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Archive for August 2010

New England/European World Sector

Aug 31st, 2010 | By

Various documents from the New England/European Missions Society NEEM As a World Sector lead by Randy and Kay McKean from 1992 to 2002 February 2004 – Emails from Dan Bathon, Gordon Ferguson, Randy McKean and Wyndham Shaw about the letter released in 2003 from Henry Kriete.



Sin List

Aug 31st, 2010 | By

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.



Orlando Church of Christ

Aug 31st, 2010 | By

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.



Where to Start

Aug 31st, 2010 | By

Admission by Leaders Apology Letters Brief Timeline of Kip McKean ICOC Inconsistencies Evidence of Inurement Some churches respond and provide their IRS Form 1023.  Most churches do not Lawsuit filed 6/17/05 in Nashville Lawsuit Shaheen vs. Bathon Jr, Andy Fleming, Administrator for MEWS admits that as much as 50% of SMC was funneled off to
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Detroit Church of Christ

Aug 31st, 2010 | By

Various documents from the Detroit Church of Christ Spring 2003 – Detroit Apology Letter Ministry Annual Salary Model – June 11, 2003



Toronto Church of Christ

Aug 31st, 2010 | By

Various documents from the Toronto Church of Christ Spring 2003 Toronto Apology Letter



South Floirda Church of Christ

Aug 31st, 2010 | By

Various documents from the South Florida Church of Christ Articles of Incorporation South Florida Church of Christ



San Diego Church of Christ

Aug 31st, 2010 | By

Various documents from the San Diego Church of Christ 2003 Pacific Rim Mission Contribution September 5, 2005 –  San Diego Church responds to McKean’s divisiveness of the Portland Story. “Although we are committed to making disciples here in San Diego as well, it saddens us to say that his [Kip] divisive statements are clearly doing
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Phoenix Valley Church of Christ

Aug 31st, 2010 | By

Various documents from the leadership of the Phoenix Valley Church of Christ September 4, 2005 Phoenix Church response regarding McKean and The Portland Story September 26, 2006 – Accountability email from Gordon Ferguson to the elders about increasing accountability to the church.  Email addresses have been deleted for this publication. See various real estate investments
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ICOC Official Documents and Policies

Aug 30th, 2010 | By

International Churches of Christ – Charter Affiliation Agreement – June 1, 2003  – This is the document that local churches would sign in order to be considered in the ICOC ICOC serves as an “Affiliation of Churches,” or the central organization through which local church congregations affiliate, associate, fellowship and cooperate with one another to
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CSA

Aug 30th, 2010 | By

Lead by Phil and Donna Lamb from 1992 to 1998.   Phil Lamb resigns as World Sector Leaders for family and health reasons. Peter Garcia-Bengochea are appointed WSLs for Central & South America Lead by Peter and  Laura  Garcia from  1998  to 2002. September 1998 – The Mission – LA Story The Garcias continue to
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Chicago Church of Christ

Aug 30th, 2010 | By

Various documents from the Chicago Church of Christ 2002 Annual Report December 31, 2003 Financial Statements December 31, 2005 and 2004 – Financial Statements



The New Testament Paradigm of Ministry and Ministry Roles – Andy Fleming 2003

Aug 30th, 2010 | By

“A study to examine the New Testament paradigm for ministry roles and its relationship to church building and world evangelism.” The New Testament Paradigm of Ministry and Ministry Roles – Andy Fleming 2003



Boston Church of Christ

Aug 30th, 2010 | By

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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Actual Breaking Session Transcripts from 2002

Aug 30th, 2010 | By

Breaking Sessions were conducted throughout the ICOC as a form of discipling.  Usually one person would be singled out and in the “hot-seat.” Breaking sessions would occur if the member had unrepented sin in their life or in this case, had a disagreement with leadership.   If the church member did not repent or resolve their
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ACES

Aug 29th, 2010 | By

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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New York City Church of Christ

Aug 29th, 2010 | By

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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San Francisco Church of Christ

Aug 23rd, 2010 | By

July, 2008 – A former leader, Jenny Lynch, of the San Francisco ICOC now the Bay Area Christian Church had her story published in The Washingtonian Magazine. Hey, I worked w/ a reporter for the Washingtonian Magazine for about 3 months and they just published an article on my story in the July edition of
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Kip McKean

Aug 22nd, 2010 | By

2011 Interesting article analyzing McKean’s claims over the years regarding his resignation from the ICOC. 2010 June 4, 2010 – McKean purchases a $650,000 condo.  Some are finding this outrageous, and rightly so. McKean continues to build his new kingdom based entirely on how he built his last kingdom.  Here’s a side-by-side comparison as to
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Indianapolis Church Split 1994

Aug 20th, 2010 | By

February and March 1994 – Indianapolis Church leaders marked and disfellowshipped Ed Powers transcript, Congregational Meeting 2/27/94    Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5 Ed Powers Leader’s Meeting 3/1/94 Ed Powers transcript, Congregational Meeting 3/6/94  Part 1, Part 2 Marty Fuqua and Doug Arthur address the church Part 1, Part 2, Part
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Submit documentation to ICOCinvestigation.com

Aug 20th, 2010 | By

Witnesses We all witnessed inappropriate things in the ICOC. We need witnesses who are willing to come forward about what they witnessed, putting it in writing in a sworn statement. While there is a great deal that could be shared, however, the scope of this website is limited to evidence of financial wrongdoing, including whatever
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ICOC Unity Proposal

Aug 20th, 2010 | By

Latest information and list of cooperating churches October 11, 2007 Atlanta Elder, Alan Rouse, writes about the UP causing a faction.  He also submits his article to Disciples Today website for publication. August 29,  2007 Update on UP from Mike Taliaferro March 30, 2006 – Updated FAQ DT Version of Q & A March 11,
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ICOC Media Stories from the past

Aug 17th, 2010 | By

The following clips are taken from VHS tapes and converted to a digital format.  Sometimes the picture quality suffers because of the age of the tapes.  We present these clips as overview of some of the news stories done on the ICOC over the years.  Copyrights remain with the original news organizations.



Property Owned by Church Leaders

Aug 10th, 2010 | By

We don’t begrudge any church member owning their own home.  We publish this research below for information purposes.  Often times leaders would live in the “nicer” neighborhoods in town in order to reach out to the “sharp.” 



Hong Kong

Aug 10th, 2010 | By

The Hong Kong Church of Christ Company Limited A letter has been submitted to the Hong Kong authorities to alert them of possible Tax Fraud regarding the Hong Kong