Stand Fast or Compromise

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] The whole point of a soldier’s being well-armed is not for the parade ground, the reviewing stand, or mock maneuvers, but for the field of combat….

Unity in (Spite of) Diversity

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Introduction Is a renewed and intensified “unity” initiative with the Independent Christian Church (ICC) underway? Abilene Christian University had an ICC preacher on its lectureship not…

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…

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…

Intellectual Snobbery

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Long Articles page.] Introduction All of humanity profits from the accomplishments of those who have achieved advanced educations. Most of the advancements in technology and medicine and the modern…

The Church of Christ Is Not a Denomination

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts 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…

The Church—Its Uniqueness, Distinctiveness, and “Exceptionalism”

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Long Articles page.] Introduction While fighting a war against terrorism that seeks to destroy our nation from without, it is also in the throes of a crucial civil war….

WHAT IS A “CHANGE AGENT”?

   Send article as PDF    Introduction The term, change agent, has been in use at least since 1947 in social psychology circles in reference to those whose task it is to facilitate change in organizations. Lynn Anderson is generally credited with being the first…