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This Baptist Charity Is Being Paid Hundreds of Millions to Shelter Child Migrants
Time ^ | August 4th, 2014 | Alex Altman @aaltman82 and Elizabeth Dias @elizabethjdias

Posted on 08/05/2014 11:08:44 AM PDT by Mariner

Contractors have taken on the huge task of sheltering thousands of unaccompanied child migrants

In the late afternoon of July 9, Air Force One touched down at Love Field in Dallas. President Barack Obama ducked into a private room at the airport for a discussion about the crisis of undocumented children crossing the southwest border. Assembled around a wooden table were top Texas officials, including Governor Rick Perry and Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, as well as the leaders of several faith-based charities. One of them was a man so anonymous, the White House pool report misspelled his name.

Kevin Dinnin is the CEO of a faith-based, nonprofit organization called BCFS, formerly known as Baptist Child and Family Services. This obscure charity has emerged as one of the biggest players in the federal government’s response to the influx of more than 57,000 unaccompanied children who have trudged across the southern border so far this year. It runs two of the largest facilities for temporarily housing immigrant children, as well as six permanent shelters in California and Texas. Since December, BCFS has received more than $280 million in federal grants to operate these shelters, according to government records. On July 7, two days before Dinnin met Obama in Dallas, the Department of Health and Human Services awarded BCFS $190,707,505 in a single grant.

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KEYWORDS: aliens; baptist; baptists; bcfs; childillegals; domesticenemies; illegals
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Is this conclusive proof that a major faith-based organization in the USA has decided to betray Americans and become their enemy...simply to line their own pockets with free government money?

BCFS = Baptist Children's and Family Services

1 posted on 08/05/2014 11:08:44 AM PDT by Mariner
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To: Mariner

Don’t blame the faith based agency whose mission is to help children and share the gospel.

Blame government who is allowing the kids in.


2 posted on 08/05/2014 11:10:24 AM PDT by DannyTN (I)
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To: Mariner

Don’t blame the faith based agency whose mission is to help children and share the gospel.

Blame government who is allowing the kids in.


3 posted on 08/05/2014 11:10:25 AM PDT by DannyTN (I)
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To: Mariner

sold out to Caesar as did the US Conference of Bishops or whatever it was called


4 posted on 08/05/2014 11:10:58 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: DannyTN

When they bow to Caesar for his shekels, yes I blame them


5 posted on 08/05/2014 11:11:30 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Mariner

and when Obama looses interest(soon) in Illegals they’ll be left holding the Tab and the Illegals


6 posted on 08/05/2014 11:12:34 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: DannyTN; All
"Don’t blame the faith based agency whose mission is to help children and share the gospel."

BS!!!

I blame EVERYONE involved as they are all equally culpable!

You really believe these folks are not contributing to the downfall of this great Republic?

Hell yes we'll blame them.

7 posted on 08/05/2014 11:14:17 AM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: DannyTN

Exactly...what happened to separation of church and state for the leftists that are pushing this money into these charities.


8 posted on 08/05/2014 11:14:57 AM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: Mariner

Yes. The so-called “nonprofits” are ones of the worst offenders


9 posted on 08/05/2014 11:15:15 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Get rid of "birthright citizenship" Out of room . . . no mas)
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To: Mariner; DannyTN; All

I must admit that I am super upset that Catholic Chrities has been taking tons of money as well.


10 posted on 08/05/2014 11:16:05 AM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: GeronL

Are they bowing to Ceasar or are they helping kids, who given the government policies are going to be here anyway?

This is a government policy issue.

You think churches should turn away illegal aliens too? Tell them they should go back to their own country to learn about Christ?

Fix the government policy and there won’t be illegals for the church to help.


11 posted on 08/05/2014 11:16:17 AM PDT by DannyTN (I)
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To: GeronL

Are they bowing to Ceasar or are they helping kids, who given the government policies are going to be here anyway?

This is a government policy issue.

You think churches should turn away illegal aliens too? Tell them they should go back to their own country to learn about Christ?

Fix the government policy and there won’t be illegals for the church to help.


12 posted on 08/05/2014 11:16:17 AM PDT by DannyTN (I)
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To: Mariner

I thought they weren’t really Baptist - they just put that in the name as a cover since communist wouldn’t look so good.


13 posted on 08/05/2014 11:16:46 AM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coups d’état .)
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To: Mariner

I thought they weren’t really Baptist - they just put that in the name as a cover since communist wouldn’t look so good.


14 posted on 08/05/2014 11:16:47 AM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coups d’état .)
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To: DannyTN

The fix is to make government stop giving money for this purpose.


15 posted on 08/05/2014 11:16:53 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Mariner

Well don’t forget McDonalds, because I bet they sell hamburgers to illegal aliens without checking their citizenship.

The church’s mission is to help people and teach them about Jesus. It’s not the church’s mission to enforce border control. That belongs to government.


16 posted on 08/05/2014 11:18:08 AM PDT by DannyTN (I)
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To: Mariner

Well don’t forget McDonalds, because I bet they sell hamburgers to illegal aliens without checking their citizenship.

