Without Walls Keeps Their Walls…For Now

foreclosure

This post is an illustration of the potential consequences of espousing and propogating the prosperity gospel lie. As background, here’s a video of an NBC News expose last spring on pulpit pimps Randy & Paula White (courtesy of DazzaraiEzekial34):

Paula & Randy White Fleecing The Flock

So fast forward to this past Sunday:

Pastor Hails Without Walls Foreclosure Deal

Without Walls International Church escaped the specter of foreclosure after its lender agreed to drop demands for control of its books, tapes and other intellectual property, Pastor Randy White said today.

White, the church’s founder, told his congregation during this morning’s service that the California-based Evangelical Christian Credit Union had agreed to a modified loan agreement Wednesday that took the church out of foreclosure.

The church defaulted on a $1 million loan due in August, prompting the credit union to begin foreclosure proceedings in November.

The foreclosure proceedings included another $24.5 million in loans for the Tampa ministry, headquartered at 2511 N. Grady Ave., and its Lakeland branch.

“That’s a miracle in today’s economy,” White said.

No, pimp Randy, what’s “miraculous” is that you and your deviant ilk still purport that God is throwing riches from the sky to those who faithfully pay their tithes, love offerings, and first fruit extortion payments. All the while your followers are penny-less – and you and your fellow pimps can barely manage your own finances with your “house of cards” ponzi schemes.

And if you think that pimp Randy has learned his lesson, then think again:

The church has outgrown its Tampa location, which is still for sale, and would like to build a facility that’s free of debt, White said.

Without Walls has tried for about a year to sell its Tampa property, housed in a former Canada Dry headquarters, and its campus in Lakeland, the former 10,000-seat Carpenters Home Church.

Yup – this hireling (gloating over his “loan modification” and having just escaped a foreclosure because of non-payment of the church’s mortgage) is already planning his next ponzi scheme: another building campaign. I’ve said it a thousand times – these vipers DO NOT believe the crap that they spew, they RELY SOLELY ON THE SHEEP IN ORDER FOR THEIR  MONEY GRABS TO WORK. If they believed 1/10 of their prosperity lies, then they would simply “activate their faith” and “speak abundance” over themselves.

Instead, they speak intimidation over YOU and demand YOUR money so they THEY can drive THEIR new cars and live in THEIR new homes.

Quck question for those of you who are struggling with your mortgages right now…how is your quest for a loan modification coming along?

And those of you who still submit to the Pimp of Hampton and his club– don’t be surprised if/when this story repeats itself in your club. Your pimp has clearly proven that he can’t pay his own bills without extorting money from you – and his club has been losing money (and having trouble paying the bills) since the ribbon was cut over 1 year ago.

So even though pimp Randy has been spared for now, his (and his ilk’s) blood lust for many will cement his (and their) ultimate failure. Just another reminder of how God deals with those who spiritually molest His sheep:

Ezekiel 34:1-10 (New American Standard Bible)

1Then the word of the LORD came to me saying,

 2“Son of man, prophesy against the (A)shepherds of Israel Prophesy and say to those shepherds, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD, “Woe, shepherds of Israel who have been (B)feeding themselves! Should not the shepherds (C)feed the flock?

 3“You (D)eat the fat and clothe yourselves with the wool, you (E)slaughter the fat sheep without feeding the flock.

 4“Those who are sickly you have not strengthened, the diseased you have not healed, (F)the broken you have not bound up, the scattered you have not brought back, nor have you (G)sought for the lost; but with force and with severity you have dominated them.

 5“They were (H)scattered for lack of a shepherd, and they became (I)food for every beast of the field and were scattered.

 6“My flock (J)wandered through all the mountains and on every high hill; (K)My flock was scattered over all the surface of the earth, and there was (L)no one to search or seek for them.”‘”

 7Therefore, you shepherds, hear the word of the LORD:

 8“As I live,” declares the Lord GOD, “surely because My flock has become a (M)prey, My flock has even become food for all the beasts of the field for lack of a shepherd, and My shepherds did not search for My flock, but rather the shepherds fed themselves and did not feed My flock;

 9therefore, you shepherds, hear the word of the LORD:

 10‘Thus says the Lord GOD, “Behold, I am (N)against the shepherds, and I will demand My sheep from them and make them (O)cease from feeding sheep So the shepherds will not feed themselves anymore, but I will (P)deliver My flock from their mouth, so that they will not be food for them.”‘”

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5 Responses to “Without Walls Keeps Their Walls…For Now”


  1. 1 escapeetoo March 10, 2009 at 11:52 pm

    ST,

    Good post. I have said it before and I will say it again. You cannot mix God’s ways with the business world. God’s ways are greater than the world’s ways. You can’t MODEL the CHURCH (Notice I said model)after a corporation and expect not to have all of the issues a business brings you. The CHURCH is a organism made from called out ones from the world.

  2. 2 Sherry Lee March 11, 2009 at 3:43 pm

    Very Good.
    Sherry

  3. 3 BlackWomenBlowTheTrumpet March 13, 2009 at 12:20 pm

    Hello there,

    As a minister, I have to share that those who DO NOT know the Bible for themselves…who DO NOT read the scriptures for themselves will be deceived by anybody and anybody’s teaching!

    I think it is repulsive for any person who CLAIMS to work for God to extort money from the gullible… it is just as repulsive for those who CLAIM to love Jesus Christ who sit in the pews not to know what God’s word SAYS and MEANS and allow themselves to follow every whim and heresy that is packaged for mass consumption.

