Barnabas, a Good Man

Views: 91[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] The adjective good is applied to men very sparingly in the New Testament. In fact, it is used only in reference to Joseph of Arimathea and Barnabas and by the…

The Church Is Not Friendly

Views: 44[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] It is a sad experience to be in a crowd and not feel welcome. Those of us who visit congregations in other places have sometimes found ourselves wondering if they…

“Not Forsaking the Assembly…”

Views: 124[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Brethren have some very unusual ideas about attending the assemblies of the saints. Many years ago, a member of the church where I preached at the time told me if I…