Weaknesses of the Churches of Christ: Anti-denominationalism

Second, the Churches of Christ have accidentally established this identity of a "nondenominational denomination" because of its high priority on separating itself from denominations. Somewhere along the line the focus was deflected from being nondenominational Christians to being anti-denominational Christians.  Many people in the Churches of Christ have become prejudiced. They have already made up … Continue reading Weaknesses of the Churches of Christ: Anti-denominationalism

Are The Churches of Christ A Denomination?

Denominationalism and Denominations The concept of denominationalism is the belief that all these different denominations are different parts of God's church. Baptists, Methodists, Presbyterians, and all denominations are parts of the larger church and all of them are saved. This is not true. Because 1) the body of Christ is one and there should be … Continue reading Are The Churches of Christ A Denomination?

What I’ve Learned From Restoration History

In the course of seeking my Master's Degree in Biblical Studies I took a course on Restoration History with an emphasis on Stone and Campbell. The Restoration Movement is the historical origin of the Christian group that calls themselves "Churches of Christ" and the two most prominent actors in this movement were Barton Stone and … Continue reading What I’ve Learned From Restoration History

IF I HAD TO BOW TO AN IDOL, IT WOULD BE THE SUN: NO OTHER CREATED OBJECT TELLS US MORE ABOUT THE REAL GOD

by Andrew Wilson, edited by Bobby Price I have never been able to understand why anyone would worship a wooden statue. Or a tree or an Asherah pole, a cow or an elephant, or a god who looks like a frog. I think I get it at an intellectual level--they represent fertility or what-ever-but I … Continue reading IF I HAD TO BOW TO AN IDOL, IT WOULD BE THE SUN: NO OTHER CREATED OBJECT TELLS US MORE ABOUT THE REAL GOD

This Is The Horrible Way That Crucifixion Actually Kills You

By Esther Inglis-Arkell, edited by Bobby Price Crucifixion remains a familiar idea, even though it's a punishment from the distant past. It's so familiar that we no longer consider the physical realities of it. Those realities are some of the most gruesome ever known. Here's how crucifixion actually kills people. Crucifixion stopped being a regular … Continue reading This Is The Horrible Way That Crucifixion Actually Kills You