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« #15 : July 20, 2009, 10:07:16 PM »

Yeah, I guess that's why the Christian church in China is growing during a time of economic down-turn AND persecution of Chinese Christians.

Simple people need simple stuff in times of crisis - right? I mean, even if it means prison or death - you just can't set a price on that false sense of security, eh?

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« #16 : July 20, 2009, 10:09:31 PM »

Yeah, I guess that's why the Christian church in China is growing during a time of economic down-turn AND persecution of Chinese Christians.



You just wanted to say that. It didnt apply to what Joe just said.


Suh or bust, Dom. You make the call.

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« #17 : July 20, 2009, 10:11:27 PM »

Yeah, I guess that's why the Christian church in China is growing during a time of economic down-turn AND persecution of Chinese Christians.

Simple people need simple stuff in times of crisis - right? I mean, even if it means prison or death - you just can't set a price on that false sense of security, eh?

If it works for them, great.

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« #18 : July 20, 2009, 10:14:01 PM »

I think if you attend a church that's telling you what you want to hear, or what some group of investors wants you to hear - then a case could be made that it's a trading house networking zone.

When it's relevant and active and meets needs while holding men accountable to a high ideal - yet it still grows - that's where you go when things go wrong.

Most of the churches in my area are offering food, counseling, career/networking job shops and freindship - free of charge - along with Christs words of comfort and accountability. That is a relevant ministry that bears fruit in mens lives. Christ taught to meet needs first - sometimes men cannot hear the message over the growling of their stomachs.

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« #19 : July 20, 2009, 10:19:33 PM »

Yeah, I guess that's why the Christian church in China is growing during a time of economic down-turn AND persecution of Chinese Christians.



You just wanted to say that. It didnt apply to what Joe just said.

No, I wasn't responding to joe - I was responding to you.

Men seem to "wise-up" when they don't need anything.

But that isn't a permanent human condition.

My inference is that men truly "wise-up" when they realize they need.

Man will always move between lack and plenty - the cycle seems to point out mans needy condition.

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« #20 : July 20, 2009, 10:21:08 PM »

Yeah, I guess that's why the Christian church in China is growing during a time of economic down-turn AND persecution of Chinese Christians.



You just wanted to say that. It didnt apply to what Joe just said.

No, I wasn't responding to joe - I was responding to you.



I didnt say anything to you.


Suh or bust, Dom. You make the call.

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« #21 : July 20, 2009, 10:22:53 PM »

I know, it's funny how it works like that.

When you post something on a thread that anyone has access to, then anyone can respond,

...to anything...

and here's some additional irony

You didn't think I was talking to you, and you responded to something I said to joe...!

Downright crazy stuff going on in here tonight!

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« #22 : July 20, 2009, 10:25:57 PM »


I can't keep track of who is responding to who. I give up.

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« #23 : July 20, 2009, 10:27:34 PM »

The irony the mind games your playing while your attempting to justify your religion.


Suh or bust, Dom. You make the call.

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« #24 : July 20, 2009, 10:28:11 PM »

Yeah, I guess that's why the Christian church in China is growing during a time of economic down-turn AND persecution of Chinese Christians.



You just wanted to say that. It didnt apply to what Joe just said.

No, I wasn't responding to joe - I was responding to you.



I didnt say anything to you.

LOL .... I, too, was scrolling up to see what he did respond to because it sure wasn't joe .... or you, for that matter. There must be post goblin lurking.

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« #25 : July 20, 2009, 10:29:22 PM »


I can't keep track of who is responding to who. I give up.

The "Quote" button isn't that damn hard to figure out ....  8)

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« #26 : July 20, 2009, 10:38:11 PM »

Do people start these religious threads just to get a rise out of people and attack them or is there really some purpose or meaning to them?

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« #27 : July 20, 2009, 10:39:09 PM »

This was started by Guru, so not relevant.

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« #28 : July 20, 2009, 11:10:49 PM »

Do people start these religious threads just to get a rise out of people and attack them or is there really some purpose or meaning to them?

Booker beat me to the punch but have ever read any of Pastor Guru's posts?

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« #29 : July 20, 2009, 11:22:08 PM »

The irony the mind games your playing while your attempting to justify your religion.

My belief was justified by a man who died on a cross 2000 years ago.

Not playing mind games - just wondering why what I say even matters to you?

Especially since you originally thought I wasn't talking to you - but to joe?

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