Alabama law criminalizes charity, bis...

Alabama law criminalizes charity, bishops' suit says

There are 2 comments on the Bend Bulletin story from Aug 14, 2011, titled Alabama law criminalizes charity, bishops' suit says. In it, Bend Bulletin reports that:

On a sofa in the hallway of his office here, Mitchell Williams, the pastor of First United Methodist Church, announced that he was going to break the law ...

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Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#1 Aug 14, 2011
from Bend Bulletin:

"'I understand legally where they’re coming from,' he said, pointing out that obeying government laws was a biblical command.'But spiritually, I have to do what God calls me to do.'"

God "spiritually" calls you to break His own biblical commands?

BTW, obeying gov't laws still is a biblical command.
Free is free

El Prado, NM

#2 Aug 15, 2011
This isn't about good deeds. It's about dollars in collection plates.

If the church wants a voice, and it obviously does because it's using the Peoples' courts as a venue, its tax-exempt status needs to come into question.

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