Unity in (Spite of) Diversity

Hits: 14[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…

The Necessity of Truth in Doctrine

Hits: 52[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction No epistle in the New Testament begins more abruptly than the Galatian letter. No epistle is more frankly and plain-spokenly launched on its major course than the Galatian letter. No brethren in…

Is Matthew 19:3–12 Really So Hard to Understand?

Hits: 40[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction And there came unto him Pharisees, trying him, and saying, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause? And he answered and said, Have…

Are Reasoned Conclusions Valid?

Hits: 18[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction When the brethren opposed to congregational cooperation and orphan homes ran out of Scriptural positions several years ago, they attacked what they called “human reason.” Tom Warren’s devastating unanswerable syllogisms…