Should Christians Oppose Evil?

Visits: 18[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles–2 page.]             Many have come dangerously close to adopting a fatal attitude toward evil practices. I am speaking of the attitude that reasons, “It will do no good to oppose evil; people…

The Work of the Church

Visits: 21[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.]             Careless human opinions have greatly clouded the purpose for which Jesus came to earth. It has been urged that He came to establish a new theocracy on earth over which…

Rebellion Against Authority

Visits: 30[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Articles 2  page.]             The challenges of recent decades to authority in home, school, marketplace, and military were bound to have their parallels in religion. The very foundation of pontifical authority in Roman…

“A Movement in Transition”

Visits: 11[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 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…

“Come Forth, My People”—No. 2

Visits: 25[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] When the “Babylon” of the first century was about to be destroyed, God’s faithful people were strongly warned: “Come forth, my people, out of her, that ye have no fellowship…

The Oak Hills Church of Lucado

Visits: 32[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] It was a long time coming. Oak Hills “Church of Christ,” San Antonio, Texas, is no more. No, it did not close its doors (unfortunately). It will now be just “Oak…

Changed Doctrine Equals a Changed Church

Visits: 9[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] The church can remain pure only as long as the doctrine it hears remains true. The New Testament contains numerous warnings about false doctrine and its purveyors, the following being typical: If…

Shall We Participate in “Promise Keepers”?

Visits: 36[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction1 Perhaps the best way to get this subject before us is to examine the seven promises— the creed—to which those who are members of Promise Keepers must commit themselves: A Promise…

Smaller Colleges Gone Rogue

Visits: 25[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] Introduction Various other brethren and I have expressed grave concerns occasionally over the rampant apostasy of the large and prominent universities operated by members of the church (e.g., PU, ACU,…

On Bidding Godspeed—No. 1

Visits: 44[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] John wrote words of stern warning in 2 John 9: “For he that biddeth him God speed is partaker of his evil deeds.” John was warning about our attitude toward…