Weekly Web Clippings
June 8, 2003
Tuesday, June 6, 1944, fifty-nine years ago this week; American, British and
Canadian troops went ashore in Normandy, paying a terrible cost in lives to
defeat Hitler's aggression. Let us not forget, ever, the price of liberty.
This week, I followed up on the Boston Globe report, and found that indeed
the ICOC is in crisis. You may wish to look at the reveal.org web site and the
online Delphi ICC forums. What I sense is in this expose of the abusive discipleship,
manipulation and questionable teachings, there is opportunity for reformation.
Let us pray to that end.
News highlights of the week:
1) Report from a Missionary who knew Emporer Haile Selassie.
This is key to underscoring the historical facts surrounding this Christian
king, who many Rastafarians still believe to have been divine.
2) Fuller a Jamaican Missionary pioneer in West Africa
This profiles the under-reported role of Jamaicans and other Caribbeans in
planting the Church in West Africa.
3) Philip Jenkins on Reformation II
The Faith in the global age.
4) A Cuban Journalist speaks out:
At last, in Jamaica's Observer.
5) Iraq watch:
Nuke plant visited, and only about 50 "missing" items from Iraq's
Museum remain unaccounted for.
6) Apostasy watch:
Danish Pastor claims God does not exist, leading theologian sees this vieww