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by Signtist
Thu Sep 21, 2017 8:18 am
Forum: Other
Topic: slimy
Replies: 45
Views: 819

Re: slimy

justme wrote:and i will admit, i'm still smarting. like signtist is fond of saying, if you throw a stone into a pack of dogs, the one that yips is the one that got hit. and i'm yipping.
Hi! :wave: :wave: I only said it once. It's you that keeps quoting it! ;)
by Signtist
Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: General Theology
Topic: A response to Valerie's concept of eschatology
Replies: 33
Views: 446

Re: A response to Valerie's concept of eschatology

Valerie wrote: Appleman as far as I know, is the only other MDer or MNer that agrees with what you were teaching-
You can put me on the same prayer list if you like...
by Signtist
Sun Jul 02, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: General Theology
Topic: Reuben, Gad and our SS Lesson
Replies: 0
Views: 100

Reuben, Gad and our SS Lesson

Is there anyone who actually thinks that these guys were as righteous as the CLP Sunday School book made them out to be? Numbers 32 is the background. Virtually every commentator, sermon, and Jewish writer that touches on the story has negative things to say. Even Brother Matthew Henry suggested tha...
by Signtist
Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: The Homestead
Topic: Today ...
Replies: 378
Views: 14603

Re: Today ...

Spent some time yesterday at "Reapers of Hope" the food processing unit run by CAM Canada in Ontario. Very interesting operation. https://cciokq-bn1305.files.1drv.com/y4m1WT-nB97rRupY4eHxAcooJW7a8NaNYb8jujdTJiEBpKBOfZG6waTl0gs9cK7a4uu_Utr3jY8B-E2coAIaagoid94V1InJdoFCHPcqmvk2dn4O0R933os1gw...
by Signtist
Fri Jun 23, 2017 8:04 am
Forum: Anabaptist Theology and Practice
Topic: Why are we afraid of Physical Affection?
Replies: 7
Views: 388

Re: Why are we afraid of Physical Affection?

I'm OK with your position, Josh. But in families? At funerals? To discourage this seems, well, weird.
by Signtist
Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Anabaptist Theology and Practice
Topic: Why are we afraid of Physical Affection?
Replies: 7
Views: 388

Why are we afraid of Physical Affection?

Hat's Off got me to thinking in the Why don't mennonite men hug thread. I'm not going to corner him personally, his family dynamic is his business. But why are we afraid of physical displays of affection? Why is there teaching out there that hugging/kissing (in families) is inappropriate? Assuming t...
by Signtist
Thu Jun 22, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: MennoLight
Topic: Why Don't Mennonite Men Hug?
Replies: 32
Views: 999

Re: Why Don't Mennonite Men Hug?

Hats Off wrote:It is really discouraged that men hug men at funerals or visitation.
Why? It hardly seems to me that Mennonite culture needs a push in the direction of greater stoicism.[/quote]
by Signtist
Thu Jun 22, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: MennoLight
Topic: Why Don't Mennonite Men Hug?
Replies: 32
Views: 999

Re: Why Don't Mennonite Men Hug?

Hats Off wrote:
Signtist wrote:
Hats Off wrote:I can't hug my daughter
As in, she won't allow it?

As in - my wife wouldn't allow it - and it just isn't the thing to do in our culture.
Fair enough. That begs a whole plethora of other questions, but maybe we should start a new thread.
by Signtist
Thu Jun 22, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: MennoLight
Topic: Why Don't Mennonite Men Hug?
Replies: 32
Views: 999

Re: Why Don't Mennonite Men Hug?

Hats Off wrote:
Where were you, Signtist, that you missed that memo?
Should have said, Got the memo, refused to read it!
by Signtist
Thu Jun 22, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: MennoLight
Topic: Why Don't Mennonite Men Hug?
Replies: 32
Views: 999

Re: Why Don't Mennonite Men Hug?

Hats Off wrote:I can't hug my daughter
As in, she won't allow it?

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