July 18, 2019

Taking Wages For Service

By Johnie EdwardsThe apostle Paul wrote the Corinthians, "I robbed other churches, taking wages of them, to do you service" (2 Cor. 11:8). Some look upon the gospel preacher as an object of charity or benevolence. Not so! The law of Moses provided for the ox, when it was said, "Thou shalt not muzzle … [Read more...]

Is Discussion Not Possible?

By Steve WallaceIn the spring of 1996 Dennis Scroggins and this writer worked together in spreading the gospel in Kaunas, Lithuania. The theme we chose for the lectures one Sun-day dealt with matters related to the Holy Spirit. When that Sunday came, a small group of Pentecostals were in attendance … [Read more...]

Philippine Profiles (3)

By Jim McDonald"They groaned because of their burdens"The following is a letter which was received in late June from brethren in Tambobong, Davao City, Mindanao: "Greetings to you all from the Tambobong Church of Christ in the precious name of our Lord Jesus Christ .. . We here in Tambobong are … [Read more...]

When Do the Tears Stop?

By Jefferson David TantThe day began a little earlier than usual. I woke soon after five, and since sleep had fled, I got up and accomplished a few things in preparation for my trip to Birmingham. There were many things to gather  checkbook, will, deed, title, burial policy. Today it was time to go … [Read more...]

Is Marriage to an Unbeliever an Unequal Yoke?

By Weldon E. WarnockThe Bible states: "Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers" ( 2 Cor. 6:14). Some have applied this passage through the years to marriage, saying that a believer is prohibited here from marrying an unbeliever. Does Paul include marriage in this text?Let us notice that … [Read more...]