Appleton in Wisconsin is next on the map to meet with Pastor Brad Liebe.
Brad has previously been the director of a Master's Commission program and is now currently the Senior Pastor of Pathways Church.
An incredible Pastor and church.
Down to Rockford, Illinois.
You might want to think twice about your opinion of Brad Liebe
It was publicly stated in an open meeting by one of his past secretaries that Brad stole "Angel Tree" money to buy gifts for his kids back when he was a youth pastor.
This woman went up the chain of command to report him but no one took her
was "the boss" he
worked hard to keep the budget committee, the accountants etc. as far away from each other as he
Thereby hiding his
While in Florida, he
brother, buys himself a BMW
, gives his
father a Rolex, gives his
mother a Rolex, remodels his
home in Florida and also his
home in Waupaca WI.
Finally, the charges showing up on his
church credit card showing purchases for home repair in WI were noticed and an investigation was started.
After it was all said and done, with Brad having to hire a heavy hitting attorney, he is fired from his position of senior pastor, has his credentials revoked by the AoG organization, hangs his head in shame and forced to pay back a portion of what he stole.
church in Florida gave him $30,000.00 in severance pay when he
How much the board knew about Brads past in unknown but it is believed that the Pathways board knew all about Brad
Mike appoints Brad as senior pastor and steps down from pathways.
once again hires his
brother, replacing a woman who formally held the position of director, and then changes the position to "pastor".
also has another brother attend Pathways
for a few token services in order to be considered a "member" and now Pathways
ministry in Romania.
, tired of driving from his
lake house in Waupaca to Appleton every day in his
expensive SUV, buys an executive home near his
church in Appleton.
gave a ministry in Milwaukee (chaired by his father) tens of thousands of dollars from Pathways
- in return, select members of the Pathways congregation were asked to go to a banquet that featured George Bush as the speaker at $10,000 per table.
spent this money while he
was also standing in the pulpit telling the congregation that there was no money to repair the parking lot or the roof.
also puts his
brother-in-law a prominent position during missions week at Pathways
and received special offering monies from three services for his
For the "Project Cornerstone" building campaign, Brad
sends out invites for a party at his
Those invited were hand selected buy church leadership based upon their ability to give and their giving records.
A story was told by JJ Eaton, the chairman of the board, about a guy who couldn't wait to be the first to give one-million dollars to this church.
then tried to get a revolving line of credit from the bank using the donations as collateral without telling the church.
did tell the church was that pledges would go directly to the parking lot and the roof.
There was no public discussion about the financing of church operations costs, nor was there ever a discussion with the congregation about borrowing MORE money.
also told the church that they needed to give more money for these repairs because the church was already "over their head".
And now, this truth is just starting to get out.
If even part of this story is true, according the Bible, Brad
can never lead a church or act as pastor ever again.