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Great points

Akron, OH

#1961 Apr 13, 2014
Also the people that were lost, had a common thread. Each one of the people mentioned at the time had the title of best friend as confessed by pastor smitty.

The common denominators have been smitty + best friend title = nasty exit stage right.

I have been told the one guy was even disguised as a sabbatical.

One of the posters mentioned tonight that smitty would eventually fall on his own sword question that I have is this:

Has he been falling on his own sword now for months?

When did last preach?

really screwed his entire family and Jen Literally.

CRAZY!!!!!!
Seriously

Columbus, OH

#1962 Apr 13, 2014
Anyone who attends the church at Polaris is a fake and disgusting. They are just as much as A phony as bennett.they accepted salaries whell beyond what they were worth. No so called worship pastor should be paid $80'000 a year to sing twice a week? Take a closer look at the current staff, they just want the money honey, you're so naive.
leaving

Columbus, OH

#1963 Apr 14, 2014
Seriously wrote:
Anyone who attends the church at Polaris is a fake and disgusting. They are just as much as A phony as bennett.they accepted salaries whell beyond what they were worth. No so called worship pastor should be paid $80'000 a year to sing twice a week? Take a closer look at the current staff, they just want the money honey, you're so naive.
If Matt Monson makes that much a year. I am leaving!!! That is no better than the Smiths reign of terror.
Informed

Columbus, OH

#1964 Apr 14, 2014
From what I know that is true, and also all the staff is being ridiculously overpaid, that's why they are in debt. They are trying so hard to keep the church alive to ensure a paycheck comes in, it's all about the money. So disgusting to see.
r u delusional

Akron, OH

#1965 Apr 14, 2014
Informed wrote:
From what I know that is true, and also all the staff is being ridiculously overpaid, that's why they are in debt. They are trying so hard to keep the church alive to ensure a paycheck comes in, it's all about the money. So disgusting to see.
U R delusional!
Be real

Columbus, OH

#1966 Apr 14, 2014
Lets be real, the only reason these "staff" continued here is because they were paid off. Under Bennett's leadership they should have quit years ago, but they like the money. They are no better, just looking out for themselves, and better believe they are generous...getting a fat paycheck from your tithes. The church at polaris is nothing but money hungry and looking out for number 1...watch out ya'll
r u delusional

Akron, OH

#1967 Apr 14, 2014
Be real wrote:
Lets be real, the only reason these "staff" continued here is because they were paid off. Under Bennett's leadership they should have quit years ago, but they like the money. They are no better, just looking out for themselves, and better believe they are generous...getting a fat paycheck from your tithes. The church at polaris is nothing but money hungry and looking out for number 1...watch out ya'll
Are they running a Church mafia?
huh

Richfield, OH

#1968 Apr 15, 2014
Informed wrote:
From what I know that is true, and also all the staff is being ridiculously overpaid, that's why they are in debt. They are trying so hard to keep the church alive to ensure a paycheck comes in, it's all about the money. So disgusting to see.
Your screen name is informed and your first sentence begins with "From what I know"... are you informed or not? If everybody there is being so overpaid how much do you think benny, Kim, Paul and Mary were being paid? Especially given that Bennett was gone half the time boozing and golfing, and Kim got paid to not show up for a year. I have no idea what the other staff made/makes but you would have to be naive to think things weren't even better at the top.
Outsider

Columbus, OH

#1969 Apr 15, 2014
I think that everyone that had their marriage broke up, everyone that gave money to the church, everyone that was stalked and harassed by Bennett Smith should sue the previous and current board. A major civil suit, They have continued to cover up and hide the actions of Bennett Smith all in the name of "church" and numbers = money. It is obvious the previous board was negligent in supervising Bennett. Did any of the previous board even attend church ever? Were complaints ever made to the board at any time of inappropriate spending or behavior. Did they approve the inappropriate spending? Was there any accountability from Bennett Smith and his family to the board. I believe the attorney general has some pretty stringent guidelines on non-profit and the responsibility of the board to the congregation.

