Oh the irony. The Lampstand Magazine and it’s principal backers have been instrumental in promulgating additional ‘explanatory statements’ to existing Christadelphian creeds. Yet in the March 2020 edition (Vol 26#2) they decry such activity. bro Brian Luke has an article entitled “The Last Appeal of our Lord”. The article is the second in a series decrying open fellowship and emphasising the need for pure doctrine & practice. Continue reading
In and around Israel it is not unknown to see old brick contructions which are over 10,000 years old. Jericho for example. We wonder how these things survived a global flood but current heavy rains are washing them away! Read the article here for a host of practices interesting sites and insights. Of course it might be hard going for literal creation types. Sorry.
Having considered the relevance of Robert Robert’s article “General Principles and Uncertain Details”, and largely used it to set up an attack on evolutionary creationists, the second and final Bible class at Enfield in the series was called “The pathway to unity”. It was a thinly veiled swing at evolutionary creationists and a call for accommodation of them to be abandoned. Continue reading
As part of their ongoing agitation against the evident facts which contradict their reading of Genesis, the Enfield ecclesia in SA recently ran two bible classes. The first was based around Robert Roberts 1898 Christadelphian Magazine article “True Principles and Uncertain Details” – a great article worth reading. While Robert’s article was covered, the class was also setting up a belting of evolutionary creation. Continue reading
Bro. James Mansfield’s recent article in The Lampstand entitled ‘Biblical Fellowship and the Importance of the Statement of Faith’ [Vol 26.1] has merit, but falls short in a number of ways. This response is intended as constructive criticism rather than a refutation. Continue reading
Archaeologists in the Czech republic have uncovered the oldest wooden structure ever found – an old wooden well. Built in the Neolithic period the age of the artefact was confirmed generally by the pottery styles and specifically by dendrochronology (tree rings) and carbon dating. The tree ring record enabled the scientists to estimate the season in which the wood was cut.