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Pastor fighting church over forced resignation

We told you about this church and pastor a while back. Well, the pastor and his son pleaded guilty and were fined $50 plus court costs. But now there’s a bigger battle at the Church at Polaris near Columbus. It seems the leadership team has asked the pastor to resign. According to a suit filed recently, Pastor Bennett Smith actually did resign last month when the leadership asked him to.  But then ‘revoked’ his resignation and then tried to fire a leadership team member and church employee. Also, the suit accuses him of trespassing and telling a staff person to transfer a large amount of month out of one of the church’es accounts. The website still lists Smith as their Senior Pastor. Read more here. QUESTION:  Can you really revoke your resignation? How does one do that? Todd