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…

Thank God for the Seven Thousand

Hits: 4[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…

Premillennialism—A System of Fatal Error

Hits: 6[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction Premillennialism pervades the vast majority of Protestant churches, including the old “mainline” denominations, independent groups, the various Pentecostal sects, and the newer “community” churches. This phenomenon is more than “a doctrine.”…

The Power of Incrementalism

Hits: 3[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] The following notice, titled “Euro-English,” made the e-mail rounds some time ago: The European Commission has just announced an agreement whereby English will be the official language of the European Union…

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…

The Place of Sincerity in Religion

Hits: 9[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] What place should sincerity play in religion? There are basically three positions from which to choose in answering this question:       Many people believe sincerity is the most essential element in…

“Come Forth, My People”—No. 12

Hits: 9[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] When Christians who love the Truth find themselves in a congregation in which the authority of God’s Truth is mocked by liberalism and apostasy, they sometimes find it hard to break…

“Come Forth, My People”—No. 6

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] The clear warning of the Lord to His people in figurative “Babylon” of the first century applies to the Lord’s people in any age who are part of corrupt or apostate…

“Come Forth, My People”—No. 5

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] The mandate of the Lord to those who are in organizations that oppose the Lord is clear: “Come forth, my people, out of her, that ye have no fellowship with…