Integrity Moments - Apr. 1, 2011

 

 

Barry’s Backsliding
By Rick Boxx
April 1, 2011

After being convicted of stock fraud in 1988, Barry Minkow did his prison time. Then he became a pastor in San Diego and began working with the FBI to uncover fraud at a number of companies.

It was a great testimony for awhile, but recently Mr. Minkow returned to his old ways. He was charged with conspiracy to commit securities fraud.

1 Corinthians 10:12-13 teaches, “So, if you think you are standing firm, be careful that you don’t fall! No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind.”

In a 1996 Washington Post article, Barry Minkow got it right when he said, “If you don’t have a change of heart, you are always going to go right back to what you did before. In my case, that was fraud.”

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