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Ecclesiastical Supervisors as the Devil’s Accomplices

I didn’t write this – but I could have, and many other pastors could as well.

This excerpt was taken from a post by  Pastor… 337 more words

Accountability

Synod's Illegitimate Children

As the 2017 convention amply demonstrated, LCC has some deep-rooted cultural issues with policing its ranks, particularly in cases where popular people or difficult issues are involved – in such cases it’s certainly a lot easier to close one’s eyes to what was going on, laugh at the ongoing stream of jokes, and go about your business as if nothing was amiss. 489 more words

Congregations

Men Behaving Badly

Growing up, I was always told that my maternal great-grandfather, Wong Siew Fah, was a ladies’ man. He had two daughters with my great-grandmother, Lucy Tsen, one of whom was my grandmother Alice Wong. 434 more words

People

Will of Robert Byles of Hammoon

In the name of God Amen I Robert Byles of Hammoone in the County of Dorsett gent being weake in Body but of sound & pfect Memory (thankes be to Almighty God) and calling to remembrance the uncertainty of this Life doe make constitute ordaine & declare this my last Will & Testament in manner & forme following revoakeing and annulling by these Presents all and every Will and Wills heretofore by me made and declared either by word or in writeing and desireing and appointing that this onely be taken for my last Will and Testament… 715 more words

Wills & Testaments

Tama 'a Angahala

I was a mistake from the very beginning!

Before my birth, my mother was the subject of ridicule,

She was beaten by her parents and abandoned, 141 more words

A Leap with Faith

Some days I write a post and realize that I am whining so much about the trials and tribulations of my life that even I am sick of reading the word vomit in front of me. 1,717 more words

Mamie Mae Carter Narrative

I believe Mamie Mae is without a doubt the most interesting character in this genealogy adventure,that I have come across. I imagine that is in part because I’ve spent more time and treasure trying to figure out what role she played in my life, long before I even showed up, and to some extent a fascination that the folks that had access to her but didn’t take the time or effort to get some more information while she was available. 1,079 more words