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Markings and Disfellowships

Sep 21st, 2010 | By

Markings and disfellowships happened to various leaders and members who were critical of the church.  A marking would be announced to the church and the members warned to stay away from the person marked.  Only leaders were allowed to have contact with the marked person.   If a member were to disobey this warning and
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Los Angeles Church of Christ

Sep 4th, 2010 | By

September 6, 2005  The LA leadership is now distancing themselves from McKean, “We, here in LA, did not believe that “The Portland Story” reflected the spirit in which the Lord desired to initiate unity.  Rather than a spirit that included threats, intimidation and arrogance, we believed that our brotherhood challenges needed to be tackled by
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Sin List

Aug 31st, 2010 | By

Video ABC 20/20 October 15, 1993 – 25:27 wmv file Copy of a Sin List Details about Sin Lists and how they were used was exposed in the book TOXIC CHRISTIANITY.  Written by a former leader in the church and later marked by Kip McKean.   Page 123 begins the discussion about the Sin List.



Actual Breaking Session Transcripts from 2002

Aug 30th, 2010 | By

Breaking Sessions were conducted throughout the ICOC as a form of discipling.  Usually one person would be singled out and in the “hot-seat.” Breaking sessions would occur if the member had unrepented sin in their life or in this case, had a disagreement with leadership.   If the church member did not repent or resolve their
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Kip McKean

Aug 22nd, 2010 | By

2011 Interesting article analyzing McKean’s claims over the years regarding his resignation from the ICOC. 2010 June 4, 2010 – McKean purchases a $650,000 condo.  Some are finding this outrageous, and rightly so. McKean continues to build his new kingdom based entirely on how he built his last kingdom.  Here’s a side-by-side comparison as to
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Indianapolis Church Split 1994

Aug 20th, 2010 | By

February and March 1994 – Indianapolis Church leaders marked and disfellowshipped Ed Powers transcript, Congregational Meeting 2/27/94    Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5 Ed Powers Leader’s Meeting 3/1/94 Ed Powers transcript, Congregational Meeting 3/6/94  Part 1, Part 2 Marty Fuqua and Doug Arthur address the church Part 1, Part 2, Part
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