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It shows evidence of a love that speaks, gets dialogue going, brings people together, a love that cannot work without reason in the full sense of the word logos that was lost in modernism. By 1922, however, the Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee), could no longer stand the dictatorial nature of Tomlinson; therefore, Tomlinson was removed, and he himself created another Church of God, known first as the “Tomlinson Church of God” until 1943, when Tomlinson died. The trustees, deacons and the Pastor comprise the official board with the Pastor as the chairman.

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Publisher: Destiny Image; Unabridged edition (July 1, 2008)

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