Disinherited Children

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Joan Crawford, the famous movie star of several decades back, left some of her children out of her will. She was not the first to do…

Laid Back, Hip—And Irreverent

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] The general abandonment of decorum in society over a couple of generations has obviously had its impact on the Lord’s people—especially observable in our worship assemblies….

Little Word—Big Meaning

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Jesus once said, “We must work the works of him that sent me…” (John 9:4). Must refers to that which is necessary, indispensable, required, or obligatory….

Avoiding New Fads

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Introduction The worldly, fashion-mad nature of humankind has changed little through the centuries. Luke provides an interesting description of the philosophers whom Paul encountered at Mars…

Church Renovation

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.] “Church Undergoes Renovation,” the newspaper headline read. The words were positioned above a photo of a church building surrounded by scaffolding, with workmen on its roof….

Jesus Should Have Failed

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.] Introduction Never has anyone on earth been more successful than Jesus of Nazareth. He accomplished exactly what He came to accomplish: “For the Son of man…

Denominationalism—Its Causes, Contradictions, Consequences, and Cures

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction The Apple Online Dictionary defines the religious connotation of denomination as “a recognized autonomous branch of the Christian Church.” The honest and perceptive student of Scripture…

An Inspired Warning to Change Agents

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.] Solomon long ago had some words of wisdom for all of those who think change for the sake of change is as necessary as breathing: “My son,…

The Gospel of Christ Is Unchanged and Unchanging

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction The cry for change was the main theme of William Jefferson Clinton and a press bi­ased toward him in the last presidential campaign. This cry was…

History Repeats

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.] A century and a half ago, a few brethren who were determined to have what pleased them in religion were willing to sacrifice respect for both…