Day: October 13, 2008

Clericalism and the Bane of Congregational Existence

   Central authorities live in splendid isolation from the impoverished masses off which they feed. The Scriptural warning about central authorities is plain. Ask for a king. He will tax your fields and vineyards, your herds and lands. He will take your young men for his armies and your young women for his pleasures.   …

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Denominations, Conventions, the Autonomous Seeking to Be Connectional and Other Errors of History

   Find the United States of America on a world map. Locate Texas, the most sacred of soils. Where does Texas end and the lower portions of the planet begin? We are able to tell because of imaginary lines, usually drawn around rivers or deserts, or plains or mountains. Something makes a "break" in the …

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