A former Polo minister received a sentence of 18 months probation after he pled guilty to aggravated battery of a child.
65-year old Charles Babler had originally been charged with the felony offense of sexually molesting an 11 year old.
As part of his sentence, Babler must also have counseling and register as a violent offender against children.
The incident with the victim took place in 2011. Babler is the former campus pastor of the Crossroads Community Church in Polo.