Learning from the Ants

By Rebecca Fix “Go to the ant, you sluggard!Consider her ways and be wise,Which, having no captain,Overseer or ruler,Provides her supplies in the summer,And gathers her food in the harvest.”—Proverbs 6:6-8 When I was little, my grandparents had a farm, and my sister and I would go there often and help feed all the animals.Continue reading “Learning from the Ants”

Why “Liberal” and “Conservative” Churches of Christ?

By Robert Harkrider (Aug. 27, 2017) During the past three decades many have asked this question. Some sincere brethren who have been caught up in one stream or another never fully understood, and many who were too young before have now grown to adulthood wondering why. It is therefore a good question worthy of repeatedContinue reading “Why “Liberal” and “Conservative” Churches of Christ?”

How Did the Termite Evolve?

By Fred Melton (Truth Magazine, Mar. 16, 1972) If you want to see an evolutionist squirm, ask him how the termite evolved. Oh, he will have an answer all right, but you’ll have to try hard to keep a straight face when he explains it to you. According to current evolutionary theory (it’s changed someContinue reading “How Did the Termite Evolve?”

A Bible App a Death Sentence?

by Max Dawson That is the report coming out of Afghanistan—that a Bible app on your cell phone can be a death sentence. According to religionnews.com “reliable sources report that the Taliban demand people’s phones, and if they find a downloaded Bible on your device, they will kill you immediately.” We are not surprised atContinue reading “A Bible App a Death Sentence?”

Some Things That May Surprise You About the Church of Christ

by Ernest A. Finley (Truth Magazine, Jan. 28, 1971) 1. It may come as a surprise to you that every one in the assembly is invited to participate in the worship in song. No choirs, special groups or solos are featured. All music is a cappella (as the New Testament indicates it was in apostolicContinue reading “Some Things That May Surprise You About the Church of Christ”

Word of the Week: Growing

By Ken Weliever (The Preacher’s Word, July 12, 2021) What do we have in common with a lobster? Nothing, you may think, except that the tasty crustacean provides for us a delicious and expensive dinner. Eda LeShan, the late author, counselor, educator, and one-time host of the PBS show “How Do Your Children Grow,” wouldContinue reading “Word of the Week: Growing”

Queries and Answers

By Robert F. Turner, April 1965 When one congregation is disciplining a brother who is in sin, what is the responsibility of neighboring congregations? Should they receive one who is rejected by the first congregation? Reply: Common sense, and respect for the actions of brethren whom we hold to be sound in the faith, shouldContinue reading “Queries and Answers”

The Gospel According to You

By Arthur McPhee The Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and JohnAre read by more than a few,But the one that is most read and commented onIs the gospel according to you. You are writing a gospel, a chapter each dayBy the things that you do and the words that you say;Men read what you write,Continue reading “The Gospel According to You”