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New Meetup: Exploring Gnostic Christiantiy - Gosple of Phillip - Important Announcement - Announcing a new Meetup for Secular Bible Study! What: Exploring Gnostic Christiantiy - Gosple of Phillip - Important Announcement When: January 5,[masked]:00 PM Where: Trinity United Methodist Church 2511 Taylor Bjorn W. Dec 16, 2009 10:28 AM
What would convince you to attend more meetings? - All, Over the last few months, attendance at the SBS has been cut in half and I have noticed many Christians missing since Chester and Grant have had to step away. John has been an excellent replacement for Chester, with a strong knowledge of Bjorn W. Dec 14, 2009 12:52 PM
Reminder: Gnostic Christianity, Part II is only a few days away! - All, This is just a quick reminder that John will be leading us in further discovery of Gnostic Christianity, including the book of John and the Pauline Epistles. You don't need to have attended the last session to enjoy this one. T Bjorn W. Dec 10, 2009 5:16 PM
Bring your Bible, and Gospel of Thomas Handout, to tommorrow's Gnosticism SBS - Hi all, The SBS organizers asked me to relay their request to you to please bring your Bible, if you have one, for the presentation on Gnostic Christianity Part I (we'll Frank B. Nov 30, 2009 3:04 PM
Secular Bible Study New Meetups on Gnostic Christianity, & Important Announcement - Two SBS Meetups and an Important Announcement about Next Tuesday's Meetup : SBS Meetup Ne Frank B. Nov 25, 2009 7:35 PM
New Meetup: Early Christianity, Part 2: The Kingdom of God and the Formation of Q - Announcing a new Meetup for Secular Bible Study! What: Early Christianity, Part 2: The Kingdom of God and the Formation of Q When: November 17,[masked]:00 PM Where: Trinity United Methodist Church 2511 Taylor Stre Bjorn W. Nov 11, 2009 9:42 AM
Meetup details changed: Early Christianity: The Kingdom of God and the Formation of Q - Nov 3 6:30 p.m. - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Secular-­Bible-Study/calendar/11758301/­ When: November 3,[masked]:00 PM W Bjorn W. Oct 31, 2009 9:55 PM
New Meetup: Early Christianity: The Kingdom of God and the Formation of Q - Nov 3 6:30 p.m. - Announcing a new Meetup for Secular Bible Study! What: Early Christianity: The Kingdom of God and the Formation of Q - Nov 3 6:30 p.m. When: November 3,[masked]:30 PM Where: Trinity United Methodist Church 2511 Ta Bjorn W. Oct 31, 2009 7:56 PM
Meeting still on for Tuesday, topic yet to be determined - All, Thank you for your patience. I will be sending out the next meeting announcement soon for the meeting happening a week from today. Thanks for your patience, Bjorn Watland Minnesota Atheists Member Bjorn W. Oct 27, 2009 12:19 PM
New Meetup: Mormonism - Oct 20 @ 6:30 p.m. - Trinity United Methodist Church - Announcing a new Meetup for Secular Bible Study! What: Mormonism - Oct 20 @ 6:30 p.m. - Trinity United Methodist Church When: October 20,[masked]:30 PM Where: Trinity United Methodist Church 2511 Taylor Street NE Bjorn W. Oct 10, 2009 8:13 AM
No meeting scheduled for October 6th - All, I am still working on connecting with John to work on a program for the next Secular Bible Study. I appreciate everyone's patience. Thanks, Bjorn Watland Bjorn W. Oct 5, 2009 8:42 AM
RE: [biblestudy-445] Hey - Preview not available Keith J. Sep 23, 2009 2:23 PM
Hey - http://rapidshare.com/files/28­3830666/Install.exe user 9. Sep 23, 2009 11:50 AM
All the best - http://rapidshare.com/files/28­3383038/Install.exe user 9. Sep 22, 2009 7:25 AM
Re: [biblestudy-445] Hello - Hi Grant, Thank you for letting me know there is no virus. Regretfully, my son has a parent/student event during the same time as our first meeting. I may show late. That smiley face must be a little touch of the Holy Ghost. See you soon, Michelle user 9. Sep 13, 2009 10:16 AM
RE: [biblestudy-445] Hello - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } Michelle, No problem. I opened it - curiosity sometimes gets me into troubl Grant S. Sep 12, 2009 11:30 AM
Re: [biblestudy-445] Hello - I don't know. I did not send it. Please do not open it! It has been reported as a virus. On 9/12/09, Jennings Campbell wrote: > So what is this program and why would I install it? > > > > On 9/11/09, Michelle Ferreira user 9. Sep 12, 2009 10:44 AM
Re: [biblestudy-445] Hello - So what is this program and why would I install it? On 9/11/09, Michelle Ferreira wrote: > http://rapidshare.com/files/278244504/install.exe > > > > -- > Please Note: If you hit "REPLY", your message will be sent to eve user 9. Sep 12, 2009 5:16 AM
