Leader Dismissed Over Book Profits

OCTOBER 7, 1996 The top official of the Church of God (Cleveland, Tenn.) has been dismissed after a dispute over $40,614 he received in book royalties. The church’s 18-member governing board found Robert White guilty of insubordination, charging that he had received “excessive” royalties. Eventually, White, general overseer of the 4 million- member church, agreed…