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Megachurch pastor Creflo Dollar arrested
AP ^ | 06/08/2012 | KATE BRUMBACK

Posted on 06/08/2012 1:07:09 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd

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Pastor Creflo Dollar charged with attacking his daughter

USA TODAY - ‎2 hours ago‎
The police report says Dollar choked his daughter, then threw her to the ground, punched her and hit her with his shoe during a fight at his metro Atlanta home. When police interviewed Dollar, he said he tried to restrain his daughter when she "became ...
 

Creflo Dollar, Megachurch pastor, arrested for battery

CBS News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Georgia police arrested Reverend Creflo Dollar, the well-known pastor of an Atlanta megachurch, for physically assaulting his teenage daughter, CBS Atlanta reports. Fayette County deputies took the 50-year-old pastor into custody from his home on ...
 

Creflo Dollar arrested for allegedly assaulting 15-year-old daughter

New York Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Megachurch pastor Creflo Dollar has been arrested after authorities say he slightly hurt his 15-year-old daughter in a fight at his metro Atlanta home. Fayette County Sheriff's Office investigator Brent Rowan says deputies responded to a call of ...
 

Televangelist Creflo Dollar arrested in alleged choking attack on daughter

msnbc.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
Creflo Dollar, founder and pastor of World Changers Church International, was arrested early Friday on charges involving the choking of his 15-year-old daughter. Dollar was taken into custody at his Fayetteville home and charged with simple battery and ...
 

Creflo Dollar charged with assaulting daughter

The Citizen.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
World Changers Church International Pastor Creflo Dollar was arrested at his home Friday shortly after midnight on charges of simple battery and cruelty to children after Fayette County deputies responded to his north Fayette County residence on a ...
 

 

1 posted on 06/08/2012 1:07:18 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd
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To: Responsibility2nd

With a name like that, it was only a matter of time.


2 posted on 06/08/2012 1:12:41 PM PDT by AlmaKing
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To: Responsibility2nd

And we WONDER why today’s kids run wild????


3 posted on 06/08/2012 1:15:31 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: AlmaKing
Wonder if he referred to himself as the “Almighty Dollar”?
4 posted on 06/08/2012 1:16:10 PM PDT by apillar
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To: Responsibility2nd

15-year-old girl arguing to go to a party at 1:00 in the morning? What’s wrong with this picture?


5 posted on 06/08/2012 1:17:32 PM PDT by pabianice
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To: apillar
What the matter? Dollar was just trying to knock some cents into the girl...

(rimshot!)

6 posted on 06/08/2012 1:18:46 PM PDT by apillar
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To: Responsibility2nd; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows

Evidently, the daughter was asking for Dollar’s money.


7 posted on 06/08/2012 1:19:17 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Just like mine father said, Dollar’s not what it used to be!


8 posted on 06/08/2012 1:20:46 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: pabianice
I was wondering that too. Why didn't she just sneak out like I used to? ;)

And like my brother says, there is a fine line dividing us from loving adults and monsters. It is called will power and restraint that keeps me from throttling my teenage kids some times.

9 posted on 06/08/2012 1:21:15 PM PDT by 21twelve
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To: Responsibility2nd

Creflo was quick to defend Bishop Long when Long was accused to paying young men for sex. Way too quick.


10 posted on 06/08/2012 1:21:48 PM PDT by AppyPappy (If you really want to annoy someone, point out something obvious that they are trying hard to ignore)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Don’t devalue the Dollar any further.


11 posted on 06/08/2012 1:24:01 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tyranny)
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To: tcrlaf; pabianice

You’re both correct.

Certainly don’t advocate child abuse but the MSM is gonna have a field day with this.