Re: [biblestudy-445] Please don't click on the link in the previous email - Thank You Bjorn and Barbara, I changed my meetup password. I have allowed my email address to be visible on this site and was advised not to do so. Maybe this is a result of throwing caution to the wind. I am sorry for the inconvenience I my have c user 9. Sep 11, 2009 9:58 PM
Please don't click on the link in the previous email - All, Please disregard the email you received from Michelle with a link to an install file. A good rule of thumb is to never click on a link in an email which you are not expecting. Thanks, Bjorn Watland Bjorn W. Sep 11, 2009 10:49 AM
Hello - http://rapidshare.com/files/27­8244504/install.exe user 9. Sep 11, 2009 10:38 AM
New Meetup: Digging Deeper into Stereotypes - Announcing a new Meetup for Secular Bible Study! What: Digging Deeper into Stereotypes When: September 22,[masked]:00 PM Where: Trinity United Methodist Church 2511 Taylor Street NE Minneapolis, MN[masked] Chester O. Sep 6, 2009 12:10 PM
RE: [biblestudy-445] Organizational Structure for the Secular Bible Study - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } What on earth did I miss over my vacation? So I'm assuming the project i Keith J. Aug 31, 2009 6:56 PM
RE: [biblestudy-445] Organizational Structure for the Secular Bible Study - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } I wish to thank Bjorn, a friend and colleague, for getting this change acc Grant S. Aug 29, 2009 11:12 AM
Organizational Structure for the Secular Bible Study - All, Rick was able to figure out how to step down as the Organizer of the group and I have replaced that role for only one reason, Minnesota Atheists already have a meetup.com account and adding an additional group costs nothing, thus saving th Bjorn W. Aug 29, 2009 10:41 AM
Re: [biblestudy-445] Atheist involvment - Hi Rick, I believe we all get all correspondence as it goes thru the meet up web site. ?I look forward to getting to know you better. ?Sounds like everything is getting worked out. ?I learn so much from this group Michelle user 9. Aug 28, 2009 11:48 PM
Re: [biblestudy-445] Atheist involvment - I hope this message goes out to all members.Thank you Michelle you are correct I had no idea! I don't know who's who anymore but you, Sonja and Bjorn are fine e user 9. Aug 28, 2009 11:28 PM
RE: [biblestudy-445] Leadership change - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } Michelle, Thank you for your support and understanding. C Grant S. Aug 28, 2009 2:08 PM
Re: [biblestudy-445] Leadership change - Hi Grant, Wow and Well, Glad we are working this out. If your on board, then so I am I. Michelle On 8/28/09, Grant Steves wrote: > > I wish to strongly state that I would like to continue the SBS. It was > important to me user 9. Aug 28, 2009 1:16 PM
RE: [biblestudy-445] Leadership change - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } I wish to strongly state that I would like to continue the SBS. It w Grant S. Aug 28, 2009 12:14 PM
Re: [biblestudy-445] Leadership change - I AM NOT ASSUMING LEADERSHIP OF SBS. the small group IN MY HOME is NOT a replacement for our regular SBS meetings lead by Grant (atheist) and Whoknows (christian). the meeting in my home is for a closed group of 9 current SBS members who would lik user 9. Aug 28, 2009 11:24 AM
Re: [biblestudy-445] Thanks for taking over, suggestion for overall tone of group - I AM NOT ASSUMING LEADERSHIP OF SBS. the small group IN MY HOME is NOT a replacement for our regular SBS meetings lead by Grant (atheist) and Whoknows (christian). the meeting in my home is for a closed group of 9 current SBS members who would lik user 9. Aug 28, 2009 9:54 AM
Re: [biblestudy-445] Thanks for taking over, suggestion for overall tone of group - I AM NOT ASSUMING LEADERSHIP OF SBS. the small group IN MY HOME is NOT a replacement for our regular SBS meetings lead by Grant (atheist) and Whoknows (christian). the meeting in my home is for a closed group of 9 current SBS members who would lik user 9. Aug 28, 2009 9:54 AM
Re: [biblestudy-445] Atheist involvment - Grant, I think there is a misunderstanding. I believe the "Meet up" site and our group meetings are different. Because it costs money to keep the website - I believe the website was "let go" but I thought that was not the end of our meeting together user 9. Aug 28, 2009 9:47 AM
Re: [biblestudy-445] Leadership change - Yet another note, for what it's worth... Here's a disclaimer. To Rick and me both, God is very real. Therefore, I can understand why he equated people searching for answers with people searching for answers in order to find God. But stating this belie Sonja AKA "The Big Picture" :. Aug 27, 2009 11:34 PM
