>From: Fred Williams
>Sent: Friday, January 25, 2002 3:49 PM
>Subject: RE: ocw stuff 3rd try :)
>I let Mod 3 know.
>I will close by saying I think the Bible forum was pretty good,
>but the C/E forum was a bad witness for a Christian-sponsored
>site. I realize I contributed some to this. But by far the problem
>was that too many trolls decided to attack the board and take it
>over. It makes perfect sense that a Christian-sponsored board
>would suffer far greater attack than a secular or evolutionist
>board. After all, its not flesh and blood we battle against, but
>"principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the
>darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the
>heavenly places." Yours is a particularly appetizing target for
>such wickedness, because as opposed to most other boards that are
>secular or evolutionist-sponsored, this one is
>Christian-sponsored. I humbly encourage you to be more diligent
>than you have been in the past in controlling what goes on there.
>IMHO the C/E forum gives the *appearance* of debating the science
>of origins, but it is nothing of the kind. This means it is a
>detriment to the work of Christ, and a weapon of Satan and his
>minions. If you truly view it as a ministry, then the truth needs
>to shine through. This is not an easy task, as I found out in my
>brief stint, and what I witnessed through what "Moderator 3" went through.
>PS. I guess I never thought about how all this stuff was paid for.
>Since I was a member of OCW for a couple years, I should be
>partially responsible. You and Samuel certainly shouldn't have had
>to carry the entire burden. Is $50 fair? This should more than
>cover my part of any past "dues", sort of speak, of OCW (which I
>essentially now view as defunct).