Daily Archives: January 11, 2011

A Brief Look At The Systematic Theology Project

Among Church of God members, the Systematic Theology Project, which can be found in its entirety online, all 400+ pages of it [1] has a legendary and cursed existence.  It is often said that this effort was intended to liberalize … Continue reading

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Facing The Grim Arithmetic: The Paid Ministry of Cogwa

Update: 01/25/2011:  Update examining Cogwa 01/20/2011 Member Letter According to James Malm of The Shining Light Blog, the following was said about the paid ministry of Cogwa:  “Richard Pinelli’s morning briefing seems to strongly indicate that only 35 to 40 … Continue reading

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Book Review: Complete Idiot’s Guide To Learning Italian

The Complete Idiot’s Guide To Learning Italian, by Gabrielle Ann Euvino Like The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Learning French [1], this particular book is a humorous take on learning a foreign language.  The book is (in what appears to be … Continue reading

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Practicando Ser Reyes Y Sacerdotes

[Note:  This is another sermonette I have prepared in Spanish, to share for my bilingual readers or those who speak Spanish.] Introduccion Desde el principio de la nacion de Israel, inmediamente antes de dando la ley a Israel, Dios dicho … Continue reading

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So I Swore In My Wrath, ‘They Shall Not Enter My Rest’: A Reflection on Psalm 95

For nearly forty years now the Church of God community has been wracked by warfare and division and by a difficulty in learning judgment and discerning, which is necessary for the spiritual development that allows one to be a qualified … Continue reading

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