The church’s mission is to help people and teach them about Jesus. It’s not the church’s mission to enforce border control. That belongs to government.


17 posted on 08/05/2014 11:18:08 AM PDT by DannyTN (I)
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To: A_Former_Democrat
"The so-called “nonprofits” are ones of the worst offenders"

The classic non-profit scam.

No profit, but we build fancy new buildings and pay everyone twice the market rate...or more.

And everyone gets to drive a new company car!

18 posted on 08/05/2014 11:19:03 AM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: DannyTN
"Well don’t forget McDonalds, because I bet they sell hamburgers to illegal aliens without checking their citizenship."

To suggest there's an equivalency here is ludicrous.

This church is FACILITATING a lawless government and is, IN FACT, in violation of the law.

This is NOT Biblical. It violates God's laws and commands.

19 posted on 08/05/2014 11:23:30 AM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: Mariner

Blaming the charities in this case is like blaming the individual citizen for buy an imported item at Walmart. It’s in the individual’s best interest, but not the nation’s.

This needs to be addressed at the government level. Don’t blame individuals or charities for acting legally in accordance with their purpose.


20 posted on 08/05/2014 11:23:43 AM PDT by DannyTN (I)
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To: Mariner

Blaming the charities in this case is like blaming the individual citizen for buy an imported item at Walmart. It’s in the individual’s best interest, but not the nation’s.

This needs to be addressed at the government level. Don’t blame individuals or charities for acting legally in accordance with their purpose.


21 posted on 08/05/2014 11:23:43 AM PDT by DannyTN (I)
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To: Mariner

22 posted on 08/05/2014 11:23:59 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Mariner

This administration is like sharks in a feeding frenzy... everyone (EVERYONE) wants to be included while “O” raids the till, because they see what it’s leading.

In the end, we’ll need a dumpster full of cash to buy a loaf of bread.


23 posted on 08/05/2014 11:25:31 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: DannyTN

These “church groups” are not doing it out of Christian charity.

They are taking the king’s silver to do it. Many at the top of these phony “church groups” are making high 6-figure salaries. They are making MILLIONS to resettle these illegal aliens across the USA.


24 posted on 08/05/2014 11:25:53 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Mariner
Charity my @$$.


25 posted on 08/05/2014 11:29:03 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Travis McGee

I wasn’t aware you were privy both to the internal motives of the heart as well as the payroll of the specific charities involved.


26 posted on 08/05/2014 11:29:17 AM PDT by DannyTN (I)
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To: DannyTN
Doesn't seem like this agency is all that faith-based after all.

"BCFS will lead these programs as part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)"

Soccer Balls, Sanctimony, and A Billion Dollar Group Called Baptist Child and Family Services

Related thread from July 17:

thread

27 posted on 08/05/2014 11:30:39 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: Travis McGee

Obama syndicate generated, sanctioned and executed Human Trafficking scheme. Paid for by you and me. We are literally paying for our own demise.


28 posted on 08/05/2014 11:33:56 AM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: DannyTN
" the payroll of the specific charities involved."

The article says the CEO of BCFS make over $400k/yr.

29 posted on 08/05/2014 11:34:00 AM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: DannyTN
"The church’s mission is to help people and teach them about Jesus. "

That's what missionaries are for.

"It’s not the church’s mission to enforce border control."

Churches have a Scriptural obligation to obey the law---not to encourage and reward lawbreaking.

30 posted on 08/05/2014 11:34:08 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: DannyTN

The church knows that these are illegals. McDonald’s does not.


31 posted on 08/05/2014 11:34:52 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: DannyTN

They are not faith based.

This a givernment approved scam


32 posted on 08/05/2014 11:39:03 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: DannyTN

They are not a church and 1/2 the are Jesus.

You wanna prove the disciples weren’t Mexican?

You can’t the disciples were all in one Accord. Now that’s not a big car but, mexicans aren’t very large either.


33 posted on 08/05/2014 11:42:37 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: CatherineofAragon; All
Thank you Catherine for posting this expose.

This is no charity motivated by Biblical teaching.

It's a scheme to collect Federal Dollars for BETRAYING THE AMERICAN PEOPLE>

34 posted on 08/05/2014 11:44:19 AM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: Mariner

Nothing wrong with Baptists and Catholics helping the law-breakers? Well, for one thing, there is a law against transporting or aiding illegals.

If they choose to break the law along with the illegals, let the Baptists and Catholics pay for it out of their offerings. Leave the taxpayer money out of the equation and we’ll see how benevolent these organizations are.


35 posted on 08/05/2014 11:46:26 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: DannyTN

Damn RIGHT I’m going to blame them! How DARE they take taxpayer money for this!?


36 posted on 08/05/2014 11:46:32 AM PDT by dinodino
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Post; thread BUMP! The dismantling / plunder of the republic continues…

Of the collective$, for the collective$, by the collective$.

But how is this legal plunder to be identified? Quite simply. See if the law takes from some persons what belongs to them, and gives it to other persons to whom it does not belong. See if the law benefits one citizen at the expense of another by doing what the citizen himself cannot do without committing a crime.

