A Sad Story That Hits “Close to Home”

Hits: 11[Note: This MS is available in a larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] I spent 8 years of my youth (1946–1953) in the small central town of Burnet, Texas. My father preached for the faithful congregation there the first 4 of those years…

God’s “Ecumenical Movement”

Hits: 14[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page. Introduction For perhaps hundreds of years, the masses of Christendom and its leaders have lauded religious diversity. Most of us have been present where prayers of thanksgiving were offered for the…

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…

Shall We Participate in “Promise Keepers”?

Hits: 216[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Perhaps the best way to get this subject before us is to examine the seven promises— the creed—to which those who are members of Promise Keepers must commit themselves: A Promise…

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…

“Prophesy Ye Not…”—Micah 1:6

Hits: 67[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction             The first verse of Micah’s book is ripe with several important details. The name Micah means “Who is like Jehovah?” and is an abbreviated form of Michaiah, the name of…