12 posted on 06/08/2012 1:24:50 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Responsibility2nd

From Wiki: Creflo Dollar is the pastor of World Changers Church International of College Park, Georgia. Presumably he chose that name himself, completely free of fear that it would be soon be better known as Money Changers Church International by the 30,000 members who weekly enrich its coffers and make it possible for Creflo to maintain the two jets—one Gulfstream 3 and one Lear—that he uses to shuttle back and forth between Madison Square Garden (where he does a Saturday night service for an audience of 6,000) and Atlanta (where he does a Sunday morning service), not to mention occasional visits to his offices in the United Kingdom, South Africa, Australia and Nigeria. Creflo’s wife Taffi Dollar—and here we remind you once again that we are not lapsing into fiction at any point during the creation of this article—Taffi Dollar is responsible for the household budget at the $3 million Dollar mansion in Atlanta, and the more modest $2.44 million Dollar condo overlooking Central Park in Manhattan. Asked about the Dollar dollars by CBS News yesterday, Dollar said it was untrue that he had two Rolls-Royces; he claimed that he only had one Rolls-Royce and it was given to him by his congregation as a surprise. He also said he did not give $500,000 of church funds to fellow prosperity gospel evangelist Kenneth Copeland on the occasion of Copeland’s 40th wedding anniversary. Accordingly, Dollar’s annual budget for his operation was estimated at “about 80 million”


13 posted on 06/08/2012 1:24:59 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: apillar
What the matter? Dollar was just trying to knock some cents into the girl...

ba da bing.

14 posted on 06/08/2012 1:25:56 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (they have no god but caesar)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Let’s hope this is the beginning of many seeing Dollar for the wolf in sheep’s clothing he is.


15 posted on 06/08/2012 1:26:13 PM PDT by .45 Long Colt
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To: Responsibility2nd

Anyone who has or has had a 15 yr old can completely understand this.......


16 posted on 06/08/2012 1:26:56 PM PDT by klb99 (I now understand why the South seceeded)
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To: Responsibility2nd; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows
Tomorrow's headlines today:

Dollar Takes a Beating!


17 posted on 06/08/2012 1:29:14 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Revolting cat!

The Dollar has fallen to a new low.


18 posted on 06/08/2012 1:29:31 PM PDT by AlmaKing
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To: pabianice
15-year-old girl arguing to go to a party at 1:00 in the morning? What’s wrong with this picture?

Kids of pastors in my HS and college were without a doubt the most wildest kids...

19 posted on 06/08/2012 1:29:48 PM PDT by trailhkr1 (All you need to know about Zimmerman, innocent = riots, manslaughter = riots, guilty = riots)
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Remember Jimmy Swaggart crying when he got caught?

‘I have sinned....’


20 posted on 06/08/2012 1:35:40 PM PDT by AlmaKing
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To: klb99
Anyone who has or has had a 15 yr old can completely understand this.......

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Are you kidding? I've raised four through their teens, including one who gave us plenty of trouble. Never did I want to choke any of them.

21 posted on 06/08/2012 1:36:51 PM PDT by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: .45 Long Colt

Have you ever listened to his television sermons? He explains the Word of God better than most pastors. This is very unfortunate. At this point I think it best to reserve judgment. The media is more than happy when an evangelist fails in any way.


22 posted on 06/08/2012 1:37:06 PM PDT by Faith
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To: Responsibility2nd

More Dollars than sense.


23 posted on 06/08/2012 1:38:17 PM PDT by iowamark
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To: .45 Long Colt

Amen! He is one of the worst heretics out there with his “Word of Faith”, “Prosperity Gospel” teachings.

I remember once catching a couple of minutes of his “preaching” on TV, where he discussed Philippians 2 which speaks of, Christ, despite being in the form of God and equal with God, humbling Himself and “making Himself of no reputation”.

Dollar went on to explain that he was doing the same thing as the Lord. He said that he drove fancy cars and lived in big mansion (off the tithes and offerings of his gullible followers, and the fools who bought his books and tapes, of course) and as a result he had a bad reputation (basically as a greedy, charlatan). By his reasoning, he had “made himself of no reputation”, just like the Lord.

This might be the single greatest twisting of Scripture that I have ever heard, as it taught the exact, opposite of the meaning of the passage.


24 posted on 06/08/2012 1:38:59 PM PDT by Above My Pay Grade (The candidate I vote for will NOT have a CARE after his name.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

The wife’s name is Taffi.

