House Church Talk - Re: darkness & light

terra king terra_king1 at
Wed May 12 14:17:04 EDT 2004

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>> There was a question I asked that was not answered.  Is it true that those
>of you who believe women should be silent in the church refuse to fellowship
>with us on lists like this one because women are participating?  Are women
>from these groups forbidden to participate on these sorts of lists or
>discussion boards, kept from where they could encounter something contrary
>to what this theology?

claire,at the web address jonathan lindvall urges the parents of a rebellious adult child to cut him completely off from the entire family. i cannot know but coerced silence is likely happening if that's the mindset. i hope the adult child has made peace and communication restored by now. i really hope the parents were not exasperating the unnamed child with the untold story. terra

forward this dare if you see fit.     
>      Go Ahead - I Dare You!

>      Enter Mexico illegally.  Never mind immigration quotas, visas, 
>international law, or any of that nonsense.
>      Once there, demand that the local government provide free medical 
>care for you and your entire family.
>      Demand bilingual nurses and doctors.
>      Demand free bilingual local government forms, bulletins, etc.
>      Procreate abundantly.  Deflect any criticism of this allegedly 
>irresponsible reproductive behavior with, "It is a cultural United States 
>thing.  You would not understand, pal." 
>      Keep your American identity strong.  Fly Old Glory from your 
>rooftop, or proudly display it in your front window or on your car bumper.
>      Speak only English at home and in public and insist that your 
>children do likewise.
>      Demand classes on American culture in the Mexican school system.
>      Demand a local Mexican driver license.  This will afford other legal 
>rights and will go far to legitimize your unauthorized, illegal, presence 
>in Mexico.
>      Insist that local Mexican law enforcement teach English to all its 
>      Good luck!  You'll be demanding for the rest of time.  Because it 
>will never happen.  In Mexico or any other country in the world... Except 
>right here. Land of the Naive.
>      God Bless America

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