Pastor Accused of Bilking Church Member of $61,500

Apr 23, 2013 Full story: 5NEWSonline.com 13

The associate pastor of a Fort Smith Baptist Church is accused of bilking a church member out of her life savings.

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Fayetteville, AR

#1 Apr 24, 2013
HELL IN A BUCKET.
Country Boy

Russellville, AR

#2 Apr 24, 2013
Assets Frozen While Fort Smith Pastor Under Investigation
I bet this gentleman also strongly advocated that congregation give 10% of their income to the church.He deserves so much compensation for doing "God's" work. He probably asked for more in the form of freewill and love offerings and gifts and just plain donations. He wants 15-20% of your money. I just bet on it. And probably would win the bet if some truthful member of the St James Missionary Baptist Church would be just that....truthful. just a scam, man....plain scam.
thoughts

Fort Smith, AR

#3 Apr 24, 2013
when I first read this my thoughts were on ET don hutchings but glad it turned out to be another preacher!
Get Real

Russellville, AR

#4 Apr 24, 2013
Whats the difference with his embezzlement or the televangelists?? The likes of Billy Graham, Swaggart, Roberts etc live large "working" for God. If one cares to contribute to them, which I wouldn't give them the sweat off my testicles.But there are many so ignorant people in the Christian world , so dumb, so easily influenced, that they give that seed faith money and /or believe that the 10% tithe is mandatory (mandatory according to seminary teachings since 1902) and give on. What's the diff.... local thief or national TV thief. Its still robbery.
pass the plate

Fort Smith, AR

#5 Apr 25, 2013
thoughts wrote:
when I first read this my thoughts were on ET don hutchings but glad it turned out to be another preacher!
old hutch certainly has his private issues that make him very suspect doesn't he?

Since: Apr 13

Location hidden

#6 Apr 27, 2013
This religious dog admitted he stole the money why isn't he in jail getting reamed up the rear by guys named Bubba that could really make him say, Oh God why has thou forsaken me.
whats more ridiculous

Fayetteville, AR

#7 Apr 27, 2013
is the State Security Exchange folks letting him slide on this.
buddies

Fort Smith, AR

#8 Apr 29, 2013
isn't this guy buddies with the rev don? oh my! just give me your money and I'll get to to heaven! sad isn't it?
AMEN

Fayetteville, AR

#9 Apr 30, 2013
whats more ridiculous wrote:
is the State Security Exchange folks letting him slide on this.
I could not agree more.

This reminds me of the Whirlpool mess.

What has happened to the government entities that are supposed to oversee crooks bilking older folks out of their life savings?

In this case it was a no-account, worthless, NOT a man of God, shicken chit.
The one

Paris, AR

#10 May 9, 2013
Rev Don is just like Kemp and the rest. They deserve great compensation for their services. They are the appointed and annointed ones whom we serve. Dont any of us ever forget that.
Richard

Van Buren, AR

#11 May 10, 2013
The one wrote:
Rev Don is just like Kemp and the rest. They deserve great compensation for their services. They are the appointed and annointed ones whom we serve. Dont any of us ever forget that.
You are an effin idiot
The one

Lamar, AR

#12 May 10, 2013
Richard wrote:
<quoted text>
You are an effin idiot
Dont you know I was just joking?? The church and money is the biggest scam in history. Guilt people into giving money by intrepreting the Bible the way they want for their own selfish purposes. Do I believe in God and Jesus? Yes. Should a church be supported? Yes but not most compensation and to the degree that they( churches) want, especially when they say they want 10%...or more as the case may be.
Richard

Van Buren, AR

#13 May 10, 2013
The one wrote:
<quoted text> Dont you know I was just joking?? The church and money is the biggest scam in history. Guilt people into giving money by intrepreting the Bible the way they want for their own selfish purposes. Do I believe in God and Jesus? Yes. Should a church be supported? Yes but not most compensation and to the degree that they( churches) want, especially when they say they want 10%...or more as the case may be.
Well, I thought that you must be kidding but there are so many weird people out here now days that I erred on the side of crazy. Sorry!

In my own defense I had just come from the Jonesboro AR forum where there are lots of crazy people so I was primed and ready.

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