Hugh’s News & Views (Does The Church Have . . .?)

DOES THE CHURCH HAVE AN OFFICIAL, EXCLUSIVE, PATENTED NAME?

In our contemporary world of many religions, including a multiplicity of denominations under the umbrella of what is called “Christianity,” it is exceedingly difficult for most people to think in terms of simple New Testament undenominational Christianity. It is hard for many people to conceive of there being a body of religious people on earth who have become Christians only, but who have not joined any denomination, who do not wear a denominational name, who are not governed by a denominational creed, catechism, or church manual, who do not have a denominational organization/structure or denominational headquarters, who eschew denominational status, but who seek to be just Christians as were the followers of Christ in New Testament times (Acts 22:26; I Peter 4:16). Continue reading

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Churches of Christ were right, says Methodist prof

Dale Jenkins just shared this link, “Why the Churches of Christ Were Right After All,” by a Methodist professor at SMU after he visited one of our congregations. It makes for a fascinating read.

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