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High Point Enterprise, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1974, High Point, North Carolina Ca High Point Enterprise saturday Joly 201974 deductibility assured taxes on Church donation unlikely new York a taxes on Church donations tax exempt status in jeopardy these Are recent headlines from fringe religious periodicals but despite the scare notes no such proposals Are presently before the us Congress any idea of abolishing the tax deductibility of gifts to churches schools and other philanthropic institutions is dead cold and buried says a staff member of the House ways and Means com Mittee regardless of the actual situation however reports have circulated widely in re cent months in Church College and University circles that contributions to them were about to be made non deductible from Federal in come taxes the claims have stirred a tide of protests to friends plan 50th Observance the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Archdale friends meeting will be observed sunday july 28 during the morning worship service the meeting was established july 30 1924 by a com Mittee appointed by the deep River quarterly meeting following a request for a monthly meeting in Archdale made by residents of the Community who at that time were members of Springfield meeting the first minister of the newly formed meeting was Clara i Cox who had been serving As a teacher and minister in the school and worship building the friends had erected in Archdale earlier ministers who followed her in serving the i congregation include Reubeni j h Millikan Clifton c Pearson and the present minister Isaac Harris in a history of the Archdale friends formerly Bush mrs Hazel Hancock notes that the first school sponsored by friends was erected on the site where the Church now stands the first building erected for use As a school was built sometime just after july of 1876 when it was decided that the Community should have a school since then the school building has grown into the present meeting House with its accommodations for All phases of sunday school work and other activities of the Church congressmen and inquiries to educational and Church offices in the nations capital such ill founded outcries could result in a situation dangerously close to that of the boy who cried Wolf causing Church people to be ignored even when they have a valid Case says the Baptist joint committee on Public affairs of Washington by its research director John Baker says that during the past few months rumours based on half truths and untruths have spread through the country that Congress is about to act on tax measures that would remove the deductibility of charitable gifts and require ministers to pay taxes on housing allowances illustrated Bible Elijah slays the priests of Baal and Ett Foh said take the prophets of Baal let not one of them escape then Elijah brought them to the Brook Kishon and slew them there As the drought in Israel neared its third the lord gave Elijah a new commando go and meet the wicked King Ahab face to face this was a difficult task since Ahab and his wife the notorious Jezebel had brought great harm to the israelite not Only leading them into idolatry but in the name of Baal their Pagan god had maimed and killed Many of them but Elijah obeyed and on meeting the King and the four Hundred and fifty priests of Baal Elijah performed Many miracles to prove that he acted in the name of the one True god but Ahab and his priests refused to believe it was then that Elijah realizing their powerful influence knew that the Pagan priests must be destroyed and with his sword he slew them All wee god appears to Elijah this weeks Church Calendar David Poling up new answers to very old questions by David Poling certain classic questions have always weighed heavily on the hearts of religious Folk they were asked during the times of Jesus and pondered when Luther did the lecturing to arrive right on schedule in 1974 How can we know the guidance of god in our lives or is it possible to do the will of god much less to know it thousands of believers give this Long serious and at times anxious consideration it is solid assistance to have the contemporary style and convictions of noted author and Church woman Elisabeth Elliot offering some fresh insights to heavy questions christians know of Elisabeth Elliot and her missionary Hus band who suffered martyrdom at the hands of Cauca indians in Ecuador through Gates of splendor her first of seven books became one of the bestsellers in our time countless readers have been inspired helped and directed by this one who describes herself As living a Normal suburban life in a town near Boston writing housekeeping doing some speak ing now and then and a lot of thinking and praying the guidance of god she asks is it reasonable