[sword-devel] New Web Site

Barry Drake sword-devel@crosswire.org
Thu, 19 Jul 2001 09:58:32 +0100

Hi ........

Just back - so couldn't join in earlier.  Wonderful job.  I can see how 
much more easily I could have got into Sword if I'd had this page to come 
to instead of the old one.  Congratulations!

One point:  "We are working on a statement of faith".  I find this a bit 
worrying.  In the short time I've been a module developer, I've talked with 
folk from all persuasions including a Christadelphian.  I don't think we 
could actually go any further than: "We believe in one God, the God of 
Abraham, Isaac and Jacob" without alienating somebody who may 
be interested.  And don't forget that we support a Jewish Tanach and a 
Mormon translation too!

My vote would be not to try to have a statement of faith at all - just to 
have our own faith in our Father God, and the Lord Jesus Christ each in 
our owh way.  Every time the church has fallen out in the past it is 
because it has tried to put in writing what it believes!  Having said that, I
believe in the Sword project.  May it long flourish.

God bless you all.


>From Barry Drake (The Revd - minister of Arnold United Reformed Church,
Nottingham - see http://www.arnold-urc.supanet.com for our church homepages).

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