Entries by Harmony Talbott

Assembly Summary: Five Ways to Manage Stress

Author: Juliette McNair | Student, Living Education Charlotte 2021 Estimated reading time: 4 minutes. Mr. Ron Poole is the area pastor for several congregations in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia. Mr. Frank introduced him to the students, “Mr. Poole lives not too far from us here, but he’s a busy man. Mr. Poole, it’s all yours.” […]

Forum Summary: Hollywood’s Marxist Propaganda

Author: Juliette McNair | Student, Living Education Charlotte 2021 Estimated reading time: 4 minutes, 3 seconds. Mr. Michael Brown pastors two congregations in Saskatchewan, Canada. He spoke to the students about communism and the influence of Marx’s ideologies on modern society. Mr. Armstrong called communism “worldwide psychological warfare.” In 1956, he wrote, “We are not fighting a […]

Course Spotlight: Easter or Passover?

In some of our online courses, we have a “Student Thoughts” section where we ask a question to see what the students think. In our course on the Biblical Passover, we asked the question: If you had to defend why you don’t keep Easter, and the reasons you keep the Passover to someone in the world, […]

Assembly Summary: Build Your House

Author: Juliette McNair | Student, Living Education Charlotte 2021 Estimated reading time: 3 minutes, 38 seconds. Mr. Lawdi Ferreira spoke to Living Ed students over a Webex video conference. Table Mountain—one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World—towered above Cape Town in Mr. Ferreira’s virtual background. “I’m using this to attract you to come to […]

Forum Summary: Africa

Author: Juliette McNair | Student, Living Education Charlotte 2021 Estimated reading time: 4 minutes, 45 seconds. “Today, I’d like to enlarge your view of the world.” Mr. Peter Nathan, the Regional Director of Europe, Africa, and the U.K gave a Forum on the Work in Africa. Some may think of exotic wildlife or the Sahara […]

Course Spotlight: How Did Jesus Die?

In the Church of God, we have long understood, quite correctly, that most texts of Matthew’s Gospel now omit a key line depicting a soldier spearing the crucified Christ and thus killing Him violently. Yet, even what is present in the rest of the Gospel accounts may in fact reveal more than we might at […]

Assembly Summary: Achieving Godly Success

Author: Juliette McNair | Student, Living Education Charlotte 2021 Estimated reading time: 3 minutes, 50 seconds. Mr. Richard Ames graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) with a civil engineering degree. He joined the National Guard and was later transferred to Fort Gordon near Augusta, Georgia, where he trained as a cryptologist and communications specialist. Later, […]

Forum Summary: The Heart of the Matter

Author: Juliette McNair | Student, Living Education Charlotte 2021 Estimated reading time: 3 minutes, 57 seconds. Mr. Michael Aviles pastors five congregations across the New England region. Mr. Aviles grew up in the Worldwide Church of God. He told the students he remembered people’s various reactions to the growing apostasy in the Church in the 90s. Some […]