It took her 86 days to realize that the demands from the Los Angeles Church of Christ — mandatory tithes, close supervision and even being when she could visit her family — outweighed any spiritual benefits the church offered. Several USC students have gone to Rabbi Susan Laemmle, dean of religious life, telling stories of how they were pressured to quickly join the group and how they were isolated from nearly everything else in their lives. As word of these stories spread, so did the term cult to describe the LA Church of Christ.
There was a buzz in the courtyard that inched its way into the arena as nearly 6, men, women and children gathered to celebrate a Los Angeles milestone that was merely a dream 30 years ago. Friends smiled and hugged as they spotted one another at the Anaheim Convention Center — some even locating faces from whom time and miles had separated. Yet, all connected to the nexus known as the Los Angeles International Church of Christ , and the August event was an anniversary not to be missed. My heart soared and my eyes were full of tears of joy. Neyland and his wife Mary Kay were among the 50 men and women sent from the Boston, San Diego, and San Francisco churches as a mission team to Los Angeles in to plant the church.
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Beginning with 30 members they grew to 37, members within the first 12 years. Currently they are numbered at over , It is a family of churches spread across some nations. The ICoC has its roots in a movement that reaches back to the period of the Second Great Awakening — of early nineteenth-century America. Barton W. There are a number of branches of the Restoration movement and the ICoC was formed from within the Churches of Christ. That year he started a new project known as Campus Advance based on principles borrowed from the Campus Crusade and the Shepherding Movement. Centered on the University of Florida , the program called for a strong evangelical outreach and an intimate religious atmosphere in the form of soul talks and prayer partners. Soul talks were held in student residences and involved prayer and sharing overseen by a leader who delegated authority over group members.
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