Notes and quotes

Barnabas wins

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.--The "Christian search engine" has awarded a Church of God site a four-star rating, announced Alan Ruth, proprietor of the Web site and founder of its sponsor, Barnabas Ministries.

The Bible Study Web Site at is the largest, most visited Church of God related Web site.

New Bible course

TULSA, Okla.--Churches of God Outreach Ministries has launched the first lesson of a Bible correspondence course. An independent Church of God member, Tom Justus of Springdale, Ark., produced the lesson, with help from Gerald and Marcia Byars of Wayne, Mich.

The lesson, the first in a planned series, is based on an old course originally published by the Worldwide Church of God. To subscribe free of charge write P.O. Box 54621, Tulsa, Okla. 74155, U.S.A.

Restoring apostolic Christianity

SAN DIEGO, Calif.--The Living Church of God, founded by Rod Meredith, has published a new booklet by Dr. Meredith, Restoring Apostolic Christianity.

It is available free from P.O. Box 503077, San Diego, Calif. 92150, U.S.A., or by calling (858) 673-7470. Or, for more information, visit

Surprise at the Feast

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla.--This year at the Panama City Beach, Fla., Feast site sponsored by the Intercontinental Church of God, evangelist Garner Ted Armstrong told the brethren about an unexpected special gift from a friend. Read about the gift in Cindy Burson's Feast report, "Foley Feast and Intercontinental COG," on page 10.

Akron Fellowship

AKRON, Ohio--The Akron Fellowship plans to sponsor the Feast of Tabernacles in 2001.

"We would like to find out how many people would be interested in attending an interactive Feast site," said Will Blair. "We need to know soon so we can start making plans."

To express your interest contact Ed Schneider at or Mr. Blair at Or write P.O. Box 5300, Akron, Ohio 44334, U.S.A. See the Web site at

Renewals strong for German Good News

BONN, Germany--Renewal rates are running well for Gute Nachrichten, the German-language version of The Good News magazine. It is published by the United Church of God Germany and met its goal of maintaining a subscription list of about 3,000 readers during 2000.

So far 1,434 subscribers have asked to renew their subscriptions, reports Paul Kieffer.

More on U.S. election

TYLER, Texas--Evangelist Ronald L. Dart of Christian Educational Ministries commented on American politics and the presidential election in a CEM-sponsored Born to Win radio broadcast recently.

A tape of the program, "The Signature Crime," is available by writing CEM, P.O. Box 560, Whitehouse, Texas 75791, U.S.A., or by calling (903) 509-2999 or E-mailing

Prophecy analyzed

ALTADENA, Calif.--Prophecy Flash! magazine, published by Triumph Prophetic Ministries (Bill Dankenbring), analyzes world news in the light of Bible prophecy.

The November-December edition, free for the asking, includes "The '70 Years' Prophecy and the New World Order," "The Jewish Calendar and Bible Prophecy!," "The Biblical Holy Days and the Plan of God," "A True Princess of God: Chellie Mae" and "Conversion of a Darwinist."

Journal assistant editor Mac Overton says the "Chellie Mae" article is, in his opinion, "one of the best and most profound articles Mr. Dankenbring has produced in years."

CLA has new address

HOT SPRINGS, Ark.--The Christian Leadership Academy, based here, has a new address, announced its president, Alfred Harrell. Write the CLA at P.O. Box 8654, Hot Springs, Ark. 71910, U.S.A.

2001 BSA writing contest

GILLETTE, Wyoming--The Bible Sabbath Association announces its 2001 BSA Essay Scholarship Contest, open to students in their junior year of high school or homeschooled students who are one year from being college-bound and to college-age students up to the age of 25.

The application deadline is March 30. The BSA plans to award four cash prizes of $250 to $750. For more information call (888) 687-5191, or write Scholarship Contest, BSA, 3316 Alberta Dr., Gillette, Wyo. 82718, U.S.A., or Or visit on the Web.

Sentinel reports

BIG SANDY, Texas--"Prophecy watchers have faithfully watched world events since the apostle Paul was sure he knew who the son of perdition would be," reports the editor of The Sentinel Report. "The end is near," he says. "We are in the gun lap. We set dates. We know who the beast will be." For a free subscription write The Sentinel Report, P.O. Box 777, Big Sandy, Texas 75755, U.S.A.

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