Get Off Facebook or Resign: NJ Pastor to Church Leaders

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    A New Jersey pastor doesn't want his married church leaders to have friends -- at least not the Facebook kind.

    The Rev. Cedric Miller told them to delete their accounts or step down from their posts. Miller tells the Asbury Park Press a large percentage of his marital counseling over the past year and a half has included infidelity stemming from the social-network website.

    The leader of Living Word Christian Fellowship Church in Neptune Township says people no longer meet old friends from high school in a platonic way. He says Facebook is igniting old passions.

    Miller told the newspaper his wife and one of the church elders has the password to his Facebook account, which he uses to follow his six children.

    The pastor says he'll drop off Facebook on Sunday when he addresses his congregation of about 1,100.