Hedging the Law: Two Variations on a Theme


The Problem with the Precepts of Men The Jews taught for doctrines the commandments of men and built a hedge around the commandments of God. The reasoning is understandable - if you have to keep the commandments of God to be saved, and if the commandment says not to labor on the Sabbath, then if …

The Truth about the Retreat


Over the past week there has been a great deal of misunderstanding and accusation concerning the Remnant Family Reunion. It is time for this drama and divisive contention to end. It is time to clarify truth amongst all of the chaos and rumor. For the purpose of placing our focus back on the Lord Jesus …

Remnant Family Reunion Controversy / Apology


I must apologize here for the tone of the questions in my April 15th, 2015 post. As someone pointed out in another blog, written words can seem cold. We don’t see each other’s facial expressions, body language, or eyes. We don’t hear each other laugh. I wish I could write more like Rock, in that …

Rules, Contraries and Zion


Whenever you have a society that has rules or laws that are unknowable, or rest in the end on the offense of the audience, there you have sufficient conditions to persecute, cast out, stone, and slay the prophets. Let us take, as an example, two rules from a private internet forum. "No profanity. No inappropriate …

Reunion Responses


Hello Friends, The previous post on this blog asked a series of questions about the upcoming Remnant Family Reunion Retreat in May in Colorado. The questions have troubled me, but I’ve avoided answering the questions for a couple of reasons—mostly because I’m not the event organizer. But these questions need answers, and so I’ve sought …