Amen Steve. If I hadn't already sent my reply trying to defend what I said, etc. I would not send it after reading your post. Thanks for saying what we needed. David W > Time out - just a suggestion here: Sometimes it is better off just to > ignore and delete a post rather than respond trying to defend what you > said or what someone else said. If something is offensive to you then > please follow the Mt. 18 route and try to deal with it personally -- > i.e. off forum, so the rest of us do not have to be subjected to it. > Everyone on the forum has a button and everyone on the forum has a > button pusher - some guys know how to push other guys buttons and that > usually sets things off pretty negatively. If the only button we push > is the delete button we might all be better off. > > > > Peace, > Steve > > Jerry wrote: > >> Craig, >> >> You ought to know (and if you don't, then go back through the archives >> recently), that there has be NO slashing and burning thankfully since >> the "split" of this list. >> >> The "split" on the list was unfortunate and unnecessary, and I am >> still grieved over it. >> >> If you will check what has been written, .. it is you that refers to >> his comments as "dribble" and "hypocritical." Those are not kind >> words to throw at one another. If you had written that to me, .... >> well, ... let's just say that it would not sit well with me. >> >> You criticize David for going to a new list and staying on PF. Many >> other brothers have done the same thing, including me. I am a member >> of several forums. >> >> >> Please, tell me WHY you insist on dealing with ME when it is himself >> who seems to constantly throw sand on ANYONE who is not as >> "open-minded" as he is. >> >> >> >> I responded to your post when you asked David to "go away." As >> moderator, I deemed that inappropriate. I tried to gently steer you >> away from asking another participant to leave. We do not ask those who >> see things differently than us to "leave" the list. >> >> I do not see him as having thrown sand on anyone. >> >> You accused him of bashing and IMHO what he had written was not >> bashing. >> >> We do tend to hash over the same points ad infinitum and beat the >> proverbial horse to death. >> >> There are hundreds of engaging topics and issues we could deal with. >> >> Perhaps we can all endeavor to not be too sensitive to particular >> brothers on this list who seem to "pull our chains." I personally am >> trying to do that. :-) >> >> Jerry >> >> > > > > To subscribe, > send any message to:pastorsforum-join@... > > To unsubscribe, > send any message to: pastorsforum-unsubscribe@... > > Eph.4:29 Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but > that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace > unto the hearers.