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Wrongdoings

Blaise Feumba – accused of greed and inappropriate use of church funds

2007-2008 – According to a letter from the NYC Church of Christ Elders, Ernst and Young (hired by the New York ICOC) determined Blaise Feumba leading the Abidjan Church of Christ was accused of greed and inappropriate use of church funds from the Ivory Coast Church and was forced to resign in 2008. …in December, 2007,
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Wooten Termination in 2002

Marty Wooten held the position of Teacher and World Sector Elder and Geographic Sector Leader for the Northern Federation World Sector until September 2002. We present the letter from the Wooten’s regarding their termination, the LA Church’s response to the charges raised in the Wooten’s letter and a letter from Cecil Wooten, former World Sector
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Slush Funds and Other Ways Your Money was Spent

During a question and answer session on Delphi Forums, a former church administrator (Barry Mahfood) revealed some information that had not been known before about some of the inner workings of the finances in the World Sectors.  Apparently there was a “special projects” fund set up for Kip McKean’s use.  Why? A percentage of the
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Sin List

Video ABC 20/20 October 15, 1993 – 25:27 wmv file Copy of a Sin List Details about Sin Lists and how they were used was exposed in the book TOXIC CHRISTIANITY.  Written by a former leader in the church and later marked by Kip McKean.   Page 123 begins the discussion about the Sin List.

New York City Church of Christ

Various documents from the New York City Church of Christ 1999 World Financial Plan Local Cost Center – New York Consolidated Final Financial Statements for the Year Ended December 31, 2001 Spring, 2003 – New York City Church of Christ Apology Letter Spring, 2003 – Steve Johnson Apology Letter March 25, 2003 – New York
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Promises of Future Openness

“To ensure an open line of communication in the future, we wish to hold regular open meetings, so the elders and evangelist can be open to anything you would like to express. the British Commonwealth World Sector (“BCS”) and additional financial information will be posted on these sites. The Washington DC Church of Christ website
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Negligence of Primary Spiritual Responsibility for Local Membership

“Not protecting the churches in San Diego and the Southwest. These churches have been incredibly sacrificial. We have sent hundreds of people as well as millions of dollars to support missions and ministries around the world. However, our churches have been hurt so that others could be built up. We have lacked people and funds
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Apology

HOPEworldwide Financials

April 15, 2003 – Bob Gempel sends a confidential memo to disciples of the International Churches of Christ “In my discussions with church leaders in recent weeks, I’ve learned that from a financial perspective, the corporate operation of HOPEworldwide is a mystery. They tell me that they have no idea how their money is being
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Orlando Church of Christ

Various documents from the Orlando Church of Christ 2004 – Articles of Amendment to Articles of Incorporation of the Central Florida Church, Inc. Spring 2003 Orlando Apology Letter 1998 – Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation of the Central Florida Church, Inc.

Boston Church of Christ

Various documents from the Boston Church of Christ 1979 – The Lexington Church of Christ invites Kip McKean to become it’s pulpit and campus minister. 1981 – Church is renamed the Boston Church of Christ.  As the Boston Church begins sending out church plantings and reconstructions it becomes known as the Boston Movement. 1992 –
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Promises of Future Openness

“To ensure an open line of communication in the future, we wish to hold regular open meetings, so the elders and evangelist can be open to anything you would like to express. the British Commonwealth World Sector (“BCS”) and additional financial information will be posted on these sites. The Washington DC Church of Christ website
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Negligence of Primary Spiritual Responsibility for Local Membership

“Not protecting the churches in San Diego and the Southwest. These churches have been incredibly sacrificial. We have sent hundreds of people as well as millions of dollars to support missions and ministries around the world. However, our churches have been hurt so that others could be built up. We have lacked people and funds
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Local Churches “Controlled By” Other Corporations

“…the decision-making of The Nashville Church would be made in Nashville by the local church leadership and not by another church or “discipler” in another city. ” Nashville Church Apology Letter — Spring 2003 “There will be no more hierarchical control coming from another church toward us or from us toward another church. We do
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Greed

“Appearances and real issues of greed have now caused thousands to stumble and question our spirituality.” Henry Kriete Letter — Spring 2003