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Revolt Church Tax Exempt Status

Larue4 Wrote: May 01, 2012 12:25 PM
What "hand-outs" are you talking about? There sure are a lot of un informed people on this thread passing off fiction as fact.
scott s. Wrote: May 01, 2012 3:58 PM
I take it as a reference to the duductability against individual income tax of charitable donations.

Famed Pastor Joel Osteen captivated and overwhelmed our nation’s capital this past weekend with more than 40,000 people at the Washington Nationals baseball stadium. His prosperity message was in full gear when he delivered his feel-good sermon to the faithful.

In an interview with Oprah, Osteen—who also recently served as guest chaplain at the House of Representatives, by invitation from Representative Jackson-Lee—indicated that homosexuality is a sin and seemed quite uncomfortable saying so. He quickly added that homosexuals would be welcome in Heaven just as people who commit other sins will be welcome.

What he did not emphasize...