Category Archives: Church History

FEW Jr on Church and Home

Foy E. Wallace, Jr. was forcefully making a cogent, non-institutional argument before widespread debating on the issue took place. He wasn’t the first, but he probably honed and articulated the argument as well as anyone else. He would later denounce … Continue reading

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History of Churches of Christ

One of my research interests lately has been to consider the history of Churches of Christ, particularly in the 20th century. Many people pinpoint their existence as a separate group from the Disciples of Christ in 1906, although they certainly … Continue reading

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2013 Summer Celebration

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I do not write as regularly as I would like on this blog, but I have determined that that is the way that it is going to be until I become independently wealthy and quit my regular job. I’m still … Continue reading

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Eastland Church on Truth Magazine Cover

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The Eastland congregation appeared in May 29, 1975 issue of Truth Magazine. The church existed for nearly 50 years, beginning in 1948 and closing its doors in 1995. The building was located in east Nashville on the corner of Gallatin … Continue reading

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Millersville Church on Truth Magazine Cover

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In the 1970s, Truth Magazine solicited a picture and a brief narrative of churches from the readers. The picture would usually run on the cover, and a small write-up of the history and work of the congregation would be put … Continue reading

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Broadmoor Elders

Elders were never appointed while the group met on Ewing Lane, but soon after the church moved to the building on Broadmoor, they named four men to serve as the initial elders for the group. The following men have served … Continue reading

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Those Preaching Douthitts

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If you are reading any religious literature (journals, congregational and gospel meeting notices, debates, etc.) among churches of Christ from the mid-20th century, you will likely come across “those preaching Douthitts.” Ira, Cecil and Boone were all active preachers within … Continue reading

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