“A Movement in Transition”

Hits: 11[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.] We have read in a church bulletin that a special series of Wednesday night lectures was conducted on the theme, “Movement in Transition: A Vision for the Future.” Accompanying comments on…

The Gospel—a Message of Peace

Hits: 10[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] The Gospel is and contains a message of peace. The angelic host proclaimed “peace on earth” at Jesus’ birth (Luke 2:14). He is called the “Prince of peace” (Isa. 9:6)…

Can People See the Bible Alike?

Hits: 15[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] It is obvious to the most casual observer that people do not understand the Bible alike. Besides the two major divisions of Christendom (Catholicism and Protestantism), which claim to follow the…

Thank God for the Seven Thousand

Hits: 6[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.]         While it is necessary on occasion to highlight the extreme departures some who were once among us have made, there is room for some optimism. One of the…

God’s “Ecumenical Movement”

Hits: 17[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page. Introduction For perhaps hundreds of years, the masses of Christendom and its leaders have lauded religious diversity. Most of us have been present where prayers of thanksgiving were offered for the…

Are You Tired?

Hits: 43[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Many people live through each day in a state of physical tiredness due to insufficient rest, over-exertion, illness, anxiety, or other factors. There is another sort of tiredness that we all…

“My Kind of ‘Summit’”

Hits: 5[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] In August, 1984 a meeting styled “The Restoration Summit” was held in Joplin, Missouri. It was attended by about 50 each from the Independent Christian Church and the churches of…

Is Religious Unity Possible? 

Hits: 11[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Most men say, “No.” The New Testament says, “Yes.” God’s Word not only teaches the possibility of religious unity among those who have faith in Christ, it teaches the necessity of unity….

Sowing and Reaping

Hits: 6[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] A bountiful, but bitter harvest of dishonor, immorality, profanity, drug and drink addiction and uncaring secularism have become commonplace in our beautiful America. They extend from the powerless and poor…

“Come Forth, My People”—No. 9

Hits: 15[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] When brethren who are faithful at heart find themselves in a congregation that is no longer faithful, they often have great difficulty leaving. Among the excuses these brethren employ for continuing…