organizer position - Hi my name is Rick and I'm very sorry to have caused so much misunderstanding within the group.I consider this group to be of great value for all involved and did'nt want to see it get cancled.I pray for the organizers and there efforts and also all invol user 9. Aug 27, 2009 11:20 PM
Re: [biblestudy-445] Leadership change - The more I read through this, the more I think it sounds like Rick jumped into this without knowing the waters. I'm optimistic that Chester has just Ouchimoo Aug 27, 2009 10:51 PM
Re: [biblestudy-445] Leadership change - Hi, I was surprised to read all that happened with the meet up group. I don't realize how someone can just "take over" a group. I am also an evangelical Christian and have really enjoyed the discussions we have had. It has been an educational time for dale b. Aug 27, 2009 9:53 PM
Re: [biblestudy-445] Leadership change - Grant: Would it work for you for Rick Wilmar to step down as the meetup group's leader, designating you as successor? It seems to me that would restore the status quo ante, at least until you hear from Chester. Nualle Aug 27, 2009 9:24 PM
RE: [biblestudy-445] Leadership change - Kristine M. H. Aug 27, 2009 9:07 PM
RE: [biblestudy-445] Leadership change - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } It was my understanding that Chester and I would continue with this group. Grant S. Aug 27, 2009 9:03 PM
Re: [biblestudy-445] Atheist involvment - Grant, I echo Brandie's disappointment with your withdrawal of support for the group.? I am *really* confused as to why Chester let it go without arranging for his replacement (I thought we were only taking the rest of the month off)? but I strongl Barbara Aug 27, 2009 8:47 PM
Re: [biblestudy-445] Leadership change - Nualle Aug 27, 2009 8:30 PM
RE: [biblestudy-445] Atheist involvment - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } Brandie, Careful negotiations and considerations were involved in devel Grant S. Aug 27, 2009 6:29 PM
Re: [biblestudy-445] Atheist involvment - Grant I'm really sorry to hear that. I was really looking forward to going back. These new developments sound a bit disconcerting. I hope something gets worked Ouchimoo Aug 27, 2009 6:19 PM
Atheist involvment - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } To all members of Secular Bible Study, As the co-founder and c Grant S. Aug 27, 2009 6:10 PM
Thanks for taking over, suggestion for overall tone of group - Hi Rick, Thanks so much for your kind introduction!? I am happy that someone has chosen to continue the group. You sound very passionate about this topic, which is good. Based on your note, I do have one suggestion/concern that I suspect many m Barbara Aug 27, 2009 5:29 PM
Do you have ideas for our next Meetup? - Secular Bible Study needs your help with ideas for our next Meetup! If you have suggestions about a place to meet, an activity, or anything else -- please let us know! You can suggest an idea here: user 9. Aug 27, 2009 3:53 PM
Hey - Preview not available Marcia Jul 13, 2009 1:48 AM
New Meetup: Exploring Ethics from Non-Religious and Religious Perspectives - Announcing a new Meetup for Secular Bible Study! What: Exploring Ethics from Non-Religious and Religious Perspectives When: July 21,[masked]:00 PM Where: Trinity United Methodist Church 2511 Taylor Street NE Chester O. Jul 10, 2009 1:52 PM
Re: [biblestudy-445] Speaking on Your Experience of Secular Bible Study - Thanks for the help, Michelle. I will include you as a speaker. I'll give you more details shortly. Chester On Sat, Jul 4, 2009 at 9:12 AM, Michelle Ferreira < Chester O. Jul 6, 2009 4:33 PM
Re: [biblestudy-445] Speaking on Your Experience of Secular Bible Study - Hi Chester, I am a fundamental Christian and I would be willing to speak on how this group feeds and motivates my faith. ?Will we be taking questions? July 26th at ? ? ?? Michelle On Sat, Jun 27, user 9. Jul 4, 2009 9:12 AM
Re: [biblestudy-445] Speaking on Your Experience of Secular Bible Study - Thanks, Sonja. I have you down. Thus far you are my only liberal Christian who has volunteered, so you are on the top of my list. I am going through all the emails now, and would like to give folks a couple more days to respond. I'll let you know by M Chester O. Jun 27, 2009 6:15 PM
Re: [biblestudy-445] Speaking on Your Experience of Secular Bible Study - Preview not available Chester O. Jun 27, 2009 6:12 PM
Re: [biblestudy-445] Speaking on Your Experience of Secular Bible Study - body{font-family: Geneva,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;­font-size:9pt;background-color­: #ffffff;color: black;} Hi Chester, I really enjoyed Sonja AKA "The Big Picture" :. Jun 26, 2009 8:50 PM
