Women in the Church

Views: 83[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] I have long observed that major movements in the world will sooner or later have their effect upon religion. Numerous examples exist: As the divorce rate in society has risen, we…

A Candidate’s Connections

Views: 74[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.] PLEASE NOTE: This article was written prior to the Presidential Election of 1984.             It is surely a legitimate concern of Christians to be aware of and concerned with the convictions…

Did We Understand Mr. Money?

Views: 95[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

Views: 51[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…

What Kind of Assembly?—1 Corinthians 14:26–40

Views: 77[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Is it Scriptural for a woman to translate a Gospel message delivered by a man from one language to another for a mixed assembly of men and women? In about 1995,…

The Destructive Consequences of Pentecostalism

Views: 103[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…

A Response to Fellowship Compromises in the Church of Christ1

Views: 210[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 Are They Teaching Our Children?—Andy McClish

Views: 115[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] The July 2000 issue of this publication carried my article titled “What Are We Teaching Our Children?” The thrust of that piece was that Christians (parents, teachers, and others) need to…

The Preacher’s Wife: The Unpaid Partner—Lavonne James McClish.

Views: 61[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Whether we like it or not, whether it is fair or not, we must face facts: Many, many people in the church consider the preacher’s wife an employee (albeit unpaid) of…

The Church of Christ Is Not a Denomination

Views: 74[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction The church of Christ is not only constitutionally non-denominational, but anti-denominational. Christ built only one church (Mat. 16:18); denominationalism encourages the idea of many churches. The way of Christ is…