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Book Give Away!

I wrote a new book which came out last Easter just after the first lockdown started, and so, well, even I sort of forgot about it. But, I eventually got my hands on a few copies, so, I'd like to give two of them away.  The book is about the theology of the founders of the Apostolic Church, so it should hopefully be of interest to Apostolic pastors, which means one of the copies is reserved for any pastor in the Apostolic Church. The other copy is for anyone in the UK (because international postage is too expensive, sorry!). Here's the link to enter the competition. (I've never tried making a competition before, so sorry if it's not the most slick!) There are four ways to enter.  1) Subscribe to the blog by email. 2) Follow me on Twitter. 3) Tweet about the competition using via the competition page above.  4) For the pastor copy, any pastor can email me at the address in the Apostolic Church UK Staff Address Book.  You can see the full table of contents on the Google b

Four Things Good Apostolics Can’t do with Left-over Bread and Wine after Communion

‘After the close of the meeting when the Breaking of Bread service has been held, anything left of the emblems (bread and wine) should be destroyed, so as to avoid desecration ... (Ex. 12:10).’ The Apostolic Church: Its Principles and Practices, p.216. 
‘The Breaking of Bread ... is administered by the Presbytery to set forth the dignity and holiness which should be associated with this [sacrament] and to preserve it from any abuse ... At the conclusion of the service emblems remaining should be destroyed for the same reason.’ Introducing the Apostolic Church: A Manual of Belief, Practice and History, p.44.
1.) Can’t Reserve them for Adoration
2.) Can’t Keep them to distribute another time, at another service
3.) Can’t throw them out with the rubbish
4.) Can’t keep them to reconsecrate again at next Sunday’s communion
So eat up (or otherwise you'll have to burn them!).