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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Daily Bible Reading in Greek and Hebrew

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One of the changes I made in my daily Bible readings this year is to include Greek and Hebrew readings on a set schedule. My plan is to read the Gospels in Greek this year and Genesis in Hebrew. I … Continue reading

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MLK Jr on Nonviolent Resistance

In a 1957 article for the Christian Century entitled Nonviolence and Racial Justice, King briefly traces the history of African Americans in this country from their first arrival as slaves in 1619 to the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863. He further … Continue reading

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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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Hello 2014!

Hello out there. It’s a new year, brimming with all the excitement of new prospects and new opportunities. Of course, every day the Lord gives us affords these things, but we seem to be a little more mindful about them … Continue reading

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