Todd Talbott joined the church in 1992 and accepted a job as director of development and communications for Blake's Save Africa's Children charity in 2005.Talbott
, who had behind-the-scenes access, says Blake's affluent lifestyle contradicts the inner-city ministry so important to COGIC's
"There are members who are overextended with their credit because they're told that if they give to the church, they'll be blessed," Talbott
Aside from the few stars who attend West Angeles
explains, the people in Blake's church are impoverished residents of South Central Los Angeles.
"The bottom line is," Talbott
says, "what pastor needs to be paying himself almost a million-dollar salary, living in a mansion in Beverly Hills off the tithes and offerings of a congregation from one of the low-income areas of Los Angeles?
"That's where pastors have prostituted the Word," says Talbott
, who was raised a Southern Baptist.
is a bitter WHITE MAN with no prospects for a job in the future, looking to make a quick buck!!
to turnaround and plant this article with your newspaper the week of elections is downright dirty, low-class and indicative of someone who lacks integrity, character and the ability to accept responsibility for the fact he
was a very poor employee.And That's the Facts!!!
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wino, midtown 11/10/2007 - 8:36pm
I don't care if Talbott
is white, black, or green.
doesn't alter that fact.
needs to reflect upon the love and care giving to him by West Angeles
and Bishop's entire family.
We do not understand why Todd
would contact this newspaper at this time unless his
intentions were to hurt and harm.
is not being trashed, he
made statements in public and became a public figure on his