Category Archives: Stone-Campbell

Lipscomb Lecture on Pacifism and Nashville Churches

I’ll be presenting at the Lipscomb Lectures (Summer Celebration) this year again on an aspect of the history of Nashville Churches of Christ. As with the last two years, I’ll be presenting alongside John Mark Hicks, Mac Ice and Chris … Continue reading

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Polk and McCalla

My wife and I are slowly making our way through biographies of the American presidents in successive order. Currently, we are on the 11th president, which is Tennessee’s own James K. Polk. For this biography, we are reading from The American … Continue reading

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Shacklett Church of Christ Preaching Appointment

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Recently, I had a preaching appointment at Shacklett Church of Christ in Kingston Springs on Highway 70S. It was a nice group and I was encouraged by worshipping with them. I managed to snap a couple of pictures while I … Continue reading

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2014 Lipscomb Lectures

It’s that time of year again. Lipscomb’s Summer Celebration is here. It’s what happens when a lectureship throws a party (ok, so the name makes me laugh a little). I’ll be speaking again this year on the history of Nashville … Continue reading

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Objections to the Herald of Truth

While there was a great deal of excitement over the Herald of Truth program, it was not free from opposition. In the 1950s and 60s, critics remained in the minority, but they were vocal and intense in their objections. If it … Continue reading

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Excitement Over Herald of Truth

As a followup to my last post of a letter received by my grandfather in 1970 from the Herald of Truth, I thought I might mention some thoughts on the program. It certainly played a prominent role in defining the … Continue reading

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Herald of Truth Letter

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I have been going through my files during the move, and I came across a Herald of Truth letter of my grandfather from 1970. The letter is from Batsell Barrett Baxter on behalf of the 5th and Highland Church in … Continue reading

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