Does a lack of unity and integrity affect the preaching of the gospel?

Question: Does the lack of unity and integrity in the ministry affect the people to whom we are reaching out? Is this a problem only due to egos or is there some other reason for this? Answer: “For if the trumpet makes an uncertain sound, who will prepare himself for battle?” (I Corinthians 14:8). In…

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Should I leave this church where the pastor drives a luxury car?

Question: Hello. Thank you so much for taking the time to consider my question. I’ve struggled with the decision of whether to leave my church. The congregation is very loving and over the past two years, I have developed several good friendships. My dilemma is with the pastor. She is a very gifted speaker and…

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Misquoting the Scriptures

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/MisquotingTheScriptures.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: II Timothy 2:14-19   I.         Atheists will often use short quotes from the Bible to make it appear that the Bible is contradictory or teaches something that people would find repulsive             A.        But then, when you lift words from their context, you can make almost any point you want             B.        To be…

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How do I treat false teachers, like the Mormons?

Question: God teaches us so much through His Word, but I have a question that cannot be easily answered. Throughout the New Testament, God instructs His children (born-again Christians ) to love unconditionally; yet, I’m not sure how to act or respond to Mormons. Loving others is a commandment of God but somehow I’m not…

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False Teaching 101

by Steven Harper In the religious realm, there are some men who would have us believe they are speaking the truths of God’s Word but would be more properly identified as the “false teachers” they are. I know that is a ‘label’ that some individuals do not like to hear, but it is a Scriptural one…

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Have you heard of Cecil Hook and his book Free in Christ?

Question: Asked a question of previous Williams Road Church of Christ why they removed the “church of Christ” and now just refer to themselves as the Williams Road Church. The short answer referred me to Cecil Hook and his book Free in Christ. What would the explanation be without me reading and how far off…

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