The Oak Hills Church of Lucado

Hits: 21[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] It was a long time coming. Oak Hills “Church of Christ,” San Antonio, Texas, is no more. No, it did not close its doors (unfortunately). It will now be just “Oak…

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…

“…Give Him No Greeting”

Hits: 5[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.]  John wrote, “If any one cometh unto you, and bringeth not this teaching, . . . give him no greeting: for he that giveth him greeting partaketh in his evil…

The Church Is Not Friendly

Hits: 6[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…

The “One Faith” of Ephesians 4:5

Hits: 130[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction There is one body, and one Spirit, even as also ye were called in one hope of your calling; Eph. 4:4   one Lord, one faith, one baptism, Eph. 4:5   one God…

The “New Hermeneutics”

Hits: 18[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Hermeneutics is a word created from the name of Hermes, a god of Greek mythology, who served as interpreter for the other gods, especially Jupiter. Thus, hermeneutics refers to the science…

The Divine Nature and Fellowship

Hits: 29[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction The material found in 2 Peter 1:1–11 is significant in helping the Christian understand his relationship both to God and to his fellow man.1 Verse 4 expresses the consummation of all…

One Congregation May Withdraw from Another Congregation

Hits: 22[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction A certain city of 15,000 people has two congregations which have the name “Church of Christ” on their buildings. Congregation “A” has eight hundred members; congregation “B” two hundred. For the…

Instrumental Music—Aid or Addition?

Hits: 47[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction The fuller reading of the title of this chapter would be, “Is Instrumental Music an Aid or an Addition to the Singing prescribed by the New Testament in Christian Worship?” By…

Does the Bible Teach the Principle of Guilt by Association?

Hits: 88[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Is it valid for voters to question candidates for the office of President of the United States about their close associates? In the 2008 presidential campaign this question came to the…