|Bethlehem Lutheran is now Eastern Orthodox.|
|Pastor Tim had to "redevelop" the congregation,|
so he could dump the building for a new one with a coffee bar.
I am not kidding.
|Very nice church - right on a university campus,|
but Bully Tim and his wife did not like it.
Essential Links about the Continuing Fox Valley WELS Scandal.
Star of Bethlehem, Tim's redo of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, is ready to close. The mission board tossed oodles of money at Tim so he could play Emergent Church in Illinois and show those rubes what he learned from Floyd Stolzenburg and Roger Zehms in Columbus, Ohio.
By the way, Tim's home church is also shriveling up under the guidance of various adherent of the Church Shrinkage Movement.
Star of Bethlehem cannot make the mortgage payments, let along the other expenses. The members who joined with Pastor Tim after taking one Bible Information Class are leaving.
Not to worry. The synod will sell the property and get a bunch of cash for it.
It works like this - the members have to pay all the bills and hefty interest payments to the synod. The synod gets the equity when their incompetence is overwhelming.
Pastor Keith Free and SP Schroeder had over $500,000 to give away to buy St. Peter's in Freedom a bankrupt bar. They have nothing for the wreckage he left behind in Illinois. He did not even stay for the ground-breaking of his precious coffee bar church in the cornfields.
|"Follow Me, brethren,|
and nothing can go wrong."