Our Responsibility Now

Our Responsibility Now

As the apostle Paul closed the discussion of the great doctrine of the resurrection he was led by the Holy Spirit to write, “Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labor is...

Why Churches Stopped Meeting

“Services cancelled until further notice.” It is astonishing to see these words on church signs and websites. How could so many congregations stop assembling to worship God? Why did this happen almost overnight? It didn’t. Patterns in practice and doctrine that...

Cancel Church Assemblies Because of the Flu?

Preachers argue that we shouldn’t gather on Sunday to worship as a congregation because of the coronavirus. But the bug that keeps coming back to bite them is the flu. If you replace “coronavirus” in their arguments with the word flu you will quickly see how weak and...

For Preachers and Elders: Take a Closer Look

For years we have wondered what we would do if Christians were really persecuted. As it turns out, it didn’t take persecution at all to test our faith. Since Scriptures are being misused to justify canceling the Lord’s day assembly for worship because of fear of...

Tested for—or by—a Virus?

My wife LeAnn died with her hand in both of mine just over two months ago. Risk of infections was nothing new to us. We had to live under that dark cloud almost five years. A blood cancer had compromised her immune system. The longer she had the disease the more prone...