Pastor Creflo Dollar Arrested For Choking And Hitting His Daughter. DO YOU THINK MEGACHURCH PASTORS PRACTICE WHAT THEY PREACH, OR THEY A BUNCH OF PHONIES?
The mug shot provided by the Fayette County Sheriff's Office shows megachurch pastor Creflo Dollar. Dollar has been arrested after authorities say he slightly hurt his 15-year-old daughter in a fight at his metro Atlanta home. A Fayette County Sheriff's Office investigator says deputies responded to a call of domestic violence at the home around 1:00 a.m. last Friday. Rowan says the 50-year-old pastor and his daughter were arguing over whether she could go to a party when Dollar "got physical" with her, leaving her with "superficial injuries."
Dollar said in 2007 that he renounced his church salary, and his income only comes from personal investments, including a real estate residential property business and horse-breeding company called Dollar Ranch. He's also published more than thirty books, focusing mostly on family and life issues, including debt management. He said that he also sometimes got up to $100,000 for a single appearance on his packed schedule of speaking engagements.
Along with Bishop Eddie Long, Dollar is one of the most prominent African-American preachers based around Atlanta who have built successful ministries on the prosperity gospel, which teaches that God wants to bless the faithful with earthly riches. Ministers in this tradition often hold up their own wealth as evidence that the teaching works.
Long and Dollar were among six televangelists investigated by Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley from 2007 to 2010, following questions about personal use of church-owned airplanes, luxury homes and credit cards by megachurch pastors and their families. The report did not find any definitive wrongdoing, but it expressed concern about the lack of financial oversight at such large ministries.
DO YOU THINK MEGACHURCH PASTORS PRACTICE WHAT THEY PREACH, OR THEY A BUNCH OF PHONIES WHO ARE ONLY INTERESTED IN MONEY?
(Click on the following link to read the full story of Creflo Dollar's fight with his daughter.)
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