“I’m Not Very Compatible with the Church”

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] A couple of years ago I was visiting with a young man who had attended worship and Bible classes frequently where I preached. He had moved away for a while…

Signs of Spiritual Decline

Hits: 4[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] A deadly disease attacked our beautiful native live oak trees a number of years ago called “live oak decline.” It was identifiable by branches that gradually lost their leaves and…

Forsaking the Assembly— a Grievous, Age-Old Spiritual Malady

Hits: 18[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] It is obvious that many—some who have been in the church for decades—are merely playing at the job of being Christians. One tell-tale sign is their sloppy attendance habits—or none at…

Examples of Women Leaders—Lavonne James McClish

Hits: 11[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] Whenever the subject of hospitality is discussed, poor Martha’s name is always brought up (Luke 10:38–42). Yet what Martha was doing was important, too. She was being a good hostess. She…