Sunday, March 20, 2011

Pastor Denies Communion, Must Give Church Tax Refunds

Houston, Texas - Members of a small Baptist congregation say their pastor denied them communion after they refused to give him their tax refunds. Parishioners at the Houston Unity Baptist Church claim the pastor, John Goodman, asked members of his congregation to hand over their tax refunds to the church. Goodman has admitted to denying his congregation communion but said he did so because church members overall have failed to support the church financially — like giving money toward its new parking lot. He said only four or five members of the church actually donate, and he called the rest of his congregations “devils.”  More…

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