STATE OF ALABAMA COUNTY OF MORGAN
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
EDWIN L. HODGES MINISTRIES, INC.
These articles of incorporation are signed and acknowledged by the incorporators for the purpose
of forming a nonprofit corporation under the provisions of the Alabama Nonprofit Corporation Act
as codified in Section 10-3A-1, et seq. Code of Alabama (1975) as follows:
ARTICLE I. NAME
The name of this corporation shall be: Edwin L. Hodges Ministries, Inc.
ARTICLE II DURATION
The period of duration of this corporation is perpetual.
ARTICLE III. PURPOSES
The purposes for which this corporation is organized are:
A. To print, publish and distribute throughout the world, Bibles, New Testaments, Old
Testaments, and portions thereof.
B. To print and collect new and used Christian literature including, but not limited to,
books, magazines, tracts, cassettes and video tapes.
C. To write and produce Christian literature for distribution to pastors and lay leaders
around the world.
D. To promote and edify the Church of Jesus Christ wherever it may be found, and to
communicate and propagate the Gospel of Jesus Christ by any and every means.
E. To initiate, participate in, maintain, and aid all such religious and charitable works as
the Board of Directors may determine advisable including, but not limited to, mission
agencies, schools, and churches.
F. To promote and carry on any other religious, charitable, or educational purposes and
activities for which corporations may be organized and operated under the relevant
provisions of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, and under the Alabama
Nonprofit Corporation Act.
G. The purposes for which the corporation is organized are exclusively religious,
scientific, literary, and educational within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal
Revenue Code of 1986 or the corresponding provision of any future United States
Internal Revenue law.
ARTICLE IV. POWERS
In furtherance of the obj