Articles, Letters, Resolutions etc., relating to the 1970s Divorce & Remarriage Division   

Arranged in chronological order  

 

1940-06 Clapham resolution - not tolerated by majority of Bereans; formed the basis for what became known as "The Dawn" Fellowship;  Compare this to the "Four Point" Basis 

1970-10 JT Randell "Scriptural Teachings Concerning Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage" Article - Part 1 (there was no Part 2)

 

1971-04 BOOKER-HALTOM Proposal (became the basis for the withdrawal of six members from the Bereans in 1971)

 

1971-07 GV Growcott response to 1970-10 article by JT Randell (to access the two articles merged for easier reading, click HERE)

 

1971-11 Richard Recommendation - proposal by Richard Ecclesia members using the "causing offence" argument; objected to by most Bereans 

 

1972-01-01 GVG to FJ  - letter from GV Growcott to F Jones (reply) - recent discovery, reproduced with permission - original included  

 

1972-11-24 Boston Resolution - not tolerated by majority of Bereans; formed the basis for what became known as the "FOUR POINT" Fellowship

 

1973-06 ET to EAS cc to GVG - a letter explaining the reasoning behind the "causing offence" basis of the Richard Recommendation

 

1973-06-24 GVG to Richard Ecclesia - letter from GV Growcott to Richard Ecclesia on the eve of the Richard Conference on D & R and reading/discussion of the John Randell and GV Growcott articles

1973-07-04 GVG to ET - letter from GV Growcott to a brother regarding his (GV Growcott's) concerns about the Richard Conference

 

1973-07-06 GVG to JJ - letter from GV Growcott answering questions on D & R and the exceptive clause put forward by a concerned sister

 

1974-01-26 GVG to FJ - letter from GV Growcott to F Jones (reply) - recent discovery, reproduced with permission - original included

 

1974-10 Richard Resolution - final stage in the development of the Richard Recommendation into the Richard Resolution - rescinded in 1980

 

1975-02-25 GVG to RS re 1940 GVG notes - very interesting and informative scriptural reasoning dating back to 1940 - the time of the original division

 

1977-12-06 GVG TO FJ - letter from GV Growcott to F Jones (reply) - recent discovery, reproduced with permission - original included  

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