In a written statement to Charisma, Tims, 40, said he has been involved in counseling since the affair became public.Many members left the independent church after Judy Nguyen posted details of her affair with the pastor on the Internet.
Lewis’ wife drove herself to the hospital with her husband in pursuit.
Riva Tims, 38, also left the church and filed for divorce in 2008.
The couple share joint custody of their four children.
In an e-mail interview with Charisma, Nguyen said she met Tims when he visited the men’s club in Paris where she worked.
She said the long-distance affair lasted from August 2006 to October 2007.