Sermon subpoenas? Why churches should ditch state charters

print By David Tulis A series of lectures is being held each Lord’s Day morning at Brainerd Hills Presbyterian church on the topic of church incorporation in the state. Elder Vaughn Hamilton will explore the great peril to the church of the corporate status. The talks, part of Sunday school — or Sabbath school, as we are wont to call it — will account for the compromise in Christendom for which the remedy is dissolution of corporate charter. The church as state corporation arose at the time of U.S. president Lyndon Johnson, who sought to reduce the influence of an … Continue reading Sermon subpoenas? Why churches should ditch state charters