The Lawsuit against members of the Pentecostal Church in Bokchito.

Posted in the Durant Forum

Comments
1 - 20 of 33 Comments Last updated Mar 31, 2014
First Prev
of 2
Next Last
Wondering out loud

United States

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#1
May 13, 2009
 

Judged:

3

1

1

Yesterday a sheriff's car was dropping off legal papers in Bokchito to members of the Pentecostal church suing them for the title of the building. This lawsuit was filed by the current pastor, and the few people still attending services there.
My questions are...
1. What good does this serve? It does not make sense to me that a new pastor in a small town where everyone knows everyone else, would sue members of the church. What does he have to gain? Will this increase attendance? Quite frankly, all churches do need attendance, and also the tithes of the attendees to survive. If you turn off the people of that town you will never see the pews filled. And like I stated before, this is a small town, where everyone either knows, or more often than not, is related to everyone else. An empty church becomes just empty real estate, is that the intent of trying to gain the title?
2. Who is paying for this suit? The church attendance is down, meaning the tithes are problably also decreased, and the new pastor does not appear to be a rich man, so who is paying the legal fees, and what is their agenda? Are they members of this church? If not, what is their interest in splitting this church more, and emptying the building? Real Property? What happens to an empty church? A Sale?
Whatever the agenda, this is bad behavior, to pit church members against church members, and not at all bibical.
mkf

United States

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#2
May 31, 2009
 

Judged:

1

1

1

1Co 6:1 Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go to law before the unjust, and not before the saints?
1Co 6:2 Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters?
1Co 6:3 Know ye not that we shall judge angels? how much more things that pertain to this life?
1Co 6:4 If then ye have judgments of things pertaining to this life, set them to judge who are least esteemed in the church.
1Co 6:5 I speak to your shame. Is it so, that there is not a wise man among you? no, not one that shall be able to judge between his brethren?
1Co 6:6 But brother goeth to law with brother, and that before the unbelievers.
1Co 6:7 Now therefore there is utterly a fault among you, because ye go to law one with another. Why do ye not rather take wrong? why do ye not rather suffer yourselves to be defrauded?
1Co 6:8 Nay, ye do wrong, and defraud, and that your brethren.

ONE OF THE LADIES BEING SUED IS THE ONE WHO BOUGHT THE PROPERTY AND GIVE IT FOR A CHURCH TO BE FOR THE PEOPLE OF BOKCHITO!!!

THE AGEES, I BELIEVE THE YOUNGEST IS 28, ONE IS 66, 68, TWO IN THEIR 70'S , ONE IN HIS 80'S, TWO IN THIER 50'S, OF THOSE BEING SUED1

THE PEOPLE THIS HAPPENED TO CAN'T BELIEVE IT EITHER!

I HEARD SOMEONE OUT OF STATE IS PAYING FOR THE LAWSUIT. THOSE BEING SUED HAVE TO COME UP WITH MONEY FOR A LAWER.

THE DEED BELONGS TO THE PEOPLE OF THE CHURCH AND
HOW THE PASTOR THINKS HE CHOULD GET IT I DON'T UNDERSTAND!

PLEASE PRAY FOR THESE PEOPLE THAT GOD WILL INTERVNE AND PUT A STOP TO THIS. THESE PEOPLE ARE ELDERLY, ON FIXED INCOMES, WITH HEALTH PROBLEMS.
SHAME-ON-YOU

Bokchito, OK

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#3
Jun 1, 2009
 

Judged:

1

1

1

Shame on the "pastor" and "HER" husband for trying to steal the church away from the people in Bokchito,ok.It blows me away to see someone going under the name of GOD for personal gain.I say go back home where you came from and try stealing that church!!!!!!I DONT THINK SO.
SHAME ON YOU.YOU BETTER PRAY FOR FORGIVENESS FOR WHAT YOU PUT THOSE PEOPLE THROUGH!
mkf

United States

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#4
Jun 2, 2009
 

Judged:

1

Mat 5:44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;

Luk 6:28 Bless them that curse you, and pray for them which despitefully use you.

THE LAWSUIT HAS BEEN DROPPED!!!

THE PASTOR HAS TURNED THE KEYS IN AND VACATED
THE PREMISES.

THE PEOPLE WHICH WERE BEING SUED HAVE THIER CHURCH BACK!

GOD ANSWERS PRAYER!!!

NOW NEEDS TO BE A TIME OF HEALING, FORGIVENESS AND MOVING AHEAD. PRAYING GOD BRINGS A PASTOR WHO IS A "TRUE SHEPPARD".
Who did he think he is-

Colbert, OK

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#5
Jun 2, 2009
 

Judged:

1

What in the name of Jesus does that so called preacher mean in suing the members for the church
deed? No true man of God would think about doing something like that, unless it is for his own gain. I'm sure the towns people are wondering and really upset about this. A minister is suppost to help build up the church -not- destroy it. Thank God the devil didn't win. God says in his
word the gates of hell shall not prevail against the church. Everyone needs to pray for the Lord
to give that church a REAL true man of God for a
shepherd, restoration and a holy ghost revival. The
word says that God will restore what the canker worm has destroyed. God is still in control.
Praise God

Colbert, OK

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#6
Jun 4, 2009
 

Judged:

1

Thank God The Devils on the run,they Turned the Keys in and are GONE its sad when a Holy Ghost filled person that has been in church for years
Cannot descern the spirit of lying,deceiving and stood on the devils side during the battle that those people and church just went through.Who's side are you on anyway??? If they are not for you they must be againts you.so my question is: are you going to continue to pull against that church?if so why not just move on.
what a miracle

