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Old 08-29-2008, 04:22 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Terry View Post
Ohio, according to the teaching of deputy authority John would be considered to be a deputy authority. What about those insubordination to John and his fellow elders? Wouldn't they be the rebellious ones? For they were opposing the deputy authority? Question for consideration, what is the basis for rebellion?
John was an elder, so his role had rapidly deteriorating authority in the mid to late 80's, which is his standing during those infamous Anaheim meetings.

The matter of deputy authority, really only defines the one at the top, who in turn "deputizes" others. This is not some teaching in a book, but how it works in practice. Those who "voice concerns" then are "de-deputized" and have their "badges revoked" as was the case of JI and TC.
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