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Reach Angie Jackson at Follow her on Twitter at angiejackson Tags R. Michael Majchrowicz Michael Majchrowicz is a reporter covering crime and public safety. Many of the six dozen or so followers who live and worship at Overcomer Ministry were drawn to the rural Christian compound outside of Walterboro thanks to Stair's impassioned radio sermons, according to multiple defectors interviewed by The Post and Courier.
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Shortwave radio has also enabled the preacher, commonly referred to by his followers as Brother Stair, to reach listeners in far-flung countries.
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Author twitter Author. Brother Ralph Gordon Stair is pictured during an international radio broadcast at Overcomer Ministry near Walterboro in Stair was arrested in December on multiple charges of criminal sexual conduct, kidnapping and burglary.
Author. Members of Overcomer Ministry surrender their possessions and often sever contact with people outside the compound as they await the second coming of Christ.
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Stair has said radio broadcast is his ministry's biggest expenditure. Michael Majchrowicz is a reporter covering crime and public safety.
Notifications Settings. Several stations across the country that broadcast Ralph Gordon Stair's radio show say they will no longer air his program in light of the embattled preacher's arrest Monday on sexual assault charges. A Hoosier native, he graduated from Indiana University with a degree in journalism.
Authorities on Monday charged Stair with three counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, one count of assault with intent to commit criminal sexual conduct in the first degree, one count of kidnapping, one count of first-degree burglary, one count of second-degree assault and battery, and one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor.