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Kevin Bussey (aka k-dawg)
Lead Pastor
Charlotte, NC, USA

Samford University: B.S. Public Administration, 1985
University of Alabama at Birmingham: M.A. Education, 1988

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary: MDivBL, 1995

Married to:
Cassandra (6-25-88)


quote of the week

"Pastor I don't like your plans" Bisagno, "what are your plans." man, "I don't have any." Bisagno, "I like my plans better than yours." .

Dr. John R. Bisagno:

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listening [to]

building 429: rise

chris tomlin: live from austin music hall

various: music inspired by the chronicles of narnia

fusebox: once again

passion: How Great Is Our God

storyside:b : everything and more

delirious?: the mission bell

hillsong united: look to you


Wednesday, May 17, 2006

Church organist in Oregon linked to fraud

A 66-year-old church organist has been charged with defrauding Washington state by collecting about $400,000 in workers' compensation checks that were intended for her mother, who died 18 years ago. Read the story here. We all sin and have sinned, right? But at least own up to your sins. Lois Bachhuber of Portland, who had power of attorney for her mother, allegedly signed certification forms saying that her mother was still alive and entitled to benefits from the state Department of Labor and Industries. But her mother, Viola Elsner, died in March 1988."She continued to submit to the state annual forms saying, 'Mom's fine, please keep the checks a-rollin,'" Check out this quote:
Bachhuber said "In her mind, her mother was still here."

That is a classic line! Here are some other possible ones we can use:

1. Officer, In my mind I was driving the speed limit.

2. Teacher, I didn't cheat, in my mind I studied all night.

3. I didn't steal that car, In my mind I paid for it!

4. I didn't hit my sister, in my mind I hugged her!

5. In my mind I was baptised by immersion and a proper administrator! :)

$400,000? Why didn't the government discover this sooner? Unbelievable! What are some of the best excueses you have heard for sins?

posted by Kevin Bussey at 5/17/2006 09:18:00 AM


Blogger NCCard said...

How about, "I'm only posting these private emails in order to expose the truth."

5/17/2006 09:46:00 AM  
Blogger Kevin Bussey said...


Thanks for stopping by. I'm not sure what your talking about.

5/17/2006 10:09:00 AM  
Blogger joe kennedy said...

Going for the insanity plea already, are they? Nicely played, Lois. Nicely played.

5/17/2006 05:06:00 PM  
Blogger Keith said...

When I became a pastor, a pastor friend of mine gave me two words of advise...keep your hands off the money and the organist. Sounds like in OR that would be one word of advise!

5/17/2006 09:34:00 PM  
Blogger Jeff Richard Young said...

Dear Brother Kevin,

nccard is referring to an enormously long exchange over on Founders that is raging right now.

Love in Christ,


5/18/2006 01:15:00 PM  
Blogger Kevin Bussey said...

Thanks Jeff!

5/18/2006 01:17:00 PM  

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