Tag Archives: Church of Christ

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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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.┬áIf 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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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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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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