Below are a few questions about our Church, ministry and beliefs. Please feel free to contact us if you have any additional questions.
Q. The Free Spirit Humanitarian Church states that it is a Free Church. What does that mean?
A. A Free Church is an unincorporated spiritual organization that is “excluded” from government authority.
Most Churches are incorporated under the IRS codes of 501(c)(3). This is, in fact, a partnership between the IRS, the government and the Church. Under this agreement, the Church agrees to follow the dictates of the government in order to retain their tax free status. A 501(c)(3) Church has an “exemption” from taxes. An exemption is something that is given and therefore can be taken away.
A 501(c)(3) Church is literally under the thumb of the government and can only say and do what the government says or allows. In other words, there is no separation of Church and State where 501(c)(3) Churches are concerned.
A Free Church, on the other hand, is established under the 508 (c)(1)(a) codes which provides an “exclusion” from government authority. An “exclusion” means that they are “excluded” from government authority. In other words, the government can make no laws that restrict the activities of the Church and has no authority over the running and policies of the church.
A Free Church is a “Private Membership” organization under the protections of the U.S Constitution, state Constitutions and general law. Anything that goes on between the Church and a member of the Church takes place in the Private Domain where the government has no authority, not the Public Domain where the government rules.
This is an important stipulation. Under the 508(c)(1)(a) banner, a Church can create a true education system for its members, free of governmental indoctrination requirements. The Church can provide real health care options to its members without interference of the big pharma profit protection police force, better known as the FDA. The Church can own businesses where the profits go to support the work of the church, its members and its charities without having to turn a large portion of it over to the government to be used to increase their control over our lives and perpetrate wars for the profits involved. The Church can create its own media outlets and keep them free of indoctrination and censorship, and there is more.
There is much that a Free Church, whose purpose is unity, cooperation, personal responsibility and freedom from slavery, can do.
Is the Free Spirit Humanitarian Church a Religion?
No. The Free Spirit Humanitarian Church is a spiritual ministry.
Religions tend to divide people because each one is a business that is in competition with all others. Therefore, they do everything they can to claim that they are better and the Church you should belong to. This is divisive and one of the greatest causes of war and hardship throughout history.
As a spiritual ministry, the Free Spirit Humanitarian Church teaches that we are all one under the Creator. That we each are divine creators with a God given Free Will and a responsibility to not allow our use of it to infringe on another’s Free Will.
We strive to provide options from which individuals can choose their own path while they learn to take personal responsibility as to where that path leads them. In order to have the options available to them, it is necessary to help them reclaim their God given rights to health, happiness and freedom from persecution.
Is the Free Spirit Humanitarian Church a cult?
No, not even close. Control mongers who isolate members and create dependence on themselves as God’s anointed ones are cults. They claim to be the only-true-way, kind of like some of the far right Christian groups out there in the mainstream today. We don’t.
The Free Spirit Humanitarian Church does not claim to be the only true way. In fact, if our members believe that they need or want additional worship opportunities that they don’t find with us, we encourage them to do that as well. We do not restrict our members to belonging only to our organization. We have no problem with them belonging to other church’s or religions as long as they continue to adhere to our standards of love, fairness, cooperation and sense of personal responsibility.