The daughter’s name must be Halfa.


25 posted on 06/08/2012 1:40:31 PM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Every time I have watched this man preach, he has been pretty darn solid — which leads me to believe the may be a case where he is being targeted by the left. Be interesting to know if he parted ways with Obama on homosexual marriage. If so, of course, he would have to be punished by the mainstream media. Let’s not throw this guy to the wolves too soon.


26 posted on 06/08/2012 1:41:14 PM PDT by CaribCarter
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To: Responsibility2nd

Too bad that they could not have arrested him for peddling a false gospel!


27 posted on 06/08/2012 1:43:11 PM PDT by ForAmerica (Texas Conservative Christian Black Man!)
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To: Responsibility2nd
I'm on his side until proven otherwise.

Does this mean he can never again own a gun?

28 posted on 06/08/2012 1:46:05 PM PDT by donna (Mitt quote: ...gay couples raising kids. That's the American way...)
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To: Faith
Have you ever listened to his television sermons? He explains the Word of God better than most pastors. This is very unfortunate. At this point I think it best to reserve judgment. The media is more than happy when an evangelist fails in any way.

I've seen him on TV a few times and like how he speaks. With the few details we have here, we should not judge him about restraining a 15 year-old heading down the wrong path. Have some siblings who in their teen years insisted on partying, drinking, doing drugs, and running with the wrong crowd -and dared my parents to try and stop them. Made for some interesting evenings. Back in those days though, police were on the side of the parents.

29 posted on 06/08/2012 1:55:05 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: donna

I noticed that he was NOT charged with “domestic violence” which would have cost him his gun rights. He’s nearly as phony as Al Sharpton so I don’t care one way or the other myself.


30 posted on 06/08/2012 1:55:54 PM PDT by Emmett McCarthy
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To: Responsibility2nd
The police report says Dollar choked his daughter, then threw her to the ground, punched her and hit her with his shoe during a fight at his metro Atlanta home.

And she probably deserved worse than that. (and don't presume I mean physical violence. Once a child has the ability to speak, physical punishment doesn't really work.)

FIRST, it has been my experience that CHILDREN of MINISTERS/PASTORS seem to be the most 'rebellious' children I've had the chance to know. They seem to be bent on violating ALL TEN COMMANDMENTS, and generate the need for some NEW commandments.

My guess is that the 'truth' to this story (the actual physical 'violence') is halfway between the story from Creflo and the story from his daughter.

IF I had to sit in judgement of the affair, I would certainly give more credence to Creflo's version than his daughter's version.

What CAUSED this 'fight' would be very interesting, however, it is none of our business, and truthfully, neither is the fight. But... our government thinks it knows how to raise our children better than we do.

I PRAY that Creflo's daughter lives long enough to find out how smart her father is, and how stupid she was being. (I know, it's a longshot, but as a Christian, I can hope)

31 posted on 06/08/2012 2:00:25 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: .45 Long Colt
Let’s hope this is the beginning of many seeing Dollar for the wolf in sheep’s clothing he is.

OH... you are so correct. It would be much better if Creflo lived off the public dole, had children who were drug dealers and helped support his habit, and who attacked armed Neighborhood Watch Captains because they were consuming SLIZZURP and hated their mother for kicking them out and sending them to their father's girlfriend's home, where their father didn't really want them around either.

32 posted on 06/08/2012 2:05:59 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Red_Devil 232

If his budget was $10 a year, how many people do you think he could help become more ‘CHRISTIAN’ instead of turning into MUSLIMS, or just angry blacks with no religion at all?


33 posted on 06/08/2012 2:09:35 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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re: Anyone who has or has had a 15 yr old can completely understand this.......

While not condoning the choking, hitting, etc (if that is indeed what happened) I am sympathetic to any parent of a 15 year old daughter with an attitude, which this one certainly sounds like she has!


34 posted on 06/08/2012 2:10:45 PM PDT by rusty schucklefurd
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To: ForAmerica

He’s one of the “best life now” and “name it and claim it” Christian shamanism guys, isn’t he?


