1993 — GADSDA Inc. Texas Articles of Amendment

In the office of the

Secretary of State of Texas

JUN  2  1993

Corporations Section



Pursuant to the provisions of Article 4.03 of the Texas Non- Profit Corporation Act, the undersigned Corporation adopts the following Articles of Amendment to its Articles of Incorporation which will amend ARTICLES FOUR, FIVE and SIX of the original Articles of Incorporation filed on February 24, 1965.




The Corporation is a Non-Profit Corporation.


The period of its duration is perpetual.


ARTICLE FOUR of the Articles of Incorporation is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

The purpose for which the corporation is organized is exclusively for religious and educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 as amended (the “Code”) and subject to the restrictions and limitations hereinafter set forth the Corporation may receive and administer funds for religious and educational purposes and in general may exercise any, all and every power for which a Non-Profit Corporation is organized under the provisions of the  Texas Non-Profit Corporation Act.

The further purpose of the Corporation is to bring about among God’s people that reformation called for in the Testimonies for the Church, Volume 9, Page 126, as the prerequisite movement to sounding the Eleventh-Hour Call” (Matt. 20: 6, 7) of the everlasting Gospel …. to every nation, and tongue, and people.” Rev. 14: 6.   Through this call, the Loud Cry of the three angels messages it is to gather “The people the Saints of the Most High” (Dan. 2:44). Thus shall usher in the reign of Christ as Lord of Lords and King of Kings over all the earth forever and ever.

No part of the earnings of the Corporation shall inure to the benefit of any Trustee of the Corporation, officer of the Corporation or any private individual (except that reasonable compensation may be paid for services rendered to or for the Corporation affecting one or more of its purposes) and no Trustee or officer of the Corporation or any private individual shall be entitled to share in the distribution of any of the Corporation assets on dissolution of the Corporation. No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall be the carrying on of propaganda or otherwise attempting to influence legislation and the Corporation shall not participate in or intervene in ( including the publication or distribution of statements) any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office.

Notwithstanding any other provision of these Articles of Incorporation, the Corporation shall not conduct or carry on any activities not permitted to be conducted or carried on by an organization exempt from taxation under Section 501 (c) ( 3) of the Code and its regulations as they now exist or as they may hereafter be amended or by  an  organization, contributions to which are deductible under Section 170(c)(2) of the Code and regulations as  they now exist or as they may hereafter be amended.


ARTICLE FIVE of the Articles of Incorporation is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

The street address of the registered office of the corporation is 2500 Mt. Carmel Drive, Waco, Texas 76710, and the name of its Registered Agent at such address is



ARTICLE SIX of the Articles of Incorporation is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

The number of Trustees constituting the Board of Trustees of the Corporation is seven (7) and the terms

“Trustee” or Trustees” as used herein shall have the same meaning as the terms “Director” or “Directors” as used in the Texas Non-Profit Corporation Act or other legislation or documents affecting the Corporation.

The names and addresses of persons who are elected to serve as Trustees until their successor shall have been elected and qualified are:

 Name                                                 Address

NORMAN ARCHER                                     2500 Mt. Carmel Drive

Waco, Texas 76710

ALETHIA C. BLOUNT                                2239 Lake Ridge Circle

Waco, Texas 76710

LENNOX WILSON                                     120-39 142nd Street

South Ozone Park

New York 11436

PHILIP SMITH                                              2500 Mt. Carmel Drive

Waco, Texas 76710

DENISE McLEAN                                       2500 Mt. Carmel Drive

Waco, Texas 76710

TREVOR DAVIS                                        2500 Mt.  Carmel Drive

Waco, Texas 76710

PETER NOSWORTHY                                9425 Red River Drive

Waco, Texas 76712

The Articles of Incorporation are hereby amended by adding thereto a new ARTICLE SEVEN and ARTICLE EIGHT to read as follows:


The Corporation shall have one class of members.

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The assets of the Corporation in the event of its dissolution shall be applied and distributed as follows:

(a)    All  liabilities and obligations of the Corporation shall be paid, satisfied and discharged; in case its property and assets are not sufficient to satisfy or discharge all of the Corporation’s liabilities and obligations, the Corporation shall apply them so far as they will go to the just and equitable payment of the liabilities and obligations.

(b)  Assets held by the corporation upon condition requiring return, transfer or conveyance, which condition occurs by reason of a dissolution , shall be returned, transferred or conveyed in accordance with such requirements.

(c)  The remaining assets of the Corporation shall be distributed only for tax exempt purposes to one or more  organizations which are exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Code, or its successor statutes which are described in Section 170(c)(1) or (2) of the Code or its successor statutes.

(d)   In no event shall any asset or assets of the corporation at the time of its dissolution be transferred or conveyed directly or indirectly to any of the Corporation’s then Trustees or officers.


The amendments were adopted on April 9, 1993 by consent in writing by all members entitled to vote with respect thereto.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF I HAVE HEREUNTO set my hand on this the

20th day of May, 1993.                          Signature

                                                            PETER NOSWORTHY, Vice President



BEFORE ME, a Notary Public, on this day personally appeared PETER NOSWORTHY, known to me to be the person whose name is subscribed to the foregoing document and, being by me first duly sworn, declared that the statements therein contained are true and correct.

GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND SEAL OF OFFICE on this the 27 day of May, A.D., 1993.


                                          Notary Public, State of Texas

My Commission expires:1130-96

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