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PC Right to Life Founder Lives ‘to See the Day’

PC Right to Life Founder Lives ‘to See the Day’

On a hot, sunny day in late June, David Hill visited his mother in a nursing home.   He had some great news.   “I’m not sure how much she could comprehend, being an Alzheimer’s patient, but she did live to see the day,” Hill, Tennessee Bible College president, said.  ...

Transparent Christians

Transparent Christians

In 1876 a business man decided to sell a food product in clear glass bottles instead of colored ones which were common at the time. He wanted customers to see what they were buying.  His name was H. J. Heinz, and the product he sold was the now worldwide staple called...

How Children Learn to Speak

How Children Learn to Speak

I heard a foreign language teacher say that a child generally speaks his first language better by the age of six than he will ever speak a second. There is a remarkable window of learning at this stage of life. Children acquire new words at an astounding rate even thoug...

The Tongue (James 3)

The Tongue (James 3)

“Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth! And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of...

The Statistical Craze

The Statistical Craze

Almost every time I feel a strong urge to write on an issue that really needs to be talked about,I later find that someone else said it before any of us were born. Recently I had been thinking about our obsession with statistics when I found this article. This is a...

What is Truth?

What is Truth?

Jesus came to “bear witness unto the truth” (John 18:37) and He said that everyone that is of truth would hear his voice. To this Roman Governor Pilate responded with a question, “What is truth?” Nothing indicates that wicked, worldly Pilate was seeking truth, but his...

Keeping Our Sense About Senseless Shootings

Keeping Our Sense About Senseless Shootings

Church shootings are always tragic but they are not new. One case occurred in Dallas, Texas in 1899. William Lipscomb, Jr., the nephew of David Lipscomb, was the principal of Central High School. A man named John Carlisle was the head janitor of the school. The school...

Affection Speaks

Affection Speaks

The father of the faithful told a half truth (Gen. 20:1-12). His son, Isaac, told less truth than that when he, too, told the Philistine king Abimelech that his wife Rebekah was his sister (Gen. 26:7). Both men were found out, but the record tells that the king saw...

Will They Come Back?

Will They Come Back?

An article entitled “Where did the people go?” appeared in the Christian Chronicle of May 2022. It sounded a familiar alarm: declines in church attendance. The article gave this observation: “When it comes to closed churches of Christ, that may be the hardest question...

Independence, Dependence and Liberty

Independence, Dependence and Liberty

On July 4, 1776 leading colonists of North America adopted the Declaration of Independence which had been signed a couple of days earlier. That declaration of independence from the control of England is accepted as the beginning of the United States of America. Up...

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