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What's New on TTT

In November 2019, I upgraded my computer to Windows 10. Unfortunately, many of the software programs I had been using refused to communicate with Win10. From that time until November 2022 (3 years), I did not edit, add or delete anything from my Telling The Truth website. It was "frozen" as is. During that time, I made notes and saved material of data for TTT and my file was over 2" thick. Six months after my book was published on May 31, 2022, I had time to install a new software program and went to work adding, editing, etc. TTT. The following list contains the newly added material and links.  CK


Expressions by Ex-2x2s ( was launched on June 15, 2022.
Formerly known as The Liberty Connection Website (TLC-Web) (2012–2019)
TLC was upgraded, expanded and rebranded as Expressions by Ex-2x2s. ~ This website was created to promote Cherie Kropp-Ehrig's new book, Preserving the Truth: The Church without a Name and Its Founder, William Irvine. This well-researched book is the most comprehensive work published to date about the 2x2 Sect. Published on May 31, 2022, it contains 630 pages, 200 photos and includes a book synopsis, sample chapters, peek behind the scenes into how, when and why the book was written, author's biography, readers' reviews, numerous early 2x2 photos and more.  


Preserving the Truth: The Church without a Name and Its Founder, William Irvine by Cherie Kropp-Ehrig, published May 31, 2022. 630 pages, 200 photos by Cherie Kropp-Ehrig, Published May 31, 2022. Available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Alibris, etc.

Follow the history of this nameless church from its beginning in Ireland at the turn of the 20th century by its founder, William Irvine. Explore the early days, the development of a homeless ministry, the role of Edward Cooney, home churches, traditions and worldwide expansion. This well-researched book is the most comprehensive work published to date about this fellowship.  


October 12, 2022, p 27 ~ The Impartial Reporter (Enniskillen, N. Ireland)
By Ciaran Flaherty
New book looks at the legacy of Enniskillen preacher Edward Cooney–and a global church with no name.
RE Book: Preserving the Truth: The Church without a Name and Its Founder, William Irvine by Cherie Kropp-Ehrig


The Church without a Name by Kathleen Lewis

The Church with No Name by Lynn Cooper 

John Long's newly discovered revised Journal for Years 1897–98


Who was Madame Guyon?

Who was Robert R. Todd?

Who was Rev. John McNeill?  Profile of the Presbyterian Evangelist thru whom Irvine professed



Malaysia formerly Malaya.

Romania & Moldova.


 (2) Newspaper articles about Rev John McNeill (thru whom Wm Irvine professed):
May 9, 1897~ The New York Times
The Rev. John McNeill, the Scot, Has Been All Over the Habitable Globe


May 5, 1933 ~ New York Herald Tribune
Rev. John McNeill Was World Famous as an Evangelist

May 7, 1907~ Huddersfield Daily Examiner (England)
The Cooneyites. Lively Scenes at a Baptism

February 11, 1996 ~ Edmonton Journal (Alberta, Canada)
Church With No Name had no answers for couple

November 24, 1916 ~ Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW, Australia)
Defence of Australia - Conscientious Objectors - Scripture Lessons in Court

August 15, 1913 ~ Kilsyth Chronicle ~ Crimean Veteran Dies at Kilsyth (Scotland)
There passed away at Bogside House, Kilsyth (the residence of his son-in-law, ex-Bailie Freebairn), on Tuesday, in the person of Mr. John Irvine, a noteworthy Kilsythian and one of the now sadly, diminished army of veterans who took part in the historic war in the Crimea.


The Impartial Reporter & Farmers Journal is the local weekly newspaper based in Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. It is the third oldest newspaper in Ireland, founded in 1825. Is name was later shortened to The Impartial Reporter. Founded, owned and operated for 181 years by the Trimble family, the proprietor in 1900 was William Copeland Trimble (aka W.C.T.).


Was William Irvine a True Prophet?

Vanity & Vexation of Spirit: The act or desire of 2×2 females to improve their outward appearance to be more in line with their culture is sometimes denounced as vanity and vexation (abbreviated V&V). This phrase comes from Ecclesiastes and is intended to provide a scriptural reason why they should not wear cosmetics, slacks, jewelry, cut their hair or wear it down, etc. Used in this context, the V&V phrase contains the not so subtle inuendo that doing so is succumbing to vanity, pride and/or conceit, which are not becoming to a woman professing godliness. Unfortunately, this ambiguous explanation has been passed down in many generations of 2×2 families, mother to daughter, worker to worker, etc. Many brother workers have instructed the female friends in and out of meetings, conventions, special meetings, etc., to model their appearance after the sister workers. Plainness and appearing au naturale are viewed as godly virtues. —read more— 


Jack Carroll's Marriage Ceremonies & Shower Instruction Letter, Feb. 12, 1942

Alan Richardson, Overseer of New Zealand, Instructions for Covid-19, March 14, 2020

Leroy Lerwick, Letter of General Concern, 2015
The doctrine of "grace" that Jesus did everything, and we only have to believe, has made the way so broad no one is excluded.

Edward Cooney requested the sister workers laboring abroad to write letters to be used as evidence in two lawsuits he filed in 1913 for libel re workers involved in white-slave trafficking.

Violet Jamieson's letter

Lizzie Jamieson's letter


Transcripts of the Testimony of Willis Propp, Court of Queen's Bench, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, February 1999,
Dorey vs Dorey Child Custory Case

The Alberta Ex-communications of 1999 - The workers instructed elders not to permit certain members to attend the meetings held in their homes. As a result of this worker directive, twelve Elders gave up their meetings rather than comply with this dictate.

Listen to Recordings of Ex-communications in Alberta, Canada, 1999

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