Today, are churches still independent and free, bound only by the Word of the Lord? Or have they been converted into state-controlled corporations? Extensive evidence and research in this area make it clear that most churches have assumed corporate status voluntarily and have thus placed themselves under the control of the State.
The following is just some of the evidence that supports this conclusion:
Most churches in America are not-for-profit corporations. Black's Law Dictionary, Sixth Edition, defines the word "corporation" as: