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Old 06-12-2017, 03:20 AM   #8
Join Date: Jul 2008
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Default Re: What should I be looking for in a church?

Originally Posted by Kevin View Post
Those elders never reconciled to my parents. They just don't mind at all. They all care for those saints who shows loyalty to them.
Kevin, in Chinese culture, apologizing is to lose face. But the problem isn't Chinese culture, but that Witness Lee taught that it didn't exist in the LC. So it began to increasingly dominate LC affairs, but nobody could address it.

So the only "oneness" in the LC was maintained by abject servility to leaders. I bet those elders had the same problems that your parents had with them. It is an entirely human system of 'guanxi networks', of reciprocal obligations. Violate this network, and you will not be forgiven.
"Freedom is free. It's slavery that's so horribly expensive" - Colonel Templeton, ret., of the 12th Scottish Highlanders, the 'Black Fusiliers'
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