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by ken_sylvania
Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Anabaptist Theology and Practice
Topic: Bishop Oversight
Replies: 12
Views: 251

Re: Bishop Oversight

It doesn't really matter what you call them, I guess. The Bible seems to portray a two office leadership, but in most cases things go better if someone is in charge. We tossed the idea around in our congregation of going bishopless. But I noticed that the buck didn't seem to stop anywhere. None of ...
by ken_sylvania
Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Anabaptist Theology and Practice
Topic: Bishop Oversight
Replies: 12
Views: 251

Re: Bishop Oversight

It doesn't really matter what you call them, I guess. The Bible seems to portray a two office leadership, but in most cases things go better if someone is in charge. We tossed the idea around in our congregation of going bishopless. But I noticed that the buck didn't seem to stop anywhere. None of ...
by ken_sylvania
Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Recently attended an EPMC Bible School AMA
Replies: 49
Views: 710

Re: Recently attended an EPMC Bible School AMA

Another thing I noticed while at bible school was the lack of social development in many of the young people. There was a genuine lack of ability to hold a conversation in a table setting. There is certainly room for different personalities, but a lot of people had tremendous reserve beyond what wa...
by ken_sylvania
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Recently attended an EPMC Bible School AMA
Replies: 49
Views: 710

Re: Recently attended an EPMC Bible School AMA

is volleyball out at Eastern? Not totally. Just its considered more of a school or family game. They do not want to encourage a "play mentality" among their youth. Curious - Is this "play mentality" meaning they consider this environment should be focused on work and not play or...
by ken_sylvania
Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Recently attended an EPMC Bible School AMA
Replies: 49
Views: 710

Re: Recently attended an EPMC Bible School AMA

One thing I found interesting was that 21st Century Mennonite Missions only highlighted missions in their bracket. If it was not under WandF, CMCO, Nationwide, or M.M.M. it was not covered. The emphasis is that we should be starting churches, not doing relief work. A new concept to me, but I can se...
by ken_sylvania
Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:25 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Recently attended an EPMC Bible School AMA
Replies: 49
Views: 710

Re: Recently attended an EPMC Bible School AMA

One thing I found interesting was that 21st Century Mennonite Missions only highlighted missions in their bracket. If it was not under WandF, CMCO, Nationwide, or M.M.M. it was not covered. The emphasis is that we should be starting churches, not doing relief work. A new concept to me, but I can se...
by ken_sylvania
Sat Jan 13, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Recently attended an EPMC Bible School AMA
Replies: 49
Views: 710

Re: Recently attended an EPMC Bible School AMA

Hats Off wrote:is volleyball out at Eastern?

Not totally. Just its considered more of a school or family game. They do not want to encourage a "play mentality" among their youth.
by ken_sylvania
Sat Jan 13, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Recently attended an EPMC Bible School AMA
Replies: 49
Views: 710

Re: Recently attended an EPMC Bible School AMA

Did you know Enos Shank previously?

I think I could have enjoyed having Fred Carpenter for principal.
by ken_sylvania
Sat Jan 13, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Recently attended an EPMC Bible School AMA
Replies: 49
Views: 710

Re: Recently attended an EPMC Bible School AMA

Ashland or Numidia? If I had known you were there I'd have made it a point to stop in and see you.
Which classes did you take?
by ken_sylvania
Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Forum Participant Age Ranges
Replies: 34
Views: 703

Re: Forum Participant Age Ranges

ohio jones wrote:
lesterb wrote:Get people engaged.

Or betrothed, as the case may be. :roll:

The "same ole cast" we have now might be preferable to some of the voluble gurus we used to have, but others are missed.

Don't be waking up any sleeping penguins here, OJ. :lol:

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