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CEM founder to speak in California

IRVINE, Calif.-Evangelist Ronald Dart, founder of Christian Educational Ministries of Tyler, Texas, will speak here Friday and Saturday, Jan. 9-10, as guest of the Orange County Fellowship of God. The theme of the weekend will be "Grace and God's Law for the Christian Today."

Activities will take place at New Community Church, 2225 Alton Parkway, Irvine. Guests are welcome. For more information, contact Dale or Rosemary Stogner at (714) 730-3561 or or Scott and Carolyn Scharpen at (714) 588-1175 or

'Two Babylons' available

Alexander Hislop's The Two Babylons, written in the early 1800s, is available on the Internet for downloading.

The classic volume compares beliefs and practices of the Roman Catholic Church with ancient Babylonian and Egyptian religious beliefs and practices. The book is available on the Web at

Contacts for Singles

Sabbatarian singles can contact like-minded singles through these services:

nCarol Smith, 3711 Coral Dr., Tampa, Fla. 33619, who maintains a Sabbatarian singles' mailing list to which you may add your name for free. This list is "open," meaning you can locate names, addresses, telephone numbers, E-mail addresses, etc., and then contact the singles on your own.

nMichael Kawasaki, 3229 Larkin Road, Biggs, Calif. 95917, has his confidential Sabbatarian Singles newsletter for a $14 annual fee. The newsletter is updated monthly and includes personal information from subscribers, including some photos.

Tape addresses validity of the New Testament

TYLER, Texas-Evangelist Ronald Dart of Christian Educational Ministries has produced a tape on the validity of the New Testament. Titled "Can We Trust the New Testament?," it was recorded when Mr. Dart recently spoke to a newly formed Church of God congregation in Waco, Texas.

It is available free from Christian Educational Ministries at P.O. Box 560, Whitehouse, Texas 75791, or by calling (903) 509-2999.

New Cornerstone

TEXARKANA, Texas-A new edition of Cornerstone: A Journal of Biblical Research, has been published by Jim Rector's Cornerstone Publications. The November issue includes "For the Time You Ought to Be Teachers," "God Is Not Politically Correct!," "The Origin and Purpose of Evil," "Why Do You Go to Church?" and "Building Strong House Assemblies."

For information on receiving a sample issue, write 3802 Olive St., Texarkana, Texas 75503, or visit

Newsletter on prophecy

TYLER, Texas-Twenty-First Century Watch newsletter, published by the Church of God International, highlights prophecy in its December edition, available for free by writing CGI at P.O. Box 2525, Tyler, Texas 75710, or by calling (903) 825-2525.

The lead article, "Prophecy Marches On!," is by CGI founder and former president and CEO Garner Ted Armstrong.

The newsletter also announces that CGI writer and ministerial-council member Vance Stinson will speak the Sabbath of Jan. 17 at Jackson's Northside Inn in Jackson, Miss., at 1 p.m. Call Jerome Needy for more details at (601) 982-1044.

Ben Chapman, chairman of the council, will conduct two services the Sabbath of Jan. 31 in Jamaica. He will deliver a sermon at 11 a.m. and then a Bible study on the book of Revelation at 3:30 p.m. For more information call Ian Boyne in Kingston at (876) 925-2260.

New 'Millennium' out

TUKWILA, Wash.-The November issue of The New Millennium, the digest-format journal published by the Association for Christian Development, includes articles on Jesus the Prophet and the high cost of false witness and "Do Souls Go to Heaven?"

For a free copy write publisher Ken Westby at Associated Churches, Inc., 756 Industry Dr., Tukwila, Wash. 98188.

New Clovis location

CLOVIS, N.M.-The Clovis congregation of the Christian Church of God has a new meeting hall at 2905 N. Prince, Suite C. Everyone is invited to Sabbath services each week at 11 a.m. on the second, third and fourth Sabbath of each month. Serving as pastor is Joe Kirkpatrick of Portales, N.M.

On the first Sabbath of each month the Clovis congregation combines with Amarillo, Texas, for services.

WCG participates in Stand in the Gap

WASHINGTON, D.C.-From 700 to 1,000 Worldwide Church of God men from throughout the United States were among the hundreds of thousands of men who took part in the Promise Keepers Stand in the Gap rally here Oct. 4.

WCG helps Palau campaign

KANSAS CITY, Mo.-Kansas City­area Worldwide Church of God ministers and other members helped Oct. 8-12 with the Luis Palau evangelistic campaign, which drew 6,500 people to its opening-night service. Many consider Dr. Palau to be the next Billy Graham.

The WCG was among 450 churches representing 40 denominations.


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