"RAPID CITY - With plenty of misinformation and misunderstanding going around this election season, the South Dakota Family Policy Council believed it was important for churches and their pastors to know just what they were permitted to do and what they were not permitted to do within the parameters that govern their tax exempt status. To help with this, they invited Gary McCaleb, the Senior Vice President of the Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) to speak to South Dakota pastors. ..."As long as that is ALL the churches do, there should be no problem, but too many congregations on the right and the left side of the political spectrum seem to abuse the system. And neither the right nor the left seems to think it is THEIR problem; it's always the other side.
"...Gary McCaleb intends to reassure churches and pastors that they can and must speak to the relevant moral issues in our society, and that they can do so without any fear of jeopardizing their status with the IRS. ..."
Years evenly divisible by 2 are always a problem when it comes to the truth, and when the year is also evenly divisible by 4, the amount of truth-telling drops to quadrennial lows.
I keep hoping the rhetoric will improve, but thus far have been disappointed every election cycle.
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