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10 ways religious groups are freeloading off of taxpayers

We’re the ones putting those celebrity evangelists in their mansions.

Have you ever thought about starting a new religion or perhaps a hometown franchise of an old one? 2,068 more words

Religion

Like many people involved in the church I have found myself watching the happenings over at Mars Hill Church the same way I slow down and gawk at a car accident, not because I really want to, and not because I think I will learn about how to drive better, but because I cannot help myself. 553 more words

Musings

#coopchurch

co-op
/‘kōˌäp/
Noun, informal
noun: co-op; plural noun: co-ops

  1. a cooperative society, business, or enterprise

Acts 2:44-47 (HCSB) Now all the believers were together and held all things in common. 574 more words

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TV Preachers

I see preachers on TV; I watch them speak and see the congregations stand and applaud, and a thought came to me; are the people applauding what the preacher is saying, giving the pastor the praise, or are they giving thanks to God for the words the pastor is preaching? 472 more words
Faith In Christ Jesus

The Hole in Our Gospel

If you went to the Bible and removed all the verses where Jesus talked about justice, poverty, the poor, and helping the really vulnerable, like orphans, you would leave a gigantic hole in the Christian Gospel. 485 more words

Church

Mega Church Closes And Fires Staff

The Seattle-based Mars Hill Church announced Sunday that due to a “tough financial position,” the megachurch will have to close church locations and consolidate some of them with nearby locations. 566 more words

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