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Art Gilmore dies

IRVINE, Calif.--Art Gilmore, for years the booming voice that announced The World Tomorrow on radio and, later, television, died Sept. 25, 2010, at age 98.

Besides serving as announcer for the church's broadcasts, Mr. Gilmore was heard on more than 2,700 movie trailers and on weekly radio and television broadcasts including The Red Skelton Show and Amos 'n Andy.

Survivors include his wife of 72 years, Grace, two daughters, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Jesus without fabrication

GAITHERSBURG, Md.--Author George Wesley Buchanan, professor of New Testament emeritus, Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, D.C., invites readers of his book Jesus Without Fabrication to accompany him on his quest for the historic Jesus.

"For two centuries scholars have failed to write historical accounts of Jesus, because they have omitted the historical factors necessary for their research," Dr. Buchanan writes.

Albert Schweitzer and others "failed" in their similar quests, Dr. Buchanan maintains. "Dogmatic theologians are not famous for their historical insights."

Jesus Without Fabrication, along with several other books Dr. Buchanan wrote, is available new or used through and other sellers.

Write Dr. Buchanan at or The Eagle's Nest, 211 Russell Ave., Apt. 77, Gaithersburg, Md. 20877, U.S.A.

Free Journal subscriptions

BIG SANDY, Texas--The Journal is giving away subscriptions. However, there is a catch. The free subscriptions are only for people who cannot afford to pay for subscriptions.

For details, see the boxed announcement on page 5 of this issue of The Journal.

Journal toll-free numbers

BIG SANDY, Texas--The Journal has two new telephone numbers, and they're toll-free.

  1. The new voice-mail number is 1-866-949-7294. Leave a message and, if appropriate, someone will get back to you.

  2. The new fax number is 1-888-488-6603 and is useful for letters to the editor, Feast reports and other articles.

Or write The Journal at or P.O. Box 1020, Big Sandy, Texas 75755, U.S.A.

Yay! Green Feast stickers!

HOT SPRINGS, Ark.--Fred Porter of the Sabbath Day Church of God announces the availability of nostalgic green Feast stickers for all.

"Many years ago one of the things that made the Feast great was seeing green stickers on the bumpers of a car that was also heading to the Feast," Mr. Porter fondly recalls.

"You immediately knew that they were your brothers and sisters and were Christians. If you saw one of these green stickers on a car on the side of the road, you immediately stopped to see if you could help. You knew that it was safe to stop and the people who were stranded knew that you were their brother and sister."

So, as a service to Church of God members, the Sabbath Day Church of God wants to present every COG family a set of green stickers, which includes the traditional lion-and-lamb emblem and the name "Church of God."

"These are not church-specific," Mr. Porter said. "They are nonorganizational and can be used by all Feastgoers."

They are free on request by individuals or organizations in any quantity needed.

"Please order early so we have time to fill all the orders," Mr. Porter concluded.

Write Sabbath Day Church of God, 2998 Park Ave., Hot Springs, Ark. 71901, U.S.A., or Or write Rosy Halley at

Free booklet

DeSOTO, Texas--John R. Hawkins' latest book, free for the asking, is The Prodigal Son: Repentance.

In it Mr. Hawkins, an AC Pasadena graduate who holds a master's degree from Texas A&M Commerce, writes about prophecy and repentance. He also writes of the unpardonable sin and the blessings and identity of Ephraim (the United States) and Manasseh (Britain).

Write Mr. Hawkins at 1315 Dynamic Dr., DeSoto, Texas 75115, U.S.A.


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