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3 years ago  ::  Jul 22, 2011 - 9:13AM #1
mecdukebec
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I didn't go to Gen'l Assembly in Nashvilee, but I followed it pretty well on Facebook.  That said, I really enjoyed Fred's "Witness" message, Sharon's re-election, and the news of the growing church; that said, I wonder if our Assemblies have been too milquetoast over the last few years?  -- I've seen the DoC Peace Fellowship bring some vital, rather prescient, resolutions about the War in Iraq, anti-Muslim sentiments amongst the Palin crowd, etc., and those either become voted down, tabled by the Administrative Council, and so on. 

I guess I wonder that, while I believe our Church is guided by God, the Holy Spirit, we have sunk into "good feelings" versus the prophetic task of the Church. 

Any thoughts?
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3 years ago  ::  Sep 12, 2011 - 10:29AM #2
mitchel1
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"I've seen the DoC Peace Fellowship bring some vital, rather prescient, resolutions about the War in Iraq, anti-Muslim sentiments amongst the Palin crowd, etc., and those either become voted down, tabled by the Administrative Council, and so on. "


 


Actually, the resolution against the war in Iraq -in a slightly weaker form that it was when DPF originally submitted it- was passed by the General Assembly, much to the distress to the more conservative end of Disciples. Sharon spent a fair amount of time trying to smooth feathers. The resolution condemning anti-Muslim action was passed unanamously, an astonishing thing! No DPF resolution has ever passed without opposition.

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