A Columbia minister is facing charges of sexual conduct with a minor.

51-year-old Willie Marvin Sr. is a pastor at New Life World Ministries on Decker Boulevard.

And Columbia police say between November 14th and December 2nd, he sent sexually explicit text messages and an obscene photo to a 15-year-old victim on a cell phone that Marvin provided.

Police also allege that Marvin had “intimate contact” with the teen at least one time.

He has been charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct.

And he's also charged with producing, promoting or directing a sexual performance by a child under 18 and voyeurism.