What's in issue No. 42, June 31, 2000?

This issue features an update on the resignation of Raymond McNair as a member and president of the Church of God, a Christian Fellowship, Fort Worth, Texas, and his decision to join the Living Church of God, San Diego, Calif. For details, see the print version of The Journal.

A friend of Church of God member Don Tiger says Mr. Tiger was wrongly indicted. Mr. Tiger says he is under orders from his attorney not to speak with the press, but The Journal talked with a close friend of Mr. Tiger's about his recent legal troubles, including time in jail. See the print version of The Journal.

The Bible Sabbath Association offers a new videotaped series about the Sabbath.

One hundred twenty conferees at a family conference in Dallas begin planning for the "next church." As part of the Dallas-conference coverage, The Journal publishes Wesley White's history of the Church of God movement since the 1840s and Linda Hardy White's presentation, "Where Do Women Fit in the Next Church?" See the print version of The Journal for these articles and photos and charts from the conference.

Letters for July include comments from Brian Harris about David Sheridan, Mr. Sheridan's comments about Mr. Harris's comments, Mark Tabladillo's reaction to the July articles about the suspension of the Tim Lindholms from one of the Church of God groups, and Dan White's reaction to Ron Dart's stance on military service and war. David Roe also writes, in answer to a previous letter by Eric Snow, and claims that 1 Timothy 5:17 is mistranslated in many Bible versions.

In editorials, Karen Colburn--twice widowed--tells how to visit widows and orphans in their trouble. Rick Frazee relates the rest of the story--which turns out to have a Sabbatarian-Christian twist--of "Mutiny on the Bounty." Tim McCaulley cautiously congratulates the United Church of God on its reconciliation efforts. Dave Havir asks where is God's spiritual authority. And Mark Kaplan sounds the alarm for the Feast of Trumpets. For these features and more, see the print version of The Journal.

Rod Hall, who has written a new book about living in the end time, sees no peace in sight for the city of peace.

Ken Westby reviews Brian Knowles' new book, "Because There Was No Shepherd: Ministering to the Walking Wounded of Churches."

A church pastor, George Meeker, talks to The Journal about reconciliation, specifically recent efforts between the UCG and the CGCF. Mr. Meeker says the unordained brethren should take the initiative in reconciliation efforts in general. See the print version of The Journal.

The publisher of The Journal speaks to a Building Bridges gathering in Arizona. Read Phyllis Taylor's account in the print version of The Journal

The Journal lists Feast of Tabernacles sites for 2000.

NOAH, an Oklahoma homeschoolers' organization with two Church of God girls on its basketball team, takes the national championship in San Antonio, Texas.

Scott Ashley reports that the United Church of God has printed its one millionth booklet.

The Worldwide Church of God sues the Upshur County (Texas) Appraisal District over a dispute about taxes. For details, see the print version of The Journal.

"Notes and Quotes" includes information about five Feast of Tabernacles sites and more.

In her column in Connections, Darlene Warren remembers teenage soldiers of wars past.

Read the latest prayer requests and obituaries in our classified section.

In another Connections column, Bill and Scarlett Stough write about an unusual Feast of Tabernacles in which two friends, Bill and John, are mistaken for ministers, even though their fleet vehicle is a dump truck.

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