Question: I suppose my reasoning for my concerns with the article on preachers is rooted in other issues.  I see so much abuse of the preacher position in the churches of Christ, in general.  We are expecting these men to do everything while many members feel their role is to put their check in the plate as…

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Question: Is the term “Mutual Edification” associated with the Ketcherside movement?  We had a couple come into our services today, and they seemed to go out of their way not to tell us exactly where they attend. It seemed to me that he was indicating that he was trying to find a place to preach.  In a…

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by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Over the years, I have heard various individuals argue against preachers being located in a particular area and working with one congregation. Typically, they will point out that Paul, and those with him, worked with many congregations, moving from city to city. In their view, elders should do the bulk of…

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