Mark Gardner

Mark Gardner

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And then there was darkness . . .

Pastor retaliates before being fired from church

Pastor Mark Gardner left his church members out in the dark. Last Wednesday, he filed an injunction and locked the church’s doors to shut out longtime, outspoken members and board members who ousted the pastor outside under evening skies on an empty lot the church owned just across the street. Suddenly, members discovered the property they were standing on was no longer theirs. The pastor sold it. To members that was Gardner’s