    Peace, blessings and godliness,
    Min. L. Vazquez

  4. 4 holland March 15, 2009 at 7:10 am

    The Supremacy of Scripture

    When a teacher or preacher speaks of the Supremacy of Scripture he is almost always referring to a doctrine that understands Scripture as the supreme source for truth, and in fact the exclusive source for spiritual truth. In the language of the Reformation it is known as Sola Scriptura, which means that the basis for our beliefs is not tradition or experience or ecclesiastical dictate, it is the written Scriptures alone. And it is true that this doctrine has been eroding and that many religious organizations either completely deny it or dilute its essence.

    Luther desired nothing but proof from Scripture when it came to doctrinal truth, and forms of that battle have continued into today. There are many books and messages that deal with the Supremacy of Scripture and the reasons for such a foundational doctrine. And this doctrine has provided a forum for what some call the “truth war” which indicates a battle between those who espouse the supremacy of Scripture and those who in one way or another do not. Some project their opinion with academic reasoning within Scripture while retaining some civility, while others speak and write with acrimony and self righteousness.

    I am one who espouses the Supremacy of Scripture, for in the end the opinions of men are just that. But I continue to have a problem with some of those who are the leading and most outspoken proponents of that doctrine. Luther himself espoused the supremacy of Scripture at the possible expense of his own life, however after establishing the doctrinal foundation of Sola Scriptura he seemed to dismiss the core of that doctrine when it came to personal obedience. His reckless language, combined with his indulgence of alcohol, and his overt hatred for the Jews was in stark contrast to his doctrinal espousing of the doctrine of Scriptural supremacy. Without dismissing Luther’s importance in core doctrinal realignment, I suggest he did not strive to live up to the personal mandates of Scripture which are every bit an indispensible part of Scriptural supremacy.

    What Luther’s example has shown us is that it is entirely possible to be an outspoken proponent of the doctrine of Scriptural supremacy while denying it wholesale in practice and tone. And such is the case in many quarters of today’s evangelical community. To what benefit is it to aggressively contend for the doctrine of Scriptural supremacy while overtly denying it in the methodology you use to defend it? That scenario becomes a paradox in orthodoxy which dismantles the very doctrine you are supposedly defending. The supremacy doctrine is never limited to the overarching eternal truths concerning the Godhead, it must include the admonitions and commands that are consistent with the personal manifestations of the Incarnate narrative, as well as the dictates of the epistles.

    It is indeed counterproductive to argue doctrine in the abstract without the personal revelations, or at least the obvious and genuine pursuit, of the uncomfortable aspects of Scripture which are designed to restrict the carnal “end justifies the means” template of defending the truth. In the end, defending the doctrine of Scriptural supremacy by abrogating the preponderance of Scripture as it applies to love, grace, and personal humility is neither Christian nor Scriptural. It is an overt revelation of disobedience and rejection of the very doctrine you portend to defend. Christ Himself was the antithesis of masculine domination and powerful usurpation, which at its core is why so many were drawn to Him while others rejected Him.

    So many today stand on the mountaintop of hubristic judgment of almost everyone who are at varying degrees of doctrinal variance, but are blind to their own Scriptural disobedience. The world knows nothing of our doctrinal squabbles, serious or secondary, but they can see clearly the tone and attitudes that are in direct conflict with the Christ we preach. The cross is the core of our redemption, but it also carries with it the essence of how we are to interact with the world and each other. These “Attila the Hun” expressions of doctrinal dialogues do despite to the Spirit of Christ, and may in fact win the debate but lose the Spirit.

    What is our calling? Are we to win the “truth war” or are we to live and project Jesus Christ? And those who claim they are in fact one in the same are seriously misguided. Winning the “truth war” is indeed more about living Christ than it ever was about a round table discussion about doctrinal issues on YouTube that draw “amen’s” from the doctrinal Bourgeoisie and elevate the wisdom of men resulting in the applause of other men. The sounds of “did you see so and so on Larry King, didn’t he really give it to them” are only meant to create a greater self righteousness within those who have chosen sides at the expense of deep compassion for those who are blind and deep gratitude for those of us who have been enlightened by His grace.

    We have been sold a doctrinal bill of goods that has camouflaged the truth inside a methodology that is in direct violation of the same Scriptural mandates. Would it be Scriptural to defend the doctrine of the Trinity by murder? Of course not, you say. Then how can it be Scriptural to defend Scripture by self righteousness, demeaning personal attacks, and hubristic dismissiveness? We cannot exalt the supremacy of Scripture if we ignore those Scriptures that apply directly to us.

    And here lies the challenge. Are we humble enough to defend cardinal doctrines of the faith in such a way that leaves the outcome to God Himself, or are we to speak in such a way that leverages the battle upon the fulcrum of our own words and the core viciousness of our attacks? God looks after His own Word and His instructions to us are never in contrast to that same Word. Speak the truth in love, says the Spirit, not speak the truth in visceral hatred and that is in itself love. The constant stream of unchristian language directed at the same people over and over again reveals an unwillingness to trust God concerning His own Word and its defense. Is there a God, and has He spoken, and is He able to bring about His purposes in spite of those who have strayed doctrinally, or is He in dire need of our constant attacks and redundant reminders of the same Scriptural shortcomings of others? And is our Biblical teaching so fleeting, so shallow, and so temporary that without the continuing stream of identifying the same false teachers people will stray immediately?

    The supremacy of Scripture is not some “pin the tail on the donkey” doctrine that we stick on others, no, it is also high time that we examine our own adherence to the personal aspects of that same doctrine. Doctrinal truth must be lived as well as preached.

    Doctrine without works is dead.
    Posted by Rick Frueh at 8:44 PM

    http://judahslion.blogspot.com/2009/03/supremacy-of-scripture-w-hen-teacher-or.html


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