How to Celebrate Sukkot

Sukkah Build a rectangular tent with an opening on one side and a roof that has holes large enough to see the stars, preferably the roof should be made with Palm fronds. Decorate the cloth walls with the fruits of the land, try to include pomegranates, citrons, and grapes. The ground of the tent should…More

Should religious materials be copyrighted? I don’t believe so.

Almost all modern translations of the Bible are copyrighted. Many pastors and churches copyright their sermons and images they creator for evangelization. But should they? One of the arguments in favour that they point out is that Biblical scholars and translators need to get paid and the publishers need to earn back that money. That…More

Samana – Restoring Sukkot and the Biblical Feasts to the Gothic People

I believe that when the 10 Lost Tribes were dispersed after the Babylonian exile, that the tribe of Gad (pronounced Goth) went to Scandinavia and later Germania, forming the nation of Gothiscandza, and becoming known as the Goths. Now one may note, “But most of the modern day Goths are not genetically descended from the…More

Leading Others To Lead Others

Written by Jack Danyá Kemplin, based on a homily originally given by Tiavi for Cornerstone 2007, and written by Tiavi Rudow for The First Church of The Living Dead. From The Heart Of God, To The Feet Of The Hurting – Finding Your Purpose, And Living With Passion Introduction: First and foremost we must find…More

See the Unseen – and Endure

Originally written by Tiavi for The First Church of The Living Dead, adapted by Jack Danyá Kemplin. By faith he[Moses] left Egypt, not fearing the king’s anger; he endured because he saw Him who is invisible. Hebrews 11:27 Spiritual sight will give us endurance Moses’ focus wasn’t on the temporal things that this physical realm…More

The First Church of The Living Dead

T.F.C.O.T.L.D. Community Page   Local meetings Now Every 4th Sunday of the month at 3pm, starting in May 2008 at Wake The Dead Cafe 1210 E Eldorado St Decatur Il.. Everyone’s welcome. Upcoming Ministry Events – See What Is Coming up locally and internationally for TFCOTLD ministries.   The Gathering Forum – Forum of TFCOTLD…More

Advice: If Homeless, Please Don’t Get A New Pet

I often meet homeless people who have dogs, and I am currently living in a tent with my cat. If a person has a home, a solid physical enclosed structure to live in, and they own pets, but then due to misfortunes of life they lose that home, and find themselves homeless, either living on…More

Easy Essays – The Sit-Down Technique

By Peter Maurin On Gandhi Lines Strike newsdoesn’t strike me,but the sit-down strikeis a different strikefrom the ordinary strike.In the sit-down strikeyou don’t strike anybodyeither on the jawor under the belt,you just sit down.The sit-down strikeis essentiallya peaceful strike.If the sit-down strikeremains a sit-down strike,that is to say,a strike in which you strikeby just sitting…More

These people honour me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me

Sometimes when I attend Catholic mass, I can’t help but hear the readings and wonder, “Are these people not hearing the words coming out of their own mouths?” They can literally read in one day, nothing but passages about how important it is to follow all of YHVH’s laws and statutes, and how they are…More