35 posted on 06/08/2012 2:16:53 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Responsibility2nd

The “prosperity Gospel” interpretation of scripture is a source of many people coming to think they are not gaining “success” because they lack “faith” or are not practicing their Christian faith correctly - because (and quite simply) if you were, you would be “successful”.

Someone how I don’t think G-d measures “success” by human standards.


36 posted on 06/08/2012 2:21:42 PM PDT by Wuli
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“”Anyone who has or has had a 15 yr old can completely understand this....... “”

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“Are you kidding? I’ve raised four through their teens, including one who gave us plenty of trouble. Never did I want to choke any of them.”

You must be a saint or your kids were.


37 posted on 06/08/2012 2:25:42 PM PDT by dangerdoc (see post #6)
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To: Faith

He does give good sermons? I watch him preach on TV once and a while and he does a real good job explaining the Bible. He keeps it interesting and makes it easy to understand. I could see why he rakes in so many dollars.


38 posted on 06/08/2012 2:29:25 PM PDT by peeps36 (America is being destroyed by filthy traitors in the political establishment)
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To: Faith

Yeah, I’ve watched his sermons. He said “ God wants me to have those (muti-million dollar) jets!”

NOOOOOOOO, God wants you to be poor and humble. He wants you to sell your houses, planes, and stuff, and follow Him.

Why should you have million dollar homes and jets while children are STARVING? What do you think Jesus will think about that?

This guy is a shyster. Con artist. Man of God???? Ha ha ha.
I hope he goes to jail.


39 posted on 06/08/2012 2:30:38 PM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: peeps36

Satan knows the bible very well too.


40 posted on 06/08/2012 2:32:37 PM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: Responsibility2nd

As an aside... 15 year olds are psychotic!

A client once told me that when his kids were 15 he wanted to kill them and tell God they died.
I understand the feeling - thankfully behind us now.


41 posted on 06/08/2012 2:33:29 PM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion ("I'm comfortable with a Romney win." - Pres. Jimmy Carter)
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To: AlmaKing
He is worshiped by by a lot in the black community here in Atlanta. I worked with a lady who was nearly poor and she still gave well over 20% or 30% to the mighty Dollar.

one of his properties...

I wonder how many of the church donations actually went out for any missionary work?

42 posted on 06/08/2012 2:35:07 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: All

Guess this might clear up some more airtime on TBN for Benny Hinn or Joel Osteen.


43 posted on 06/08/2012 2:36:56 PM PDT by pepperhead (Kennedys float, Mary Jos don't)
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I do get tired of the phoney televangelists and a lot of other false prophets. They are antitheses of the great works that Christianity and Christians do.


44 posted on 06/08/2012 2:41:36 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: AlmaKing

I’ve heard him on the radio before. With a name like Creflo $$$$$ and then hearing him asking for money it’s kind of obvious which master he serves.


45 posted on 06/08/2012 2:46:40 PM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: Responsibility2nd; DocRock; del4hope; Alex Murphy; Gamecock; Dr. Eckleburg; jude24; Ottofire; ...
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46 posted on 06/08/2012 2:47:49 PM PDT by Gamecock (I worked out with a dumbbell yesterday and I feel vigorous!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

The 15-year-old is in my daughter’s class at a Catholic high school. She ought to have known better.


47 posted on 06/08/2012 2:49:11 PM PDT by madprof98
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To: Red_Devil 232
I figured he was affiliated with the Divine Profit Church


48 posted on 06/08/2012 2:50:31 PM PDT by dfwgator
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bookmark


49 posted on 06/08/2012 2:50:48 PM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies (A free society's default policy: it's none of government's business.)
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To: Faith

He is a word/faith prosperity gospel type of preacher. Hank Hannegraaff exposed him and many others of this ilk as frauds, Joyce Meyers, Kenneth Copeland, Kenneth Hagin etc. They are driven by greed and are NOT preaching the Word of God. They are more like a cult deceiving their members into thinking they are a Christian church.


50 posted on 06/08/2012 2:52:08 PM PDT by Blue Highway
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