The Church Was Not an Afterthought

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brilef Articles page.]             Many anti-Scriptural concepts of the church exist (e.g., denominationalism, that one can serve Jesus apart from His church [Jesus, yes—the church, no], that the church’s principal work…

Denominationalism—Its Causes, Contradictions, Consequences, and Cures

Download 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 realizes that…

The Church—Purposed of God

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Long Articles page.] Introduction Is the church Jesus promised to build a “new kid on the block” in God’s eternal purpose? When Jesus announced to the apostles, “I will build my…

Intellectual Snobbery

Download 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 “marvels” we…

The Church of Christ Is Not a Denomination

Download 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 way of…