Osamagbe Lesley Egharevba | Lagos, Nigeria Of Bible schools and/or colleges, countless works and scholarly materials exist wherein writers devoted their scholarship towards expounding their take on the issue to the best of their ability. Several views and positions have been taken on this issue. Particularly, concerning the training of Gospel preachers, many think that
By Nana Yaw Aidoo | Accra, Ghana Decades ago, specifically the year 1992, when Dan Mcvey was serving churches of Christ in Ghana as a missionary, he coauthored a booklet entitled The Church of Christ in Ghana, along with brethren Samuel Twumasi Ankrah and Augustine Tawiah. Brother Mcvey’s assignment in this work, which is subtitled
By Jefferson David Tant | Tennessee, USA Those who have a general knowledge of churches of Christ today are aware of the fact that a division took place during the last half of the 20th Century. This division took place over doctrinal issues concerning the organization, work, and mission of the Lord’s church. In many
By Julius Egharevba | Lagos, Nigeria “Brethren, my heart’s desire and prayer to God for Israel is, that they might be saved. For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge. For they being ignorant of God’s righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have
By Osamagbe Lesley Egharevba | Lagos, Nigeria Suppose you sent someone to get you some fruits and he comes back with some apples, has he obeyed your instruction? Definitely yes! But suppose you sent him to get you some bananas and he comes back with some oranges, would that be obedience to what you have
By Andy Sochor | Kentucky, USA One characteristic of the Lord’s church that makes it different from most churches of men is autonomy. Autonomous local churches are not linked together in or through some larger organizational structure. Why did the Lord design the church to be this way? Obviously, we cannot always know every reason behind
By Andy Sochor | Kentucky, USA As we look at the work God has given to the church, we find a great amount of work to do. Jesus told His disciples, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few” (Matthew 9:37). This means that there is plenty for all of us to be doing.