What is the Restoration Principle and Is It Scriptural?

[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Our title is composed of two questions. The first of these seeks definition of the “restoration principle.” Permit me to illustrate this definition by means of an automobile “allegory.” Automobiles have intrigued me…

Respecting the Silence of Scripture

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction             Some 3,500 years ago, Moses explained the tragic enslavement of Israel in Egypt in a single, succinct statement: “Now there arose a new king over Egypt, who knew not Joseph” (Exo….

Lessons From Josiah the Restorer King

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] Introduction Josiah, the sixteenth king of Judah after Israel divided, began to reign at the extremely young age of eight years. His father and grandfather before him, whose influences he rejected, were wicked…

Fellowship and Family Members

[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Perhaps no Christian family has escaped seeing a family member depart from the faith, either in doctrine or behavior (or in both). When a husband, wife, son, daughter, brother, or sister falls away or…

Preaching on Church History

[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] The older I get and the more I observe what some brethren are doing and saying, the more convinced I become that the Lord’s people do not know much about church history. Surely, some…