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,…

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…

The Value of Woman and How God Has Used Her in the Past

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction From the beginning of humanity God has placed a great value upon woman. He made her originally to be the “help meet [suitable, fitting]” for man (Gen. 2:18–25). Her appearance was…

Reflections on the “Restoration Summit”

Hits: 22 [Note:  This MS is available in  larger font on our Manuscripts page.]   On August 7-9, 1984, a meeting billed as a “Restoration Summit” was conducted at Joplin, Missouri. The “Summit” was first conceived and suggested by brother Alan Cloyd of Nashville, Tennessee, in…

The Gospel of Christ Is Unchanged and Unchanging

Hits: 40[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction The cry for change was the main theme of William Jefferson Clinton and a press biased toward him in the 1992 presidential campaign. This cry was what swept him into office…

The Destructive Consequences of Pentecostalism

Hits: 48[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction             A new surge of belief in modern-day miraculous gifts of the Holy Spirit began in the 1960s.[1] It has been labeled “Neo-Pentecostalism.” The “old” Pentecostalism[2] was generally given little respect…

Sundry Greetings and a Final Plea—Romans 16:1–27

Hits: 34[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Romans 16 is one of the most completely personal sections to come from the pen of Paul or from that of any inspired writer. Of its twenty-seven verses eighteen of them…

A Response to Fellowship Compromises in the Church of Christ1

Hits: 207[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Satan and all of his minions outside the church have always opposed it. He did his best to prevent the Lord from establishing the church in the first place. Although he…

What Is a “Change Agent”?

Hits: 122[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction The term, change agent, has been in use at least since 1947 in social psychology circles in reference to those whose task it is to facilitate change in organizations. Lynn…