to expect such a thing in this Day and age has he Ever made any promises that i can get hold of is there anything that applies to my needs this tuesday Are the promises relevant might not the advice of a trained guidance expert be More Likely to help me in her new Book a slow and certain Light the writer deals with the ancient questions of seeking gods help in a world filled with difficulty Joy unwarranted tragedy and unexpected happiness she contends that the shepherding of god and the Beautiful words of the Twenty third psalm really come Home when one is in the Valley of the Shadow As life bruises and Breaks As loved ones slip away and familiar scenes fade or erase Here is where Elisabeth Elliot argues and debates the presence of god in contemporary life for this Reader a slow and cer Tain Light dealt powerfully with a vital theological question or Ernest t Campbell grapples with the second question of the judgment from Riverside pulpit in new y6rk has preached with clarity humor and insight his hew Book locked in a room with open doors word the chapter on divine judgment and american unrest ought to be read by every citizen who cares about the future with or without watergate some High Points we area nation under divine judgment our unrest testifies to the inherent instability of a go flouting Man entered society it May be that our greed has finally caught up with us i fear its True that the Only Ideal the West cherishes is economic growth i have been accused to Many things in the ministry but no one has Ever accused me of being a prude however when i walk around new York City especially in the times Square area i find myself wondering How Long this nation will exist with such rottenness at its heart some of our religious leaders Are so taken by contemporary human culture that they forget the tension that prevails Between god and the world one gets the impression that Ever since god read Spock Hes gone permissive judgment and divine guidance old questions that Are not getting older just better Bible Way first services of Bible Way Baptist Church will be held sunday according to Ronnie Tucker pastor the Church is on Fairfield Road across from Allen Jay school convention Kernersville the annual missionary Conven Tion of the Wesleyan Church Kernersville District will be held thursday and Friday aug 1 and aug 2 on the Cam pus of Kernersville Wesleyan Academy featuring the Mission Fields on the continent of Africa a special District missionary rally on thurs Day will begin at pm returned missionaries or and mrs Harold Burchill now of Thomasville will be guest speakers the Bur chills spent several years in Zambia Africa other guest speakers and special features will characterize the convention on thursday at 1 pm capt George Leverett of the High Point police dept will speak a banquet is being planned for thursday at pm a High Point of fridays activities will be the presenta Tion of the Story of the High Point first Wesleyan Church Young missionary workers band with tips of a helpful nature for other a mob groups All events will be held on the Campus of Kernersville Wesleyan Academy located on Highway 421 East on the Edge of Kernersville Emmanuel Baptist Homecoming will be observed sunday at Emmanuel Baptist Church on Bethel drive the Doss family will sing at 11 am and again at pm revival the Rev Mike Priddy a native of Louisville by is to be the evangelist for a series of revival meetings to be held in the Church of god of prophecy on Ward Avenue monday through the follow ing sunday the speaker is a 1970 graduate of Tomlinson College where he received the associate degree in Bible from 1971 to 1973 the Rev or Priddy was youth director in North Carolina for the Church and presently he is travelling As a National evangelist just recently he returned from the Caribbean area where he sponsored youth Mission team work Merriweather Wallburg the Lefevree of Atlanta a will sing sunday in Merriweather Baptist Church with the service to begin at pm the Church is on Highway 109 North of Wallburg at the intersection with Gumtree Road conferred the Rev r Delbert school reunion the old Marlboro school reunion will be held at Marlboro friends Church sunday at 2 pm revival Faith United inst Church beginning july 2126 services nightly at 8 pm Rev James Dunlap Raleigh no guest speaker everyone is cordially invited e72cu Calvary Assembly of god t 500 Guyer Street hear message from Calvary sunday am nos Daniel r Duncan pastor Esfi Jarrell Street Corner Garreau Street to playground re Archdale North Carolina 27203 t where everybody is somebody George h Wallace pastor 1723 Bolingbroke Road High Point n c 27200 telephones res 8831056 Church 4315647 e414 Springfield Baptist Church 1322 Baker Road Bobby Loving pastor am sunday school am worship pm evening midweek service Fot bus smut i 431mt5 teaching and preaching the