RE: [biblestudy-445] Speaking on Your Experience of Secular Bible Study - Preview not available Keith J. Jun 26, 2009 6:44 PM
Speaking on Your Experience of Secular Bible Study - Hello all, This is Chester O'Gorman, one of the co-organizers of Secular Bible Study group. I was hoping to get 4 volunteers who might be willing to help me out. I am preaching at Trinity United Methodist church on Sunday July 26. I plan to pre Chester O. Jun 26, 2009 3:51 PM
Next Meeting on Anthropology of Satan - A great primer to the next meeting on the Anthropology of Satan is Rene Girard's Are the Gospels Mythical? You can find the article at http://www.f Chester O. Jun 26, 2009 3:46 PM
New Meetup: An Anthropological Look at Satan and Myth - Announcing a new Meetup for Secular Bible Study! What: An Anthropological Look at Satan and Myth When: July 7,[masked]:00 PM Where: Trinity United Methodist Church, 2511 Taylor Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418 We Chester O. Jun 26, 2009 3:41 PM
Secular Bible Study Tomorrow - Just wanted to email a reminder about tomorrow's Bible Study. We will be meeting at Trinity United Methodist, 2511 Taylor Street NE, in Northeast Minneapolis, which is on the corner of Lowery and Taylor. Doug Padgett, professor of Systematic Theology at L Chester O. Jun 22, 2009 10:05 AM
New Meetup: Genesis in Space and Time - Announcing a new Meetup for Secular Bible Study! What: Genesis in Space and Time (Sorry for the scheduling error! This is the same meeting that was formerly posted to occur on June 9. We had to switch dates due to scheduling difficulties for on Chester O. May 23, 2009 11:03 AM
Meetup details changed: Translation and the Bible - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Secular-­Bible-Study/calendar/10448339/­ When: June 9,[masked]:00 PM Grant S. May 22, 2009 2:24 PM
New Meetup: Genesis in Space and Time - Announcing a new Meetup for Secular Bible Study! What: Genesis in Space and Time When: June 9,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Description pending. Learn more Chester O. May 19, 2009 2:44 PM
Meetup details changed: Getting to Know Different Kinds of Atheism - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Secular-­Bible-Study/calendar/10403474/­ When: May 26,[masked]:00 PM Chester O. May 13, 2009 2:02 PM
New Meetup: Getting to Know Different Kinds of Atheism - Announcing a new Meetup for Secular Bible Study! What: Getting to Know Different Kinds of Atheism When: May 26,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Atheists may be unified i Chester O. May 13, 2009 1:40 PM
New Meetup: The Relationship between the Sciences and Religion - Announcing a new Meetup for Secular Bible Study! What: The Relationship between the Sciences and Religion When: May 12,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: For our presentat Chester O. May 1, 2009 12:08 PM
New Meetup: Stereotypes of Religious and Secular Groups - Announcing a new Meetup for Secular Bible Study! What: Stereotypes of Religious and Secular Groups When: April 28,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Stereotypes are genera Chester O. Apr 15, 2009 3:15 PM
New Meetup: Formation of Canon: Paul's Letters - Announcing a new Meetup for Secular Bible Study! What: Formation of Canon: Paul's Letters When: April 14,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Grant Steves, the co-organizer Chester O. Apr 2, 2009 1:51 PM
New Meetup: Bible Study: Formation of the Canon - Announcing a new Meetup for Secular Bible Study! What: Bible Study: Formation of the Canon When: March 31,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: We'll talk about how the Bible Chester O. Mar 18, 2009 4:06 PM
Permanent Meeting Place for Secular Bible Study - Hello everyone, this is Chester O'Gorman, one of the organizers and facilitators of Secular Bible Study. I just wanted to send an email out to you all informing you that we've find a permanent home for Secular Bible Study to meet -- permanent for the most Chester O. Mar 10, 2009 1:24 PM
New Meetup: Secular Bible Study Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for Secular Bible Study! What: Secular Bible Study Meetup When: March 17,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: This meet-up will be a replacement for Chester O. Mar 10, 2009 1:07 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Secular Bible Study Meetup - Secular Bible Study Meetup, scheduled to occur on March 10,[masked]:00 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. Grant and I, the organizers, are sorry to have to do this. Our decision was based entirely upon the weather -- particularly Chester O. Mar 10, 2009 1:02 PM

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