Just Call Me a “Change Agent”

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Long Articles page.] Introduction All right, I admit it: I am a “change agent”! Unquestionably, there are some things about and in the Lord’s church that need to be changed, and…

The Church in Jerusalem

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction On the Pentecost following our Lord’s resurrection and ascension “there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, from every nation under heaven,” plus numerous proselytes (Acts 2:5, 10).1…

THE AUTHORITY OF ELDERS

Download article as PDF Introduction The problem of authority is always with us. Most of the world does not even recognize the existence of God anymore, much less His authority. There have been those in the church through the years who have sought to destroy…

BOSTON/CROSSROADS MOVEMENT—A REVIEW OF ALVIN JENNINGS’ 3 Rs OF URBAN CHURCH GROWTH

Download article as PDF Introduction             In 1981, a brother in Christ, Alvin Jennings, owner of Star Bible Publications, Inc., wrote and published a book titled, 3 R’s of Urban Church Growth. This book raised many eyebrows, including those of the venerable G.K. Wallace. Brother…

DECLARING WAR ON FELLOWSHIP

Download article as PDF Introduction Satan and all of his minions outside the church have always opposed it. He did his best to prevent the Lord from establishing the church in the first place. Although he was allowed to put the Lord to death on…