Colbert, OK

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#7
Jun 5, 2009
 
It's came to me that that pastor was ask to go by
the distict supt.,and the lawsuit was dismissed. We are praying that the church can be restored and the members will realize that God was on their side. If God be for us WHO can be against us THE WORD says this. I want to say I am happy for that church. God is still in the Miracle business. CHURCH keep fighting the good fight of faith. Truth and right always wins.
jambalaya

Baltimore, MD

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#8
Sep 28, 2009
 
Who was the pastor and the church?
Who did he think he is- wrote:
What in the name of Jesus does that so called preacher mean in suing the members for the church
deed? No true man of God would think about doing something like that, unless it is for his own gain. I'm sure the towns people are wondering and really upset about this. A minister is suppost to help build up the church -not- destroy it. Thank God the devil didn't win. God says in his
word the gates of hell shall not prevail against the church. Everyone needs to pray for the Lord
to give that church a REAL true man of God for a
shepherd, restoration and a holy ghost revival. The
word says that God will restore what the canker worm has destroyed. God is still in control.
Ive got the victory

Bokchito, OK

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#9
Dec 27, 2009
 
the pastor was a jimmy parker out of bro. moore's church in sherman, texas.
another local pastor

Oklahoma City, OK

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#10
Jul 21, 2010
 

Judged:

2

You folks that have posted these comments only have one side of the story. If you knew what I know, you would look at things differently. Jimmy Parker is a good man of God and the Bible says: Psa 105:15 Saying, Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm. When you don't have the full truth or whole story, you'd better not be the judge.
pgm

United States

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#11
Jul 21, 2010
 
red dirt report politics artical
pgm

United States

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#12
Jul 26, 2010
 
democrats love tax credits and the new acorn group organizing america project.red dirt report and prowlingowl.com
Debbie

Sherman, TX

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#13
Aug 22, 2010
 

Judged:

1

another local pastor wrote:
You folks that have posted these comments only have one side of the story. If you knew what I know, you would look at things differently. Jimmy Parker is a good man of God and the Bible says: Psa 105:15 Saying, Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm. When you don't have the full truth or whole story, you'd better not be the judge.
you say that we only know part of the story. That may be true for some of the people leaving commets but, im from bokchito, my mothers from n bokchito, my grandmother was from bokchito, my great grandfather, you guessed it from bokchito i think you get the picture not only my immediate family but all the aunts, unckles, cousins, brothers and sisters are for the most p[art still around within driving distence so ill bet that i know the story and there is no excuse for him to behave the way that he did. maybe you and yours need to give yourselves back to gad and then you will see the errors of your ways but if after you have did some soul searching and still believe that we need educated on this manner by all means please do so i would love to hear the reason that his actions were approved by you.
seriously

Bokchito, OK

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#14
Aug 23, 2010
 

Judged:

1

Touch not mine annointed...seriously?!!! Thats great and all but have u heard the dude preach?? I was a vistor at the church..and my Baptist preacher could preacher better than that man could! My preacher is much more annointed. Jimmy Parker couldn't preach his way out of a wet paper sack!!
countrysideliven

Bakersfield, CA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#15
Dec 7, 2010
 
Congratulations on this church's new Pastor!!!
Heard this man was a fire ball and is only interested in saving souls. Lord is already healing.

Since: Dec 10

Location hidden

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#16
Dec 7, 2010
 
Hosea 6:2 After two days will he revive us: in the third day he will raise us up, and we shall live in his sight.
interested

United States

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#17
May 7, 2011
 
countrysideliven wrote:
Congratulations on this church's new Pastor!!!
Heard this man was a fire ball and is only interested in saving souls. Lord is already healing.
who's the new pastor?
interested

United States

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#18
May 7, 2011
 
who's the new pastor?
heavy rewarded

Bonnots Mill, MO

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#19
May 7, 2011
 
look at the churches in the local area including the small town surrounding bokchito you will find that several churchs are not owned by the people of the churchs but the pastors and their families...so when they die or decide to sell and make a profit they can do so regardless of the church...is it right for the people to collect money to maintain their personal property...property that they borrow money against for their personal use...i have a real problem with this...go to the court house in hugo and look at who holds the deeds on the churchs you will be surprise...then look at who received monies by borrowing against their church....just saying
wuuuutt

Bokchito, OK

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#20
May 8, 2011
 
sooo what exactly are you saying? you dont make sense

Tell me when this thread is updated: (Registration is not required)

Add to my Tracker Send me an email

First Prev
of 2
Next Last
Type in your comments below
Name
(appears on your post)
Comments
Characters left: 4000
Type the numbers you see in the image on the right:

Please note by clicking on "Post Comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Other Recent Durant Discussions

Search the Durant Forum:
Title Updated Last By Comments
OK OK Health Care Freedom Amendment, State Questio... (Oct '10) 21 min So What 71,286
OK Who do you support for Governor in Oklahoma in ... (Oct '10) Jul 17 Jose 2,590
Crooked Cops in Durant, Ok (Jun '10) Jul 17 Straight shooter 36
Attorney Chris Jones Jul 17 Caring dad 1
Debate: Health Care - Durant, OK (Jul '10) Jul 15 no name 2
Review: The Shopper Jul 14 curious 1
Atoka Co. Man To Get $200K Settlement Over Trea... Jun 28 buckwheat 2
•••
•••
•••
•••

Durant Jobs

•••
Enter and win $5000
•••
•••

Durant People Search

Addresses and phone numbers for FREE

•••

Durant News, Events & Info

Click for news, events and info in Durant
•••

Personal Finance

Mortgages [ See current mortgage rates ]
•••