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Just What Does Jesus Say About Salvation?

Here is a link to a PDF with some thoughts and quotations about what Jesus Himself says about salvation.  I hope it stimulates some thoughts. What Does Jesus Say By Subject

Reflections on my visits to Sydney and Perth

The New Church in Australia. There is a warm spot in my heart for the church in Australia- though my experience with it does not extend much beyond Sydney and Perth.  While some of that feeling may be attributed to the climate (hard to beat), there is spirit, determination and resiliency among the people there […]

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David is on His way to India

Göran Appelgren and I are meeting in India to teach at the 3rd Annual International New Church Conference arranged by Peter Devassay. We expect over 200 people to be present for three days of worship and instruction on the basic teachings of the New Church. international

Vance Genzlinger’s “Outreach Training Course”

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Dear Friends: I am happy to send you the enclosed “Outreach Training Program” designed by Vance Genzlinger, a longtime member of the Oar Arbor Society.  Vance built this program based on his career in the sales industry and his intense desire to help the people in the church learn how to share the NewChurch with others. He […]

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The Lord’s Forgiveness

The Lord’s Forgiveness A few amazing teachings on how the Lord forgives: “The Lord is never angry, never takes revenge, hates, condemns, punishes, throws anyone into hell, or tempts him.  Thus the Lord never does evil to anyone!” (True Christian Religion 650) “There is in fact a sphere continually radiated from the Lord which raises […]

New Website Called “NewChurchPerspective.com”

Here is some interesting news emailed to me by Brian Smith.  He writes: “I would like to plug an awesome new project called ‘NewChurchPerspective.com’. Its basically an online magazine about New Church topics. NCPerspective now has articles by over 10 writers on a wide variety of topics. This is designed to be a platform which allows […]

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The Church of Truth Banquet

The Saturday evening “Stairway to Heaven Banquet” was a smashing success. There were over 125 people in attendance for well scripted program that included a well known gospel choir, songs and dance. The most powerful part for me was the original songs and poetry that were based on New Church thought. These were intensely personal […]

Financial Impact of New Planting Model on Denomination

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Here are 2 spreadsheets taking the data from the Austin Plant model and asking the question of what is the overall financial impact on the funding denomination if we were to roll out a new church plant every other year.  The two spread sheets are very similar in conclusion, however, I favor the model assuming […]

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Model for Austin Texas Church Plant in 2010

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Memorial Address Materials in PDF Format

Here is a PFD of Brian Keith’s collection of passages that are arranged topically for memorial services.  It is a wonderful resource for writing Eulogies etc. Memorial Address Material – reformatted

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