Since there has been no investigation of finances thus far, It is obvious the current staff is covering up. Cant wait to see how they do taxes, that should help to implicate them in this messy corruption of a church. I work in the legal field and I have to say from what I am hearing, corruption runs deep in this staff.
start a new church

Cleveland, OH

#1970 Apr 15, 2014
here is an idea.....invite all your facebook supporters to crystal petal and start a small group and church in the basement and grow a new bennett smith church. pass the plate around.
Seriously

Columbus, OH

#1971 Apr 15, 2014
huh wrote:
<quoted text>
Your screen name is informed and your first sentence begins with "From what I know"... are you informed or not? If everybody there is being so overpaid how much do you think benny, Kim, Paul and Mary were being paid? Especially given that Bennett was gone half the time boozing and golfing, and Kim got paid to not show up for a year. I have no idea what the other staff made/makes but you would have to be naive to think things weren't even better at the top.
AH HA! the old TCAP way, this must be a monson original. Well we aren't as bad as the SMiths so it is okay. What happened doing what is right, not this isnt as bad as the Smiths. TCAP hasnt changed by much. Still not about doing the right thing. God said do the right thing unless it hurts your money,numbers, or image. That is in Malachi somewhere I am certain.
Seriously

Columbus, OH

#1972 Apr 15, 2014
huh wrote:
<quoted text>
Your screen name is informed and your first sentence begins with "From what I know"... are you informed or not? If everybody there is being so overpaid how much do you think benny, Kim, Paul and Mary were being paid? Especially given that Bennett was gone half the time boozing and golfing, and Kim got paid to not show up for a year. I have no idea what the other staff made/makes but you would have to be naive to think things weren't even better at the top.
What does matt make??? many churches put the salaries out there since this is supposed to be GODS money. Those are the ones that have nohting to hide.
Christ follower

Columbus, OH

#1973 Apr 15, 2014
This is what should have happened but no Mr. deny and lie to the end has no thought to repent, cleanse, or restore!

Statement Regarding Bob Coy

Posted on Sun, Apr 6, 2014

Media Statement Ė April 6, 2014

On April 3, 2014, Bob Coy resigned as Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale, effective immediately, after confessing to a moral failing in his life which disqualifies him from continuing his leadership role at the church he has led since its founding in 1985. The media ministry of the Active Word that distributes his Bible teachings through radio, television, and digital media has also been suspended.

Pastor Bob will be focusing his full attention on his personal relationship with God and with his family. The governing board of the church is providing counselors and ministers who will help guide him through the process of full repentance, cleansing and restoration.

Trusting in Godís providence, protection, provision and direction, the staff of Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale will continue our mission to "make disciples," through regular services at all campuses and through a myriad of other ministries the church has established over the years. A team of assistant pastors already on staff will maintain their usual rotating schedule as teaching pastors for all services.
magic man

Hilliard, OH

#1974 Apr 15, 2014
Christ follower wrote:
This is what should have happened but no Mr. deny and lie to the end has no thought to repent, cleanse, or restore!
Statement Regarding Bob Coy
Posted on Sun, Apr 6, 2014
Media Statement Ė April 6, 2014
On April 3, 2014, Bob Coy resigned as Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale, effective immediately, after confessing to a moral failing in his life which disqualifies him from continuing his leadership role at the church he has led since its founding in 1985. The media ministry of the Active Word that distributes his Bible teachings through radio, television, and digital media has also been suspended.
Pastor Bob will be focusing his full attention on his personal relationship with God and with his family. The governing board of the church is providing counselors and ministers who will help guide him through the process of full repentance, cleansing and restoration.
Trusting in Godís providence, protection, provision and direction, the staff of Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale will continue our mission to "make disciples," through regular services at all campuses and through a myriad of other ministries the church has established over the years. A team of assistant pastors already on staff will maintain their usual rotating schedule as teaching pastors for all services.
He couldn't go this route because Andy Stanley has written this kind of material. Jmo
magic man

Hilliard, OH

#1975 Apr 15, 2014
Hasn't written this kind of material.
HolierThanThou

Westerville, OH

#1976 Apr 16, 2014
Liars,cheaters,adulterers,exto rtionist,rapist,pediphiles,mur derers,pillagers,boogeyman believers...where do I sign up to be apart of these hypocritical, fear mongers of the unknown (pick up a science book retards)that call themselves christians? You people are such a joke and are too stupid to know that the majority laugh at your ignorance.
Hilarious

Columbus, OH

#1977 Apr 16, 2014
Bennett paid himself six figures but couldn't hold down a real job. No surprise there.

It is safe to go back to Dublin Hyundai now.
observed

Akron, OH

#1979 Apr 16, 2014
Where is Mangina working now?
Da juDge

Akron, OH

#1980 Apr 16, 2014
observed wrote:
Where is Mangina working now?
Did I give bennett the win?
Question

Columbus, OH

#1981 Apr 17, 2014
Can I still get a good deal on a used car?

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