A former Carlock associate pastor, accused of having illegal sexual contact with a minor, pleaded
NOT GUILTY Friday. 41 year old Rodney Applington of Normal was charged with predatory
criminal sexual assault and one count of criminal sexual assault. Applington served on the
pastoral staff at East White Oak Bible Church. Its senior pastor says Applington no longer
works there and the church is fully cooperating with the police investigation. Applington is back in
court March 15th.