We call the Bible the Word of God, and so it is (2 Tim. 3:16-17). Yet if a sincere yet unknowledgeable soul asked you to explain why you believe the Bible is from God, or why you believe it is the only way God communicates with man today, would you be able to explain it… Read More Is The Bible The Only Way God Communicates With Man? — Jon Mitchell, Editor (Editorial: November/December, 2017)
Ask any preaching student what was his most daunting task in preaching school, and he very likely may say, “Memory work!” I can still remember the first time I saw a syllabus for a class in the Memphis School of Preaching. My heart sank. How was I going to memorize that many verses in such… Read More Why God’s Word Needs To Be In Our Heads — Chase Green
A few years ago, I wrote a bulletin article concerning “Freedom in Christ.” While preparing, I became aware of a wonderful blessing. Under the Old Law, the Jews were expected to keep hundreds of rules and regulations. I realized that as Christians, while we are expected to keep commandments under the New Covenant, we have… Read More Practical Considerations Of An Active Faith — Dave Redmond
What keeps you away from the assembly of the saints? I honestly believe that there are potentially valid reasons for one to miss church. We should all be thankful for emergency responders, hospital workers, and others who provide vital services during Sunday assembly. No person would want to arrive at the emergency room and see a “closed” sign hanging up… Read More Some Observations On Church Attendance — Johnny O. Trail
Our inquiry is a personal one. “Why are we Christians?” Indeed, each of us owes an enormous debt to those who have gone on before us, from the faith of Abraham to the courage of restorationists like Guy N. Woods. Many of us would not be Christians if it were not for our familial heritage,… Read More Why Are We Christians? — Stephen Scaggs
It has been said, “One who studies only the Bible doesn’t know much about it.” This statement recognizes the fact that we are so greatly removed from the original languages. Even what we can read “in black and white” is just a translation and “some things do get lost in translation.” Conversely “commentaries written by… Read More Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ — Robert Bedenbaugh, Jr.
In 2016, in Lafayette, Tennessee, a Missionary Baptist Preacher by the name of Michael Brawner had a public discussion on the subject of baptism with brother Jack Honeycutt. That discussion brought about so many positive results and conversions that the elders of the Willette Church of Christ (in Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee) sought to shine… Read More Eternal Security Debate Recap — B.J. Clarke