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by matryoshka
Sun Oct 29, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: News
Topic: The EB aka PBCC and Social Media
Replies: 19
Views: 1866

Re: The EB aka PBCC and Social Media

I say 2011...it's an approximate date, it could have been a year or so each way. The public declaration of loyalty happened at least twice between May '03 and the time I left. Any who didn't speak the first time were 'followed up' with a phone call and given a second opportunity to declare their loy...
by matryoshka
Sat Oct 28, 2017 11:33 pm
Forum: News
Topic: The EB aka PBCC and Social Media
Replies: 19
Views: 1866

Re: The EB aka PBCC and Social Media

A sentence struck me in a Guardian article about opposition to changes in the Vatican, published on Friday: "Although Catholic teaching does of course change, it relies for its force on the illusion that it doesn’t. The feet may be dancing under the cassock, but the robe itself must never move." It ...
by matryoshka
Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:56 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: How do the Brethren use the Gospels?
Replies: 26
Views: 3174

Re: How do the Brethren use the Gospels?

Thank you, Fisherman...'studiously ignoring' the bits of the Bible that don't fit is something Brethren are very good at. Some parts were heavily used though, and frequently these are much less used by other churches. The Cave of Adullam, the man left behind after the burning of Ziklag, Paul's conve...
by matryoshka
Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: How do the Brethren use the Gospels?
Replies: 26
Views: 3174

How do the Brethren use the Gospels?

I'm doing a little study at the moment on the life of Jesus, and it's made me think about the interpretation of the Gospel stories that were/are taught in the Brethren - in preachings, in ministry, etc. There are some scriptures that were used over and over again in Sunday preachings, but they were ...
by matryoshka
Mon May 22, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Faith Schools
Replies: 18
Views: 23630

Re: Faith Schools

Interesting to hear Ian's inside source has said that schools can access outside mediators now in instances of bullying or other problems within the school. This may vary in different places/countries, but to my knowledge this 'outside source' has still been an EB member: 'outside' is merely in the ...
by matryoshka
Thu Oct 20, 2016 9:30 pm
Forum: Satire and Humour
Topic: How long before fisherman replies to this post?
Replies: 28
Views: 54425

Re: How long before fisherman replies to this post?

:? Fisherman has been withdrawn from?