Category Archives: Church

Resurrections & Judgments

by William J. Stewart Melton calls the idea of “a GENERAL resurrection and judgment” for all mankind a “perversion of truth.” Has Melton never read John 5? Notice what the Lord said: Do not marvel at this; for the hour … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Supper

by William J. Stewart “The Church of Christ places far too much emphasis on the Lord’s Supper.” That is Melton’s opening statement on this topic. I disagree with his statement, but I congratulate him on finding the most over-the-top quote he … Continue reading

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Music in Worship Service

by William J. Stewart The author quotes from a Dub McClish publication which cites Ephesians 5:19 and Colossians 3:16, and then calls upon the reader to notice that worship in song is an activity “which all assembled worshippers are to … Continue reading

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The Church Name

by William J. Stewart Mr. Melton makes two false statements in his opening sentence to this section. He wrote: “The Church of Christ claims to reserve for itself the ONLY scriptural name for a New Testament church, although the term ‘church … Continue reading

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What Is The Church?

by William J. Stewart Mr. Melton begins by quoting a single sentence from a Delton Haun tract, and concludes from it, “The Church of Christ people fail to realize that the ‘true church’ is a spiritual organism, NOT a physical … Continue reading

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Joining The Disciples

by William J. Stewart Saul left Jerusalem, headed for Damascus, intending to arrest any Christians he found there (Acts 9:1-2). On the way, he met the Lord, and in Damascus, he was taught the gospel and baptized by Ananias (Acts … Continue reading

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Keeping the Christ in Christianity

by William J. Stewart A common maxim postulated by some this time of year is the need to keep the Christ in Christmas. Such vehemently affirm Jesus was born on December 25; and He is the reason for the season. … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Day

by Sean P. Cavender | The Bald Knob Builder The New Testament church has had the long-standing practice of meeting and assembling for worship on the first day of the week since the church began. In keeping with the practice … Continue reading

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Local Church Organization

Author: Keith Sharp The various denominations divide their membership between the clergy and the laity. The laity are the “people in the pew,” those who are members but not in leadership positions. The clergy is the leadership of the church, … Continue reading

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Should a Christian Join a Local Church?

Keith Sharp | via christistheway.com Scripturally, there is such a thing as a local church (congregation) in distinction to the universal church, which is the one body of Christ (Matthew 16:18; Ephesians 1:22-23; 4:4). Paul wrote “the church of God which … Continue reading

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