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Ep. 59: Ponzi Schemes, Schisms, and Scams

On today’s program, The United Methodist Church, which has been facing a split for years, finally cracks.  We continue our Shining Light series with a story about a program that helps at-risk boys become responsible men.  And the Supreme Court gives Religious Liberty a boost.

We begin today with the story of a con man who has defrauded investors out of $35-million by targeting the members of a church in California.

Each week, MinistryWatch brings you news about Christian ministries, as well as the latest in charity and philanthropy, news that we examine from a Christian worldview perspective.  Our goal is to help us become better stewards of the resources God has entrusted to us.

The producers for today’s program are Rich Roszel and Steve Gandy. We get database and other technical support from Cathy Goddard, Stephen DuBarry, and Casey Sudduth.  Writers who contributed to today’s program include J.C. Derrick, John Semakula, Emily McFarlan Miller, Jessica Gresko, Kimberly Winston, Alejandra Molina, Bethany Starin, and Christina Darnell.  Thanks to our friends at The NonProfit Times, Religion UnPlugged, and The Roys Report for contributing material to this week’s program.

Until next time, may God bless you.