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Imagine arresting infamous car thieves, drug dealers, and dirty criminals, and then coming home to counsel with Church members, issue callings, and inspire youth. It was all in a day's work for Mike McPheters-FBI agent during the day, IDS bishop at night!

When Mike got his dream job as an FBI agent, he never thought he would also be called as a bishop-four times! In the daytime, Mike worked as an FBI agent managing the lowest dregs of society; in the evenings, he advised ...

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2009 Paperback New 1599553171 Brand new softcover book! ; When Mike got his dream job as an FBI agent, he never thought he would also be called as an LDS bishop four times! ... Follow Mike as he recalls his adventures as an FBI agent and inspiration as a bishop. As Mike fought crime and Satan with a pistol in one hand and scriptures in the other, he learned the importance of obedience in both jobs. Filled with surprises and unexpected thrills, and told with humor and ease, Agent Bishop: True Stories from an FBI Agent Moonlighting as a Mormon Bishop is the perfect memoir for the FBI agent in all of us! ; 0.8 x 8.9 x 5.9 Inches; 288 pages. Read more Show Less

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Agent Bishop: True Stories from an FBI Agent Moonlighting as a Mormon Bishop

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Imagine arresting infamous car thieves, drug dealers, and dirty criminals, and then coming home to counsel with Church members, issue callings, and inspire youth. It was all in a day's work for Mike McPheters-FBI agent during the day, IDS bishop at night!

When Mike got his dream job as an FBI agent, he never thought he would also be called as a bishop-four times! In the daytime, Mike worked as an FBI agent managing the lowest dregs of society; in the evenings, he advised troubled teens against immorality and drugs and counseled parents to improve their marriages. In order to maintain balance in his life, Mike explains that he "fought crime and Satan with a pistol in one hand and scriptures in the other."

Told with ease and humor, and filled with thrills and intense stories, Agent Bishop contrasts Mike McPheter's separate but parallel lives as an FBI agent called to serve as a Mormon Bishop.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781599553177
  • Publisher: Cedar Fort, Incorporated/CFI Distribution
  • Publication date: 8/8/2009
  • Pages: 273
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Prologue xi

1 The Appointment 1

2 Working Draft Dodgers and Deserters 9

3 On to Miami 18

4 Car Rings and Shylocks 26

5 Plane Pirates 33

6 "The Director" 38

7 The Pillo Gang 43

8 The Wedding Bust 52

9 Bank Robbers 57

10 The Fountain Valley Massacre 61

11 Leo 74

12 As a Mormon Bishop 79

13 Pioneering SWAT with the Unforgettables 85

14 Other Miami Happenings 93

15 The Hit Man 98

16 Working the Jimmy Hoffa Case 106

17 Extortion in the Everglades 110

18 Big Jimmy's Gang Goes Down 114

19 Busting Timber Thieves, More Bishoping, and Bears 124

20 Finding D.B. Cooper's Money 136

21 Portland SWAT 140

22 The Rajneesh Experiment 142

23 On to Pendleton: The "Let 'Er Buck" Country 156

24 The Shoot-Out 158

25 Called as Bishop in Pendleton 175

26 The Mountain Meth Lab 177

27 Other Pendleton Happenings 186

28 Kidnapped 192

29 The Demise of Kendall Arthur 199

30 Released as Bishop in Pendleton 209

31 A Dynamic Entry 212

32 The Bolivian Crisis 214

33 Working the Northern Utes 224

34 The Bishop Barber 232

35 Telemarketing Tragedy 235

36 Sheep Showdown 243

37 Sued by the ACLU 247

38 The Montana Freemen 254

39 The Last Transfer 261

40 The Transition 264

About the Author 273

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 23, 2012

    Not as Expected

    I was looking forward to reading this unique book. It is a nice read if one is interested in FBI life. The book is about his life as an FBI agent, and in that area is interesting. But it does not deliver on his life as a Bishop. Most things mentioned are generic and vague. If one is not familiar with what a Bishop does, one won't learn much about it from this book. What was his bishop's schedule like? Who filled in for him when he was gone? Much of what a bishop does is private, but were there experiences that could be shared? Also, I still wanted to know what happened to next on some of the experiences he had as an agent. Still a very interesting story, and I'd love to see it re-done to include those specifics, and inter-relate the Agent-Bishop connection more.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 17, 2014

    Highly Recommended

    I thought it was a very good book about a Mormon Bishop an a FBI agent for close to 30 years of service.

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