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by surprisedbyjoy
Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: General ...
Topic: Present Word - Former Toowoomba Leadership
Replies: 5
Views: 129

Re: Present Word - Former Toowoomba Leadership

No worries Faith, It would certainly seem that the "Present Truth" concepts of the CF movement in 2000-2015 seemed to include a "Truth" that building mansions, amassing large wine collections, expensive NZ ski trips, acquiring cattle properties and building cattle and dog breeding enterprises were i...
by surprisedbyjoy
Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: General ...
Topic: Present Word - Former Toowoomba Leadership
Replies: 5
Views: 129

Re: Present Word - Former Toowoomba Leadership

In the link https://www.corneyandlind.com.au/resource-centre/not-for-profit/churches/fringe-benefits-centrelink/ the author suggests the following Is the Fringe Benefit not provided principally in respect of duties other than any pastoral or directly related religious activities? Once the employer i...
by surprisedbyjoy
Thu Feb 14, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: General ...
Topic: Present Word - Former Toowoomba Leadership
Replies: 5
Views: 129

Re: Present Word - Former Toowoomba Leadership

Ha or hhhmmmppfff! Certainly a mixture of emotions! Never a truer and sadder word spoken Faith. The following 'REAL' data from the ACNC https://www.acnc.gov.au/ website would tend to support the truth of your satirical piece. Some useful information for CF’ians past and present to apply their critic...
by surprisedbyjoy
Wed Jun 28, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The level of degradation that MCF reached 1994-2016
Replies: 57
Views: 7933

Re: The level of degradation that MCF reached 1994-2016

Paul, Also talking about twisted "theology" the current restoring my soul devotional writings (typically a cut and paste from the Hall et al writings) continue to push their "theology" of messenger and present truth emphases (over and over again!) For my thinking this rationale is the biggest danger...
by surprisedbyjoy
Mon Jun 26, 2017 8:29 am
Forum: Restoring My Soul
Topic: True Religion 26 June 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1246

True Religion 26 June 2017

From the RFI "daily feed" today Monday | 26 June 2017 True religion The apostle Paul had one important question for the Galatian believers. He wrote, ‘This is the only thing I want to find out from you: did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law, or by hearing with faith?’ True religion begi...
by surprisedbyjoy
Tue Jun 13, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Restoring My Soul
Topic: Restoring my Soul daily devotions Friday 9th June 2017 Great distress and sorrow
Replies: 4
Views: 898

Re: Restoring my Soul daily devotions Friday 9th June 2017 Great distress and sorrow

Yeh Than a very distinct stench of character incineration of those pushed out, infused with a familiar pong of fear for those remaining. I think the psalmist was on the money in Psalm 62:9 men of low degree are only vanity and men of high rank ARE A LIE, in the balances they go up; They are together...
by surprisedbyjoy
Mon Jun 12, 2017 7:05 am
Forum: Library
Topic: Churches that Abuse by Ronald M Enroth
Replies: 4
Views: 744

Re: Churches that Abuse by Ronald M Enroth

Pastor Phil was in the stands watching his team participate in a church league softball game. The game was going great, but for some reason Pastor Phil asked the coach to substitute a number of men in the next inning. The coach complied but left the assistant pastor in the game. This evidently infu...
by surprisedbyjoy
Sat Jun 10, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: About us
Topic: Checklists and Helpful Information
Replies: 12
Views: 2096

Re: Checklists and Helpful Information

Gillie, I recall interesting experiences around point 5 and basic morals. A few of the leadership types in the xCF group took it upon themselves to dabble in business ventures using church funds, volunteer labor and freely offered resources. Now if that wasn't a recipe to make a healthy profit then ...