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by surprisedbyjoy
Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: General ...
Topic: Present Word - Former Toowoomba Leadership
Replies: 5
Views: 3396

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: 3396

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: 28990

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: 3167

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: 5040

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: 2619

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: 9877

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 ...
by surprisedbyjoy
Sat Jun 10, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: Restoring My Soul
Topic: Restoring my Soul daily devotions Friday 9th June 2017 Great distress and sorrow
Replies: 4
Views: 5040

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

I love Psalm 116 but I am not inclined to put the fearful inflections upon it as RFI writers seem to. Please check my thoughts good friends. Restoring my Soul daily devotions Friday 9th June 2017 Great distress and sorrow David testified that he would call upon the name of the Lord as long as he liv...