A Friendly Letter on Benevolence

  by Irven Lee (1914-1991) April 1, 1958 A good friend that I have known and appreciated a long time sent a letter of inquiry which prompted this answer. Since so many are wondering about the same problems, I am making a few copies of the letter [that I wrote in response] with the hope…

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The Same Movement, Yet We Are Different

by Andy Sochor Daniel Austen Sommer (1878-1952) was the son of the gospel preacher, Daniel Sommer. In 1916, D.A. Sommer debated J. Roy Wright of the Christian church. The debate dealt with several issues, including instrumental music in worship and missionary societies. In his first speech, Sommer pointed out something that he and Wright had in…

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Does a person leaving the Christian Church need to be baptized again?

Question: What is your thinking (based on Scripture) on a situation where someone has been baptized in the Christian Church but says they were baptized for the remission of sins and they want to place membership in the church of Christ? Do they need to be baptized again? The argument is that we are placing…

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Why I Left The Christian Church

by Floyd Decker The Christian Church has women Counselors, Directors, and Lecturers; the church of Christ does not (I Timothy 2:11-12; I Corinthians 14:34). The Christian Church has Educational Directors, Associate Ministers, and Youth Directors; the church of Christ has elders, deacons, evangelists, and teachers (Ephesians 4:11; Philippians 1:1). The Christian Church has Missionary, Benevolent…

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