What's in issue No. 67, dated Aug. 30, 2002?
The United Church of God British Isles and the United Church of God Australia reverse course on a disfellowshipping and the suspension of two men's ministerial duties. Read the accounts of David and Barbara Fenney's reinstatement as members in good standing in Britain and the rescinding of Mr. Fenney's and Australian Ken Murray's ministerial suspension. See the print version of The Journal.
The International Ministerial Congress of the Church of God Seventh Day meets in Houston in late July and early August. Discussed were the CG7 congregations' collective belief in the Sabbath and several guidelines for member conferences around the world concerning AIDS, cloning, cremation, the death penalty and voting. See the print version of The Journal.
The second installment of John Warren's oral history of the Radio/Worldwide Church of God in East Texas includes interviews with Dorothy Williams, Ken Swisher, Minnie Humphreys, Myra Cole and Buck Hammer. Print version of The Journal includes the history as well as photos of early Feast of Tabernacles observances, a 1949 Bible class at Ambassador, Eddie Eckert and Eva Armstrong (Herbert and Dwight Armstrong's mother), Dwight Armstrong, Wayne and Doris Cole and a candid shot of three young freshmen at the AC faculty reception in 1953: David Jon Hill, Garner Ted Armstrong and Norman Smith.
The Church of God Big Sandy has a new president.
Samuele Bacchiocchi's famous Sabbath seminar is out on tape and DVD.
Letters for this issue include comments on Brian Knowles' columns; women of ministry; prophecy updates; and Mr. Armstrong's 1948 Chrysler.
Could Ephraim be America and Manasseh be Britain? Three Church of God writer-researchers think so.
Editorials and columns include the mysterious painting of Janet Treadway's windmill; Dave Havir's observation that independence is a necessary step on the way to interdependence; Brian Knowles' view of the Christian as a plant; and John Warren's memories one year after you know what.
In this month's essays, Bonne Rook and Mary Moon hope to alleviate the need for more calendar discussions by offering brief solutions for the consideration of researchers; Linda Hardy White comments on whether we can understand women of the New Testament apart from first-century culture; and Bryn Hendrickson expects people to listen when communicating.
Four years after The Journal's original article about the WCG congregation in Greenville, Horst and Irene Selent come out of the closet.
The council of elders of the UCG meets to talk about what to do about an aging ministry, an aging general membership, nonvoters among the general conference of elders, and the appeals of elders and other members.
The Living Church of God progresses toward its planned move from San Diego to Charlotte early in 2003.
If you're down to the wire in your Feast planning, you might want to consider one of at least 15 sites in the panhandle of Florida.
In "Notes and Quotes," Jim Aschenbrenner dies; the confident women of East Texas plan another conference; Michael Turner thinks about a second Dallas calendar conference; and several Feast organizers bring up last-minute possibilities for the undecided.
The Piney Woods Feast of Tabernacles campground was music to young Darlene's ears, especially when Glen T. Farnsworth started tuning up. Bill Monroe would have felt right at home.
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