Tag Archives: Everett Ferguson

The Lord’s Supper: Further from the Early Church

An excellent source book on early church practice is Everett Ferguson’s Early Christians Speak, vol. 1. (The original appears to be out of print, although Early Christians Speak – Vol. 2 can still be had. Most Church of Christ libraries … Continue reading

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Reruns: Adding Fried Chicken to the Lord’s Supper

Posted on March 8, 2007 It’s often been said that if we could add instruments to our singing, then we could add fried chicken to the Lord’s Supper. But I’ve been doing some reading, and it seems that the early … Continue reading

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Renewing Our Worship: The Love Feast

I get emails — Brother Guin, I have been researching the subject of the Love Feast of Jude, mentioned by Peter and corrected by Paul. I see in the scriptures what you discuss in your article. I have concluded long … Continue reading

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Instrumental Music: Missing More Than Music by Danny Corbitt, The Patristics

In chapters 4 and 5 of Missing More Than Music: When Disputable Matters Eclipse Worship and Unity, Danny Corbitt argues — Written opposition (from the church fathers) to any instruments in any setting was born in the third century, almost … Continue reading

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Renewing Our Worship: The Love Feast (expanded)

I received this question from a reader — Hi Jay First, I want to say how much I appreciate your blog. It is a great source of learning and encouragement for me. I left a legalistic church several years ago … Continue reading

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Once in a Lifetime Book

Scot McKnight is the author of The Blue Parakeet: Rethinking How You Read the Bible, a book on hermeneutics that I’ve been building a series of lessons on here for my church’s adult classes. McKnight is also a leading voice … Continue reading

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