Tag Archives: David Lipscomb

Pacifism: David Lipscomb and Civil Government

David Lipscomb was the editor of the Gospel Advocate for nearly half a century, from the late 19th Century and early 20th Century. As a result, he was perhaps the most influential man in the Churches of Christ that were … Continue reading

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Dialogue with Robert Prater: Robert’s Comment About Progressive Dialogue

Several days ago, Robert posted a comment that I’ve been meaning to get to for a while. Rich, I would just continue to encourage you to stand for truth in a balanced and loving way and have no desire to … Continue reading

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The Baptists’ Evolving View of Baptism (and the Churches of Christ, too)

One of the most pronounced identity markers of the Churches of Christ and Christian Churches is our view of baptism. In contrast to most evangelical churches, we reject infant baptism, insist on baptism by immersion, and consider baptism the moment … Continue reading

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Fixing Our Universities: Harding and Abilene Offer Free Ministry Training

For a while now, I’ve been complaining that our Christian universities burden our future ministers and missionaries with heavy tuition, while giving away free educations to athletes, who sometimes have no interest in the things of Jesus. It’s a strange … Continue reading

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