Judge Barker Approves Sale Of Indianapolis
Baptist Temple Property For 1.5 Million.
(Only $255,478.31 To Be Applied To Alleged Tax Debt)
By Dr. Greg
Indianapolis Baptist Temple
Judge Sarah Evans Barker,
Chief Judge Southern District of Indiana,
Indianapolis, signed an
order on May 2nd, the 70th birthday of former
Pastor Dr. Greg
Dixon, approving the sale of the Baptist Temple property
to Christel House, Inc. of Indianapolis for $1.5 million for the
purpose of housing a Charter school. The sale was handled by Olympia
Partners, Ltd., of Indianapolis, through their agent, Gus Miller.
According to the Court Order the purchase price will be divided as
- Olympia Partners will receive $80,000 in commissions.
- Christel House, Inc. will receive a credit of $140,000 for
"the reasonable and necessary cost of remediation of the Property
to a level in accordance with the RISC Guidelines established by the
Indiana Department of Environmental Management effective February
- $501,946.91 shall be distributed to Bank One, Indiana, N.A.,
to satisfy its mortgage lien on the Property.
- The sum of $89,808.21 shall be distributed to the United States of
America for application to the remaining costs and expenses incurred by
the U.S. Marshals Service in enforcing the Court's Order to Vacate.
- $420,966.57 shall be distributed to the United States of
America to reimburse it for the costs of maintaining and
preserving the value of the property.
- $1800 shall be distributed to the Chicago Title Insurance Company
to pay for an owner's policy title.
- The remaining $ 255,478.31 shall be distributed to the United
States of America for application to the unpaid employment
tax liabilities of Indianapolis Baptist Temple that are at issue in
It is hard to believe that we have now come to the place that our
government, which was once chained in the words of Thomas Jefferson to
the Constitution, has broken those chains and is now free to
trample on the very liberties that our forefathers fought and died for in
It is obvious that the American experiment in
liberty and self-government is over. We are now ruled over by
tyrants that represent an oligarchy of the rich who are able to buy
elections, politicians and judges.
The Bill of Rights that was enacted to protect the weak, defenseless
poor have now been twisted into a document to destroy the very
that they were to protect.
government has stolen this church property, destroyed a Christian
School and replaced it with a school designed to teach atheism and
socialism. All of this while destroying the First Amendment for the
paltry sum of $255,478.31. ...
We can only say in the words of the Apostle Paul as he beseeched the
Lord, "Reward them according to their works."
Out of every experience, there should be a
lesson to be learned. Is there one here? Yes! The lesson to be
learned here is best set forth in the words of Chief Justice
Marshall, "I have always thought, from my earliest youth till now, that the
greatest scourge an angry Heaven ever inflicted upon an ungrateful and a
sinning people, was an ignorant, a corrupt, or a
Justice Marshall, O'Donoghue v. U.S., 289 U.S. 516
(1933). [Emph. added]