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Christian Broadcaster fired after arrest on sex charge
WKZO ^ | June 21, 2014 | John McNeill

Posted on 06/23/2014 6:19:31 AM PDT by Alex Murphy

BATTLE CREEK (WKZO) --Bond has been set for a Christian Radio Broadcaster arrested for allegedly paying for sex with a young boy.

35-year-old John Balyo is being held for first degree criminal sexual conduct but isn’t expected to be formally charged until Monday.

TV-3 reports that at a bond hearing early Saturday, bail was set at 500-thousand dollars.

On Friday, Balyo, of Caledonia, had been put on paid leave by Cornerstone University, the owners of WCSG radio in Grand Rapids, where Balyo had been the morning host of a “Family Friendly” radio show.

Saturday, the University released a new statement, saying that Balyo “was no longer affiliated with WCSG Radio”.

Officers from Battle Creek, State Police and Homeland Security arrested Balyo Friday at the “Big Ticket Festival”,a Christian Music event held in Gaylord.

Balyo apparently became a subject for investigation following the arrest and indictment of Ronald Moser of Battle Creek on federal child pornography charges.


TOPICS: Evangelical Christian; Ministry/Outreach; Moral Issues
KEYWORDS: christianradio; sexoffenders
Bond has been set for a Christian Radio Broadcaster arrested for allegedly paying for sex with a young boy. 35-year-old John Balyo is being held for first degree criminal sexual conduct but isn’t expected to be formally charged until Monday....

Officers from Battle Creek, State Police and Homeland Security arrested Balyo Friday at the “Big Ticket Festival”,a Christian Music event held in Gaylord. Balyo apparently became a subject for investigation following the arrest and indictment of Ronald Moser of Battle Creek on federal child pornography charges.

1 posted on 06/23/2014 6:19:31 AM PDT by Alex Murphy
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To: Alex Murphy
a Christian Music event held in Gaylord.

Gaylord?

2 posted on 06/23/2014 6:20:46 AM PDT by Gamecock (#BringTheAdultsBackToDC)
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To: Alex Murphy

I hope the hypocrite gets the book thrown at him.


3 posted on 06/23/2014 6:24:45 AM PDT by afsnco
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To: afsnco

Yup.


4 posted on 06/23/2014 6:27:18 AM PDT by Gamecock (#BringTheAdultsBackToDC)
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To: Gamecock
Gaylord?

Homer Simpson

5 posted on 06/23/2014 6:27:30 AM PDT by Alex Murphy ("the defacto Leader of the FR Calvinist Protestant Brigades")
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To: Alex Murphy

But the predatory sodomite would have gotten by with his filthy act if the kid had been over the age of 17. There was a time in this country, and it was not too long ago, when sodomy was a crime and you were going to jail if you engaged in it. How many creepy fags have been busted in adult book stores and bus stations for trying to pick up other men, the younger the better. The worst thing this country ever did was legalize anal sex. It opened the door for these perverts to holler discrimination if they are not allowed to “get married”. What a joke.


6 posted on 06/23/2014 6:30:33 AM PDT by NKP_Vet ("Truth is like a lion. You don't have to defend it. Let it loose. It will defend itself")
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To: afsnco
Scumbags like this do NOT disprove Christian Theology as the critics would have us believe.

They only prove that scumbag homos are attracted to any profession which provides access to youth.

7 posted on 06/23/2014 6:33:22 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: NKP_Vet; Gamecock
...the predatory sodomite would have gotten by with his filthy act if the kid had been over the age of 17. There was a time in this country, and it was not too long ago, when sodomy was a crime and you were going to jail if you engaged in it.

You did see that he was fired, and not transferred to another radio station?

8 posted on 06/23/2014 6:35:26 AM PDT by Alex Murphy ("the defacto Leader of the FR Calvinist Protestant Brigades")
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To: Vigilanteman

Scumbags like this do NOT disprove Christian Theology as the critics would have us believe.


What they prove is that every single one of us needs God’s saving grace. Even “Christian leaders”.


9 posted on 06/23/2014 6:40:14 AM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: Alex Murphy

From the last thread it doesn’t appear that any FReepers are at all familiar with this guy.


10 posted on 06/23/2014 6:52:38 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Gamecock

Gaylord is a nice town. I have an elderly friend named Gaylord as well.


11 posted on 06/23/2014 6:56:05 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: cuban leaf
Every single one of us needs God’s saving grace . . .

Effective only for those of us who accept it.

12 posted on 06/23/2014 6:56:37 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Alex Murphy

Only because the kid was underage. A few years ago the exact same charge with a grown man would have gotten arrested and fired.


13 posted on 06/23/2014 7:05:48 AM PDT by NKP_Vet ("Truth is like a lion. You don't have to defend it. Let it loose. It will defend itself")
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To: Vigilanteman

Every single one of us needs God’s saving grace . . .
Effective only for those of us who accept it.


yep.

If Ted Bundy was telling the truth in his James Dobson interview, I believe he is written in the book of life.


14 posted on 06/23/2014 7:06:59 AM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: cuban leaf

Ted Bundy was an expert at manipulation and making others believe him for his own gain/amusement. Can Satan renounce his position and be saved? No, he’s too far gone.


15 posted on 06/23/2014 7:11:32 AM PDT by BipolarBob (Obama - The Scandal a Week President.)
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To: BipolarBob

Ted Bundy was an expert at manipulation and making others believe him for his own gain/amusement. Can Satan renounce his position and be saved? No, he’s too far gone.


He’s dead. ;-)

But if what he said was true, I believe he is written in the book of life. But if he was, as you point out, lying and just maniuplating others for his own gain/amusement, then he is not.

But it is between him and God.


16 posted on 06/23/2014 7:14:53 AM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: cuban leaf

As the saying goes, “Let’s leave that judgement to God. Society (finally) did their job in arranging the meeting.”


17 posted on 06/23/2014 7:39:30 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: cuban leaf

Just like Jefferey Dahmer.


18 posted on 06/23/2014 8:05:17 AM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: afsnco

We are all hypocrites. Aren’t we? This man can still repent and come the the Lord. there are many false Christians who are in our churches, therefore their heart and lust has not changed. But if you think you are any better you are wrong. If you Lied, use God’s name in vain, stolen, murdered in your heart, disobeyed you’re parents,envied, has sex out of marriage you are a hater a God. But God can wash us all through Jesus Christ. Are you living your live for Christ everyday. I’m not either so we have to stay in the fight everyday minute of the day, not just Sunday. Make sure you house is in order before you beat up on this man. No one in God’s eyes in a good person, not even me, but I’m am wash and forgiven. I still fall along the way, but I walk back into the Lord’s light and keep on fighting.


19 posted on 06/23/2014 3:46:13 PM PDT by Cincygirl
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To: Vigilanteman

The problem many people have is that why would god allow a child to suffer anal rape. You would think god the all powerful could prevent his no? Why bother praying to him at all? Pray hard enough and he’ll cure your sick child while turning a blind eye to another child getting raped.

I know, I know, it’s all part of his mysterious plan.


20 posted on 06/23/2014 3:56:42 PM PDT by strider44
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But if you think you are any better you are wrong

We are all sinners, but we are definitely all better than child molesters.

21 posted on 06/23/2014 4:01:47 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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