Disgruntled members of the Southern Acres Christian Church in Lexington, KY sued their Pastor and First Lady because they felt that he was concentrating too much financial power to himself, his wife, and one other Board Member. The situation became so divisive that the Police Department had to be called to the Church during a Sunday morning service.
In Georgia a Church Member has sued because she believes the way the Pastor prayed for her resulted in a brain injury. She stated that when the Pastor was invoking blessings on people at the altar, he forcibly placed his hand on her head, causing her to fall, hit her head and lose consciousness.
In New Jersey the Pastor removed three members from the choir because they were caught smoking (which is contrary to the beliefs of the Church). The three choir members sued the Church and Pastor to be reinstated. Fortunately, in this incident the Church was victorious.
In Gibson County TN a Church Member sued his Church because they voted to change their name. The Church Member, an attorney, in his suit declared the vote to be illegal and void, and filed a lawsuit demanding a new vote.
In Pontiac MI a former Board Member and his wife sued the Church demanding they return his and his wife’s contribution. The Board Member and his spouse made the contribution as a designated offering. According to the Church bylaws all designated offerings must be used for that which they were designated.