How Churches Grow

HOW CHURCHES GROW One of the great wonders of the world was Solomons Temple in Jerusalem. The way this edifice was constructed made it magnificent and majestic. Some have said it was one of the wonders of the ancient construction by man. We only have a verbal description. THE BUILDING Even though much of the…

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Misuse of Words

MISUSE OF WORDS Words should be used with their true meaning. In our nation the way we did speak meant something. The term had some special concept. This no longer is true. People mispronounce! People hyphenate. People will use a letter for a word. People use an acronym for some series of expressions. There must…

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The World is In One Mell of a Hess

THE WORLD IS IN ONE MELL OF A HESS Anyone can read and observe the surroundings at this time knows the humanity is in revolt against any and all authority. From social breakdown it is clear there is a dynamic change. The sixties and seventies saw its beginning. Abortion was upheld by the United States…

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Fire Building

In our society today there is a call for a change in how we approach the horrid predicament the nation is in. One troop wants to produce a socialist nanny government. The other group clearly comments the United States should return to the rules of the Constitution. A third group states there should be no rules.…

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Is There A Pattern?

For centuries the believers sought a pure and holy church that should uphold Jesus and the Lord Almighty . Over and over again attempts were made to purify those who would be followers of His Son. These groups were often found in the mountains of Europe and out of the way villages. Here are some…

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Good Confessions Cannot Be Improved Upon

The Christian Churches/Churches of Christ generally use a confession of faith on the part of a person who is receiving Christian baptism that is called The Good Confession, a confession that is fully of meaning. It is based on a conversation Jesus had with his disciples in Mathew 16 when he asked them, Who do…

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Water Regeneration

So often I read where someone accuses the Christian Churches/Churches of Christ of believing in water regeneration. But I know of no one in my circle of acquaintances that fellowship who believes that anybody is saved by baptism only. In the church Christ gave to the apostles to establish and form, people received the promises…

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What To Expect in HELL

   by Paul Tertius In Scripture there are several descriptions of what Hell will be. Surprisingly the writer’s give a graphic picture what one can expect. This subject just is not mentioned in the pulpit of the United States. One wonders why the preachers hold back in the discussion of the future abode of many.…

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Undressed

One characteristic of a degenerate culture is to become naked. When a comment like this is made, people laugh. It then becomes delirious. The most people are foolish and do not care about morals. You should know that the covering of the physical body is an indication of the values a society places upon the…

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Fellowship Or Denomination

Are the Christian Churches/Churches of Christ a denomination? Let me give a definitive answer: yes and no. Denomination is an ambiguous word that has several meanings, the core meaning being something different or separate. For example, a ten dollar bill is a denomination of money. Why? Because it is not a five dollar bill. The…

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Fundamentals

Volume 1 Before we can master any human activity, we must know the fundamentals of the enterprise. As we look and see humans, there is a disregard of this basic idea. People do not think mastering key components of the work is necessary. Yet, if asked about the fundamentals people will respond yes, they are…

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Dealing With Beliefs is a Social Need

This is not an agricultural site, this is a site for examining christian beliefs and social acceptance.

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