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…

Smaller Colleges Gone Rogue

Hits: 6[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,…

Instrumental Cravings

Hits: 6[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] The controversy over mechanical instruments of music in Christian worship began when they were first introduced ten centuries too late to be employed with Divine approval in the church of…

Commentary on and Review of K.C. Moser’s The Way of Salvation and The Gist of Romans

Hits: 45[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page. Introduction This chapter reviews two books, rather than one book, both by the late K.C. Moser: The Way of Salvation and The Gist of Romans). The rationale for this dual review is…

Acappella and the Acappella Vocal Band

Hits: 79[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] The musical group, “Acappella” and its corollary, the “Acappella Vocal Band,” have become extremely popular among brethren (especially “youth directors” and young people) in recent years. What is the origin of…

Did We Understand Mr. Money?

Hits: 24[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Dr. Royce Money, President of Abilene Christian University, delivered a speech at the annual ACU Lectureship, February 21,1993. Numerous reviews of and responses to it have since appeared. Reportedly, all of…

A Disturbing Trend

Hits: 24[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Am I just imagining things, or is there a trend among members of the Body of Christ to treat all of the church’s worship assemblies as optional anymore? If there is,…

Dedicated Parents

Hits: 13[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] There are admittedly many factors, involving both inheritance and environment, that may affect the overall development of children. Surely, it will not be denied that there is no single factor more…

Notes on Musical Instruments in Worship

Hits: 9[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] The most often asked question about our belief and practice concerns this issue. This subject relates to our acceptable worship of God. Some in the church now discount the importance…

How God Wants Us to Give

Hits: 11[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] There is nothing more basic to Christianity than giving. Salvation through Christ and His church is the result of God’s inestimable gift of Christ (John. 3:16). God is a most generous giver…