd
Pastor Vroom of the Salem Full Gospel Church in Bothasig (who had known Lloyd at Theological College) hearing of Lloyd's situation phones him to ask him to advise a congregant with significant financial problems, who then in turn invites Lloyd to the Salem church. Although, he does not see that person again, the Lord later reminds Lloyd that he had said 'yes' to that invite and had not fulfilled it, so he attends the Salem church, and is then approached by its pastor to assist him in its teaching and preaching ministry.
providing
Sunday night sermons,
weddings services, funerals,
and crisis counselling.
He is subsequently appointed as an elder in the Salem Full Gospel church in Bothasig, Milnerton, Cape Town,
after its pastor contacts Living Hope Baptist Church to ascertain its reasons for their treatment of him,
and while there he serves them as an unpaid assistant to its pastor, the Reverend Hensie Vroom,
for Pastor Vroom was suffering from a seriously advanced form of Parkinsons disease,
and the Salem church could not afford to pay two ministers.
 
 
Jo-Anne remarries Andre Pienaar, in the Pinelands Anglican church, so
he is able to avoid a forced sale of his West Coast investment properties in their divorce settlement,
as their first marriage on which a divorce had been granted had been in community of property.
 
After
Pastor Vroom resigns due to his ill health, the Salem Full Gospel Church explores the possibility of calling Lloyd to fill their pastoral vacancy, but the Full Gospel Church denominational Executive, after interviewing Lloyd at their head-office (Irene, Verwoerdburg/Centurion), then block any pastoral call to him on the basis of his divorce, even though his ex-wife, who had left their marriage in June 1990, is living with her boyfriend at this time, and they ignore the Bible's example which says that God had divorced Israel.
Jeremiah 3:8,
In mid 1997,
concerned about stories that the Lord Jesus was to return in the year 2000, Lloyd drafts a pamphlet to rebut the false expectations created, forwards a draft copy to a researcher in California's Stanford Institute with whom he had corresponded, who then encourages him to put it on the internet, which leads to his beginning of this website.
See:
A Chronology
of Confusion

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