fundamental doctrines and Goupe of Christ Jesu to to first Wesleyan Church 1915 North Centennial ave serving the whole family phones church8821117 Day care8850712 nursing home8865051 a sunday school a morning worship Sermon topic Judas an apostle turned traitor by or Parker pm evening worship Sermon topic god with us psalm by or Grout pm wednesday prayer Bible study first pentecostal holiness Church too Kenilworth drive am sunday school am worship hour pm life liners worship hour Bible study pm wednesday for but serve 43139m 4313161 Rev f m Spargo pastor fit test your Bible knowledge answer True or false answer at Bottom judging the actions of others is permitted by christs Law folks misunderstand Jesus statement in Matt 7 judge not Thot be be not judged and gather from this that one cant even determine whether the actions of another Are right or wrong but when we read the entire statement of Christ verses 15 we can readily see what is being said the judging being condemned is inaccurate human and critical to fact Christ was giving a lesson on proper judgement in verses one and two we learn that if we judge others by our rash opinions of them then we put our selves in danger of being rashly judged by god verses three and four shows the impossibility of helping another with their faults when ours Are worse than theirs verse 5 teaches us that self examination and self control must proceed any attempt on our part to help another actually if any judgement is condemned by Christ then we cant even judge what is right not to mention wrong Bui christs Law the new testament is our Standard of judgement we can know right from wrong we can know if our actions Are proper and we can know if others behaviour is Good or bad became gods word gives us the True Standard Jesus said be shall know truth and the truth shall make you free Jno Paul says the Ward Mutt handled properly 2 Tim and Heb 512m Stales that the word of god h try exclusive inerrant Standard of judgement so we can Able to distinguish Good from evil our world is suffering from an unconsciousness of christs Law enrich your knowledge of the Bible by sending for a free Bible correspondence course to Box 17b9 the of Juri of off rect services am sunworswp10j3o my we Unwe pm Sun radio mfr Byrum associate minister at Wesley memorial United methodist Church has returned from Scarrett College Nashville term where he attended a con Ference on the use of the self and the growth of counselling skills in helping persons the purpose of the con Ference was to enable religious workers and educators to evaluate their counselling skills and enhance the use of the self in counselling the Rev or Byrum is director of adult ministries at Wesley memorial anniversary Jamestown Jamestown friends meeting will observe its tenth anniversary sunday in addition to the usual morning services a carrying luncheon will be served in the picnic shelter at pm and a program based on the founding of the Church will be presented at pm this program including slides of the Early Days of the Church will be narrated by various people who had part in the establishment of the institution Marshill the Rev Douglas Quick will be the guest speaker sunday at 3 pm in Marshill holiness Church Lexington Avenue David Boyles a Lay evangelist will speak sunday at the 11 am worship in Lexington Avenue Baptist fair havens Baptist Mission 200wspringdale 45 am p am 36 pm pm Church he is to Tell of the effects of a Lay weekend revival can have on the life of a Church and its members Boyles is director of the brotherhood for the Central Baptist Assn and chairman of the associations credentials committee Fern file drive Locke streets disciples of Christ Stanley c Gibson pastor ulsjulgjulrj1ljuljlgjluul9 s 9 if Olgg Church of Jesus Mendenhall re off w Fairfield High Point no and when Paul had Laid hands upon them the holy ghost came on them and they spake with tongues and prophesied ads Rev is Sechrest pastor Welcome i you Are invited to attend services at the first Baptist Church 405 North main St Alfred l Miller pastor sunday am sunday school hour am morning worship pm evening vespers wednesday pm family supper worship for other activities schedules cat the Church office it new Home youth singers sat july 20th at pm Park place Baptist Church 400 Fife St Thomasville everyone Jim every facility of this Church is dedicated to providing you and your family the spiritual up lift for a Happy life messages of Faith the Best is yet to 1230 on am or Price a place of Bible study for everyone special classes for the deaf and retarded sunday school classes for the deaf and retarded or Price evening worship the Best advice i Ever had or Price morning worship master witness John Green Street Baptist Church main Sanctuary Green drive at Mangum Street new Price the pastor

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