Many people have tried to bring constructive criticism to the leadership at the ROC. So far they have been tone deaf toward receiving let alone responding to the same.
I have in the past been involved with and/or attended a number of large and/or controversial ministries, and none of them have been criticized on this group or any other Internet group that I am aware of. Does that tell you something ??
By the way, the Big House's construction exists largely due to the financial gift of one super-wealthy member, who has been said to have given well over $10 million to the ROC. That means that nearly all of the real assets of the church were either directly or indirectly financed by this person. Buying the senior pastor a nice house and a custom motorcycle is (in my opinion) not a major issue, in the case of the bike especially given that the church has a motorcycle ministry; but much more troubling is the fact that this one person is financing a large expansion of the ministry when it is unknown whether that is the Lord’s will, given that much better confirmation would exist if a large grass roots donor base was funding those real assets.
A school of urban ministry is a wonderful concept, but I have wondered if much of the reported chronic immaturity (to put it nicely) present at RSUM is rooted in the fact that the ROC was nowhere near ready to conduct that ministry in a mature fashion. This would be in the “indirectly financed” category that I listed above …
I have been watching this [...] and [...] As long as the 800 plus kids who come to the ROC on saturday for our kids service and all the other things we do at the ROC is going on and we are helping people leave us alone go find somebody else to pick on . My father was a pastor until he went home to live with GOD. He taught me alot about walking with GOD and helping the down and out.I'm 100% for what the ROC does and what we will be doing when we get into The Big House. You wont to pick on churches who has problems this 1 dont so go away
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