|Affiliation||New Promise Church|
|Family||Dawn Sterling (wife)|
Reverend James Sterling was the leader of the New Promise Church, a church which claimed to minister to all those who'd been forgotten by other churches. However, he was also secretly conducting homosexual affairs and when a gay actor, Jeff Cantwell, threatened to out him, Sterling's wife Dawn killed Cantwell. Sterling tried to take the fall for this, but when the police discovered that he couldn't have done it, he killed himself.
Reverend Sterling appears to be based on disgraced Reverend Ted Haggard, who was exposed as a homosexual after years of preaching against homosexuality.