Reaching Too Far

Views: 72[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.] Our Youth Ministry is entering its infant stages. Notice, we will call it a ministry, not just a program. We want to minister to all the needs (especially spiritual) of our…

What’s Wrong with Being Big?

Views: 77[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-3 page.]             I have never known it to fail. When a church starts to grow, the critics start to work on it I have never understood why a church that is not…

The Church—No. 5 (Its Work)

Views: 82[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             If a church dare claim to follow the New Testament pattern in every respect, it must do the work Christ gave it to do. Perhaps modern religious movements have ignored…

How to Enjoy Being a Christian

Views: 66[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.]             Have you noticed that some people really enjoy being Christians and others seem completely bored by the Lord’s business? You may have also noticed that the former group is…

A Startling Statistic

Views: 57[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.]             Once when I was shopping in one of our local lumber yards, I noticed a sign which read: 81% OF YOUR CUSTOMERS WILL BE LOST TEN YEARS FROM NOW Under…

New Testament Worship—Worshiping God With Our Money

Views: 70[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]             The New Testament era Christians also worshiped God with their money. A true Christian considers the giving of his money to the Lord a privilege. While it is a privilege,…

Children’s Games

Views: 73[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.]             Remember all those games you used to play as a child? We didn’t have many games bought from a store, so we had to make up our own. An…

The Work of the Church

Views: 75[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…

Churches with No Elders

Views: 85[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] The question is sometimes asked, “Can a church Scripturally exist if it has no elders/bishops?” This very practical question deserves a Scriptural answer. I have no doubt that the Lord desires…

Some Things You Might Never Know if You Didn’t Count the Contribution

Views: 85[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.]              It fell my lot to count the contribution one week back in 1973. It was an eye-opener! First, I got an insight into what some of our families did…