Unity in (Spite of) Diversity

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction Was a renewed and intensified “unity” initiative with the Independent Christian Church (ICC) underway? Abilene Christian University had an ICC preacher on its lectureship a few years earlier. The Tulsa…

God’s “Ecumenical Movement”

Hits: 14[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…

Some Commonly Misapplied Scriptures

Hits: 21[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction It should be obvious to all that many statements of Scripture are misapplied when we think of the almost innumerable errors held and promoted in the so-called “believing” world at large….

The “Purpose-Driven” Church Paradigm

Hits: 61[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction Churches should have goals and aims. In this sense every congregation of the Lord’s people should be driven by purpose rather than stumbling along haphazardly. However, purpose-driven has taken on…

A Gross Misapplication

Hits: 10[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.]             “If thou shalt confess with thy mouth Jesus as Lord, and shalt believe in thy heart that God raised him from the dead, thou shalt be…