Then abolish this law without delay, for it is not only an evil itself, but also it is a fertile source for further evils because it invites reprisals. If such a law — which may be an isolated case — is not abolished immediately, it will spread, multiply, and develop into a system.

In fact, this has already occurred. The present-day delusion is an attempt to enrich everyone at the expense of everyone else; to make plunder universal under the pretense of organizing it.

How To Identify Legal Plunder - "The Law"; Frederic Bastiat 1801-1850

37 posted on 08/05/2014 11:48:43 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: Vendome

LOL, the disciples were Mexican because they were all in one Accord!!! Awesome!


38 posted on 08/05/2014 11:50:18 AM PDT by DannyTN (I)
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To: Mariner

The Baptist charity is neither “baptist,” nor a “charity”

It’s ACORN. Same crooks, same scams, different name.


39 posted on 08/05/2014 11:54:01 AM PDT by TheThirdRuffian (RINOS like Romney, McCain, Christie are sure losers. No more!)
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To: DannyTN

not what it is.

Misleading name. THis is ACORN.


40 posted on 08/05/2014 11:54:37 AM PDT by TheThirdRuffian (RINOS like Romney, McCain, Christie are sure losers. No more!)
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To: DannyTN

Shades of the days of my youth when Al Capone would drive through town in a big Lincoln limo and give ‘kindness’ to the poor people.


41 posted on 08/05/2014 11:56:23 AM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: Aria

They are not Baptist, or probably any kind of Christian.

It’s ACORN, reborn.


42 posted on 08/05/2014 11:57:03 AM PDT by TheThirdRuffian (RINOS like Romney, McCain, Christie are sure losers. No more!)
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Here is the link showing all these supposed people are just former ACORN officers/employees.

http://www.alipac.us/f9/new-acorn-how-about-baptist-child-family-services-307474/


43 posted on 08/05/2014 12:02:33 PM PDT by TheThirdRuffian (RINOS like Romney, McCain, Christie are sure losers. No more!)
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To: TheThirdRuffian
"Misleading name. THis is ACORN."

How can you tell that they are ACORN?

They apparently recently dropped the Baptist name. They aren't affiliated with the Southern Baptists. They are claimed as a partner organization by one (non-Southern baptist) baptist association in Texas. They claim global operations. They were founded in 1944.

44 posted on 08/05/2014 12:05:18 PM PDT by DannyTN (I)
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To: TheThirdRuffian
"Misleading name. THis is ACORN."

How can you tell that they are ACORN?

They apparently recently dropped the Baptist name. They aren't affiliated with the Southern Baptists. They are claimed as a partner organization by one (non-Southern baptist) baptist association in Texas. They claim global operations. They were founded in 1944.

45 posted on 08/05/2014 12:05:18 PM PDT by DannyTN (I)
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To: DannyTN
whose mission is to help children and share the gospel.

If they were paying for this themselves I'd say more power to them.

However, they are simply taking money from taxpayers as any other federal contractor. That's they way they get their money.

Liberation theology rears its ugly head again.

46 posted on 08/05/2014 12:07:02 PM PDT by what's up
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To: TheThirdRuffian
From texasbaptist.org before being SCRUBBED. But it's cached at this link:

http://www.zoominfo.com/CachedPage/?archive_id=0&page_id=7157695630&page_url=//texasbaptists.org/2010/02/bcfs-leads-medical-team-into-haiti/&page_last_updated=2014-06-13T05:28:25&firstName=Kevin&lastName=Dinnin

SAN ANTONIO – Baptist Child & Family Services has been requested to provide medical care for children living at the Haiti Children’s Rescue Mission in Petionville, Haiti.

BCFS is sending a medical strike team comprised of a critical care physician, nurses and paramedics, as well as a cache of supplies that include antibiotics and surgical medications.

The team will initially be led into the country by BCFS President/CEO Kevin Dinnin, and then transition it’s month-long operation under the direction of Orlando Hernandez, BCFS Incident Management Team member and former Bexar County Emergency Management Coordinator. A second BCFS medical team may be deployed at the end of February, if necessary.

“This will no doubt be a challenging trip, but our team is focused on our mission at hand: providing much needed medical care for the children who are suffering as a result of the earthquake,” Dinnin said .

There will be many opportunities to travel with BCFS and its global division, Children’s Emergency Relief International, on mission trips to help the organization restore impacted orphanages to their pre-earthquake status or better. Individuals are encouraged to check in with the BCFS web site often for trip schedules.

Yes, they are "Baptist" and a "charity"...one that gets almost all it's money from Uncle Sam...in exchange for betraying the American People!

47 posted on 08/05/2014 12:11:19 PM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: DannyTN

Thought you’d like that one.

Heard that one from someone and I though it was hilarious, given our current state.


48 posted on 08/05/2014 12:11:36 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Travis McGee
Is this $6054 per child/month?


49 posted on 08/05/2014 12:12:18 PM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Obama's Storm of Illegal immigrants, aka, new democRat voters and his 2016 FDR 3rd term attempt!)
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To: Mariner

I remembered the FR article from a couple of weeks ago..it just stuck in my head for some reason.


50 posted on 08/05/2014 12:13:19 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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