Instruction About Giving
There is nothing wrong with believing in God and Jesus Christ, everybody has some form of spiritual belief; which may have nothing to do with religion. Instead of waiting for a dead man to help us, the whole point of celebrating Jesus Christ is to teach us to help ourselves.
The 501C3 to most means Non-Profit organization or Tax exempt status.
This great Christian Republic that we live in was formed 225 years ago in 1776 by god‑fearing men who put all, including their homes, families, and lives on the line. What we seldom hear today, and what has been conveniently (or should I say deliberately) left out of the history books, is that much of the impetus for achieving our independence and freedoms was the result of the preaching and teaching of the clergy of that time. They were “fired up” with the Word of God, and spoke out on anything and everything that was in conflict with that word.