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The Milk Strippings Apostasy

There is a famous story among Mormonism about a dispute between several Mormon women and a milk cow. The story says the dispute became so entrenched and heated that it escalated all the way up to the First Presidency and resulted in several people leaving the church. 1,391 more words

Mormon

The Remaking of the Acts 6 Church

Note: Text in this color is quoted from the NIV Bible.

The Act 6 Church Conflict

In those days when the number of disciples was increasing, the Hellenistic Jews among them complained against the Hebraic Jews because their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution of food. 987 more words

Christianity

New course: Introducing the Altar Guild

Introducing the Altar Guild is not just an introduction to this vital ministry; it’s a stunning reminder that this often-invisible group makes the worship service beautiful, seamless, even possible: though we may take it for granted, the altar guild makes sure that the altar, the priest, the celebrant, and the Eucharistic elements are present for… 91 more words

Episcopal

Recommended Reading: August 23-29

If you only read one article this week, check out R. R. Reno’s thoughts on Ferguson, Missouri. I know you’ve probably read lots about Ferguson in the past few weeks, but the overall trajectory of this article is worth your contemplation. 234 more words

Theology

Pages from History: 31 August, 1688: John Bunyan dies.

English Puritan writer and preacher John Bunyan, author of “Pilgrim’s Progress” dies at the age of 69. Though one of England’s most famous authors even in his own day, he maintained his pastoral duties to his death, which was caused by pneumonia he caught while riding in the rain to reconcile a father and son. 9 more words

Heartbreak - Apostle Paul as Shepherd

Godly leaders are often broken-hearted. Not the least heartbreak is when those they are helping are led away by leaders who are not Godly. In the following verses Paul begins with some tongue-in-cheek (not to say sarcastic) words for the people he is shepherding. 409 more words

Christian Living