“Come Forth, My People”—No. 2

Hits: 3[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

Hits: 21[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…

Do We Realize What We Have?—Andy McClish

Hits: 7[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] One of the greatest advantages that a person can be given in life is to be trained from birth as a child of God. Surely those of us who have…

Changed Doctrine Equals a Changed Church

Hits: 19[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”?

Hits: 14[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…

Jesus Describes the Christian Life

Hits: 26[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Jesus is the great pattern for every man’s life, according to scripture: “And he said unto all, If any man would come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his…

A Sad Story That Hits “Close to Home”

Hits: 11[Note: This MS is available in a larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] I spent 8 years of my youth (1946–1953) in the small central town of Burnet, Texas. My father preached for the faithful congregation there the first 4 of those years…

Some Thoughts on Writing, Editing, and Publishing

Hits: 22[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] Those who write, edit, and publish material for others to read have weighty responsibilities that “go with the territory.” This is especially true of those who produce religious materials (e.g., church…

Simple New Testament Christianity

Hits: 4[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] The only thing that Jesus ever promised to build was His church (Mat. 16:18). It was of such exceeding worth to Him that He paid the ultimate price of His…

Sowing and Reaping

Hits: 5[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…