The status-quo-charity model is the old wineskin incapable of holding the Holy Spirit.
"No one puts new wine into old wineskins; otherwise the wine will burst the skins, and the wine is lost and the skins as well; but one puts new wine into fresh wineskins." — Jesus {Mark 2:22 (NASB) New American Standard Bible}.

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NASB Zondervan Study Bible, From Zondervan
The Strongest NASB Exhaustive Concordance (Strongest Strong's), by Zondervan

The status-quo-charity model is better than nothing, but it doesn't lead to perfection (Godliness). It is buying from the capitalists to give to the poor but preventing the poor from getting out from under by failing to give them back the land.

The model (the old wineskin) must be discarded by people within the capitalist system. They must do that by giving to that which will get the land back into the hands of the people.

The people will then again be allowed to farm the land for the sake of the whole community. They will do it commonly with decision-making placed at the participatory level.

That level is where representatives are unnecessary. It is the level where every individual has a voice heard directly by all who will render the decision collectively, communally, communistically.

Again, this is for the good of the whole and not for the private, special privilege and advantage of the few. This new wineskin is just as the original Apostles lived. The conscience (the conscious and constant awareness of, and value of, righteousness) will prevail.

The Real Liberal Christian Church is not about simply buying from the capitalists to give to the poor which poor will, thereby, remain trapped under the system of capitalist greed, violence, and depravity. The Real Liberal Christian Church is about (and will remain about) obtaining the Christian Commons through the Church's Land and Building Fund raised from people such as you. This will constitute diverting the stream of wealth from the endless loop of selfishness into the endless loop (infinite) of unselfishness (the ultimate solution).

The Christian Commons is where real Christians live and raise food for themselves and the poor. It is truly living out the life style envisioned and lived by Jesus and the first Apostles, having all things common.

Please donate to this most worthy of causes (Jesus's cause).

Tithe or better if you are able, if the Holy Spirit gives you to do it, moves your heart to have the real faith to do it.

Let us together bring forth the Christian Commons. Donate liberally now to the Real Liberal Christian Church Land and Building Fund. All donations are Tax Deductible on US tax returns.

The Real Liberal Christian Church is a United States Internal Revenue Code §501(c)(3) Nonprofit, Public Charity, Religious Organization (ministry), as defined by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, the principal purpose of which ministry is the advancement of religion, namely Christianity.


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Tax-exempt section 501(c)(3) organizations like churches, universities, and hospitals must follow the law regarding political campaigns. Unfortunately, some don't know the law.

Under the Internal Revenue Code, all section 501(c)(3) organizations are prohibited from participating in any political campaign on behalf of (or in opposition to) any candidate for elective public office. The prohibition applies to campaigns at the federal, state and local level.

Violation of this prohibition may result in denial or revocation of tax-exempt status and the imposition of certain excise taxes. Section 501(c)(3) private foundations are subject to additional restrictions.

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Contributions to political campaign funds, public statements of support or opposition (verbal or written) made by or on behalf of an organization, and the distribution of materials prepared by others that support or oppose any candidate for public office all violate the prohibition on political campaign intervention.

Factors in determining whether a communication results in political campaign intervention include the following:

  • Whether the statement identifies one or more candidates for a given public office
  • Whether the statement expresses approval or disapproval of one or more candidates' positions and/or actions
  • Whether the statement is delivered close in time to the election
  • Whether the statement makes reference to voting or an election
  • Whether the issue addressed distinguishes candidates for a given office

Many religious organizations believe, as we do, that the above constitutes a violation of the First Amendment of the US Constitution.

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

That said, we make the following absolutely clear here:

  • The Real Liberal Christian Church and Christian Commons Project not only do not endorse any candidate for any secular office, we say that Christianity forbids voting in such elections.
  • Furthermore, when we discuss any public-office holder's position, policy, action or inaction, we definitely are not encouraging anyone to vote for that office holder's position.
  • We are not trying to influence secular elections but rather want people to come out from that entire fallen system.
  • When we analyze or discuss what is termed "public policy," we do it entirely from a theological standpoint with an eye to educating professing Christians and those to whom we are openly always proselytizing to convert to authentic Christianity.
  • It is impossible for us to fully evangelize and proselytize without directly discussing the pros and cons of public policy and the positions of secular-office holders, hence the unconstitutionality of the IRS code on the matter.
  • We are not rich and wouldn't be looking for a fight regardless. What we cannot do is compromise our faith (which seeks to harm nobody, quite the contrary).
  • We render unto Caesar what is Caesar's. We render unto God what is God's.
  • When Caesar says to us that unless we shut up about the unrighteousness of Caesar's policies and practices, we will lose the ability of people who donate to us to declare their donations as deductions on their federal and state income-tax returns, we say to Caesar that we cannot shut up while exercising our religion in a very reasonable way.
  • We consider the IRS code on this matter as deliberate economic duress (a form of coercion) and a direct attempt by the federal government to censor dissenting, free political and religious speech.
  • It's not freedom of religion if they tax it.

And when they were come to Capernaum, they that received tribute money came to Peter, and said, Doth not your master pay tribute? He saith, Yes. And when he was come into the house, Jesus prevented him, saying, What thinkest thou, Simon? of whom do the kings of the earth take custom or tribute? of their own children, or of strangers? Peter saith unto him, Of strangers. Jesus saith unto him, Then are the children free. (Matthew 17:24-26)

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    About Tom Usher

    Employment: 2008 – present, website developer and writer. 2015 – present, insurance broker.

    Education: Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science in Political Science. City University of Seattle, graduate studies in Public Administration.

    Volunteerism: 2007 – present, president of the Real Liberal Christian Church and Christian Commons Project.

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