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Quick Reference Guide for Common Shorthand Abbreviations
« on: Sat Nov 08, 2008 - 08:22:54 »
Below is a list of commonly used shorthand/abbreviations on this forum:


BCV - book, chapter, verse

BIL - brother-in-law

BTW - by the way

CENI - Command, Example, Necessary Inference; the paradigm used by some as a basis of establishing authority for worship and government within the church, using Scripture.

CofC/CoC - Church of Christ; normally a reference to that fellowship of churches descended from the Stone-Campbell/American Restoration Movement.

DBR - death, burial, resurrection (of Christ)

DD - dear daughter

DH - dear husband

DIL - daughter-in-law

DS - dear son

DW - dear wife

DoC - Disciples of Christ

EO/EOC - Eastern Orthodox Church

FIL - father-in-law

FWIW - for what it's worth

ICC/CoC - Independent Christian Church/Church of Christ

ICoC - International Churches of Christ (aka Boston Movement)

IIRC - if I remember correctly

IM - instrumental music

IMO/IMHO - in my opinion/in my humble opinion

ISTM - it seems to me

KWIM - know what I mean

LS - Lord's Supper

MIL - mother-in-law

MDR - marriage, divorce, remarriage

MK - Missionary's Kid

NI - non-institutional

OSAS - once saved, always saved

OTOH - on the other hand

PK - Preacher/Pastor's Kid

RC/RCC - Roman Catholic Church

RM - Restoration Movement (Stone-Campbell Movement)

SIL - sister-in-law or son-in-law

SOAP - Son of a Preacher/Pastor

SOF - sign out front




This list will be developing over time and can only be modified by moderators.

* Mods:  feel free to modify the above list to keep things alphabetized in a single list.
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Quick Reference Guide for Common Shorthand Abbreviations
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Re: Quick Reference Guide for Common Shorthand Abbreviations
« Reply #1 on: Sat Nov 08, 2008 - 10:07:41 »
ICC/CoC - Independent Christian Church/Church of Christ

DoC - Disciples of Christ

ICoC - International Churches of Christ (aka Boston Movement)

fwiw - for what it's worth

imho - in my humble opinion

NI - non-institutional

WBAP - a great talk-radio station in Dallas ::wink::

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Re: Quick Reference Guide for Common Shorthand Abbreviations
« Reply #2 on: Sun Nov 09, 2008 - 22:11:45 »
ICC/CoC - Independent Christian Church/Church of Christ

DoC - Disciples of Christ

ICoC - International Churches of Christ (aka Boston Movement)

fwiw - for what it's worth

imho - in my humble opinion

NI - non-institutional

WBAP - a great talk-radio station in Dallas ::wink::


Thanks.  I added those to the original list (well... all except the radio station ::wink:: ).

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Re: Quick Reference Guide for Common Shorthand Abbreviations
« Reply #3 on: Tue Nov 11, 2008 - 13:01:33 »
SOAP - Son of a Preacher/Pastor

PK - Preacher/Pastor's Kid

MK - Missionary's Kid

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Re: Quick Reference Guide for Common Shorthand Abbreviations
« Reply #4 on: Tue Nov 11, 2008 - 14:58:46 »
SOAP - Son of a Preacher/Pastor

PK - Preacher/Pastor's Kid

MK - Missionary's Kid

Those added... and more!  Thanks.

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Re: Quick Reference Guide for Common Shorthand Abbreviations
« Reply #5 on: Tue Nov 11, 2008 - 22:00:27 »
These come to mind

ISTM = It seems to me
DB&R = Death Burial and Resurrection

If they do not belong please remove this posting

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Re: Quick Reference Guide for Common Shorthand Abbreviations
« Reply #6 on: Wed Nov 12, 2008 - 23:50:29 »
These come to mind

ISTM = It seems to me
DB&R = Death Burial and Resurrection

If they do not belong please remove this posting

They're in there.  Thanks!

 

     
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