Home / Christian Website Hosting / Christian Domain Names / Christian Search Engine

Christian Message Boards


Post New Topic  New Poll  Post A Reply
my profile | directory login | register | search | faq | forum home
  next oldest topic   next newest topic
» Christian Message Boards   » Bible Studies   » Exposing False Teaching   » Sponging off God's people to make themselves rich!

 - UBBFriend: Email this page to someone!    
Author Topic: Sponging off God's people to make themselves rich!
FundamentalCharlie
Community Member
Member # 7290

Icon 15 posted      Profile for FundamentalCharlie   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
It is my opinion, and only just that, that any 501-C3 is a sponge. Does the church take advantage of the services provided by all levels of services provided by taxpayer's dollars? Police, Fire and even National security are services enjoyed by the church. Jesus said to give Ceasar that which is Ceasar's, and Christ did pay taxes, so as not to offend; why then should the church be exempt? The outcome of the protection offered under 501-C3 ends up being a noose that strangles the voice coming from the pulpit. I do not believe that we should allow the government to exert this type of influence ofer us.
Posts: 12 | From: NW Missouri | Registered: Aug 2008  |  IP: Logged | Report this post to a Moderator
Good NewsforAll
Advanced Member
Member # 6156

Icon 16 posted      Profile for Good NewsforAll     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
A reputable site should have enough honourable insight as to not have to use a disclaimer. The Bible has a lot to say about planting wrongful words with harmful seed.

Psalm 64:3 They sharpen their tongues like swords and aim their words like deadly arrows.

"The Christian Post is an independent pan-denominational Christian media company that serves to provide direct and current news informaton to the general Christian public.

General Disclaimer
Appearance of comments, advertisements, hyperlinks or statements made by web-users on this site do not necessarily indicate or constitute acceptance of or endorsement of the products, companies, corporations, ministries, organizations or agencies in whole or in part by staff members and/or the members of the editorial board of The Christian Post.

The Google ad links on the web pages are analytically chosen according to Google patented algorithm, whose selections are contingent upon the click-through rates of the advertisements that contain popular keywords included in the content of the web page.

Upon detection and availability, staff members of The Christian Post are able to manually filter out or moderate offensive or inappropriate advertisement links or comments on behalf of the petitioners. Please feel free to send an email with petitions to exclude link(s) and/or statements from pertinent web pages of The Christian Post. Successful exclusion is not guaranteed, but your email will be carefully considered in timely manner.

Copyright 2006 The Christian Post Rights Reserved.

--------------------
The Pharisees tell us what not to do. Jesus tells us what to do.
Romans 10:15 As it is written, "How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!"


Posts: 400 | Registered: Oct 2006  |  IP: Logged | Report this post to a Moderator
KnowHim
Admin
Member # 1

Icon 9 posted      Profile for KnowHim   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
 -

"There are far too many relatives here," said Frances Hill, a University of Miami law professor who specializes in nonprofit tax law. "There`s too much money sloshing around and too much of it sloshing around with people with overlapping affiliations and allegiances by either blood or friendship or just ties over the years. There are red flags all over these relationships." Copeland, 71, is a pioneer of the prosperity gospel, which holds that believers are destined to flourish spiritually, physically and financially — and share the wealth with others. His ministry`s 1,500-acre campus, behind an iron gate a half-hour drive from Fort Worth, is testament to his success. It includes a church, a private airstrip, a hangar for the ministry`s $17.5 million jet and other aircraft, and a $6 million church-owned lakefront mansion...

Click here to read the entire article


[mad2]


.

Posts: 3276 | From: Charlestown, IN | Registered: Jun 2002  |  IP: Logged | Report this post to a Moderator


 
Post New Topic  New Poll  Post A Reply Close Topic   Feature Topic   Move Topic   Delete Topic next oldest topic   next newest topic
 - Printer-friendly view of this topic
Hop To:

Contact Us | Christian Visual Media | Privacy Statement



Powered by Infopop Corporation
UBB.classicTM 6.5.0