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Pastor Allegedly Burglarized Parishioner's Home

Pastor Allegedly Burglarized Parishioner's Home - The Dallas woman whose fur coats, purses and laptop equipment were allegedly stolen by her pastor on Christmas Eve said she is devastated but her faith unshaken.

"I was in disbelief," Serita Agnew said. "Being a person of faith, I've come to believe that we are presented with challenges in our life and I believe that all of those challenges are tailor-designed for us ... to bring us closer to God."

Pastor Allegedly Burglarized Parishioner's Home

Sandy McGriff, pastor of the Church of the Living God, is accused of climbing through Agnew's window on Christmas Eve. Agnew and McGriff were long-time friends and, Agnew said, McGriff called her shortly before $10,000 worth of Agnew's clothing and personal items were stolen.

"She had contacted me approximately half an hour before I got a phone call from the Dallas Police Department," Agnew said. "She absolutely knew that I wasn't going to be home. She asked me if I was with my family."

A neighbor spotted the pastor breaking a window and then allegedly taking the loot out to her car. He called police.

Pastor Allegedly Burglarized Parishioner's Home


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