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Church Lady

Caddo Mills, TX

#1 Nov 19, 2012
Just wondering, who knows what's going on with a deacon of a local big church that caused him to resign after 35 years? What did he do and who was it?
retirement time

Sherman, TX

#2 Nov 20, 2012
35 years? Maybe it was time to retire?
Bonham Resident

Sherman, TX

#3 Nov 20, 2012
I would guess, if you are not a member of whatever church this happened in, it's none of your business.
Controlled Chaos

Ballwin, MO

#4 Nov 20, 2012
I'm with Bonham Resident on this one! If said church wanted you to know, they would make it public! People in Bonham need to learn how to mind their own business!
Come On

Bonham, TX

#5 Nov 20, 2012
Come on someone knows start talking. We need to know. I guess they want to cover it up a lot of that going on nowadays.First the school and now a church.
Resident

Sherman, TX

#6 Nov 20, 2012
If he had been a deacon for 35 years, he's more than likely pretty old and may just not be able to continue serving.
Gary

Sherman, TX

#7 Nov 20, 2012
The above comments are really funny!! Considering you are on Topix, and it is none of your business type answer? What about all those negative remarks about the Caplingers, was that any of your business? You did not know the complete story, but you sure tried and convicted both of them, All the same difference. Good Luck finding out the rumor on the deacon.
Resident

Sherman, TX

#8 Nov 20, 2012
Not sure who you are referring to with that post, but the District Attorney in Fannin County is trying to convict both of them last I read in the paper.
Come On

Bonham, TX

#9 Nov 20, 2012
I'll find out don't dare me.
Deck the halls

Denison, TX

#10 Nov 20, 2012
Since we are talking. What was the cover up at BISD? Do tell or get off this site...lol
Wondering

Sherman, TX

#11 Nov 20, 2012
Could it be that after 35 years of dealing with nosy busy body gossips at church, the deacon is just plain fed up?
Just Saying

Sherman, TX

#12 Nov 20, 2012
Gary wrote:
The above comments are really funny!! Considering you are on Topix, and it is none of your business type answer? What about all those negative remarks about the Caplingers, was that any of your business? You did not know the complete story, but you sure tried and convicted both of them, All the same difference. Good Luck finding out the rumor on the deacon.
The Caplingers are accused of a serious crime. It is NOT the same. And if the nosy old biddies can't find out the real story on the retiring deacon, they will just make up a story and spread it all over town! Of course, since the busy body didn't name the church or the deacon....ANY resigning deacon in the county will be scrutanized and slandered....typical small minds in small towns!
Resident

Sherman, TX

#13 Nov 21, 2012
Anyone heard what the Caplinger's defense will be? I can't imagine what they are going to present to show they are innocent. The old sticky fingers argument??
CommonCents

Sulphur Springs, TX

#14 Nov 21, 2012
There is a difference in resigning and retireing.
Shadee

Sherman, TX

#15 Nov 21, 2012
There have been church elders (not calling names) around here who would have gone to the pen if their church had not come to their rescue...paid back the money they embezzled from their employers;another I know of took money from the church. Guess that's the members' choice, taking care of their own (they might need a favor some day themselves!)
charlotte

Sherman, TX

#16 Nov 21, 2012
think everyone needs to just back off. I'm sure that there is no wrong doing. He is very respected man and a Godly man. So, JUDGE NOT LEAST YE BE JUDGED!
Resident

Sherman, TX

#17 Nov 21, 2012
I'm glad you all know who is being talked about, because I sure haven't heard a word about it and really am glad I haven't. Good luck to the man being talked about in whatever he chooses to do and may the church grow and prosper!
Devin Robertson

Sherman, TX

#18 Nov 21, 2012
Mmmmm.....I sure could go for one of Barbara's tasty hamburgers right about now!!!!!!!!!
Just Saying

Sherman, TX

#19 Nov 22, 2012
CommonCents wrote:
There is a difference in resigning and retireing.
To RESIGN is to give up power, to voluntarily quit a job, RETIRING is to withdraw from one's position or occupation or from active working life. so there really isn't that much difference. Too many people have the mistaken idea that resigning is somehow negative, probably due to politicans "resigning" their position when scandal breaks.
CommonCents

Sulphur Springs, TX

#20 Nov 22, 2012
Just Saying wrote:
<quoted text>
To RESIGN is to give up power, to voluntarily quit a job, RETIRING is to withdraw from one's position or occupation or from active working life. so there really isn't that much difference. Too many people have the mistaken idea that resigning is somehow negative, probably due to politicans "resigning" their position when scandal breaks.
Resigning is unplanned, retiring is planned.

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