What's in issue No. 44, Sept. 30, 2000?

The Journal invites reader Feast reports.

Some California congregations change their church affiliation. A California pastor declares his independence when leaving the employ and membership of the Church of God, an International Community.

A Worldwide Church of God member sues the WCG, alleging negligence.

An appeals court in California rules in favor of the WCG in its suit against the Philadelphia Church of God over the book "Mystery of the Ages," by Herbert W. Armstrong. In a sidebar to the main article, the WCG says the PCG refused to negotiate.

Crusade 2000 gathers 500 Church of God (Seventh Day) brethren in Brooklyn, N.Y.

A pastor from Kenya visits American Sabbatarians. Kenneth Westby reports on Joseph Kimani's journey to meet face to face with many Sabbatarian Christians in the United States.

Letters in this issue include comments on previous articles, three corrections and much more.

In editorials in this issue, Chris Waterman says the important question is whether to warn or not to warn; Bob Orosz says patterns of abuse are often obfuscated; Linda Schreiber says it's not enough just to profess perfect love; Dave Havir says a popular tradition hurts many people; Brian Knowles thinks postmodernism could be unhealthier for you than Darwinism; and Doris Cole thinks judgments can sometimes be based on fancy.

Jeff Booth, pastor of the Christian Church of God, Amarillo, Texas, tells about his famous 1980 exit interview with his employer, Herbert W. Armstrong. Read the print version of The Journal for this article and others listed here.

Mary McEnney, a 95-year-old from Maryland, says her "great life" has had its ups and downs.

The council of elders of the United Church of God elects a new chairman and talks about "servant leadership" and the continuing reaction to Howard Baker's bombshell speech on the subject at the May 2000 general conference in Kentucky.

An elder and the church he was a member of have parted in part because of his decision to sponsor an independent Feast of Tabernacles site in Florida.

Garner Ted Armstrong personally appears in Toronto.

Two task forces--of the United Church of God and the Church of God, a Christian Fellowship--ask each other a list of questions.

"Notes and Quotes" includes a tribute to Basil Wolverton, a report on the rumored sale of CGI property in Texas and the African connection to Sabbath roots.

In Connections, Darlene Warren says Pizza Hut, rather than the secret rapture, could be behind mysterious disappearances of friends and family members.

Connections runs classified ads (including prayer requests).

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